Free State High seniors, from left, Courtney Parker (softball), Emma Norwood (girls swimming), Alex Green (boys golf), Brandon Juracek (boys tennis), Lee McMahon (baseball), TJ Cobbs (boys track), Sarah Schaffer (girls track) and Rylee Fuerst (girls soccer) hope to lead the Firebirds to success this spring.
Paleontologist Larry Martin shows off fossils to visitors at the Kansas University Natural History Museum during a 2011 event. Martin, a professor of ecology and evolutionary biology and curator of vertebrate paleontology for KU's Biodiversity Institute since 1972, died Saturday after a lengthy illness.
Surrounded by her Kansas University teammates, senior Andrea Geubelle hoists the second-place team trophy at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday, March 9, 2013, in Fayetteville, Ark. Geubelle won the long-jump and triple-jump individual titles, and KU placed second for the second-straight season.
Adult nurse practitioner Jayne Mitchell watches at right as patient Marlena Bechtel-Rysdam, from Elgin, Ore., practices using an electronic monitoring device called a Health Buddy at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Ore., in this Jan. 30 file photo. Hospitals are under new pressure from Medicare to slow a pricey revolving door — the number of people who are rehospitalized only weeks after they left for problems that could have been prevented. Lawrence Memorial Hospital has partnered with Kansas University to conduct a pilot program matching volunteers with recently discharged patients to help them in the weeks following their hospital stay.
Doug and Shelly Nations (center) received the 2013 Pelathe District Character Counts Award at the Pelathe District Boy Scout Annual Awards Banquet on Feb. 7th. The Nations family gathered for a picture to commemorate the event. Pictured from left to right are Lane, Doug, Shelly, Jordan and Blake. Keith Wood took the photo, and Cindy Lynn submitted it.