Merle Haggard and the Strangers performed on a stage decorated with
American flags and under a banner reading "Let Freedon Ring."
Merle Haggard at the Ameristar Casino. 9/15/2001
Free State's Jason Jenny, right, and Lawrence High's Justin Riley
race to the finish line. Jenny finished sixth Saturday at Rim Rock
Farm. Riley was seventh.
University of Tennessee freshman Keith Brakebill, 18, sits where he
would have sat for Tennessee's game against Florida at Griffin
Stadium. Brakebill headed to the stadium in Gainesville, Fla., on
Thursday. By the time he learned the game had been postponed, he
said Saturday, it was too late to turn around.
The seats and press box at the Orange Bowl sit empty. The Miami
stadium which was expected to be filled for the scheduled game
between Miami and Washington instead was desolate like just about
every other major-college football venue on Saturday.
A statue of George Washington overlooks the New York Stock Exchange
building as clean-up work takes place in anticipation of the stock
market reopening Monday. New York's financial district has been
shut down since Tuesday's terrorist attack on the World Trade
Douglas County will gain representation at the Statehouse after
reapportionment because Kansas University officials failed to
properly count students. From left, sophomore John Holmen, St.
Paul, Minn., senior Mike Schmitz, Holton, and junior Brett Olson,
Chanute, work on an assignment for a communications course that met
Richard Heckler uses his bicycle as a main source of
transportation. Heckler, who has gathered information on
transportation in Lawrence, will present a community consensus on
traffic, safety and commuter concerns Monday night at the "Lawrence
is Growing" forum at Liberty Hall.
A volunteer displays a tagged butterfly Saturday at the Baker
Tagging monarch butterflies with stickers for population and
migration studies, Alexandra Fraser, Lawrence, participates in the
annual Monarch Watch at the Baker Wetlands. Saturday morning's
event was a cooperative effort between the Kansas University
entomology program and the Jayhawk Audubon Society.
Lawrence groups and individuals are doing their part to help with
fund raising in the wake of Tuesday's terrorist attacks in New York
City and Washington, D.C. From left, Jordan Crow, Heidi Inthavong
and Megan Crockett, three of the 12 women appearing in the "Women
of KU" calendar, sign autographs at Game X Change, 800 W. 23rd St.
The students had planned a car wash to raise money for the American
Red Cross disaster relief fund, but the event was canceled because
Anna Jager holds her grandson, 8-year-old Kevin Villa, as he cries
over his mother's casket during her funeral at Mount Hope Cemetery
in Yonkers, N.Y. Yamel Jager Merino, an emergency medical
technician with MetroCare, was killed at the World Trade Center
while trying to rescue others.
Massachusetts State Police troopers armed with automatic weapons
patrol the terminal at Logan International Airport in Boston.
Logan, where two of Tuesday's hijacked flights originated, reopened
Saturday with increased security in the aftermath of the terrorist
attacks on U.S. targets.
Inspectors in a construction basket peer into the damaged area of
the Pentagon. Cleanup and search efforts continued Saturday at the
damaged seat of the U.S. military.
Lorena Ocampo holds a flier with a photo of a missing friend that
she hands out at the 69th Regiment Armory in New York. The armory
continued Saturday to serve as a center for people to gather who
are searching for information on loved ones missing since Tuesday's
terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.
Despite differences between their political parties, Senate
Majority Leader Tom Daschle, D-S.D., left, House Speaker Dennis
Hastert, R-Ill., center, and House Minority Leader Dick Gephardt,
D-Mo., are unified as are most Democrats and Republicans in the
wake of Tuesday's terrorist attacks.
Peonies are sometimes heavily infested with ants, which are
attracted by the sugars exuded by the flower buds. Though they are
unsightly, the ants do not harm the peonies. The oft-repeated idea
that ants are needed for peony flower development is false.
A crowd of nearly 12,000 gathers at Ohio Stadium in Columbus for a
ceremony honoring the victims of Tuesday's terrorist attacks in New
York and Washington. Ohio State's football game this weekend was
canceled and replaced Saturday by the memorial service.
Mike Ramirez's passport bears stamps from some of the 100 countries
he visited in eight years all for less than $60,000 total.
These children are doing their part to help victims of Tueday's
terrorist attacks by trading lemonade for donations along Kasold
Drive. From left are Jacob Russell, 3; Cole Wolff, 3; Kajsa
Mullenix, 9; and Kjell Mullenix, 6. Kajsa said she planned to have
the stand open this afternoon, offering hot cocoa and coffee.
Despite having the appearance of a neighborhood, the area along
East 1500 Road between the city limits and the Kansas Turnpike
actually is zoned for industrial uses. James Davis, a Douglas
County inspector, is working with owners of home-based businesses
who are trying to comply with new county regulations.
Redoing a bedroom can be very expensive, so why not do the work
yourself? Re-create your own room with a homemade upholstered
A mandolin-playing Kewpie figurine like this one sold recently for
$475. The 4-inch-high figure is made of bisque.
"Turquoise Girl," a color etching by Dan Lomahaftewa, is among the
works on display in the El Cerro Art exhibit.
Jeff Ridgway, Lawrence, looks at some of the prints that will be
offered for sale during the exhibition of works from El Cerro Art
at the Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth St.
Karole Armitage, who grew up in Lawrence, has been serving as a
guest choreographer for the Kansas University dance program the
past couple of weeks.
Kirby Fields' play "Mourning Glorie" deals with grieving and
condolence. The play will be staged in October by English
Alternative Theatre and Card Table
"The Magic Gate," a colored pencil drawing by Elizabeth "Grandma"
Layton, shows the elderly artist leaving this world for the
hereafter. Layton died in 1993 at the age of 83.
Joan and Harris Stone stand in a field near Barber School at
Clinton Lake. Joan said the photo represents her and her late
husband as distinct individuals but also as one, like "a singular
blade of grass." Harris led a project to restore Barber School,
shown at upper left.