Archive for Thursday, December 20, 2012

Also from December 20

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
A snow day in Lawrence
Podcasts
Polls
Do you think the state of Kansas should spend more money on mental health services?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
85%
No
 
10%
Not sure
 
3%
Total 502
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Ken Baker's Five-Spice Orange and Apple Roast Duck with Madeira-Grainy Mustard Sauce. The recipe works for a Christmas goose, too. Lawrence chefs share best holiday recipes
December 18, 2012
When it comes to food and drink, if there’s ever a time to whip up something special, it’s Christmastime. The Journal-World asked a few of Lawrence’s food and beverage pros to share their favorite holiday recipes, and they came through with dishes from main course to after-dinner drinks. By Sara Shepherd
6:00 a.m.
Strong Hall on Kansas University's campus. Discussion starts on whether to set tuition rates for two years
December 19, 2012
State higher education officials on Wednesday started a discussion on whether to establish tuition rates at public universities for two years. By Scott Rothschild
9:44 a.m.
Area school superintendents decided on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, that it was too dangerous for their students to attend classes because of the first winter storm of the season. Lawrence and other school districts in northeast Kansas dismissed classes, and the weather force other closings and cancellations. The ice and snow proved a bit of a challenge for area residents as they cleaned sidewalks, including Kelli Duncan who was shoveling about 8 a.m. outside of McColm Orthodontics, 12 W. Eighth St. Weather forces districts, including Lawrence, to cancel classes; other cancellations listed
5:33 a.m., December 20, 2012 Updated 8:02 a.m.
Several school districts have canceled school today, Dec. 20, 2012, because of weather conditions. Strong winds are expected to continue throughout the day, with gusts up to 45 mph. By Caroline Trowbridge
2:00 p.m.
Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center is buying Alford-Clarke VFW Post 852's 13-acre property and building at 138 Ala. for $825,000. Bert Nash, Heartland Community Health reveal more details about project that would create new health campus
December 19, 2012
The top executive at the Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center confirmed the organization is working toward a capital campaign that would fund a new outpatient health care campus on the old Veterans of Foreign Wars post near Second and Alabama streets. By Chad Lawhorn

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