The Wulfkuhle family won the first water quality award given by the Douglas County Conservation District. Standing on the big combine machine are Mark and Brenna Wulfkuhle with their three daughters, Baylee, Madison and Kelsey, along with Judy Wulfkuhle.
Veritas' Jordan Rebman (2), Brendan Gardner (30) and John Hicks (15) celebrate after a Veritas three-pointer put them up by one point late in the fourth quarter of the game against Tri-City Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009, in Eudora, Kan. But Veritas was unable to hold on to the lead and fell to Tri-City in double-overtime.
Veritas players make their way back to the bench after falling to Tri-City in double overtime Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009, at the Eudora Community Learning Center in Eudora, Kan.
Veritas' John Hicks (15) sails in for a shot between Tri-City defenders during the game Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009, in Eudora, Kan.
Bowersock Mill and Power Company workers rebuild a network of boards and doors Tuesday that hold back the Kansas River to enable the dam to generate more power.
Bowersock Mill and Power Company workers, clockwise from left, Rich Foreman, plant manager, Ed Dumas and Shannon Porter, make their way along the icy conditions of the Kansas River Tuesday, Jan. 27. Because of low water levels and no water moving over the top of the dam, the crew has been able to install new boards along the top of the dam.
Catrina Lootens, a Kansas University student and Lansing, Mich., native, scrapes a layer of ice from her car windows Tuesday morning on Locust Street in North Lawrence before hitting the road. It was a common sight throughout Lawrence on Tuesday because of snow and below-freezing temperatures.
Seattle's Space Needle is viewed through water droplets on glass Monday, Jan. 26, 2009.
n this Nov. 18, 1998 file photo, John Updike speaks during the National Book Awards in New York. Updike, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, prolific man of letters and erudite chronicler of sex, divorce and other adventures in the postwar prime of the American empire, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009, of lung cancer, according to a statement from his publisher, Alfred A. Knopf. He was 76.
In this still image taken from a television ad provided by PepsiCo Inc., New England Patriots' Matt Light, center, New York Giants' Justin Tuck, left, and Baltimore Ravens' Ray Lewis appear in a commercial for SoBe Life Water which will air during Super Bowl XLIII.