The Kansas Department of transportation is stepping up its safety precautions for workers for the coming construction season. The new precautions are aimed at helping the working stay safer while performing their duties.
A new garden at West Junior High School is helping unite the community. Food grown in the garden will be used in the school cafeteria and as a teaching tool in the classroom. The garden's produce also will be sold in weekly markets at the school.
Lawrence residents were out in force Tuesday to voice their opinions on the proposed new location for the homeless shelter. The commission was scheduled to vote on whether to issue a special land-use permit for the location in question.
Governor Mark Parkinson Tuesday signed into law a bill that will regulate the installation process for medical gas systems. The legislature comes after a 2009 accident left a Tonganoxie teen severely injured.
City commissioners Tuesday began what may be a lengthy process looking into a new plan for the Oread neighborhood. The plan would call for a new renter registration program and would help bring buildings up to code.
Our best chances for showers and storms will arrive late tonight into early Wednesday. Highs will warm into the middle to upper 60s on Wednesday, with on and off showers and storms continuing through the end of the week.
On test acreage, Brady Karlin from All-N-1 Landscape promotes permaculture as a replacement for traditional lawns. The idea is to use sustainable plants that are native and fruit-producing. Karlin works at one the swales on the property that help retain water for the berms where trees are planted.
On test acreage of land, a local landscape company stressed the theories of permaculture for homes as a replacement of traditional lawns. The idea is to use sustainable plants that are native and fruit producing.
Archival footage of Lawrence High in 1970, when racial tensions spiked at the school, leading to walk-outs, fights among students, broken windows, and reports of the administration offices being firebombed.