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Haskell students call for greater communication to bridge town, gown gap

No single student voice can speak for an institution as diverse as Haskell Indian Nations University, a panel of students demonstrated at a panel discussion Monday at the Lawrence Public Library.

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Facing a trademark infringement lawsuit, Sun Cedar files for bankruptcy and closes its doors

Shine Adams says he will never make another tree again. More than two years ago Adams founded Sun Cedar, a woodworking company aimed at helping the down and out get back on their feet. In May the business moved into the Penn House at 1035 Pennsylvania St., but now it has closed its doors for good.

Datebook: Experience Haskell student panel, Cottonwood Classies and more events for Sept. 26

Area events for Sept. 26.

Datebook: Fall Parade of Homes, 'Dance Princess Dance' and more events for Sept. 25

Area events for Sept. 25.

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Art between friends: Lawrence artists collaborate despite 1,000-mile separation

Two Lawrence friends, Adam Smith and Adam Lott have collaborated on a Final Fridays show despite having more than a thousand miles between them.

Datebook: Voter registration, car shows and more events for Sept. 24

Area events for Sept. 24.

Lawrence High School alumni to induct three into Hall of Honor on Sunday

Three Lawrence high school graduates whose careers have spanned government, commerce and international affairs will be inducted Sunday into the Lawrence Lions Alumni Association’s Hall of Honor.

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St. John's to host Oktoberfest this weekend

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church will host its 20th annual Oktoberfest from 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the church's parking lot, 1234 Kentucky St.

Datebook: Trivia Night, 'Defying the Nazis' screening and more events for Sept. 20

Area events for Sept. 20, 2016.

Datebook: Lawrence Civic Choir registration, INSIGHT ArtTalk and more events for Sept. 19

Lawrence and area events for Sept. 19, 2016.

Now is the time to adopt a dog

Weather: While the high may be 90 degrees, our heat index will remain near 100. A southwest wind will continue between 10 and 20 miles per hour before a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening. The showers should ...

KU Cancer Center seeks national status

Kansas University is working to get a National Cancer Institute designation for its cancer center. The goal will require a large investment, but officials say they'll be repaid in the number of lives saved. Downtown rumbled with the sound of ...

Fight for Your Right to Hoodie: An interview with Sarah Sung of The Lucha Narrative

The Lucha Narrative sprang from the soul of Sarah Sung, a KU grad and graphic designer seeking to merge her passions for creating cool stuff and helping the world. She visited with us to discuss the launch of the Lucha ...

Anarchonomics: An Interview with the Solidarity! Collective

On March 15, Solidarity will move from 1109 Mass. (next to It’s Brothers) to 13 E. 8th Street (next to the Sandbar). The bad news is that people will still be puking on their doorstep; the good news is that ...

C-TRAN students sing Christmas carol

Students in the Community Transition Program (C-TRAN), sing Christmas carols to residents at the Pioneer Ridge Health & Rehab skilled nursing facility, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015.

Lawrence Civic Choir rehearsal

The Lawrence Civic Choir rehearses for their upcoming holiday concert Monday evening at the Lawrence Free Methodist Church, 3001 Lawrence Ave. The holiday concert will be held on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. at the church.

Lawrence farm creates sorghum syrup with horse-powered press

Using a horse-powered press, John Craft presses sorghum stalks to make sweet sorghum syrup at Willing Horse Farm on the east edge of Lawrence. Craft sells the sweet sorghum syrup at the Lawrence Farmer's Market, and several local restaurants and bakeries use the natural sweetener.

Royals fans in Lawrence celebrate

K.C. Royals fans in Lawrence celebrate their World Series win Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015.

Lawrence Halloween Throwback Photo Contest

Over 100 photographs were submitted by readers for the Journal-World's Halloween Throwback Photo Contest.

Kansas University Band Day parade

Sights and sounds of the 68th annual Kansas University Band Day parade Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Instrument builder Jim Triggs talks about mandolins

Jim Triggs and his son Ryan build custom mandolin and guitars by hand. Jim worked with Gibson for several years helping build mandolins and archtop guitars. Triggs' mandolins have been played by some of the top bluegrass musicians in the country.

Humane Society director talks about need for facility renovations

Kate Meghji, executive director of the Lawrence Humane Society, talks about facility problems which are creating animal care problems at the shelter.

Puppies at the Lawrence Humane Society

Two puppies pose for the camera during a recent trip to the Lawrence Humane Society.

Piano Prodigy Matthew Liu performs 'Flight of the Bumblebee"

Eight-year-old Lawrence pianist Matthew Liu performs "Flight of the Bumblebee."