County Government

KDOT to host open house for U.S. 56 reconstruction project in Douglas County

The Kansas Department of Transportation will host an open house May 23 for the U.S. Highway 56 reconstruction project in Douglas County. The public is invited to attend anytime between 4:30 and 6 p.m. at the high school in Baldwin City, 415 Eisenhower Road. The open house will allow attendees ...

Current Douglas County Commission chair Karen Willey files for election

Karen Willey, the current chair of the Douglas County Commission, has filed for election to retain her seat on the commission. Willey, a Democrat, announced that she planned to file for election in District 3 in a press release sent to the Journal-World Tuesday afternoon. As the Journal-World ...

Lawrence city commissioner files for election to Douglas County Commission

Lawrence City Commissioner Lisa Larsen has filed for election to a seat on the Douglas County Commission. On Monday, Larsen filed for election in District 2, where County Commissioner Shannon Reid is currently the incumbent. Larsen and Reid, both Democrats, are currently the only candidates to ...