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Bryan Caskey, head of the elections division in Secretary of State Kris Kobach's office, said officials are reviewing security concerns about a voter registration database the state maintains on behalf of several states, and the possible cost of upgrading the system. The review comes amid reports that the system known as Crosscheck, which contains personal information about millions of U.S. voters, is easily hacked.
The Sierra Club, the Water Advocacy Team and Lawrence Ecology Teams United in Sustainability will host an informational meeting on oil well saltwater injection in Douglas County next week.
Marty Dubois, a geologist from Lawrence who has worked in the oil and gas industry for 40 years, says the type of injection well being proposed southeast of Eudora would be vastly different from those that have been associated with recent earthquakes in south-central Kansas and northern Oklahoma. But environmental groups still want state regulators to conduct more research before permitting any more such wells.
Challenger Casey Simoneau looks to have unseated Marilyn Pearse in the Baldwin City mayoral race.
The Kansas Supreme Court has reappointed Peggy Carr Kittel to a full term as chief judge in the Seventh Judicial District.
The Lawrence Community Shelter's board of directors has fired the shelter's executive director. Jackie Counts, president of the shelter’s board, said the decision to relieve Trey Meyer of his duties was made at a Friday board meeting.
A team of volunteers working at the Baker Wetlands on Saturday was rewarded with a nice view. Spreading out to their east and south were grasses tinted with fall colors mixed with brush and trees still displaying the lush green of summer. The volunteers were there to work on a project that they hope will improve that view.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has identified a 21-year-old Eudora man as the person killed in a late Saturday night or early Sunday morning accident south of Eudora.
A 22-year-old man died sometime late Saturday night or early Sunday morning in an accident south of Eudora, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.
Doug Ferguson was happy with the progress of the fall harvest as he unloaded corn Monday morning at Baldwin Feed Company.
In an inaugural report, the Kansas Health Institute has determined that Douglas County is the 27th healthiest among the 105 counties in Kansas. Trinity In-Home Care plans to open a licensed, drop-in child care center in Lawrence this summer. After ...
Clouds will blot out the sun from time to time during the morning and afternoon, but a south wind between 10-20 mph will keep our daytime high around 56. Our wind should drop to 5-10 mph out of the south ...
Today's forecast: For today, Cooler breezes out of the north will keep us in the lower 40s with clouds to start and sunshine by afternoon. North winds of 10-20 mph. Tonight, partly cloudy and blustery with lows in the middle ...
Today's forecast: Light snow in the morning... ending before noon. We could see a dusting of up to an inch. Sunshine by afternoon with highs around 27. South winds of 10-20 mph. Tonight will be mostly clear with lows around ...
Today's forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest. Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind around 5 mph. In today's news: Fears of a lawsuit stopped city commissioners ...
Today will be hot and sunny, the heat index will be in excess of 100Â°. There is a chance for some rain tonight into tomorrow. Down economy forces county service agencies to trim budgets Republican campaigns for 2nd Congressional District ...
The Midland Railroad in Baldwin City is adding a dinning car to its fleet. The car will offer a five-course meal as it runs the rails between Ottawa and Baldwin City.
Emma Pogge, one of the oldest living World War II women veterans, talks about joining the army, playing basketball during her service, meeting her husband and seeing Europe.
The Baldwin Maple Leaf Festival kicked off on Saturday in Baldwin City with more than 30 venders and an expected 30,000 people for the weekend event.
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church held its annual Oktoberfest on Saturday, which featured German food and beer, along with music and dance.
Cyrus Fillmore of rural Baldwin, talks about making a special drum for the Kansas City Chiefs.
Re-enactors show what is was like making due in the 1800s during Lecompton's Bald Eagle Rendezvous Days, which goes through Saturday.
Hundreds of motorcycles descended on Paradise Point at Perry Lake for the 37th annual ABATE motorcycle rally.
Truebud BBQ team members talk about cooking 'cue. The team has been traveling to barbecue competitions nearly every weekend since February, which — coupled with their meticulously smoked and seasoned meat — has helped propel them to the top 10 in the Kansas City Barbeque Society's Team of the Year points chase standings.
Dr. Malati Harris, of Lawrence Family Medicine & Obstetrics, explains how she has lost 150 pounds through diet and exercise.
Thirty-five horses and three burros are up for adoption this weekend, as the Department of Interior's Bureau of Land Management hosts an adoption event at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.