Andy Hyland Higher education reporter

Andy Hyland covers higher education issues for the Lawrence Journal-World

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Update: Amber Alert cancelled after 16-year-old girl found
05:04 p.m., July 5, 2012 Updated 09:20 a.m.
Authorities issued an Amber Alert on Thursday following the disappearance of a 16-year-old girl in Leavenworth.
Basehor man, 21, injured in single-car accident
01:27 p.m., January 5, 2012 Updated 11:28 a.m.
A 21-year-old Basehor man was in good condition at a local hospital Monday, five days after he lost control of his car and had to be extricated after striking a tree about four miles northeast of Basehor, according to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol.
Snowy owls head south in search of food
06:00 a.m., December 31, 2011 Updated 12:00 a.m.
While the lack of snow on the ground may have put a damper on the holiday season, it’s something of a boon for those trying to spot a rare sight around these parts.
Multiple Monday morning accidents cause traffic delays on turnpike
December 27, 2011
Kansas Highway Patrol troopers and Leavenworth County medical crews were busy Monday morning dealing with multiple accidents on Interstate 70 east of the Tonganoxie and Eudora exit.
KU student from China killed in Leavenworth County Road 1 accident south of Tonganoxie
December 13, 2011
A 19-year-old Kansas University student from Changsha, China, died in a Leavenworth County car accident on Monday afternoon, according to a statement from the university.
Injury accidents gnarl traffic on three highways
KHP closes K-10 for six hours
August 26, 2011
All lanes of Kansas Highway 10 near Eudora were reopened shortly after 10:15 p.m. after the Kansas Highway Patrol’s commercial vehicle accident reconstruction team investigated a serious accident from earlier Thursday afternoon.
Leavenworth County garbage collector killed in accident
Man identified as a 24-year-old Lawrence resident
10:23 a.m., December 30, 2010 Updated 12:43 p.m.
Leavenworth County sheriff’s officers said a garbage collector died Wednesday after falling off a trash truck.
Family, friends remember three people who died Sunday night in Leavenworth County accident
October 12, 2010
Stephanie Conn, 22, and Jake Henry, 21, were killed when their car collided with a second car driven by Mathew Nuzik, a 30-year-old Basehor man. Nuzik also died at the scene.
McLouth High football player Trevor Roberts confident he’ll pull through in wake of leg amputation
October 6, 2010
Trevor Roberts remembered thinking at first that the injury would mean no more football this year. He said he didn’t initially realize it meant he’ll have to miss basketball and track, too.
Lawrence media outlets seek records on Mangino’s buyout
December 4, 2009
Three Lawrence media outlets, the Lawrence Journal-World, 6News and, have filed a Kansas Open Records Act request with Kansas Athletics Inc. to obtain details of the settlement agreement reached with football coach Mark Mangino.

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A cowboy hits the dirt for no score in the Friday's bull riding competition.

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