Christine Metz

Recent stories

Gas prices could climb with arrival of spring
March 23, 2011
A change in seasons could soon result in another increase in gasoline prices.
Turnpike interchange lauded after 1 year open
December 20, 2010
It was a cold, snow-covered day almost a year ago when the first car drove through the Tonganoxie/Eudora interchange and onto Interstate 70.
Weather causing tires to blow out
July 21, 2010
On a hot day last month, Kansas Highway Patrol Lt. Edna Buttler arrived at the scene of an accident.
Eudora volunteers pack 164,000 meals for Haiti
March 7, 2010
Wearing hairnets and white aprons, volunteers were part of mini-assembly lines that sprouted on top of lunch tables at Eudora Elementary School on Saturday afternoon.
Severe weather rattles county
Officials report $479,000 in structural damages at hands of tornado
April 29, 2009
There is no question about a tornado touching down near Tonganoxie as people approached the home of Betty Scott and her son, Charlie.
Severe weather whirls through area
April 26, 2009
The series of storms that swept through Northeast Kansas took the life of a Lawrence man Saturday evening.
Senator remembered for years of service
January 22, 2009
Former Senator James B. Pearson died Tuesday, but his legacy lives on
Exiting president has left legacy in Kansas
January 16, 2009
President George W. Bush’s eight years in office, the actions of his administration and the policies he put in place have marked Kansas — and Lawrence — in unexpected ways.
Wagon made in NE Kansas in parade for inauguration
January 16, 2009
For years, Don and Connie Werner have led the Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade down Massachusetts Street in their covered wagon. On Jan. 20, one of Don’s handcrafted wagons will parade down a much bigger street: Pennsylvania Avenue. “We are just elated, just plum tickled about that,” said Don, who owns Horton-based Werner Wagon Works along with his wife.
Holidays spur eating disorder concerns
December 23, 2008
When Kate, a 22-year-old Kansas University student, went home for Thanksgiving last month, she sat down with her family and laid out some ground rules.

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