Brigitta Wade, Lawrence, and Ray Oja, Kansas City, Mo., practice their moves during a meeting of the Lawrence Tango Club Monday, May 16, 2011, in the gallery space above Signs of Life, 722 Mass. Since 2006, beginners and experienced dancers alike have been meeting with the club, which has about 30 members.
Students on buses wave goodbye to faculty and staff at Wakarusa Valley School Tuesday, May 24, 2011. The day also marked the end of the 50 year history of the school that will close its doors due to budget cuts.
Gov. Sam Brownback speaks with Kansas University Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, left, and Executive Vice Chancellor Barbara Atkinson on Tuesday at the end of the governor's economic summit on life sciences.
Chairs and fold-out desktops await removal from the steps of Wescoe Hall at Kansas University. The items had been removed Monday morning from two auditoriums, which are being renovated.
One of the stops on the Master Garden Tour will be at the home of Debbie Hutton. Many plant varieties that complement a gazebo area.
Cupcake Construction Company, 727 Mass. St., displays Triple Strawberry and Triple Chocolate cupcakes.
Mike Yoder/Journal-World Photo.For "Happy Birthday to You Day" Cupcake Construction is demonstrating birthday cupcakes.
One of the stops on the Master Garden Tour will be at the home of Debbie Hutton. A water feature flows through one area of her garden.
Lawrence resident Stu Harwood is pictured with a check dated Oct. 23, 1987, from the Reading Grain and Lumber Company to Harold Goff for the amount of $3,360.31. Harwood, who lives in the 4800 block of West 26th Street says he found the check lying in his driveway.
This photograph, taken years ago, demonstrates a three-step technique that helps me capture interesting photographs. I saw the cardboard cutout in a window and I was aware of a window cleaner at a different window. I positioned myself to frame on the window and then waited, anticipating the man to clean this window. I timed my shutter to catch the hand in a position that appears to cause the musician to lean out of the way.
The U.S. National Weather Service placed Douglas County under a moderate risk for severe weather Tuesday, May 24, 2011.
Businesses near St. John’s Regional Medical Center show damage on Monday from the tornado that hit Joplin, Mo., on Sunday, killing at least 116 people. Former Kansas University guard Jeff Boschee, an assistant coach at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, was not caught in the path of the tornado and sought shelter at his wife’s parents’ house in nearby Columbus (Kan.).
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Senator Jerry Moran laughs during a meeting with Lawrence residents, hosted by the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce at the Lawrence Public Library. Moran came to Lawrence to discuss his opinions on issues including health care, immigration and conflicts overseas in addition to taking questions.
Humane Society visit: Brownie Troop 1915 visited the Lawrence Humane Society, 1805 E. 19th St., April 21. While there, they were given a tour and explained how the Humane Society provides for the community. The troop also made cat toys and brought other supplies to aid the Humane Society. Lani Mann submitted the photo.