Second-year Kansas University football coach David Beaty addresses his team before another morning workout on Friday, July 1 at Memorial Stadium.
Alchemy Coffee and Bake House owners Benjamin Farmer, right, and Joni Alexander pose at their shop, 1901 Massachusetts St., which was recently voted Best of Lawrence 2016.
A bicyclist cruises down Vermont Street on Thursday June 30, 2016.
A painting of the architect's rendering of Liberty Memorial High School, which was completed in 1922, went through three stages of restorations over a period of 10 years. The fully restored painting is now hanging in the main hallway of the school, which is now Liberty Memorial Central Middle School.
Lawrence Parks and Recreation employee Justin Strickland takes down a diseased ash tree Wednesday at 13th and Connecticut streets. In April, the department began removing and replacing ash trees infested with the invasive emerald ash borer throughout the city, which is spending more than $238,000 this year on the endangered trees' treatment and removal.
Bobby Lounsbury, of Eudora, runs across the parking lot outside the Lawrence Driver’s License Station after getting his license during a rain shower Tuesday.
Workers set up a fireworks tent in the 1800 block of East 1450 Road on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Stands were going up with the Fourth of July right around the corner.
Lowell Neitzel harvests sweet corn at Bismark Gardens, 1616 North 1700 Road, early Thursday morning to avoid the summer heat.
A microbrewery and restaurant are being planned for the historic Standard Oil property at Ninth and Pennsylvania streets, pictured on June 22, 2016.
Parker Welsh, 7, of Meriden, creates a paper flower Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at the Sertoma-Schiefelbusch Communication Camp at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. The camp is a collaborative effort between the Lawrence Sertoma Club and Kansas University’s Schiefelbusch Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic. The camp, which runs through July 1, brings together children and youths with and without communication challenges to improve their communication skills through participation in camp activities.
From left, Judy Romero, Bertha Bermudez and Val Howland spread some rice out to cool to be used to make sopa in preparation for this weekend’s annual St. John’s Mexican Fiesta. The fiesta will be held from 6-11:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 1234 Kentucky St.
Gary Laughlin harvests wheat Monday south of Baldwin City. While his acres are yielding less than he hoped, possibly due to recent rain, other farmers are reporting more optimistic numbers early in the harvest season.
Kansas University's Dole Institute of Politics and the KU Audio-Reader Network won a 2016 Audio Description Achievement Award for an audio description program they incorporated into the exhibit “Celebrating Opportunity for People with Disabilities: 70 Years of Dole Leadership." This photo shows one of the panels in the exhibit, including a letter from Bob Dole describing his thoughts on service men with disabilities.
From left, Lynn Ward and Deb Powell wear traditional dresses as they watch Arabella Bradshaw, 5, of Lecompton, drive her toy car in the parade during Lecompton's Territorial Days on Saturday, June 18, 2016.
Pistols used by Bleeding Kansas re-enactors during the 160th anniversary of the pre-Civil War Battle of Fort Titus in Lecompton on Saturday, June 18, 2016.
A cannon fires as free-state militia advance as Bleeding Kansas re-enactors, in traditional dress from Kansas, Missouri and Arkansas, put on a show for about 200 spectators for the 160th anniversary of the pre-Civil War Battle of Fort Titus in Lecompton on Saturday, June 18, 2016.
Christy Wittmer, the 2015-2016 ceramics artist-in-residence at the Lawrence Arts Center, wraps up her year-long residency with "Clean Spaces," an exhibition of her new body of work. The exhibition opens Friday at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.
Cups rest on a shelf in Christy Wittmer's studio at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.
FSHS senior Larissa Gaumer participates in camp on Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at Free State.