City Government

Ninth Street to close for several days between Emery and Iowa

West Ninth Street between Emery Road and Iowa Street will soon close for construction projects, including sanitary sewer work, stormwater system repairs and street patching, according to a news release from the City of Lawrence. The closure is slated to occur over five days, from Monday ...

Voters Guide: City Commission candidates discuss the issues in their own words

Editor's Note: The Journal-World asked each City Commission candidate in this year's primary election to provide written responses to three questions regarding current issues facing the City of Lawrence. Each candidate was given 600 words in total to respond to the three questions. The ...