Farmers kick up some dirt in the springtime landscape just south of Clinton Lake in this April 17 aerial photo.
The Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure, located a few miles west of Salina, features both an outdoor zoo and an indoor wildlife museum. A $12 admission fee for adults and $6 for children aged 3 to 12 (children 2 and under are free) is good for both the zoo and the museum.
For the side plank twist, bring the top arm under the body and rotate. Hold for 5 seconds and return to start. Do 6 to 10 reps, then switch sides.
For the side plank, keep a straight line from head to heels and extend the top arm above the shoulder.
Lunge with medicine ball.
Kansas players gather at home plate to celebrate Maddie Stein's two-run home run during their game against Iowa State on Sunday, April 22, 2012 at Arrocha Ballpark.
Kansas third baseman Chanin Naudin grabs a pop fly during KU's game against Iowa State Sunday, April 22, 2012 at Arrocha Ballpark.
Lawrence High’s Jensen Edwards takes off at the start of the girls 4x400 relay on Saturday, April 21, 2012, at the Kansas Relays at Memorial Stadium.
Free State’s Khadijah Lane yells to teammate Bailey Sullivan after passing the baton in the girls 4x400 relay Saturday, April 21, 2012, at the Kansas Relays at Memorial Stadium.
Lawrence High’s Philip Gabler competes in the long jump on Saturday, April 21, 2012, at the Kansas Relays at Memorial Stadium.
Free State’s Kain Anderson, left, stays with the pack in the boys 1600 meter run Saturday, April 21, 2012, at the Kansas Relays at Memorial Stadium.
Kansas University runner Kyle Clemons yells as he crosses the line in the men’s 4x400 relay on Saturday, April 21, 2012, at the Kansas Relays at Memorial Stadium. Clemons’ team won the meet-ending relay.
Lawrence Country Club Superintendent BIll Irving will have his hands full readying the “longest short golf course” for the upcoming Big 12 women’s golf tournament.
Myrtle Evelyn Coker
Lolita "Lolly" Brooks Coffin
Rand Ziegler, vice president & dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at Baker University, left, and Austin Turney, former Lawrence school board member, right, were judges for the 2012 Academic All Stars. Neeli Bendapudi, Dean of the KU School of Business, center, was the guest speaker at the All-Star luncheon.
Ruben Ghijsen. 2012 Academic All Star scholarship winner
Raven Rajani, pictured with her dog Shakti, will open her business “Lucky Paws Bakery” this Friday, where she will sell her homemade dog treats and other items. Her new store is located at 729 1/2 Mass.
Caleb Smith, Wellsville High School
Preston Randall, Veritas Christian Academy
Elijah Penny, Veritas Christian School
Bradley Harris, Lawrence Free State High School
Alex Courtney, McLouth High School
Benjamin Williams, Tonganoxie High School
Claire Peterson, Baldwin High School
Jamison Montes de Oca, Lawrence High School
Jordan Miller, Oskaloosa High School
Chelsea Jamison, Ottawa High School
Cadence Ishmael, Ottawa High School
Guangwei Fu, Bishop Seabury Academy
Clara Foster, Perry-Lecompton High School
Charis Fisher, Perry-Lecompton High School
Peter Cooney III, Bishop Seabury Academy
Will Lunn, of Cans for the Community, presents a $1,000 check to Kendall Simmons, director of the Recovery and Hope Network, or RAHN, a local nonprofit working with people with severe mental illnesses. Pictured, from left, are LaTanya Johnson, RAHN board president, Meredith Leary, Simmons, Barb Dreavis, Lunn, Ruby Domoe, Linda Klinke, director of Cans for the Community, and Wendell McGaugh.