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Where do we go from here ?

The election is over and the euphoria has settled down to a lull of reality. We find ourselves as a nation in a deep hole. ...

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Ramp repairs to close I-70 lanes Wednesday in Topeka; Super Bowl hype begins

Repairs scheduled along Interstate 70 near Gage Boulevard in Topeka will mean potential delays Wednesday for daytime drivers, as repair crews temporarily close one lane ...

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Did Jenkins Win, or Did Boyda Lose?

How did Jenkins beat Boyda? Many people thought that Boyda had the election locked up. The Boyda campaign itself thought that they were up by ...

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Heisman Trophy and BCS title talk

Saturday night brought the Heisman Trophy picture into sharp focus.Let me first say that Oklahoma State's defense is no joke. The Cowboys held Texas and ...

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Adding to the collection (or wishing I could)

As far back as I can remember, I've always been a bit of a collector.I collected baseball cards, Star Wars cards, coins, stamps, nuts and ...

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So Much to See (11/9/2008)

Previous: SMTS 11/2/2008Next: SMTS 11/16/2008Cody has again stunned the readership with his quick and accurate identification of the Osborne Chapel on the Baker University Campus.After ...

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Climate Science - it is not a religion

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and winner of Nobel Peace Prize recently reported: 'Warming of the climate system is unequivocal, as is now evident ...

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Killdeer

Walking my dog in today's pre-dawn fog (mental, that is, not meteorological), I got a big jolt of sound from a killdeer hidden somewhere in ...

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The Cheerleader Blog

Great news. I'm starting today's blog post with a joke. It's a pretty good one. I thought of it while walking to Jimmy John's yesterday ...

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LHS should employ trick plays vs. Blue Valley

Now that the election is over and the candidates have finished pulling tricks out of their sleeves, it's time for football coaches to steal a ...

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Lawrence police investigating reports of thousands of dollars of theft from people with disabilities

Law enforcement report ยข Lawrence police are investigating the theft of thousands of dollars from several people with disabilities, according to police spokeswoman Kim Murphree. ...

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Congress and President Bush Bailout Kansas Grandparent Caregivers

In response to the bleak economy and falling state revenues this week Governor Sebelius once again asked state agencies to cut their budgets. The current ...

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Sheriff recognized for child abuse prevention efforts

Douglas County Sheriff Ken McGovern was recently honored for his work with children and families.TFI Family Services recognized McGovern at the 32nd annual Governor's Conference ...

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Video shows neat parachutist’s-eye-view of campus

The fine folks at Kansas University have placed a pretty neat video on YouTube showing a parachutist's view of the jump into Memorial Stadium before ...

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Blowing … and sucking

I've ridden my bike to work in all kinds of weather - summer's swelter, winter's chill, rain, snow and just about everything in between.Of all ...

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I-435 and Antioch interchange to open Monday

A new interchange at Interstate 435 and Antioch Road in Johnson County is scheduled to open to all traffic by late Monday afternoon.The new interchange ...

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Red-tails are back

I've been noticing a lot more red-tails perched overhead along the roads and gliding over the fields as part of the changeover from long day ...

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Free State election concludes with many lessons learned

Front pages across the world blared "Obama" yesterday, following Barack Obama's historic victory in the U.S. presidential race.Lost in the din of the historic moment ...

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Mortgage underwriters getting stricter

Ted Haggart cringes when he watches or reads news accounts about a federal "bank" bailout program."It just kind of makes your blood run hotter than ...

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Who will play Obama in the movie biopic?

It is way to early to think about this (or maybe not, since Oliver Stone's ["W"][1] dramatized the life of a sitting president), but I ...

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