For sale: LHS engineering students

I know I've raved about Lawrence High's college prep engineering class before and how they win everything and could design their way out of a ...

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Veteran finally to undergo back surgery

On Tuesday, nearly three years after he was injured in an explosion during the war on terror, Army veteran Gary Connellis will undergo back surgery. ...

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The Rest of the Story…..

Paul Harvey was a masterful storyteller. One of the most inspiring yet heart-wrenching stories he ever told was about a little girl named Mary Ellen ...

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Hello, old friend

An old friend gave me a lift to the office today. I feel sort of bad. He and I haven’t done much lately, not since ...

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Former Jayhawk responsible for Shaq’s resurgence?

Fifty-three-year-old Alvin Gentry has been a basketball coach for more than half of his life — 29 years to be exact. In that time, he ...

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Say it ain’t so, Spidey, say it ain’t so!

The Spider-Man Broadway Musical proudly announced that it has a title -- "Turn Off the Dark" -- and it goes into previews January 2010. Say ...

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In Plain Sight 3/1/2009

Previous: IPS 2/22/2009 Next: IPS 3/8/2009 No windows, doors, roofs, or chimneys this week. The image(s) above is a part of a photo I took ...

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What Do I Give Up For Lent?

Lent is no longer about giving up food, or drink. That is observance on a really trivial level when you think about it. No, it ...

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Well now. Ok. It’s the Bible Thumper’s Turn

My guest writer today is a woman deserving of wider recognition. Sandra E. Graham is a grandmother living in northern Arizona, and today is looking ...

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How high could KU go?

If No. 15 Kansas can defeat No. 8 Missouri on Sunday at Allen Fieldhouse, it will be in place for a huge jump in the ...

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Review: ‘Business’ succeeds at University Theatre

This review of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," which opened Friday at University Theatre, is from Dean Bevan, a retired Baker University ...

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Zeer Pots Use Green Techology to Reduce African Hunger

It's Saturday, the day for American classics from the early days of jazz and rhythm and blues. WGBO.FM out of Newark, NJ has a great ...

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Devil’s Work Dictionary Winners & Next Term

Congratulations to justbegintowrite (Ronda Miller), who won last week's challenge with 31% of the votes. viewfromahill came in a close second at 28%. As the ...

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Potential traffic delays for Monday through March 6

Scheduled projects that could affect your travel in the region during the coming week: Lawrence • Work continues on The Oread, a hotel and mixed-use ...

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All lanes open on I-70 in eastern Topeka, after signs installed

Replacement signs are in place over Interstate 70 in eastern Topeka, and all lanes that had been closed to accommodate the work are now open, ...

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Review: ‘Doubt’ a thoughtful, overwhelming presence on stage

This review of "Doubt" at the Lawrence Community Theatre is from Sarah Young, a Kansas University lecturer in English: On a dimly lit stage of ...

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These Jayhawks don’t have short shorts, but they shoot like it …

Note: No Kansas players were talked to or jinxed by the creation of this blog post. One of the most maddening things to see as ...

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Study: Arts endeavors net $153.5 million in state

The Kansas Arts Commission this week released a study showing expenditures by arts and culture organizations, as well as audiences, totaled $153.5 million in 2007. ...

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PETA dons KKK robes for the show

These are strange new times when PETA dresses up like the Ku Klux Klan (complete with pointed hoods) to protest the purebreed AKC-certified lines of ...

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Plenty on the line in tonight’s City Showdown between LHS and Free State

There's more than pride on the line tonight when the Lawrence High boys and girls basketball teams play host to crosstown rival Free State in ...

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