Videos for March 21, 2010

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Overnight weather for March 21, 2010

The temperatures will be dropping into the evening, finally resting in the low 20s. The sun will be out and should warm things up as we work our way into Monday afternoon.

Published on March 21, 2010

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Bowersock Dam repairs nearly complete

An ongoing project to repair the Bowersock Dam is nearing completion. The project has cost more than $2 million but should benefit surrounding power plants.

Published on March 21, 2010

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Special Olympians return with hardware

Douglas County Special Olympians returned from a weekend tournament in Hays with some winning hardware. Athletes competed in basketball, cheerleading and had a dance Friday night.

Published on March 21, 2010

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Plans for homeless shelter moving forward

Plans to relocate Lawrence's homeless shelter to a building near the Douglas County Jail are moving forward. A request for a special-use permit for the building will be proposed at the Monday meeting.

Published on March 21, 2010

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Farmland purchase nearing resolution

The city's plan to purchase farmland near Lawrence is almost complete. The city plans to convert the space into a business park, attracting jobs for Lawrence residents.

Published on March 21, 2010

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School board to close early childhood center

The Lawrence school board has decided to close the East Heights early childhood center for next year. The programs the center offers would be moved elsewhere.

Published on March 21, 2010

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State leaders propose more school cuts

Funding for public schools may get cut again if house republicans get their way. The current plan calls for $172 million in cuts, which would slash another $1.6 million from the Lawrence school budget.

Published on March 21, 2010

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Jayhawks down Jays in WNIT

Kansas took out Creighton in WNIT action, winning the contest 71-68. The Jayhawks advance to play again Thursday.

Published on March 21, 2010

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KU men sent home early

The Jayhawks fell in a close game against the Panthers of Northern Iowa Saturday. The loss ended the team's season with a record of 33-3.

Published on March 21, 2010

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Afternoon weather for March 21, 2010

A view from the 6News towercam.

Published on March 21, 2010

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Morning weather for March 21, 2010

A view from the 6News Towercam.

Published on March 21, 2010