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Rebekka Schlichting (Reporter)

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Go-Getter: Book club
May 20, 2013
With summer approaching along with the free time and hot weather it brings with it, it’s the perfect time to join or even create your own book club. By Rebekka Schlichting
Project Graduation party offers students safe fun and prizes—including an SUV
May 8, 2013
Businesses and parents in Lawrence are coming together through Project Graduation to throw a big party for graduating high school students. The party will have a mechanical bull, cash cages, food, a DJ, casino-themed games and chances to win a variety of prizes including a 1997 Ford Explorer. By Rebekka Schlichting
Go-Getter: Photography
May 6, 2013
Spring is a great time to pick up a camera and maybe sneak into a few photography classes that could aid your future reminiscing and impress your friends.
Operation WildLife to raise money for baby animals at Styx concert
May 5, 2013
Operation WildLife, a nonprofit rehabilitation center, will raise money for its incoming baby animals by selling raffle tickets for an autographed guitar at the Styx concert on May 10 at the Starlight Theatre in Kansas City, Mo. By Rebekka Schlichting
Small World celebrates 45 years of helping women learn English, American culture
April 29, 2013
Small World, an international school, is celebrating 45 years of providing women with language skills, new friends and knowledge of American culture. By Rebekka Schlichting
8-year-old starts her own museum
April 22, 2013
Dried-up baby turtles, antlers, skulls and bones—all of these can be found in Silvia’s Natural Museum. Silvia Liu, an 8-year-old Lawrence resident, started the museum in her parents’ basement as her collection of natural wonders grew. By Rebekka Schlichting
Go-Getter: Bike polo
April 22, 2013
Bored with just riding around on your bicycle? Make a sport out of it and try bike polo. By Rebekka Schlichting
Taking the cake
Local decorator headed to national competition
April 17, 2013
If you’ve ever walked by the cake display case at the Dillons at 4701 W. Sixth St., you may have been stunned by the detail and elegance of Kelli Coleman’s cakes. By Rebekka Schlichting
Lawrence resident shows his ewes-ful talent on national TV
April 15, 2013
Lawrence resident Rocky Swearingen has “shear” talent when it comes to showing sheep, and his debut on “Tough Grit” will baa-ck it up. Ewe can catch him on RFD-TV at 6 p.m. on April 15. By Rebekka Schlichting
Go-Getter: Try landscaping
April 1, 2013
If you’re not happy with your yard, it might be time to start thinking about a landscaping project.

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