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City leaders face new issues with downtown Lawrence
Nightlife safety and rising property taxes top City Commissioners' list of concerns for downtown Lawrence - and they say the best way to solve some of these issues is to get more people downtown.
Published on June 11, 2007
Nutrition and fitness a hot topic in the Lawrence public schools
Wellness is a hot topic among parents and students in Lawrence public schools and school leaders say that means their controversial policy to help improve nutrition and fitness is a hit.
Fourth of July celebrations extend an extra day this year
Douglas County Commissioners approve changes to county zoning regulations this morning extending fireworks sales one extra day.
'The Merc' is ready for a new look
The Community Mercantile Co-op grocery store is awaiting the city's OK for a renovation and remodeling project.
Injured mother and son in fair condition after accident
An 8-year-old boy and his mother are in fair condition tonight at Kansas City hospitals recovering from injuries suffered Sunday morning in a rollover accident on K-10.
The Wakarusa Music Festival is done - but the cleaning has just begun
Campers began straggling out of town this morning - and many of them were looking to hitch a ride. But as the music fans head back home - or to the next concert - the real job is just starting.
Volunteers fight cancer with lemonade stand fundraiser
Area volunteers surpass their goal this weekend raising money to find a cure for childhood cancer.
What began as embarrassment for one KU librarian is now a shining accomplishment
Susan Craig began her career as a KU art librarian in 1981. Soon after, a visitor asked her about an artist she had never heart of ... that's when she decided to begin her project.
KU summer camp hopes to inspire young women in engineering and science
A summer camp this week at KU hopes to be a catalyst, launching young women into the study of engineering and science.
Getting on the 'T' could soon cost twice as much
For the first time since the 'T' service began in 2001, riders may face a fare increase to keep up with demand and expand services.
Bill Self kicks off annual basketball camp
Bill Self's usual roster of 14 jumps up to about 800 this week for Bill Self's Summer Camp.
KU baseball player makes the All-American 2nd Team
Wally Marciel, a pitcher for the Kansas Jayhawk baseball team, has been named to the All-American 2nd Team.
LHS grad Daniel Parker chooses Illinois
Recent Lawrence High graduate Daniel Parker has decided to play collegiate baseball for Illinois.
Lawrence Raiders off to a rough start
A rough start for the Lawrence Raiders isn't enough to stifle the team's confidence. The team looks to quickly bounce back from a bad weekend of legion play.
Malinokova takes 2 titles at Lawrence Tennis Tourney
Helena Malinokova won not one, but two titles at the Lawrence Tennis Tournament over the weekend.
Three questions with Chip McClellan, chief instructor at ATA Black Belt and Leadership Academy
Chip McClellan, chief instructor at ATA Black Belt and Leadership Academy, talks about self-defense tips people can take.
"Hall Pass" trailer
"Hall Pass," directed by Eric Frodsham (teaser)
Videocast for June 11
3 questions with ... Kathleen Finnegan, who received a Gold Star with five other troop members for their work on a volunteer project
Kathleen Finnegan talks about their project that collected musical instruments to donate to the school district.
Wakarusa 2007: UA students Blake Cullum and Alistair Cook
University of Arkansas students Blake Cullum, 23, left, and Alistair Cook, 22, talks about what brought them to the Wakarusa Festival.
Wakarusa 2007: Spencer Sorenson, 19, Lawrence
Spencer Sorenson, 19, Lawrence, talks about the bands he's seen at the festival.
Wakarusa 2007: Pat McAtee, 58, Wellington
Pat McAtee, 58, Wellington, discusses her first visit to the festival.