Archive for Sunday, June 26, 2011

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12:00 a.m.
Luke Clark, Olathe, carries his bass guitar and pushes some belongings into his residence hall Sunday morning, August 15, 2010. This coming week is Hawk Week and will feature several activities each day for KU students. K-State paying students to give up dorm rooms for incoming freshmen; similar situation unlikely at KU
June 24, 2011 in print edition on 6A
A housing shortage is prompting Kansas State University to pay returning students to give up their dorm rooms and live off campus.
6:00 a.m.
Chris Godfrey, a co-owner of Eangee, at 1380 N. Third St., packs some lamps for shipment. Eangee received a small-business loan to help the lamp and home furnishings company grow. Small business loans help hundreds of Lawrence companies flourish
June 24, 2011 in print edition on 1A
When Eangee Inc. co-owner Chris Godfrey and his business partners wanted to expand their downtown home furnishing store into a wholesale distributor, they needed money. “We were desperate to get inventory in,” said Godfrey. But as a small business, they didn’t have the capital. That’s when Godfrey received help from a SBA7a loan through the U.S. Small Business Loan Administration, or SBA.
10:00 a.m.
Members of the Lawrence school board discussed boundary changes for Lawrence High and Free State at Monday night's meeting at district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive. Departing school board members offer thoughts on their tenures
June 25, 2011 in print edition on 1A
The Lawrence school board is about to lose a majority of its members, their terms ending after four, eight, even 20 years of service. Heading into their final meeting — set for 7 p.m. Monday at district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive — here are some parting thoughts from Mary Loveland, Marlene Merrill, Rich Minder and Scott Morgan.
2:00 p.m.
The computer lab at the Lawrence Public Library. Lawrence Public Library receives grant to let patrons try out e-readers
June 25, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Susan Brown said it’s one of the most frequently asked questions at the Lawrence Public Library. “Which e-reader should I get?”
6:00 p.m.
Casey Wright, Baldwin City, foreground left, and other participants in a Saturday, June 25, Kansas Land Trust Bird Walk, spot an Indigo Bunting in a section of the Baldwin Woods. The walk was through the Earles Easement, a 135-acre wooded area with trails near the southeast corner of Douglas County State Fishing Lake. Bird watchers flock to Land Trust walk
June 26, 2011 in print edition on 3A
Early morning thunderstorms and an uncomfortably close lightning strike didn’t stop the Kansas Land Trust’s bird walk near Baldwin City from happening Saturday morning.

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