LAWRENCE — Lawrence city commissioners have approved agreements for a city-owned recreation center and tax abatements for a larger project that will include athletic facilities for The University of Kansas.
The commissioners Tuesday night approved a development agreement for a $25 million Rock Chalk recreation center. And they approved an ordinance to give a 100 percent property tax abatement for the next 10 years for the larger project, which includes privately owned athletic facilities for the university.
LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas plans to begin building its part of a large new sports complex in Lawrence, but the city will wait until February to vote on its portion of the project, which will be called Rock Chalk Park.
City commissioners on Tuesday approved rezoning requests and a special-use permit that will allow the university and its private partners to move ahead with plans for a track and field stadium, soccer field, softball stadium and other amenities on about 90 acres in northwest Lawrence.
The case is closed for Kansas wide receiver Justin McCay.
The NCAA denied McCay’s last-ditch appeal for immediate eligibility, meaning McCay will spend his sophomore season on the bench. Coach Charlie Weis expressed his displeasure with the ruling, whi… Continue reading →
The state Legislature has honored The University of Kansas men’s and women’s basketball teams for their successful seasons this year.
Four players from each team appeared in the House and Senate chambers Friday. Legislators read resolutions thankin… Continue reading →
DENVER — Highly touted quarterback Brock Berglund won’t rush to make a snap decision on his next school.
Since being granted his release from The University of Kansas in January, Berglund has been roaming the country in search of just the right cam… Continue reading →
LAWRENCE — Parties in downtown Lawrence after The University of Kansas played in the Final Four cost the city about $180,000 — but no one is complaining.
City Manager David Corliss said overtime wages for police officers was the biggest expense fro… Continue reading →
NEW ORLEANS — The streets of the French Quarter are awash in capitalism this week, lined with tents and stores selling Final Four merchandise.
The same is true in Lawrence, where shelves are stocked with apparel celebrating Kansas’ trip to the nati… Continue reading →
Four-year-old Isabella Glotzbach bravely ran up to Thomas Robinson, a sizable University of Kansas forward, as he filled a to-go drink in the cafe at Forbes Field before his team’s flight to New Orleans. Robinson looked around and smiled when he saw … Continue reading →
The head football and men’s basketball coaches at The University of Kansas each make about $230,000, according to records provided by the athletics department.
But further reading into Charlie Weis’s and Bill Self’s contracts show they each make anot… Continue reading →