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Obama National Holiday Proposed

A National Holiday honoring our next president is in the works. "Yes We Can" is planning rallies in support of this most wonderous of ideas. ...

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fall flowers

It's time to keep an eagle-eye out to see what is the last bloom of the year. A stray sunflower or a goldenrod on it's ...

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Repairs could spur delays on I-435, U.S. 69

More news from the Kansas Department of Transportation about short-term construction that could cause traffic delays. ...In Johnson County, two projects will squeeze traffic along ...

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Predicting the future on tax abatements

Imagine this. A major manufacturer has chosen Lawrence as the site for a new $50 million plant that would employ 500 people and pay average ...

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Actors raise “Role Models” just above formula

**1/2It may not be the most original comedy ever, but what "Role Models" lacks in originality of concept, it makes up for in the natural ...

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Is Chucky Hunter the best Free State football player of all-time?

It's been three seasons now and, to other Class 6A teams around the state, Free State High senior Chucky Hunter has become the guy that ...

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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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