September 7, 2010
Seven-year-old returning dog, Macie, dries off next to her owner, Nicole Johnson. Johnson says she and her Boston terrier will absolutely be coming back next year.
Sammy, a German Shepherd, chews on a tennis ball pool side at the Pooch Plunge. This marks the third annual Pooch Plunge, and there were 75 contestants.
Dog owner Jeff Staake throws a ball into the water as his dog, Boone, jumps in after it at the Pooch Plunge at the Oakland Family Aquatic Center on Tuesday. Boone, an 18-month-old golden retriever, has begun competing in jumping competitions; his personal best is a 19'4".
Kansas athletics director Lew Perkins watches from the sidelines during Kansas' 6-3 loss to North Dakota State on Saturday in Lawrence. Perkins has retired, a year before he planned to step down.
Eric Dawon Jamison
September 6, 2010
Harry Morrison served as a music professor at MU and Stephens College. Family and friends remember him as an influential teacher.
Eddie, a pitbull, Lucy, a golden retriever, and Tess, also a golden retriever, chase after a tennis ball at Twin Lakes Park. Their owners, Nolan Marling and John Luetkemeyer, brought their dogs to cool off at the park on Labor Day.
John Luetkemeyer of Columbia plays with one of his two dogs, Lucy, on Monday at Twin Lakes Recreation Area.
Aysha Palmero, 6, climbs the pipes of the jungle gym at Twin Lakes Park on Monday. Aysha and her father, Michael, spent Labor Day at the park with Aysha's friend, Eva Brinkerhoff, 5. Both girls attend Paxton Keeley Elementary School.
Chief Museum Preparator Greig Thompson mats a piece of Charles Shwartz's art work for an exhibit scheduled for Friday, Sept. 3, 2010. Being a former artist himself, Thompson enjoys being immersed in this line of work.
Chief Museum Preparator Greig Thompson rechecks his math for a mat frame on Friday Sept. 3, 2010. Thompson's previous job was with the Museum of art and archeology at MU and he described his responsibilities as "caring and feeding" the art work.
Detroit Tigers starter Max Scherzer pitches against the Chicago White Sox in the second inning Monday in Detroit.
Caeleb Rutter, 12, coaxes the family dog, Bella, into the water on Labor Day at Twin Lakes Recreation Area. Bella was rescued by the Rutters when she was three months old from the Humane Society as an early Christmas present for Caeleb and his sister, Karmen.
Cayden McCool, 3, prepares to fly down the slide on Monday at Twin Lakes Park. Cayden and his mother, Candice, fished and played on the playground during their time together.
Eva Brinkerhoff, 5, swings on the jungle gym on Monday at Twin Lakes Park. Eva and her mother, Joy, joined Eva's friend, Aysha Palmero, 6, and Aysha's father, Michael, at the park on Labor Day.
Turner Gill had a frustrating first game as Kansas' football coach, losing to North Dakota State on Saturday in Lawrence, Kan.
Joan Stack, Curator of Art Collections at the State Historical Society of Missouri, takes notes as she observes an illustration by Charles Schwartz on Friday, September 3, 2010. Stack is preparing for the Charles Schwartz exhibit, “Missouri’s Audubon: An Artist in Nature,” which will open at a special event at the Columbia Bass Pro Sportsman’s Center on Friday, September 10, 2010. Stack said the idea for the collaboration came when she saw some of Schwartz’s murals in the store.
Illustrations of a beaver by Charles Schwartz in the State Historical Society of Missouri storeroom Friday, September 3, 2010. More of Schwartz’s work will be on display at the Columbia Bass Pro Sportsman’s Center September 10-12, 2010. The collection will then be moved to the State Historical Society of Missouri where it will be on display through January 2011.
Garrison Fisher, 6, fishes with his father Jack Fisher on Labor Day at Stephens Lake Park. Fishing has become a recent hobby for the pair, Jack said.
Brett Muller, Majie Muller, and their father Tim Muller play in the fountains on Labor Day at Stephens Lake Park. The Muller family was one of many who decided to go to the park to enjoy the weather on their day off.