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The Douglas County Sheriff's Office reported a brief phone outage at their dispatch center Thursday.
Christmastime generally means plenty of organizations calling for gift donations from the public, and with less than a week until the holiday arrives, many of those groups in the Lawrence area say the public has answered the call.
The East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation's adopt-a-family benefit still has 49 families that require a sponsor.
From now until Jan. 5, the Territorial Capital Museum will exhibit antique Christmas ornaments on 33 trees. The decorations, donated by Lecompton residents over nearly 20 years, date from the late 1800s to the 1960s. It took 20 volunteers an entire week to decorate the museum with the delicate ornaments. By Elliot Hughes
U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran announced Monday that one of his staff members will hold office hours in Douglas County on Friday.
The Lawrence teenager airlifted to Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., on Wednesday suffered several injuries but is recovering, his mother said Thursday.
Actions to mitigate sediment buildup could include dredging, streambank stabilization
Two-thirds of Kansans rely on water from the state’s federal reservoirs, for everything from drinking and bathing to irrigation and power, the Kansas Water Office estimates. And as decades worth of sediment flows into them, those reservoirs are shrinking — some drastically. By Sara Shepherd
Douglas County Treasurer Paula Gilchrist is looking for 12 artists to exhibit their works in the Douglas County Courthouse in Lawrence.
Douglas County emergency dispatchers are asking for help from residents to better pinpoint the location of 911 calls coming from mobile devices. By Stephen Montemayor
After learning their local post office's hours would be reduced to part-time, Lecompton officials and community members fear it's a warning sign of the office boarding up one day — although the United States Postal Service has said there are no plans to do that. By Elliot Hughes
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.