Lawrence Board of Realtors 2011 award winners, From left, Realtor of the Year Sandy Garber, Distinguished Service Award winner Doug Stephens, and Salesperson of the Year Brandi Abram.
2012 Lawrence Board of Realtors officers and directors. Front row from left, president-elect John Esau, president Oliver Minnis, past president Bob Kocour. Back row from left, director Jason Robinson, director Mary Ann Deck, director Crystal Swearingen, treasurer Jason Todd, director Tanya Kulaga, director Pat McCandless, treasurer Bev Hill, director Darren Abram.
Lori Alexander works at her dispatcher station in a secure area of the Judicial & Law Enforcement Center, 111 E. 11th St., in this 2009 file photo. Douglas County Administrator Craig Weinaug said Friday he’s recommending the city of Lawrence and Douglas County come up with $7 million in the near future to help the center that handles 911 calls and other emergency communications meet new federal technology standards.
Revelers celebrate the end of prohibition in Chicago. The Watkins Community Museum of History will host a "Speakeasy Night," a fundraiser celebrating the free-wheeling 1920s.
State Reps. TerriLois Gregory, R-Baldwin City, and Connie O'Brien, R-Tonganoxie, are among 25 members of the Kansas House backing a measure introduced by pro-life group Personhood Kansas to outlaw abortion.
A Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical firefighter walks past exterior damage to the 1424 Bristol Terrace building of the Meadowbrook Apartments complex on Friday.
Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical’s Kendon Regier, left, plays the victim for Ryan Kelley during a cold water rescue training exercise Friday at Potter Lake on the Kansas University campus.