Mike West of Lawrence's Truckstop Honeymoon band, discusses songwriting and the art of storytelling in Keri Lauxman's Reading and Writing of Fiction class at Lawrence High School Wednesday, Jan. 29.
Traffic on I-70 near the Iowa Street interchange encounters light snow and some sick spots after an afternoon freezing drizzle Tuesday. Accidents and road closures in the Lawrence, Topeka and K.C. area and the National Weather Service in Topeka issued a winter weather advisory for much of northeast Kansas, including Douglas County, until 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Wa Restaurant sushi chef Jay Han, spreads salt on the sidewalk in front of the business at 740 Mass. St. during a freezing drizzle Tuesday afternoon.
Demolition equipment begins razing Kansas University's Stouffer Place apartments, the 58-year old, 25-building housing complex, on Tuesday. According to the 2014-2024 KU Campus Master Plan, the area will eventually be home to new science buildings, an open space tentatively dubbed Stouffer Green and some apartments for single students. The unit pictured was located just to the southwest of Hilltop Child Development Center, 1605 Irving Hill Road.
The demolition of Stouffer Place apartments begins, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, on the Kansas University campus. The work signals the start of a major redevelopment project in KU's Central District, the area between 19th and 15th streets and from Naismith Drive up to Daisy Hill.
A Lawrence Transit System bus stops just south of Seventh and Vermont streets, Monday, Jan. 18, 2016.
In front from left, Amy Schmidt-Cowardin, her son Hugo Cowardin, 8, husband Mark Cowardin and son Maxwell, 11, participate in Kansas University's annual MLK Day candlelight vigil and walk to the Kansas Union Monday, Jan. 18, 2016. The march was lead by representatives of KU’s Black Student Union, National Pan-Hellenic Council and Student Senate.
Construction is underway on Cedarwood Senior Cottages, which is being built by local nonprofit Tenants for Homeowners. It will feature 14 rent-controlled living units available for seniors who meet the necessary income guidelines. Tenants to Homeowners hopes to have six of the units ready for occupancy by about March and the other eight ready by June. The site is located at 25th Street and Cedarwood Avenue. This view is from behind the United Way building at 2518 Ridge Court looking east over foundations in the foreground and built units in the background.
Special music is provided by saxophonist Dr. Brandon McCray at the MLK Day Community Breakfast Monday at Maceli's Banquet Hall. KU School of Business Dean Neeli Bendapudi was the featured speaker at the event.
KU School of Business Dean Neeli Bendapudi was the featured speaker at the MLK Day Community Breakfast Monday at Maceli's Banquet Hall.
Grant Goodman, a longtime professor of history at Kansas University who died in 2014, is pictured at his home in Brandon Woods Retirement Community in this 2007 file photo. Goodman contributed a chapter to the book “Legacies of the Comfort Women of World War II" about his wartime translation work for the U.S. Army that documented Japanese military brothels. That report is now archived at KU's Spencer Research Library.
Free State High senior Hunter Gudde, left, steps in front of a pass intended for Lee's Summit North junior Cameron Hairston for a steal during the Best of the Midwest Showcase game Saturday afternoon at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park. The Firebirds outlasted the Broncos, 83-81, in a game that went into triple overtime.
Essy Sonora, 13, left, and Mercedes Thomas, 14, ride on their Christmas gift skateboards Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, in East Lawrence.
Firebird junior heavy-weight wrestler Reese Todd competes in a Free State Firebirds Invitational wrestling meet Saturday at FSH. Reese pinned his Blue Valley West opponent in this match.
Firebird junior wrestler Sky Carey (220#) pins an opponent in a Free State Firebirds Invitational wrestling meet Saturday at FSH.
Firebird junior wrestler Gage Foster (160#) pins a Blue Valley West opponent in a Free State Firebirds Invitational wrestling meet Saturday at FSH.
Firebird senior wrestler James Wensel (145#) competes in a Free State Firebirds Invitational wrestling meet Saturday at FSH.
Firebird senior wrestler Sid Miller (138#) pins his opponent in a Free State Firebirds Invitational wrestling meet Saturday at FSH.
Firebird wrestler Isaiah Jacobs pins Blue Valley West wrestler Cody Camerlinck in a Free State Firebirds Invitational wrestling meet Saturday at FSH.
Senior Firebird wrestler Cameron Shank (120#) competes in a Free State Firebirds Invitational wrestling meet Saturday at FSH.