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Laura D. Routh will receive the Lawrence-Douglas County League of Women Voters’ Helen Fluker Open and Accessible Government Award, which honors a Douglas County resident who has shown leadership in promoting citizen participation in government.
Really scruffy looking. Pretty adorable. A little emotional baggage. Age unknown. Likes to hang out in the laundry basket. That’s Lawrence resident Jenna Lyons’ dog, Tilly, representing Kansas in a Purina-sponsored documentary project called “Why We Rescue." By Sara Shepherd
Outside a trio of portable metal buildings just off the crowded main street of Zaatari, Jordan, dozens of women lined up each day to receive contraceptives, breastfeeding consultations and, often, to give birth.
Thirty-one Lawrence High School German students Saturday competed in the annual KATG Schülerkongress at Kansas University.
Ethan Perrins, an eighth-grader at Southwest Middle School, won the Topeka Capital-Journal’s 61st annual Regional Spelling Bee in 21 rounds Saturday, correctly spelling the word “disembark” to take the title.
For the second consecutive year, the Journal-World has hit a grand slam in the Associated Press Sports Editors annual national contest.
Several Lawrence congregations have joined to tackle the community's most prevalent social injustices. Members of the interfaith council, still in its infancy, hope to address the root causes of social problems such as poverty, illness and crime to prevent them from festering. By Giles Bruce
Kansas Insurance Commissioner and former mayor of Lawrence Sandy Praeger spoke to a group at the Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence about the need for Kansas to expand Medicaid coverage Sunday morning.
A crash 6 miles East of Baldwin City left two people dead Saturday evening.
A new exhibit at Watkins Museum of History celebrating the history of Girl Scouts in Lawrence will open during Final Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 28 with a reception celebrating the museum’s collaboration with Lawrence Girl Scouts.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Tibetan Monks from the Drepung Gomang Monastery in south India swept away three days of work and their World Peace Sand Mandala at the Lawrence Arts Center Monday during a closing ceremony.
Tibetan Monks hold an opening ceremony before constructing a World Peace Mandala at the Lawrence Arts Center. The creation of the Mandala will continue through Monday, Nov. 18.
Lawrence sculptor Elden Tefft works in preparation for his upcoming show at the Lawrence Arts Center, “Gossamer: Before and After the Sculpture Moses.”
World renowned pianist Anna Han, the 1st prize winner of the 2012 New York International Piano Competition, plays to Lawrence Arts Center preschoolers at the LAC Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013. Han was playing on the LAC's new Steinway piano, a recent gift from an anonymous donor. Han will be performing Thursday evening, October 17 at 7:30 p.m. at Theatre Lawrence, 4660 Bauer Farm Dr. as part of the Dave and Gunda Hiebert Concert Series.
Reuter Organ Company voicer Tom Watgen talks about perfecting the tones of their pipe organs.
Rowan and Tanya Green of Perry created a 1930s-style gas station in their barn, which also houses a collection of thermoses and coolers.
Ted Grinter, who lives near Tonganoxie and raises sunflowers, has 47 acres of beautiful golden sunflowers in bloom this year.
Kent Smalter, a longtime Lawrence resident, deals with ALS with the help of a village of caring friends.
Jose Pacheco 74, Topeka, born in Puerto Rico, never knew his parents and remembers having no toys as a child. He recently passed through Lawrence in his colorful, toy-decorated 1994 GMC 2500 truck called "Puerto Rico - Isla Del Encanto".
Area 4-H Clubs were busy Tuesday July 20, 2013, displaying their poultry projects for judges at the Douglas County Fair.