Mike Yoder

Mike Yoder is a photographer with the Lawrence Journal-World.

Recent photos

Comanche code talker Wellington Mihecoby, kneeling in front row, far right and pictured with other Comanche code talkers, will be awarded a Congressional Gold Medal, presented posthumously to his daughter, Gail Reed, of Baldwin City, in Washington, D.C., later this month.

World War II Comanche code talker Wellington Mihecoby will be awarded a Congressional Gold Medal, presented posthumously to his daughter, Gail Reed, of Baldwin City, in Washington, D.C., later this month.

Gail Reed, of Baldwin City, is heading to Washington, D.C., to pick up a Congressional Gold Medal that is being presented posthumously to her father, a Comanche code talker in World War II.

Pet Parade contestants show off their dogs during Cutest Puppy event Saturday at the Vinland Fair Saturday, It was the 50th anniversary of the Pet Parade competition at the fair.

Journal-World Photo.Hannah Spriggs, 14, left, holds her horse Sophie, while her cousin Sophie Dechant, 11, rubs the horses nose before showmanship competition Saturday, July 27 at the 4-H Horse Show at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. Both girls are members of the Vinland Valley 4-H club. The Open Horse Show is today and Monday the fairgrounds open for entries in several 4-H and Open classes including food and arts and crafts.

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