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Retired KU professor publishes novel based on notorious Lawrence murder

Leonard Krishtalka was researching his fourth novel when he became distracted — and entranced — by a murder that occurred in Lawrence 150 years ago. Krishtalka, a retired University of Kansas biology professor, had already published three books in the historical fiction/mystery genre, all ...

Explainer: Is it time to get a COVID-19 booster? Which one?

Millions more Americans just became eligible for COVID-19 boosters, but figuring out who's eligible and when can be confusing. And adding to the challenge is that this time around, people can choose a different brand of vaccine for that extra dose. A number of factors, including the vaccine ...

PHOTOS: 2021 Lawrence Zombie Walk

Downtown Lawrence was filled with spooky characters on Thursday evening during the Lawrence Zombie Walk, which returned after a pandemic-induced hiatus last year.

Pretzels Inc. formally opens eastern Lawrence manufacturing plant

Pretzels Inc. hosted a grand opening celebration on Thursday for its new manufacturing facility in Lawrence VenturePark near 23rd Street and O'Connell Road. The company is currently employing about 70 people in the facility that makes pretzels for a variety of companies that sell them under a ...