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Hospital strikes deal to open new facility in eastern Lawrence

Eastern Lawrence is getting a new doctor’s office that will be run by Lawrence Memorial Hospital. The hospital has announced plans for LMH Health East Heights Family Care to open inside the Independence Inc. building near 20th Street and Haskell Avenue. The facility will have a family ...

Lawrence police blotter for Sept. 20

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. Wednesday to 6 a.m. Thursday and includes 266 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

Autumn arriving: Temperatures expected to drop 20 degrees this weekend

Autumn weather in the Lawrence area is on its way. With an overnight cold front and a possible thunderstorm, temperatures in the area are expected to drop from the low 90s to the mid 70s on Friday, said Ariel Cohen, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Topeka. “The greatest ...

Lawrence and area events for Thursday, Sept. 20

Today, Sept. 20 Free State Festival: Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St. (unless otherwise noted). Partner Event: Citizen Jane:Battle for the City, 7-9 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Massachusetts St. Film: Meow Wolf: Origin Story, 8-10 p.m. Don't Miss: League of Women Voters Hot Topic: ...

Plans filed for John Deere dealership to rebuild on 23rd Street

This post was update at 5:05 p.m. on Sept. 19, 2018 On May 5, Ken Wagner stood on the lot of a defunct farm implement dealership while he watched a fire on the other side of 23rd Street consume his successful John Deere dealership. It already was clear the Saturday afternoon fire was going to ...

Lawrence police blotter for Sept. 19

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. Tuesday to 6 a.m. Wednesday and includes 227 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...