Announcements

Weather-related closings, cancellations and delays for Thursday, Feb. 13

Have a closing, cancellation or postponement to report? Please email it to closings@ljworld.com. Last updated: 8:10 a.m. Thursday • Lawrence, Edwards and Leavenworth campuses of the University of Kansas will not open until 9 a.m. • Lawrence school district USD 497 will be closed. • ...

Photo gallery: Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl parade and rally

Fans streamed into downtown Kansas City by the thousands early Wednesday for the parade and rally to celebrate the Chiefs' first Super Bowl championship in 50 years. Some even camped out overnight to reserve choice spots along the route, which took the team from the intersection of Sixth ...

Weather-related closings, cancellations and delays for Friday, Jan. 24

Have a closing, cancellation or postponement to report? Please email it to closings@ljworld.com. Last updated: 5:53 a.m. Friday • McLouth public school district USD 342 will be closed. • The University of Kansas Lawrence and Edwards campuses will delay opening until 9 a.m.

Crave special section: On the menu in Lawrence

A NOTE FROM EDITOR CHAD LAWHORN: Lawrence seems to love restaurants. They’ve become a part of our identity, in some ways, and certainly a major part of our entertainment scene. With that in mind, we wanted to do something that gave readers a bit more of an extended look at Lawrence restaurant ...

Lawrence restaurants: Manager says La Tropicana is full of family history

This Q&A appeared in the Jan. 22, 2020, edition of the Journal-World's Crave food supplement. More from that section, including interviews with Lawrence restaurateurs, can be found here. Catalina Martin del Campo, manager of La Tropicana in North Lawrence, recently told the Journal-World ...

Lawrence restaurants: Nagoya owners focused on healthy Japanese fare

This Q&A appeared in the Jan. 22, 2020, edition of the Journal-World's Crave food supplement. More from that section, including interviews with Lawrence restaurateurs, can be found here. Michelle Yu, who owns Nagoya Japanese Cuisine with her husband, Vincent, spoke to the Journal-World ...

Lawrence restaurants: Terrebonne owner loves town’s varied restaurant scene

This Q&A appeared in the Jan. 22, 2020, edition of the Journal-World's Crave food supplement. More from that section, including interviews with Lawrence restaurateurs, can be found here. Greg Renck, owner of Terrebonne Cafe, recently sat down with the Journal-World to talk about ...

Lawrence restaurants: 15 quirky, freaky and fun food finds

This Town Talk column appeared in the Jan. 22, 2020, edition of the Journal-World's Crave food supplement. More from that section, including interviews with Lawrence restaurateurs, can be found here. I’m definitely not a restaurant critic, and I’ve found it is dangerous to be a food ...

Weather-related closings, cancellations and delays for Friday, Jan. 17

Have a closing, cancellation or postponement to report? Please email it to closings@ljworld.com. The following will be closed Friday, Jan. 17. Last updated: 11:26 p.m. Thursday • University of Kansas - Lawrence, Edwards and Leavenworth campuses. • Lawrence public school district USD ...

Weather-related closings, cancellations and delays for Monday, Dec. 16

Have a closing, cancellation or postponement to report? Please email it to closings@ljworld.com. The following will be closed Monday, Dec. 16. Last updated: 8:16 p.m. Sunday • Lawrence Public Schools • Eudora Public Schools • Baldwin City School District Related story • Dec. ...

Organizers seeking donations, volunteers for 26th annual Community Christmas Dinner

Organizers of Lawrence’s annual Community Christmas Dinner are seeking donations of food and volunteers for this year's event. The 26th annual dinner, which is free and open to the public, will take place at First United Methodist Church, 946 Vermont St., from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Dec. 25. ...

Missing 90-year-old last seen in Lawrence found dead in Arizona

A missing man who was the subject of a silver alert last week was found dead Sunday just north of Yuma, Ariz., Lawrence police said in a news release Monday. James Lewis Larson, 90, of Iowa, was on his way to Yuma, and he had stopped in Lawrence to visit family, according to the release. He ...

Lawrence police issue silver alert for missing man, 90

A 90-year-old man has gone missing, and he was last seen in Lawrence days ago, according to police. James Lewis Larson, an approximately 6-foot-tall, 220-pound white man with blue eyes, was last seen Nov. 13, according to a news release sent late Tuesday night from the Lawrence Police ...

Learn all about the candidates and issues on the ballot in Lawrence

Residents of Lawrence will elect new leaders to the Lawrence City Commission and the Lawrence school board and vote on a state constitutional amendment Tuesday, Nov. 5. In the lead-up to the election, the Journal-World has interviewed the six candidates for three seats on the City Commission ...

Candidate profiles for 2019 Lawrence city, school board elections

Residents of Lawrence will elect new leaders to the Lawrence City Commission and the Lawrence school board on Tuesday, Nov. 5. In the lead-up to that election, the Journal-World has interviewed the six candidates for three seats on the City Commission and the five candidates for the four ...

Scam alert: Don’t pay the impostor Douglas County Sheriff’s deputy

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will never ask you for money to deal with legal issues or to avoid being arrested. That’s a message that Jenn Hethcoat, a department spokeswoman, wants to ensure Lawrence and Douglas County residents know. In a phone scam that has made the rounds in ...