Michigan’s Carl Hagelin shoots the puck past Bemidji State goalie Dan Bakala (33) to score during the third period in a NCAA Midwest Regional first-round game. Michigan won, 5-1, Saturday in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Kentucky’s DeMarcus Cousins, right, and John Wall, second from right, react with teammates during the second half of the East Regional final. West Virginia won, 73-66, Saturday in Syracuse, N.Y.
The Vermilya-Boener house, at East 1400 and North 1900 roads northwest of Lawrence, is on the Kansas Preservation Alliance Inc.’s list of endangered historic places.
Chicago’s Derrick rose, left, battles New Jersey’s Jarvis Hayes. The Bulls won, 106-83, on Saturday night in Chicago.
Ernie Els watches his tee shot on the ninth hole during the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Els shot a 69 on Saturday in Orlando, Fla.
Mary and Ray Schimmel were crowned queen and king during the Valentine’s Day celebration at Medicalodges Eudora. Linda Schimmel, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Lisa Lewis is pictured Wednesday near the day care where she works part time in Kansas City, Kan. She uses government assistance to pay for her son’s and stepson’s school lunches.
A luminous ball is seen in full flight, creating a red line, as people hold candle lights Saturday at the beach of Muizenberg situated on the outskirts of Cape Town, South Africa. People took part in Earth Hour celebration by participating in a soccer game with a luminous ball and standing with candles.
A Pakistani youth swims in a water reservoir to cool off as the temperature rises Saturday on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan.
The 'Daisy Dozer' in Woodland Park in east Lawrence, circa 1915. Photo courtesy of Louise Albert Mueller and Watkins Community Museum of History
John Samuels, center, is volunteer coordinator with the Douglas County Special Olympics.
Bethany and Kevin Durkin hold their daughters Olivia, 7, left, and Lucy, 5, March 13 in their in Katonah, N.Y,. home. The Durkins are part of a growing number of parents who have adopted special-needs children from China. Olivia had a weak, underused right arm when she was adopted in 2004, while Lucy had a cleft palate that was repaired through surgery soon after her adoption in November 2007.
Thito, a public employee, works on the demolition of a collapsed building Saturday in the Pacot neighborhood in Port-au-Prince. Some 1.3 million people lost their homes in the Jan. 12 quake that killed and injured thousands, leaving more than a million people living in makeshift camps.
Sarah Palin speaks Saturday at the “Showdown in Searchlight” tea party rally in Searchlight, Nev.
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden smile Tuesday in the East Room of the White House in Washington, before the president signed the health care bill. Doubted and deeply in need of a comeback, Obama had a political dream week: the biggest reform to health care in decades, an overhaul of college loans, and a U.S. deal with its old foe Russia to shrink the nuclear arsenals of both countries.
Loren Schwab, 2, stops to check out the display of herb plants growing in eggshells Saturday at the Spring Garden Fair, which took place at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. About 600 people attended the event, sponsored by Douglas County Extension.
First-time volunteers Karen Strauss, left, and Wendy Van Duyne make an island at Ninth and Massachusetts streets more colorful with pansies Saturday. Downtown became more vibrant as volunteers and the Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department planted flowers along Massachusetts Street.