90th birthday: Ruth Miller, of Eudora, left, celebrated her 90th birthday July 16. Her daughter, April Bascom, visited her from Tucson, Ariz. Karla Pierce submitted the photo.
Many veterans coming back from Iraq or Afghanistan are choosing to go back to college to earn a degree instead of searching for a job in the down economy. Some of those veterans attending KU are, front row from left, Katherine Robinson, Andrew Foster, Kyle Brown and Sara Sneath; back row from left: Jake Robinson, Drew Beets and Stewart Melton.
Samantha Scott, Topeka, foreground right, joins other opponents of the Keystone XL Pipeline project in a rally at the Expocentre in Topeka, Monday, Sept 26. Proponents and opponents turned out to voice their opinions regarding the proposed pipeline project. The U.S. State Department is holding public hearings in eight cities from Montana to Texas on TransCanada's proposed 1,700-mile, $7 billion pipeline project. Part of the massive pipeline already runs through the middle of Kansas but hasn't been built in other states.
Carol Rau, a certified professional in human resources, is owner of Lawrence-based Career Advantage, which helps hundreds of clients with job-search strategies and résumé writing.
Seabury Academy Junior Padget Sutherland makes a return against Kansas City Christian. The Seahawks fell, 6-4, on Monday at the Jayhawk Tennis Center.
Screenshot of Westar Energy outage map for the area, taken at 1:30 p.m. Monday. There are currently 1,049 customers without power just north of the Kansas River.