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Katie Bean (Go! editor)

I'm the editor of Go!, a weekly features magazine highlighting some of the interesting people and neat goings-on in Lawrence. I've worked as a copy editor and page designer for the Journal-World since 2006. I previously worked as a copy editor and reporter for The Lansing Current. I am a former adviser for Angle, the Journal-World's teen advisory board, and am happy to talk to teens who are interested in journalism.

Recent stories

Remnant Rehab: Create cards that pop
February 4, 2013
You can choose from any number of pre-made valentines at the store, but to put a personal touch on them, why not have kids make their own? Add some pizzazz with pop-up cards this year.
Remnant Rehab: Shop for local handmade gifts
December 10, 2012
If you didn’t get around to making all the gifts you wanted this year, you can still give handmade gifts — just not made by you.
Remnant Rehab: Readers share gift ideas
November 26, 2012
Earlier this month, I exhorted you crafters to get the ball rolling if you planned to make gifts for the holidays. But don’t worry — there’s still time.
Remnant Rehab: Handmade holidays
Planning to make gifts this year? Start now (if you haven’t already)
November 12, 2012
Believe it or not, Christmas is only a month and a half away. If you’re planning to give handmade gifts, it’s time to get started — if you haven’t already.
Scary story contest yields thrilling results
October 29, 2012
This year, when we put out the call for scary stories from students in elementary, middle and high schools, we weren’t disappointed. About 200 writers tried to spook us, and many did.
Jack-o’-lantern alternatives: Pumpkin decorating tutorials
October 22, 2012
For a cleaner and longer-lasting alternative to jack-o’-lanterns, there are endless no-carve options, from basic to blingy. Go! scoured Pinterest boards and magazine websites and picked a few of our favorite ideas to make and share.
Ghost tours hunt Lawrence spectres
October 22, 2012
Spirit-seekers can try a ghost tour or attend a seminar to learn about Lawrence’s ghosts.
Remnant Rehab: Dapper dog bow tie
October 22, 2012
If every girl’s crazy ‘bout a sharp-dressed man, you can imagine how gaga they’d go for a sharp-dressed dog. This Halloween, make your classy canine a bow tie.
Remnant Rehab: Use scraps to make baby washcloths
October 8, 2012
Baby washcloths are an ideal scrap-buster. The size can vary, depending on how much fabric you have. You can mix and match fabrics. And they don’t take long at all.
Journal-World seeks your scary stories
October 2, 2012
The annual scary story contest is back, and it’s open to students in three categories: elementary school, middle school and high school.

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Recent photos

U.R.U.,1113 Massachusetts St., offers a mix of new and vintage items, including locally made soy candles, shampoo, conditioner, lotion and body spray.

The leather Jennifer Fortune uses in her jewelry is primarily from local deer. Fortune is the owner of Miss Fortune's Creation Station, 726 Massachusetts St., where she sells her handmade jewelry.

1109 Gallery, 1109 Massachusetts St., offers a wide selection of art and handicrafts.

We found that faux pumpkins typically cost more than real ones, but they will last more than one season.

Sparkly crackle pumpkin.

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