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Kansas University announced Michele Arellano and Ash Shadrick as September's Employees of the Month.
Lawrence’s version of Black Friday chaos was tame compared to some stories from across the country, at least by the time the sun was up and the shopping day was under way. By Sara Shepherd
Picky dog leads to business opportunity for Lawrence couple
Rex Rexroad is a finicky eater. His owners, Angie and Gary Rexroad, are glad he is. The Lawrence couple eventually found a food that works for their dog, and now use a similar formulation for their own dog food company.
Downtown Lawrence, Inc. knows there likely won't be a of shortage of Black Friday shoppers storming the aisles of big-box stores. But come Saturday it's hoping those shoppers won't forget about smaller businesses, either.
Jerry Totten started saying his goodbyes Tuesday. The longtime downtown Lawrence mailman walked the route he has trekked thousands of times over the past 11 years, bidding adieu to many familiar faces. Totten's last day with the U.S. Postal Service is Friday. By Giles Bruce
Kansas University received a 2013 ImpacT Award, which recognizes businesses and organizations in the Kansas City area that have completed projects with efficiency and environmental benefits.
There is no one staffing the new large metal icehouse called “Twice The Ice,” set to open this weekend in the lot of the Malls Shopping Center, 711 W. 23rd St. Instead, equipment initially designed by farmers from Georgia churn out up to 6,500 pounds of ice from an underground water source every six hours to be sold in 20-pound bags for $2.50. By Stephen Montemayor
Michael McGrew, of Lawrence, took over as the 2014 Treasurer of the National Association of Realtors at the association's board of directors meeting on Nov. 7. McGrew, a realtor for nearly 30 years, is the CEO and chairman of Douglas County-based McGrew Real Estate. He has served on NAR's board of directors for nine years.
Crystal Davis-Taylor, a representative of Modern Woodmen of America, has achieved the title of Fraternal Insurance Counselor.
Assistant professor of social welfare at KU Terri Friedline coauthored a study suggesting children raised in households that saw net worth declines during the recession continue to feel the effects into young adulthood.
We are looking at hot temperatures across the region today with a high of 92 degrees and a heat index pushing 100 degrees. Look for clouds and area thunderstorms as we head into the afternoon and evening. The wind will ...
Black Friday shoppers descended on area stores from Thursday midnight to early Friday morning, looking for those special deals.
Bev Billings speaks on behalf of the late Bob Billings, Lawrence Business Hall of Fame class of 2011
Bev Billings, widow of the late Bob Billings, co-founder of Alvamar Inc., discusses how Bob Billings likely would have reacted to bring named one of four 2011 laureates for the Lawrence Business Hall of Fame. Bev Billings answered questions after an announcement event Thursday, May 5, 2011, at Lawrence Country Club.
Jim Owens, a former Lawrence mayor and former co-owner of Owens Flower Shop, discusses what it feels like to be named one of four 2011 laureates for the Lawrence Business Hall of Fame. He answered questions after an announcement event Thursday, May 5, 2011, at Lawrence Country Club.
Gene Meyer, president and CEO of Lawrence Memorial Hospital, discusses being named one of four 2011 laureates for the Lawrence Business Hall of Fame. He answered questions after an announcement event Thursday, May 5, 2011, at Lawrence Country Club.
Shirley Martin-Smith, a former Lawrence mayor who owns the local Adecco franchise and Martin-Smith Personnel Services in Lawrence, discusses being named one of four 2011 laureates for the Lawrence Business Hall of Fame. She answered questions after an announcement event Thursday, May 5, 2011, at Lawrence Country Club.
Americans have spent more than $17 billion online this holiday season. While that may be good news for the nation's economy, it can have a negative effect here in Lawrence.
Distributors of Four Loko and other energy drinks that combine alcohol and caffeine can no longer supply such products to Kansas stores. But some Lawrence retailers are unsure as to whether they can sell the drinks they have left in stock.
A Manhattan t-shirt shop has been turning a good profit thanks to a promising start to K-State's season. Fans go the extra mile to try to be creative when they know they'll be playing against KU.
Development outside the Basehor area has city residents hoping for growth. A Dollar General store is currently being built in the area and should be finished by the middle of the summer.
Local consumers were out in force Friday morning for Black Friday deals. Residents began lining up outside various stores about 4 a.m. to find shopping deals.