See You at the Pole encourages school prayer

Wednesday is the 18th annual [See You at the Pole][1] day, which encourages students to stand outside their public schools and pray around the flagpole.According ...

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Driving Mr. President

Age may be a protected issue when it comes to hiring practices, but for the highest position in the U.S. government, age could be a ...

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What’s that smell?

One of the biggest benefits to cycling is - and I'll try not to get too Zen here - the sensual connection to the world.Trapped ...

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“Barack was a community organizer, like Jesus was.” Really?

Spoken by Democrat Representative Steve Cohen, on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives during the week of 9-11-08. This offensive statement is being ...

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Why your family should eat dinner together tonight

So, today is [CASA Family Day][1], which encourages families to eat dinner together. [ CASA][2], the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at [Columbia ...

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Fall-Like Temperatures

The temperatures over the last week or so have been among the best that we have had this year. The average high for the first ...

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So Much to See (9/21/2008)

Previous: SMTS 9/14/2008Next: SMTS 9/21/2008Here is the complete picture of Mary's Lake, identified by Coach_Eric, you can CLICK on it for a larger image: #3: ...

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Big 12 Conference Week 4 awards

Week 4 has ended. The Big 12 Conference is 34-8 overall with one more weekend of games before conference play begins.It's no secret the Big ...

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New England aster

particular aster is from my yard. Taking its picture made me think about all the great things that must be blooming in the local prairies. ...

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willow-leaved sunflowers

are some willow-leaved sunflowers from my yard. They are about 7 feet tall, but a little sprawl-y. I like them because they're as low-maintenance as ...

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Biden: Dan Quayle II

I wasn't much into politics when Dan Quayle was vice president, but I heard enough about his gaffes that I questioned his intelligence, despite his ...

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Reporter trains with Army’s border transition team

Army Specialist Jason Neuhaus enjoys being one of the bad guys.At Fort Riley, Neuhaus, of Herrington, is one of the OPFORs, short for "opposing force." ...

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Project Runway Season 5, Episode 10 - Working girl

In the world of fashion, "out of touch" is probably the most dreaded phrase imaginable. More than tacky, matchy-matchy or impractical, to be sure. Nope, ...

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Gervais livens up ‘Ghost Town’

["Ghost Town"][1] is the kind of movie that can sink or swim on its casting alone. I mean, it's not like we haven't seen this ...

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Hollywood Clip Joint for Thursday, Sept. 18

Questions about the "Iron Man" sequels? The DVD release? Upcoming storylines? "The Avengers" and future Marvel tie-ins? An IMAX release? This long interview at SuperheroHype ...

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Fall Is Almost Here

The start of fall gets lost in translation.Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer. All the kids head back to school, the pools close, ...

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You Won’t Believe This Gig

How about traveling the world and writing about it-for pay!Pam Grout has this gig. She is a professional travel writer and author of Kansas Curiosities, ...

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Fungus

The weekend's deluge decimated my poor tomatoes. All the red fruit split and their previously tolerable fungal infection ran riot, killing almost all the plants. ...

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Musical equipment reported stolen from vehicle

Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported ยข A 21-year-old Lawrence man reported a 1973 blue Chevrolet Nova was criminally damaged and two Rockford Fosgate ...

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Facility upgrades one step closer

I understand the argument. I realize that there are both good and bad things that will come out of the [proposed facility upgrades][1] at Lawrence ...

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