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PHOTOS: Sheep, chickens, cows and more at the Douglas County Fair

Livestock competitions are underway this week at the Douglas County Fair, and 4-H members from around the county are preparing to show off their cows, sheep and other animals. The fair continues through Saturday; for a full schedule of events, go to

Demolition work underway on Oliver Hall, old facilities building at KU campus

It’s demo days at the University of Kansas. Demolition work has begun both on Oliver Hall and the old Facilities and Operations building on the KU campus. As the Journal-World has reported, KU received approval to demolish both buildings as part of a campus initiative to reduce deferred ...

PHOTOS: 2022 Douglas County Fair Open Horse Show

The Douglas County Fair's Open Horse Show returned to the fairgrounds on Saturday, kicking off a week full of fair events. For a full schedule of events, visit the Douglas County Fair's website.

Downtown Lawrence ‘Summer Sale’ going on today

Downtown Lawrence is having a big retail sale today, as it does the third Thursday of every July, but this year it's called a “Summer Sale.” Businesses have the option of having their merchandise on the sidewalk, but many others are expected to simply conduct their sales inside their ...

PHOTOS: New splash pad opens at Burroughs Creek park

Lawrence's first splash pad opened on Tuesday along the north side of Burroughs Creek Trail and Linear Park near the trail crossing at 15th Street. The splash pad will be operational from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. each day through most of the summer season, as the Journal-World previously reported. ...