Greg Shipe, owner of Eudora’s Davenport Orchard, Vineyard and Winery, which grows nearly all its grapes on site, said a new law shrinking the percentage of Kansas grapes that Kansas wineries must use in their products could threaten the region's unique wine identity.
Howard Dean addresses a crowd of about 1,000 Democrats at Liberty Hall on Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, at Liberty Hall. Dean, former presidential candidate and chairman of the Democratic National Committee, also visited the home of a Lawrence couple where attendants donated $100-a-head to the DNC.
Environmentalists on Tuesday cheered a court ruling that the proposed 895 megawatt coal-burning power plant in southwest Kansas cannot be built until there is a thorough environmental review.
Two guards enter the maximum-security block at the Lansing Correctional Facility in 2005. Prison inmates across the country are getting older, and more expensive, for states and the federal government, according to a report released Friday by Human Rights Watch.
While seasonal workers are usually not needed after December, this year more will be staying on to help with an influx of gift returns that would typically be handled by regular employees.
Vials of the mumps vaccine are displayed at the Douglas County Health Department in this 2006 photo.
In this 2005 file photo, a beer cup litters the hillside near the Phi Kappa Theta fraternity house, 1111 W. 11th St. Kansas University allows fraternity houses to determine whether members of legal drinking age can drink alcohol at the houses.
With daylight savings ending Sunday, experts are warning of the possibility of increased car accidents. Downtown Lawrence is seen here at dusk in this 2007 file photo.
Many seniors find that the transition into an assisted living situation can take time to get used to.
Features writer Sarah Henning
Rachelle Preston, a corrections officer at the Douglas County Jail, monitors activity from inside central control in this January 2007 photo. The Douglas County Commission approved the $187,270 purchase of a new security system for the jail Wednesday.
Kansas Head Coach Bill Self and his wife, Cindy, welcome the praise of thousands of KU fans as they ride in Doug Compton's car during the Jayhawks' national championship parade April 13, 2008 in downtown Lawrence. Also praiseworthy: the coach landing David Booth as keynote speaker for the 2011 Community Education Breakfast, a benefit for the Lawrence Schools Foundation. Cindy Self is a member of the foundation's board of trustees.
Ottawa's Lisa Morrisey was a standout on KU's track team before getting picked for this round of "The Bachelor" on ABC. Morrisey made the cut during the first episode of "The Bachelor" on Monday night. The next episode airs Monday night.
Kay and Tony Kugler, both political refugees from the Czech Republic, own Kugler's Vineyard south of Lawrence.
In this image, former Journal-World photographer Thad Allender shoots from in a tree to offer a different autumn perspective. Unique angles can add drama and interest to a photograph.
Kansas' Darnell Jackson was all smiles on Tuesday after bringing down a one-handed alley-oop against Loyola in the second half on Tuesday, January 8, 2008 at Allen Fieldhouse.
Former Kansas University basketball player Darnell Jackson relaxes in the locker room the day before Kansas took the court against Memphis for the NCAA title in April 2008 in San Antonio.
Clint Bowen, left, was a player at Kansas University who worked his way up the ranks as an assistant coach. He's about to enter his second season as the Jayhawks' defensive coordinator.
An overwhelming majority of comments sent to the state about the proposed coal-fired power plant in western Kansas are supportive of the project.
Sunflower Electric Power Corp. is seeking a permit to build an 895-megawatt plant near Holcomb in Finney County.