- Stitch niche
- Lawrence teens catching on to knitting
- December 14, 2004
- It started showing up in popular teen magazines like YM and Seventeen. Then kids on TV were doing it, too.
- Web site provides social networking for college students
- December 10, 2004
- A few weeks ago, Alexis Anderson finally buckled under the peer pressure. Like thousands of other Kansas University students, she gave in to her friends and registered at thefacebook.com.
- More than one way to crack a nut
- ‘A Kansas Nutcracker’ puts prairie spin on traditional holiday ballet
- December 5, 2004
- It was an idea born of necessity. After all, the traditional “Nutcracker” ballet is already performed in Kansas City and Topeka each year. So to lure people to a local production of the show, Deborah Bettinger gave the time-honored story a new spin — a personalized touch for the Lawrence area — and brought Clara and her family a little closer to home.
- Believer in the gift of giving
- Bell ringer returns thanks to Salvation Army
- November 29, 2004
- Raymond Harter moved to Lawrence for a fresh start about eight months ago. With some help from the Salvation Army, he has kicked all the old habits: drinking, drugs and bad relationships. Now he has an apartment, a job and a new lease on life.
- Lawrence native collaborates with country star
- November 26, 2004
- After Darran Smith left the Lawrence area in 1983, he played steady gigs in Nashville and worked days as a warehouse manager and delivery courier. Then, in 1989, an up-and-coming singer named Tim asked him to go to Delaware for a two-week job at Sheryl’s Sky Lounge in New Castle.