Eighty-year-old Herman Edwards, a Jefferson County resident, sits on a bag of feed as he waits for a tire to be repaired by Midland Farm Store tire shop employee Bruce Romero on Monday, April 13, 2015 at the Midland Farm Store. Store owner Jill Tregemba explained that her older customers often appreciate the nostalgia that the store creates.
Window washer Charles Conn rappels from the north side of the Eldridge Hotel in this view overlooking the intersection of Seventh and Massachusetts streets, Monday, April 13, 2015. Conn and coworker Dylan Strong spent part of the day shining up the exterior of the historic hotel.
Neeli Bendapudi, dean of the Kansas University school of business, talks to the 2015 class of Academic All-Stars and their parents during a lunch on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at Maceli's. Bendapudi had several bits of advice for the students including a request that they eventually bring their talents back to KU.
The 2015 class of Academic All-Stars includes, front row from left, Joel Sweeney, Anna Sophia Westbrook, Katherine Webber, Chloe O'Dell and Spencer Morgan. Back row left are: Grace Mader, Grace Reilly, Jack Ziegler, Broderick Topil and Brian Chang.
Lawrence actor Jack Wright will be portraying famous Kansan and legendary newspaper editor William Allen White during the one-man performance of "The Sage of Emporia" at the Lied Center Pavilion on April 17 and 18. Wright is wearing glasses owned by William Allen White, which were given to him by one of White's relatives.
Smoke rises off a freshly torched creme brulee from the Torched Goodness food cart at Seventh and Massachusetts streets on Friday afternoon.
Buttery Almond Sugar Cookies
Matthew Whaley stretches out his arms with resistance bands attached to a chain link fence as other competitors check in before throwing during a meet April 9, 2015, at Lawrence High School.
Kansas University seniors Maddie Will, left of Kansas City, Kan., and Alex Katzfey, Lee's Summit, Mo., walk by a vibrant patch of tulips blooming outside Smith Hall on the KU campus, Thursday, April 9, 2015.
Kansas University's Rachel McNeely bumps fists with teammate Alexis Czapinski during a doubles match against Tulsa on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at the Jayhawk Tennis Center.
Matthew Whaley heads down his driveway toward a T-Bus equipped with a lift before school on April 8, 2015.
Jennifer Thomas waits for her son, Matthew Whaley, as he braces himself while coming down the stairs head first before catching a bus to school on April 8, 2015 at his Lawrence home.
Lawrence City Commission candidate Stuart Boley, right, is congratulated by Brent Teufel, boyfriend of candidate Leslie Soden, as the two talk on Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at the Douglas County Courthouse. Boley was the No. 2 vote-getter in Tuesday's general election with 5,783 votes.
Lawrence City Commission candidate Leslie Soden watches as the results of the election come in on Tuesday, April 7, 201,5 during Soden's watch party at Merchant's Pub and Plate, 746 Massachusetts. Soden was the top vote-getter in the general election with 6,131 votes.
Fifth-grader Kaydi Rudisell shields the bright sun from her eyes as she and her classmates lounge out in the lawn outside New York School to enjoy some reading in the nice weather.
Kennedy Cooper, a Penn House volunteer, sorts clothes in the donations intake area on April 6. Cooper, who has been homeless and is living with a friend, says he has been volunteering at Penn House for about a year.