Kent Nunemaker cuts corn for silage for Nunemaker-Ross farm Tuesday, August 2, 2011. Nunemaker said they were cutting about three to four weeks early because the crop was showing signs of the effects of the extreme heat and lack of rain.
In the next two years, four wind farms will be built generating 800 megawatts of electricity. The Kansas Department of Commerce is holding a workshop to share how those in the construction industry might become subcontractors for those projects.
KU Graduation day, May 1989. Back row from left to right, Mike Farthing, Rob Reavey, Mark Hulsey. In the middle row are Wayne Dedloff and Bill Colgan. In front is Greg Harrison. Original photo taken by Mike Conway in 1989. Submitted by Wayne Dedloff.
Jeff Baxter, Overbrook, relaxes with a wet washcloth over his head to cool off after he said he became a little overheated, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011, in the livestock arena at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds.
The kiddo with a baby yellow watermelon.
Herbed summer squash and potato torte.
Kevin Corbett, president of the KU Alumni Association.
Democratic vice-presidential candidate John Edwards addresses a crowd in Lawrence on Aug. 8, 2004.
The Varsity Theater, 1013 Mass. St., which in 1946 billed itself as the biggest and best for less, currently houses Urban Outfitters apparel shop.
Poultry judge Ron Sullivan of Miami County laughs with Lia Jones, 12, Lecompton, as he inspects a Rhode Island Red rooster of hers during the Poultry Show of the Douglas County Fair Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011.
A bantam rooster named "Lil," which belongs to Ashton Rapp, 7, Lawrence, lets out a high-pitched crow as people and animals bustle about the poultry barn during the Poultry Show of the Douglas County Fair Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011. Young contestants showed off their feathered friends for judging based on the standard of the breed and care.
Lawrence teens Kyle Rainey and Lexi Curtiss sit with two of their ducks, a pekin, white, and a mallard, brown, before the Poultry Show judging during the Douglas County Fair Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011.
He’s back! From left, Lawrence residents Rebecca Ryan, 57, and Bob Treanor, 63, right, visit with John Brown, 150, on July 2 at the Freedom’s Frontier Exhibit at the former Carnegie Library. Rachel Treanor Norton submitted the photo.