What could’ve been…

In recent years, more and more Jayhawks have begun to find their way onto NBA rosters. That wasn't always the case, as many KU teams ...

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Dakotah is alive and well

was with my wife late Friday afternoon as we started to leave for a four O-clock meeting with a new client in Meyer’s Flat, California. ...

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Blog Draft Entries

On occasion I'll have draft entries get posted without my doing. I am wondering what is up with that? It'll show up as a draft ...

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Road delays for Thursday

Drivers headed east on a section of Interstate 70 in Topeka will be squeezed into a single lane, as crews aim to prevent drivers from ...

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The Newest Love Doctor: 9-year-old Alec Greven

I've decided that a 9-year-old boy has the best love advice I've ever heard. His name is Alec Greven and you might have seen him ...

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Local sales tax numbers strong despite national news

The national headlines in September and October were full of gloom and doom about the economy, but they apparently didn’t slow shoppers much in Lawrence. ...

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Harlan’s Hawk

I’m a big fan of simplicity and a strong believer that red-tailed hawks should have red tails. I knew a distinct sub-species of red-tails existed, ...

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Snow Again?

Our weather is about to change dramatically once again across the region. A potent storm system is swinging in from the north for your Wednesday ...

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Earliest Oscar indicator yet announced- “Button” snubbed!

The Satellite Awards predict the Golden Globes, which predict the Oscars. In between, there are the Critic's Choice Awards, AFI's Top 10, and just about ...

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Disproportionality – Community Action Required.

Disproportionality - now there is a word for you. Governor Sebelius used it in a press release November 25. Maybe she is pulling for that ...

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New Web site offers money-saving tips

Kansas Lt. Gov. Mark Parkinson has a new Web site designed to help people save money.“Just as the state of Kansas is finding ways to ...

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iTunes U — Learning outside the classroom

As I was making my education blog rounds, I stumbled upon Alexander Russo's This Week in Education and took a lesson on iTunes U, which ...

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Columbia police issue ‘warrants’ for arrest of KU football team

Say what you will about the city of Columbia, Mo., but at least they have a chief of police with a sense of humor.Capt. Tom ...

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Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

A couple of years ago, I received a catalog from a major online bicycle retailer based in Colorado.On the cover was a drawing of a ...

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Lions or Firebirds? Which football team is in a better position to make a run in 2009?

Phew!!! What a ride. Never before, during my eight years of covering high school sports, had I followed a fall sports team that took me ...

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So Much to See (11/30/2008)

Previous: SMTS 11/24/2008 Next:SMTS 12/7/2008 In the last year, I've spent a great deal of time nosing around the nooks and crannies of Lawrence. There ...

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Gambling Anyone? Say it ain’t so!

I'm the kind of girl that can't bring myself to drop a dollar in a slot machine. Nope, can't do it. Even though I've been ...

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Did the BCS get it right?

It's official: Oklahoma will be the South representative to face Missouri in the Big 12 Championship game next Saturday in Kansas City, Mo. Since Oklahoma, ...

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Haskell Rascals still available for Holiday Adoption

List includes name/ages/sexes/ clothes sizes & up to 4 wishes

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Christmas ornament commemorates championship

Now that the turkey and stuffing have been gobbled up, many will turn their thoughts to the upcoming Christmas season.And the Kansas Historical Society is ...

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