Karla Knudson, right, is getting her head shaved with 45 other women from around the country who also have kids who had cancer. Annika Kundson, 13, left, had Burkitt’s lymphoma but has been cancer-free for 14 months now.
The exterior of a new bioscience and technology incubator on Kansas University’s West Campus is seen.
Jackie and Toby Eastland of Lawrence stepped into one of the dry labs at the new multi-million dollar business incubator on the Kansas University’s West Campus during an open house Wednesday hosted by Lawrence Chamber of Commerce.
Steve Hall, utility operator at the Kaw River Water Treatment Plant, makes his rounds in this August 2010 file photo, collecting samples of water from the basins at the plant. Many Lawrence residents at the time complained about their water tasting and smelling musty. Officials at the plant attributed the problem to byproducts of algae.
Thumbthing amazing is coming to Lawrence.
Ted Grinter works in his sunflower field early on Thursday, August 19. Sunflowers are starting to bloom across northeast Kansas, and Grinter's farm between Lawrence and Tonganoxie is no exception.
A Monarch Butterfly alights on a sunflower near Tonganoxie. Monarchs are passing through this area on their annual fall migration to Mexico, and Monarch Watch at KU has a couple of events planned this month.
One patient was transported to Lawrence Memorial Hospital Thursday morning after suffering head injuries in a bicycle crash near the intersection of Crestline Drive and Bob Billings Parkway.
Westbound K-10 just west of De Soto was shut down Thursday, August 19 due to a fatality accident.
Westbound traffic on K-10 was shut down on Thursday, August 19 after a fatal accident near Lexington Avenue.
Judith McCrea, visual art professor at Kansas University, left, gets a happy surprise Thursday on KU’s first day of classes as Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little informed her that she was a winner of KU’s 2010 W.T. Kemper Fellowships for Teaching Excellence. McCrea got a visit from KU’s “Surprise Patrol” while she was meeting with her Life Drawing class in the snack bar of the Art and Design building.
Kansas’ Marcus Morris autographs the cast of a Children’s Mercy Hospital patient as teammates Markieff Morris (21) and Mario Little wait their turn. The Jayhawks visited the Kansas City, Mo., hospital on Wednesday.
Cleveland Indians catcher Chris Gimenez, right, keeps the ball in his glove after tagging Kansas City Royals’ Mitch Maier out at home as Maier tried to advance on a fly out by Chris Getz during the second inning. The Royals won, though, 9-7, on Wednesday in Kansas City, Mo.
American flags fly outside General Motors world headquarters in Detroit in this April 21, 2009, file photo. General Motors filed the first batch of paperwork Wednesday needed to sell stock to the public, a step that brings the automaker closer to shedding government ownership.
A U.S Army soldier dismantles a machine gun mounted on his Stryker armored vehicle Monday, immediately after crossing the border from Iraq into Kuwait. The U.S. Army’s 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, part of the 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, are the last combat brigade to leave Iraq as part of the drawdown of U.S. forces.
Phillip Metsker, who lives south of Lone Star Lake, looks over some corn he was harvesting Tuesday afternoon.
Raymond Baker talks on the phone Wednesday as he walks down a road torn apart by a flash flood in Cookeville, Tenn. Heavy rainfall has soaked some of the same parts of middle Tennessee that were inundated with severe flooding in May, and forecasters are warning that more rain is expected.
George Albert Isley Jr.
Donald D. Goering
Katie Logan, 8, at top, stays cool at the County Fair Swim Club in east Lawrence with her cousins Haley, 8, and Derrick, 5. Katie is the daughter of Vickie Reed and Russell Logan. Haley and Derrick’s parents are Sean Reed and Mandy Cheek. All are residents of Lawrence.
At right, Diane Juracek competes in the Strongman event in last year’s Next Level games. She placed second in her age division in 2009.