Cody Blake of Mulford's tree service splits wood on Thursday. A cold snap and a chance for snow this weekend may have many residents throwing another log on the fire.
Cordelia Brown, operations manager at KANU, 91.5 FM radio, works her classical music programming shift at the Lawrence Kansas Public Radio studio in this 2005 file photo. A divided House Appropriations Committee on Thursday rejected $800,000 sought by public broadcasting.
Robert "Simon" Gilmore in a 2003 file photo. A Lawrence Municipal Court judge has declared part of a city ordinance that makes it illegal to obstruct traffic on a sidewalk vague and unconstitutional. Judge Randy McGrath made the ruling Wednesday in a trial of Gilmore, 54, who faced three misdemeanor counts of prohibited use of a right of way for incidents last year on Massachusetts Street.
From left, division director of human resources Bob Arevalo, Free State High School Associate Principal Ted Berard and Southwest Middle School Principal Trish Bransky have announced their plans to retire on June 30.
Ethan Nichols is pictured for his first birthday in October. Ethan was born with a heart defect called Tetralogy of Fallot and had surgery about eight months later. His family is the recipient of a $6,000 grant from the Cooper's Cause Foundation, which helps families of pediatric heart patients pay for medical costs that are not covered by insurance.
Kansas University Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little addresses a crowd of about 200 people, mostly Army officers, during a Black History Month luncheon at Fort Leavenworth's Frontier Conference Center on Thursday. Gray-Little spoke about the military's history of advancements on civil rights.