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100 years ago: A ‘loud Hurrah’ for the holidays: Schoolchildren look forward to break
December 18, 2014
“The ice on the lake and river is strong and the coasting is good and these are the thing that appeal to the boys and girls….”
Opinion: Plates spur Texas-sized dispute
December 18, 2014
The Battle of Palmito Ranch near Brownsville, Texas, on May 13, 1865, is called the last battle of the Civil War, but the Texas Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) might consider that judgment premature, given its conflict with the state’s Department of Transportation and Department of Motor Vehicles. This skirmish is of national interest because it implicates a burgeoning new entitlement — the right to pass through life without encountering any disagreeable thought.
Editorial: Crisis situation
Where are people who need inpatient care for serious mental illness supposed to turn when state hospitals turn them away?
December 18, 2014
State officials have arrived at a plan to stabilize Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement for patients at Osawatomie State Hospital. Unfortunately, that plan will create even more problems for community mental health centers across the state.
Letter: Basic needs
December 18, 2014
Lend a Hand is a program to help three Prairie Park Elementary families by having the community donate gifts to meet their holiday needs. I would like to thank all the very generous families in the Prairie Park community for donating gifts to this program. We were able to meet almost all the needs of our first three families and, just at the point when Courtney Nowak, Prairie Park PTA president, and I were deliberating how to fill the unmet needs of our families, she explained our problem to her employer, Great American Bank, who, along with its employees, generously donated to the program.
Letter: Not a ‘war’
December 18, 2014
The Nov. 11 issue of the Journal-World included a story on the front page of the sports section with the headline “More war.” The piece was about an upcoming women’s soccer game between Kansas University and the University of Missouri, and the headline was obviously in reference to something called the “Border War,” even though my research indicates that this is no longer the official name of the athletic rivalry between KU and MU and hasn’t been for a full decade.
Letter: Christmas theft
December 18, 2014
In the late 1980s, I found a pattern for a Santa, sleigh and reindeer. I cut them out of wood and painted them in 1990. My kids and I have put them in the yard every year since then.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Dec. 17, 2014
December 18, 2014
Here’s a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014.
Column: Alexander candidate for huge progress at break
December 17, 2014
That stretch between semesters is improvement time for college basketball squads across America because restrictions on practice time are when student-athletes take a hiatus from the first half of their titles and focus on making their games better.
Friends Bates, Banks among KU signees
December 17, 2014
Even though Trinity Valley Community College teammates Bazie Bates IV and D’Andre Banks committed to the Kansas University football program six months apart, the two friends and teammates spent plenty of time talking about the Jayhawks during the wait.
LHS wrestlers learning from experience
December 17, 2014
Lawrence High’s wrestling team isn’t expecting to dominate in dual formats this season.
Self sees Ellis as Kansas’ go-to guy in clutch
December 17, 2014
Bill Self knows which player to call on when Kansas University’s basketball team desperately needs a basket.
St. Ambrose stops Haskell
December 17, 2014
Haskell Indian Nation’s women’s basketball team suffered its second loss of the season on Wednesday after falling to St. Ambrose, 79-65, in Coffin Sports Complex.
Van Slambrouck claims honor
December 17, 2014
Kansas University senior soccer player Caroline Van Slambrouck has been named to the Scholar All-America Second Team, it was announced Wednesday.
Our Town Sports (Dec. 18, 2014)
December 17, 2014
Here’s a look at Our Town Sports for Dec. 18, 2014.
EMUProv comedy group to stage holiday show today
December 17, 2014
Lawrence-based improvisational comedy group EMUProv hopes to “Improv the Holidays” with their show today at Frank’s North Star Tavern, 508 Locust St.
Crafting gifts: 4 easy present ideas to make yourself
December 17, 2014
The warmth of a handmade gift goes a long way toward cutting through December’s chill. But what if you’re not particularly crafty or can’t spend a fortune on supplies? Can you still give handmade gifts that your family and friends will treasure?
Celtic singer Ashley Davis returns home to perform at Lied Center
December 17, 2014
Ashley Davis may call Kansas home, but these days, you’ll be hard-pressed to find her there.
Off the Beaten Plate: Grilled Glazer at Harolds Fried Chicken & Donuts
December 17, 2014
If you catch a glimpse of the Grilled Glazer from far away, it might appear to be a normal chicken sandwich. Upon closer inspection, though, and it’s pretty clear that this is no ordinary meal.
Family Adventures: Give the gift of cookies every month
December 17, 2014
What to get our grandmothers for Christmas — it’s always a struggle. A few years ago, I hit on a good solution.
On the Cheap: Stuff stockings without unstuffing your wallet
December 17, 2014
With Christmas fast-approaching, your stockings are likely already hung by the chimney with care. Here are some tips to help stuff those stockings on any budget.

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