A snapshot of radar showing the line of storms moving toward northeast Kansas as of 9:45 p.m. Saturday.
Knights of Columbus Council 1372 donated food to ECKAN on Feb. 11 at the Knights of Columbus Hall. From left are Jeanette Collier, ECKAN coordinator; Brain Walter, Knights of Columbus; Jim Easter, ECKAN co-coordinator; and the Rev. Earl Meyer, St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church associate pastor.
Knights of Columbus Council 1372 members, from left, Ty Hicklin, Brian Walter and Grand Knight Paul Clark serve chili Feb. 7 after 4:30 p.m. Mass at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Donations from the chili feed will benefit pro-life organizations.
Brain Habjen, center, with his children Mary, 3, and Jack, 5, celebrate the 100th anniversary of Council 1372 Knights of Columbus along with other Knights and family members Feb. 11 at Knights of Columbus Hall. The council’s official anniversary was Feb. 22.
Waiting for lunch are Nifty Fifty Social Club members Mildred Rohlings, front, and, from left behind her, Tom Green, Jody Green, Dave Nordlund, Bob Heacock, Alice DeFries, Clark Havenor, Dixie Kincaid and Stan DeFries. The club met Dec. 19 to celebrate the holidays with a Swedish smorgasbord at First Baptist Church.
Nifty Fifty Social Club members celebrated the holidays Dec. 19 with a Swedish smorgasbord at First Baptist Church in Lawrence. Standing from left are Vera DeMott, Tom Green, Jody Green, Clark Havenor, Ann Havenor, Stan DeFries, Alice Jo DeFries, Dottie Nordlund, Dave Nordlund, Bob Heacock, Norma Sellburg, Bob Sellburg, Carolyn Lasher, Fred Viebrock and Helen Edwards; sitting, from left are, Hazel Nitcher and Mildred Rohlings. The Sellbergs went to Lindsborg to purchase food for the meal which included homemade Swedish breads and soup, pork, brown beans, dill potatoes, beets, potato sausage, fresh fruits, spritz cookies, spice pepparkakor, ice cream and Swedish coffee.
Sunflower Bank customer service manager Karen McGrath, left, presents a check for $250 to Nikki King, executive director of Health Care Access. The check, presented Feb. 13 at Health Care Access, was determined by the usage of Sunflower Bank’s health care professional debit card, which earmarks 5 cents per transaction to be donated to a local health care organization.
Nifty Fifty Social Club members, from left, Vera DeMott, Hazel Nitcher and Mary Workman celebrated the holidays with a Swedish smorgasbord at Lawrence’s First Baptist Church. The Dec. 19 event, hosted by John and Vera DeMott, included singing, storytelling, traditional food and decorations.
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President Barack Obama smiles during the Columbus Police Graduation Exercises on Friday in Columbus, Ohio.
Electric Time Company employees James Simonini, left, and Dan LaMoore test the lights in three large clocks being constructed at the company’s production facility Friday in Medfield, Mass. Early Sunday, most of the United States will set their clocks forward to 3 a.m. from 2 a.m., commencing daylight saving time. Daylight saving time is not observed in Arizona or Hawaii.
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The Building Blocks preschool class celebrates Veterans Day. Gina Petry, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
A couple, right, reads through the list of attending employers as they stand near one of the recruiting tables during the New Jersey Diversity Career Day job fair at Rutgers University on Feb. 20 in New Brunswick, N.J. In the current economic meltdown, virtually no group of workers is immune from unemployment.
A worker arranges Barbie dolls at the display at Barbie’s Shanghai flagship store Thursday in Shanghai, China. A half-century after Barbie’s first appearance in a demure black-and-white striped swimsuit, the pink and sparkling Barbie Shanghai flagship store opens today to a Chinese public that less than a decade ago couldn’t even buy the iconic doll in local stores.
Mary Ann Sell loads a View-Master photo reel into a viewer from her collection at her Maineville, Ohio, home.
In this Feb. 3, 2003, file photo, Morgan Tsvangirai, right, arrives at the Harare High Court, accompanied by his wife Susan, left. Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s spokesman says the premier was hurt in a car accident, and that the injuries are not life-threatening.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, looks on as she presents Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov with a device with a red knob during their meeting Friday in Geneva, Switzerland. Clinton said Friday she hopes her first discussion with her Russian counterpart will begin a new era in U.S.-Russian relations without raising doubts about American support for European allies.
A parishioner attends Sunday service Feb. 8 at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in Scituate, Mass. She and others are involved in a string of sit-ins going on round-the-clock for more than four years at five Roman Catholic churches closed by the Boston Archdiocese.
In this May 27, 2008, file photo, a microphone hangs over the gurney in the Texas death house in Huntsville, Texas. In hard economic times, more states say it costs more to execute killers than to imprison them for life.
An aerial photograph, made on Wednesday, shows the new Lawrence High School football field with an artificial turf just west of the school. Angling through the photo at top left is 19th Street with the intersection of 19th and Louisiana at the top. Free State and Lawrence high schools are both getting artificial turf soccer, football, softball and baseball fields. Lawrence High School will also get more parking and new tennis courts. If everything, including lights, bleachers and the parking, is done by the Aug. 15 deadline, the project will have been completed in less than a year.
Dan Biles speaks from the bench after being sworn in as the newest member of the Kansas Supreme Court on Friday. Biles took his seat as the seventh justice at the far right seat on the bench, the traditional place for the court’s newest member.
A model displays a creation by fashion design students of the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana during a fashion show Friday in Medellin, Colombia.