Eudora's BlueJacket Crossing Vineyard and Winery is among Kansas wineries expected to be pouring at the Winesong at Riverfest wine tasting event in De Soto. BlueJacket Crossing 's 2009 vintage of the Off-Dry Vignoles was a gold medal winner at the Finger Lake's International Wine Competition.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback delivers the State of the State address last week in the House chamber of the Kansas Statehouse. Brownback has released a new, $10 million plan to help the mentally ill in Kansas.
In addition to the traditional whole milk, another favorite among many locals is Iwig's strawberry milk.
The Lawrence Iwig Family Dairy store opened earlier this year at 1901 Mass. In addition to fresh milk, butter and ice cream from the family dairy in Tecumseh, the store sells other local produce and food items.
Lawrence author Louise Krug is pictured with her 6-month-old daughter Olive. Krug's memoir, "Louise: Amended," chronicles the struggles both she and her family experienced after a cavernous angioma was removed from her brain stem in 2005.