Archive for Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Also from April 24

Blog entries
On the street
Photo galleries
Fire at Gaslight Village Mobile Home Park
How much debt did you have when you left college?

Poll results

Response Percent
$10,000 to $25,000
$25,000 to $50,000
Up to $10,000
I didn’t attend college
$50,000 to $75,000
More than $100,000
I’m still in college
$75,000 to $100,000
Total 948

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Greensburg tree board member Ann Dixson, Pat Wirth and Tyler Watson, of Landscapes, Inc., roll a tree and its dirt bulb of a Crabapple tree they are planting near the Big Well in a hole dug for the tree Friday in Greensburg. The tree board members, volunteers and Landscape, Inc. employees planted 25 crabapple trees around the Big Well building Friday, April 13, 2012, in Greensburg, Kan. The city of Greensburg purchased 61 trees through a $20,000 gift to the city from the U.S. Chamber Business Civic Leadership Center and Siemens USA for winning the Siemens Sustainable Community Awards. Gift, grant help replace trees in Greensburg
April 22, 2012
Joan Hayse misses the way the giant old maples, elms, and cottonwood trees would arch across the streets of town forming a canopy of shade in the heat of the Kansas summer.
6:00 a.m.
The University of Kansas' main entrance in Kansas City, Kan. KU Hospital to resume heart transplants
11:16 a.m., April 23, 2012 Updated 9:20 p.m.
Kansas University Hospital announced on Monday its intention to resume heart transplants at the hospital, re-establishing a program that was shut down in 1995.
10:00 a.m.
Sheriff's officers walk around a mobile home looking for occupants on Friday, April 6, 2012 at the River View Trailer Park. City inspectors have condemned six of the mobile homes for various code violations. Owner of North Lawrence mobile home park trying to answer city’s concerns
April 23, 2012
The future for residents at the troubled Riverview Trailer Park remains cloudy, but the property owner is now vowing to do his best to bring the area up to code to stop the city from closing the entire North Lawrence mobile home park.
2:00 p.m.
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says he and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio can work together to help presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney formulate an immigration policy, despite their differences. Who has Romney’s ear on immigration, Kobach or Rubio?
April 23, 2012
The political relationship between Kobach, a Republican and national advocate for strong anti- illegal immigration laws, and Romney, who veered right during the primaries but now is trying to court Hispanic voters in the race against President Barack Obama, has been the subject of speculation in recent weeks in the national media.
6:00 p.m.
Brie Strohmeyer, an on-camera reporter for, poses with her Yorkie, Leo. KU alumna lands job as celebrity dog reporter
April 23, 2012
Brie Strohmeyer co-hosted an awards show in Hollywood in February, and just like any other awards show, there were celebrities, a red carpet, awards and lots of camera flashes. “It was as loud and crazy as an award show could possibly be,” she said.

All stories

KU Hospital advance
Creation of a new heart transplant program is a sign of the great progress being made at Kansas University Hospital.
April 24, 2012
Monday’s announcement that Kansas University Hospital plans to start a heart transplant program is great news for the hospital, as well as for patients who may someday need a new heart.