Zach Carlson, with J.E. Dunn construction, works a 10-hour day in a 3- by 7-foot box, moving heavy construction equipment around his current job site for KU's School of Engineering. The crane operator likes his present digs, where he has both air conditioning and a microwave.
KU sophomores Kris Velasco, Wamego, and Hannah Bolton, St. Libory, Neb., are organizing The Big Event for March 31, when KU students will volunteer and perform odd jobs around the Lawrence community.
Emergency crews respond to a one-vehicle rollover accident on K-32, near the intersection of U.S. Highway 24-40, around 3:30 p.m. Sunday. The man injured in the accident was transported by ambulance to Lawrence Municipal Airport, where he was airlifted by a LifeStar helicopter to a Kansas City-area hospital.