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Results are in from the Heart of America Marching Band Festival, which took place Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium on the campus of Kansas University.
2nd twin sentenced to 15 years in federal drug case, but also fined $16.9M in wake of forfeiture snafu
The 15-year sentence a federal judge ordered Los Rovell Dahda to serve on Wednesday wasn’t a big surprise to his attorney, Richard Johnson, whose client had been convicted on July 23, 2014, of marijuana trafficking. By Karen Dillon
Organizers of a wedding expo geared toward same-sex couples say the November event in Topeka will give businesses a chance to let the gay community know they want their business.
Danny Holden had a hunch that there was a mountain lion living on his southern Kansas property, and an image he found on a trail camera along a wide path last week seems to be proof that he was right.
Most households served by Kansas' largest electric company will see their monthly bills rise from $5 to $7 a month starting in November after state regulators gave final approval Thursday to a rate increase.
Junction City officials remain optimistic the lots the city took back from developers after overbuilding a decade ago will be sold, even though only two of the first 25 lots offered for sale received bids.
Kansas Supreme Court rejects Shawnee Mission School District's intervention in school funding lawsuit
The Kansas Supreme Court will not allow the Shawnee Mission School District to intervene in a lawsuit filed against the state by four other school districts over school funding.
Greg Page, the executive chairman of Cargill Inc., will speak at Kansas State University in Manhattan on Oct. 12 about the economic impact of climate change on the world's food production. His talk also will be streamed live online.
A Kansas judge on Friday ruled that Gov. Sam Brownback does not have the right to withhold the names of applicants for two newly created county commission seats that he filled late last year.
Employment has grown less than 1 percent in Kansas over the past year, much slower than the national average. But state officials say that's the result of a shrinking labor force, not a lack of job opportunities. By Peter Hancock
• The family of slain abortion provider Dr. George Tiller announced Tuesday that Tiller’s women’s health clinic in Wichita would be shut down permanently. • Thieves are ripping off Kansas University’s Watson Library, tearing apart books filled with old and ...
• The economy being what it is these days, most people won't be traveling to Morocco, Washington D.C. or even Las Vegas this summer. But many are taking getaways to the Lawrence KOA campground in North Lawrence. • Tracy Taylor, ...
Periods of clouds are expected for your Monday. No precipitation is expected, however. Depsite just a bit of sunshine, temperatures will still be close to normal; around 71°F. Winds will turn to the south, but stay just light enough that ...
• The city’s Parks and Recreation Department is conducting a forum later this month to get public opinion on creating new fees that would help the department deal with expected financial shortfalls in 2010. • The Kansas University women's basketball ...
Expect clouds with a bit of drizzle this morning. Temperatures will rise this afternoon as the sun comes out. Expect a high in the lower 50s. Temperatures will reach nearly 60 degrees on Thursday with winds from the southwest, but ...
Showers will continue through the morning and taper off as you approach the noon hour. We may see a little sunshine by the late part of the afternoon allowing our daytime high to top out around 59 degrees. Our wind ...
Expect more rain for the morning and mid-afternoon with showers diminishing toward the evening hours. We will struggle to a daytime high of 72 degrees with a wind out of the north between 10-15 mph. Expect skies to begin to ...
Kansas Rep. Boog Highberger, D-Lawrence, reflects on the 2015 legislative session so far. Highberger is in his first term in the Kansas House. He was elected in 2014 to the seat formerly held by Paul Davis.
Journal-World statehouse reporter Peter Hancock looks back at a week dominated by gay rights and other social issues, while looking ahead to coming budgets for K-12 and higher education.
After 13 years and $300 million in renovations the capital building has resumed tours to the dome. Take a walk inside the renovated building.
Baldwin City residents and visitors alarmed this weekend by the sight of smoke rising from the Santa Fe Depot don’t need to call the fire department. The smoke will be billowing from the stack of a restored steam locomotive, and Midland Railway officials hope it will be a signal to train buffs to attend their annual Railfest, which runs Friday through Monday at Santa Fe Depot Park, 1515 High St.
Floyd "Fib" Sutton collected and repaired hundreds of antique Gramophones and phonographs in the decades before he died earlier this year. As wife, Martha, demonstrates, the record players still work just fine.
Douglas County District Attorney Charles Branson announces he will seek a third term in office.
Dr. Roger Boyd of Baker University, along with volunteers, participated in a controlled burn of the Baker Wetlands, Thursday April 5, 2012. The burn took place south of Lawrence, and is conducted annually to clear old grass, eliminate weeds and promote new growth.
Residents of Douglas County clean up after Tuesday's minor tornado that caused damage to at least five homes.
Officials in southeast Kansas talk about the recent spike in methamphetamine use. They believe it can be attributed to the "one-pot" or "shake and bake" method.
Since 1990, KSDS in Washington, Kan., has raised and trained more than 400 assistance dogs, which have been sent out to people in 32 states. The dogs are provided to those with disabilities free of charge. Check the LJWorld this weekend for a full feature on KSDS.