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PHOTOS: ‘Big Boy’ locomotive gets big Lawrence welcome

The Union Pacific's historic "Big Boy" steam locomotive stopped in North Lawrence on Monday afternoon and got a big welcome. The old steam locomotive, built in 1941, was last in Lawrence in 2019 after the Union Pacific reacquired the engine and restored it as part of a celebration of the ...

PHOTOS: Races, quilts, scarecrows and more at the Vinland Fair

After a one-year hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Vinland Fair returned to rural Douglas County this week. The first two days have featured the talent show, the farm skills competition, foot and bicycle races and more, and the fun will continue on Saturday at the fairgrounds, 1736 ...

PHOTOS from the Douglas County Fair: BMX races, carnival rides and more

Bike races, livestock contests and the Moore's Greater Shows Carnival were in full swing at the Douglas County Fair on Wednesday and Thursday. The fair runs through the weekend at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2120 Harper St. Record crowds are expected after the fair last year was forced to ...

PHOTOS from the Douglas County Fair: A llama obstacle course and more

Updated at 2:33 p.m. Wednesday The Douglas County Fair continued on Wednesday with a variety of animal events. The fair runs through the weekend at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2120 Harper St. Record crowds are expected after the fair last year was forced to go largely virtual. ...