Minnesota’s Denard Span, left, is tagged out by Kansas City Royals catcher Brayan Pena. No matter. The Twins still won, 5-4, on Monday in Minneapolis.
Children play with Taylor Maturo’s hair at Camp Hope, a yearly retreat where children with AIDS could go and not worry about their disease. One time after the kids had played with her hair, Maturo showered, and coins and beads the children had put there started falling out of her hair.
Rich LaPierre, a Hallmark Cards Inc. designer for the Peanuts line, works on artwork during a 100-year anniversary reception at the company's headquarters July 20 in Kansas City, Mo. Hallmark Cards Inc., a $4 billion empire built on a demand for printed sentimentality, enters its second century facing a weak economy and what could be an even greater challenge: a generation that has grown up posting its sentiments online.
The Lawrence Children’s Choir sang Irving Berlin’s “Blue Skies” in front of the “Blue Skies” sculpture June 6 in Newton. The LCC was on a Kansas concert tour and they lodged at Bethel College in North Newton. Earlier that day they sang in the Hesston Mennonite Church. Jerry Jost submitted the photo.
Spectators watch as a fire burns in 4-Mile Canyon near Boulder, Colo., from a scenic viewing area. A wind-driven wildfire in the rugged Colorado foothills spread across 5 1/2 square miles Monday, destroying an unknown number of homes and triggering the evacuation of 1,000 others, authorities said. No injuries have been reported. About 100 firefighters were on the scene, and the winds calmed enough by late afternoon that three aerial tankers could start dropping fire retardant before darkness. Some crews remained at the fire through the night. Four more aerial tankers were requested to join the fight this morning.
Illustrator Craig Lueck works on art during a 100-year anniversary reception at the company’s headquarters in Kansas City, Mo. Hallmark Cards Inc., a $4 billion empire built on a demand for printed sentimentality, enters its second century facing a weak economy and what could be an even greater challenge: a generation that has grown up posting its sentiments online.
Katelyn Hess and Rinny Herndon, both 11, are friends and artists who have created a business based on bottle caps. The entrepreneurs will be part of the FALL Arts and Crafts Festival on Sunday in South Park. Below is an example of their work.
Karla Knudson, right, is getting her head shaved with 45 other women from around the country who also have kids who had cancer. Annika Kundson, 13, left, had Burkitt’s lymphoma but has been cancer-free for 14 months now.
Kansas guard Elijah Johnson attempts a dunk over teammate C.J. Henry during a slam dunk competition for the campers at Bill Self's basketball camp Tuesday, June, 15, 2010 at the Horejsi Center.