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Overnight weather for January 26, 2010
The temperatures will be dropping tonight into the teens and clouds will be building into tomorrow. The weather should warm a bit into the day Wednesday.
Published on January 26, 2010
School wages money war for Haiti
In an effort to raise funds for Haiti disaster relief, a local junior high started a money war. Each grade raised money to donate to the cause, which amounted to nearly $2,000.
January ArtStar: Carlin Francis
Carlin Francis dabbles in more than a few expressive art forms. Her talents in the arts have earned her this month's title.
City to continue trimming trees
After a brief and abrupt break, the city will continue to cut trees near Watson Park. The trees are in danger of messing with power lines running through the area.
Kansas troops deployed to Haiti
While several troops of Kansas soldiers are in route to Haiti to lend a helping hand, not everyone was able to go. Several soldiers had personal conflicts but most say they hope to aid in the relief effort when they have the chance.
Turnpike project on backburner
A project to improve the turnpike in Lawrence is being delayed until crews can complete the North Second Street project. The North Lawrence area is currently with limited emergency access.
Hybrid buses set to hit streets
A set of eco-friendlier buses is set to hit Lawrence streets Wednesday. The vehicles are a combination of electric and diesel power.
Common Cents: Back to bathroom basics
Lori Carson gives tips on how to keep your bathroom clean and organized.
De Soto downs Tonganoxie boys
The Tonganoxie boys basketball team fell to De Soto Tuesday. The Wildcats beat the Chieftains 63-57.
Chieftain girls whip Wildcats
The Tonganoxie girls basketball team easily dispatched De Soto on Tuesday. The Chieftains took the contest by a score of 60-44.
Lawrence High pins rival
The LHS wrestling team dominated Free State on Tuesday. The Lions took care of business, winning 60-15.
K-State slips by Baylor
The Wildcats had a test on the road at Baylor Tuesday night. Kansas State won by two points, setting up a rivalry battle with Kansas on Saturday.
River City Weekly: Wilt Chamberlain
River City Weekly discusses Wilt Chamberlain's time in Lawrence.
6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Jan. 26, 2010
Enjoy some sunshine on this afternoon's commute, since that's been rather hard to find recently.
Clouds return tonight, with winds light to calm and lows dipping into the lower 20s. Mostly cloudy and warmer for Wednesday, with highs in the lower 40s and a slight chance for a wintry mix.
Governor orders KNI to stay open
Gov. Mark Parkinson says he will not accept the Closure and Realignment Commission's recommendation to close the Kansas Neurological Institute.
6 Weather Morning Forecast for Jan. 26, 2010
Mostly sunny for today, with highs in the middle to upper 30s. Winds will die down throughout the day, turning to a light south wind.
Commuter forecast for January 26, 2010
It's going to be a breezy morning once again on the commute today. Expect reduced speeds along I-70 as you make your safe morning drive.