Lawrence is one of the better retirement destinations in the Midwest, according to the editors of a national magazine.
The editors of Where to Retire magazine have listed Lawrence as one of eight “Dynamic Heartland Havens.” Lawrence will be featured in the magazine’s May/June issue, which hits newsstands April 17.
Also on the list are: Branson, Mo.; Madison, Wis.; Woodstock, Ill.; Grand Rapids, Mich.; Bellevue, Neb.; Ames, Iowa; and Bloomington, Ind.
The ranking comes at the same time the city and county’s Retirement Attraction Task Force is seeking public comment about how the city can become attractive retirement destination. The task force will host a public forum from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. April 16 at City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts.