Construction on athletic fields at Lawrence High School and Free State High School are continuing according to plan. Crews are working to ensure the facilities will be ready to go when the new school year begins.
Shelter leaders formally announced they have signed a contract to move forward with relocating the homeless shelter. Don's Steakhouse will become the site of a new shelter which will hold as many as 100 homeless people. The project is expected to cost about $3 million.
A building located in the East Hills Business Park will soon be home to programs from Kansas University's School of Agriculture, Design and Planning. Among the programs the building will hold is KU's Studio 804.