Martin Vollertsen, the chairman of the Friends of Lawrence in Eutin, Germany, reads a letter from the mayor of Eutin before the tapping of a keg of beer made using a recipe from Eutin Sunday, April 17, 2011 at Free State Brewery.
Erica Johnson-Wanzer, Lawrence, prefers working with her hands and crafting versus the newer, digital scrapbooking options available.
Jamie Knabe has made many scrapbooks for her family in the last 10 years. She closed down her scrapbooking store, Scrappers Paradise in Lawrence's Holiday Plaza, in January.
Mary Doveton grew up in Dubuque, Iowa, and her childhood thespian activities prepared her for her role as director of Theatre Lawrence.
A photographer stands in the path of hundreds of oncoming runners at the beginning of the Kansas Half Marathon on Sunday, April 18, 2011. Runners competed in the half marathon and 5K and 10K races, which all started and ended on the campus of Haskell Indian Nations University.
A group of runners are framed as they pass under the 23rd Street overpass on the Boroughs Creek Rail Trail in east Lawrence during the Kansas Half Marathon. The route ran through the Haskell campus, east Lawrence and parts of downtown. The annual race is a fundraiser for Health Care Access and drew hundreds of runners.
Katie Barnett, pictured with her dog Leonidas, is a third-year law student at Kansas University who is organizing an animal cruelty prosecution clinic.
Free State High junior Ruthie Ozonoff places warning stickers on cases of beer Saturday at Cork & Barrel, 2000 W. 23rd St. Ozonoff and about three dozen other area students spent the morning adding the stickers as part of "Sticker Shock Lawrence," an event designed to discouraged underage drinking.
Lecompton Mayor Roy Paslay is retiring after having served on the Lecompton City Council for 26 of the past 30 years.
Rex works for Balloon Extraordinaire at the Hidden Treasures Mall at the Kansas Neurological Institute in Topeka. The retail area includes several shops where residents can work for various lengths of time. Eighty-five percent of the people who live at KNI work.