Friday, March 10, 2006
One day after Lawrence City Manager Mike Wildgen resigned, City Commissioners are speaking out. City Commissioners consider changing Lawrence's sidewalk repair policy, but it's not likely you'll be let off the hook for maintaining them. Commissioners want to see business plans from the two groups who want to move into the Carnegie Library. For the second time in the past week, security is tightened at the Douglas County Courthouse as a man charged with murder makes a brief court appearance. Scissors are in full swing Thursday for a Cut-a-Thon benefiting a local hairdresser. Haskell Indian Nations University Students welcome Native American movie starts to campus as their film festival kicks off. After nearly three years with the war in Iraq raging on, high school students in Lawrence say they feel left out of a situation that affects them the most. This weekend the red hot Kansas Jayhawks will face one of the toughest road tests in the nation. K-State loses its tourney opener to Texas Tech by eight points, and then KSU loses its head coach Jim Wooldrige. The Kansas men will play their first game in the Big 12 Friday. The Free State girls basketball season came to and end Thursday night at the State Tournament in Emporia. In the game, Colorado against Baylor, no 12 seed has ever won a game in the Big 12 tournament.