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School board reviews effects of enrollment increase on staffing, budget

Increases in student enrollment along with cuts in the number of teachers means class sizes at every grade level have increased for this school year, with about one student more for each teacher districtwide, according to enrollment reports.

United Way: Let'sCUSave program promotes financial stability

Colleen Gregoire had just this kind of family in mind when she helped create the Let’sCUSave program, which provides financial rewards to low-income people who set up savings plans. “I met this mom who is working so hard to stabilize her family,” recounts Gregoire, vice president of the United Way of Douglas County and the Self Sufficiency community goal team leader. “She and her new husband have battled homelessness, and are now working very hard to provide a better life for their children."

Kennel Club’s dog show brings Penny back to Lawrence

The Lawrence Jayhawk Kennel Club’s three-day dog show brought hundreds of dogs, owners and spectators to the Douglas County Fairgrounds over the weekend. Though more than 600 dogs representing 150 breeds competed, there was still room left in the spotlight for a skittish mixed-breed dog whose story is known to many in Lawrence.

Lawrence school board to review effects of enrollment increase on staffing, budget

The Lawrence school board will review on Monday the increased enrollment in the district and its impact on the 2015-2016 budget and classroom staffing.

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LOOK: Painter 'chases the light' to capture Lawrence homes

Lawrence oil painter Jane Flanders may have turned your home into a work of art without you knowing it.

Lawrence middle school students assess Columbus Day, will march for unsung heroes

Inspired by the action taken by Haskell Indian Nations University students and staff this week that resulted in a city proclamation of Monday as Indigenous Peoples Day instead of Columbus Day, some Lawrence middle school students will be taking their social studies projects one step further.

Lawrence Public Library celebrates National Chess Day

Kids had a chance to learn the rules of the game and make some moves for National Chess Day on Saturday. Chess lessons for beginners were offered throughout the morning at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

Inspections underway at New York Elementary School

One follow-up inspection of the construction project at New York Elementary School has already been completed, and district officials say two additional inspections are planned for the coming months.

Lawrence native represented U.S., Kansas in worldwide bartending competition

Lawrence native Tyson Buhler represented the United States last month at the United States Bartenders’ Guild World Class finals in South Africa. Although he didn’t place in the competition, Buhler will still carry out his reign as the USBG 2015 Bartender of the Year, his father, longtime Lawrence resident Mark Buhler, told the Journal-World. Tyson Buhler earned the title at the fourth annual World Class U.S. competition in June.

Lawrence group to host panel for youths on National Coming Out Day

A local youth-led organization is hosting a panel in honor of National Coming Out Day this Sunday.

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 ...

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."

Lawrence emergency responders train for hazmat scenario

A full-scale hazardous-materials disaster took place Thursday, June 18, 2015, in the parking lot of the Lied Center and at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. The exercise tested emergency responders' procedures for handling hazardous materials, as well as patient-decontamination plans.

Billy Ebeling and the Late for Dinner Band

Billy Ebeling and the Late for Dinner Band perform at the Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department's Brown Bag concert Thursday, June 11, outside the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

Brown bag concert with the Beer Bellies

Everybody gets happy during the first Lawrence Parks and Recreation Brown Bag concert of the year with the Beer Bellies, Thursday, June 4, 2015, in downtown Lawrence.

Girls Rock Lawrence camp

Take a look at the Girls Rock Lawrence camp, which seeks to empower girls through musical collaboration and performance, and also aims among other things, to expunge the stigma that girls are weak.

A song for the cicadas

Musicians Jared Scholz of The Greenhouse Culture band and Chris Luxem talk about collaborating on a song about the 17-year cicadas, Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at the Sound + Vision Studio at Lawrence Public Library.