Alicia Henrikson

Recent stories

Open-space projects could cost millions
October 25, 2005
A request for millions of dollars to help buy or develop parks, preserves and a trail in Douglas County was put before the county commission Monday.
Kindergartner gets left in pumpkin patch
Principal picks up child, who was forgotten during field trip
October 25, 2005
Getting left behind at a pumpkin patch sounds like a plot line from a Charlie Brown cartoon.
Fees charged for fairgrounds buildings to be re-evaluated
October 24, 2005
Dog shows. Family reunions. Auctions. The Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds provides a space for all types of area events.
Care home workers charged with abuse
Two men accused of mistreating mentally challenged resident
October 21, 2005
Two Lawrence men have been charged with abusing a mentally challenged resident of a local care facility.
Local daylong concert to drum up relief
October 21, 2005
What began as one Lawrence woman’s idea to hold a small benefit concert to help raise money for hurricane relief has turned into a full-blown, daylong concert with a carnival atmosphere.
Westar landfill plan gets approval
October 20, 2005
Douglas County Commissioners on Wednesday approved Westar Energy’s plan to create a new landfill at the Lawrence Energy Center, 1250 North 1800 Road.
Beetle donated to help raise funds
Driving toward a cure for breast cancer
October 18, 2005
David Bach has had quite a few friends and customers affected by breast cancer. He also has a wife and four daughters.
New officers acclimate, take on challenges
October 17, 2005
An overcrowded building and preparing for the upcoming holiday season are two challenges facing the Salvation Army’s new commanding officers in Lawrence.
Violations could close day care
Facility cited for too few staff, lack of cleanliness, not meeting hiring rules
October 15, 2005
A state health inspection of a Brookcreek Learning Center day care site has turned up violations, prompting a $2,000 fine and putting the facility’s license in jeopardy.
Maple Leaf Festival slated to begin this weekend
October 13, 2005
The third weekend in October is like Christmas for shop and restaurant owners in Baldwin.

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