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Lawrence police blotter for Feb. 18

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each afternoon the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6 a.m. Sunday to 6 a.m. Monday and includes 133 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

KU schedules homecoming festivities for Oct. 19-26

University of Kansas alumni can mark their calendars for a trip back to Lawrence this fall. The university and its alumni will celebrate its 107th homecoming week Oct. 19-26, culminating with a KU football game against Texas Tech at the David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium on Oct. 26, according ...

Even on their days off, climbing arborists hang out in area trees

Even on winter days, arborists around Lawrence are ascending taut ropes high into trees. When the branches are bare, it’s easier to examine a tree, making this a busy time for certified arborists. While some arborists keep their feet firmly planted on the ground, others work from a bucket ...

Lawrence and area events for Monday, Feb. 18

Today, Feb. 18 Toddler Storytime (ages 2-3), 10:30-11 a.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St. Kids in the Kitchen (Ages 7-11), 4-5:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St. Tutoring Club (Grades Pre K-6), 5:30-9 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St. Kaw Valley ...

Lawrence police blotter for Feb. 17

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each afternoon the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6 a.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday and includes 222 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

Visiting Nurses Association celebrates 50 years of serving Douglas County

Since his son, daughter-in-law and grandchildren relocated about six months ago, 71-year-old Jerry Barnes, a lifelong Lawrence resident, doesn’t really have any family in town. “They bought a house and moved down to Jenks, Okla., and poor ol' Grandpa, I'm here all by myself,” he said. ...

LMH Health providing free valet during construction

Construction on the LMH Health Maine Street campus means some patient parking temporarily has been eliminated. To accommodate for that, hospital officials encourage patients to take advantage of valet parking, which is available at both the Maine Street and Arkansas Street entrances to the ...