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Brianne Pfannenstiel (Intern)

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Dust palliative program available to residents
March 4, 2011
A dust palliative program is once again available to Douglas County residents who wish to treat rock roads in front of their homes to help reduce dust created by vehicles.
Douglas County Commissioners approve replacing kaput emergency phone system
March 3, 2011
Douglas County Commission approved Wednesday the purchase of a new phone system for the Douglas County Emergency Communications Center following a system breakdown during the weekend.
Fishing tournament at Clinton Lake to benefit Special Olympics
March 2, 2011
A fishing tournament to benefit the Special Olympics will be April 30 at Clinton Lake.
54-year-old man earns high school diploma through Lawrence Diploma Completion Program
February 28, 2011
Joseph Williams is a Mississippi native, a homeless community volunteer and a proud grandfather. Now, after 54 years, he’s also a high school graduate.
Flash flood warning and severe thunderstorm watch expire for Douglas County
07:24 a.m., February 27, 2011 Updated 09:06 p.m.
uglas County Emergency Management reports flooding on 23rd and 6th streets, as well as in downtown Lawrence. Flash flood warning still in effect until 6 p.m.
Douglas County Food Policy Council presents update to County Commission
February 24, 2011
Douglas County Food Policy Council met with the County Commission Wednesday to highlight its goals for the upcoming year.
United Way of Douglas County raises $1.6M so far in 2011
February 24, 2011
Members of the United Way of Douglas County gathered at Maceli’s Wednesday night for its annual leadership reception and campaign celebration where leaders announced that the organization has raised $1.6 million so far this year.
Pilot Club hosting antiques show at Douglas County Fairgrounds
February 23, 2011
The Pilot Club will host an antiques show and sale March 4-5 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St.
Douglas County Emergency Management to host Severe Weather Symposium
February 22, 2011
Emergency managers, storm spotters, meteorologists and weather enthusiasts will gather March 19 for this year’s Severe Weather Symposium, hosted by Douglas County Emergency Management.
Douglas County commissioners review spending of $350,000 that would help economic development
February 16, 2011
Douglas County commissioners Wednesday reviewed a policy proposal that would determine how $350,000 will be distributed to help spur economic development.

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The "Old Sacramento" cannon was originally used in the War with Mexico by Missourians before being placed in the public square in Liberty, Missouri. Later, Old Sacramento was brought to Lawrence by pro-slavery men who used it to fire on the Free State Hotel, which would later be called the Eldridge House. Lawrence resident Kerry Altenbernd has plans to create a working replica.

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