PHOTOS: 2022 Vinland Fair kicks off

An old-fashioned Douglas County staple, the Vinland Fair, returned this week with races, music and more. The fair continues through Saturday at the Vinland Fairgrounds at 1736 North 700 Road; for more information and a schedule of events, visit

KU receives $2 million gift to help maintain 100-year old geology field camp

The University of Kansas has received a $2 million gift to help it sustain a geology field camp it operates in Colorado. The Harrison Family Fund at the Douglas County Community Foundation gave the $2 million gift to support the KU Geology Field Camp in Cañon City, Colorado. The family of ...