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A man was seriously injured and five others suffered minor injuries as the result of a head-on crash Sunday afternoon in Jefferson County.
The Lawrence school board on Monday will receive an update on behavioral incidents, restorative practices and more from the first quarter, plus consider ratifying a contract with the district’s hourly employees.
The portion of Naismith Valley Park Trail south of 27th Street will be closed starting Monday, Oct. 25, to accommodate construction work for a sanitary sewer replacement project.
The outside lane of westbound Clinton Parkway will be closed from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, from Wakarusa Drive to Lake Pointe Drive.
In more than nine years serving as election commissioner for Sedgwick County, Tabitha Lehman said, she saw several instances of policymakers acknowledging election policies they support could suppress the vote of some marginalized Kansans to benefit their party.
For the second year, members of the Just Us League — a group of local cosplayers — teamed up with the City of Lawrence to welcome trick-or-treaters to Broken Arrow Park for their Reverse Halloween Parade.
People living in Brookwood Mobile Home Park say they’ve faced challenges ranging from delayed maintenance and sewage in the streets to rejection of rental assistance and threats of eviction.
“Despite denying enslaved people civil rights, slave states demanded that these men, women and children be included in population counts because it increased their political power. … This exploitation has resurfaced in recent redistricting efforts,” Jesse Kielman writes in this column for Kansas Reflector.
Heated negotiations between LMH Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas will either raise prices for its patients at Lawrence’s only hospital or steer them to seek care elsewhere.
For decades, college towns like Lawrence, Manhattan and Emporia lost the political power of their students when it came to state legislative districts. For the first time in more than 30 years, Kansas will count all of its college students in the towns where they go to school for redrawing state legislative districts next year.
Lawrence and Douglas County could see severe weather, including hail and damaging winds, this weekend, plus a cold front is expected to move in on Sunday.
Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health will immediately begin offering booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccine for eligible recipients who received their initial jabs of the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines at least six months ago, the department said Friday.
Updated article: The University of Kansas will implement a mandate for all employees to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 8.
A student at Haskell Indian Nations University is suspected to have mumps, according to a message sent to the university community late Thursday.
The hordes of the undead made their pilgrimage down Massachusetts Street and back to South Park Thursday night after a pandemic-year hiatus.
The Lawrence school district reported 13 new COVID-19 cases among students Wednesday — the most reported cases in a single day during the first nine weeks of the school year. Meanwhile, the district is preparing to help roll out vaccines for those 5-11 years old.
The KU Office of Public Safety has identified two suspects believed to have vandalized Native American artwork on campus, Deputy Chief James Druen says.
An exhibition opening Monday at the Kansas Union Gallery will feature creative works produced by student survivors of sexual violence, centering on the space between harm and healing.
“No horror lurked here, bloodcurdling or otherwise. Nor did I feel abstracted peace. Limitless sorrow permeated, bound up with unyielding love,” Clay Wirestone writes in this column for Kansas Reflector.
The community is invited to a candlelight vigil during Domestic Violence Awareness month to remember victims, honor survivors and explore opportunities to act to make a difference.
As part of an ongoing budget request to the Douglas County Commission for $227K, Heartland Community Health Center staff shared plans Wednesday for their new facility, efforts toward inclusivity and search for a new CEO.
Heartland in recent years has seen turnover in leadership, at times declining to answer questions regarding who was at the organization’s helm, but that has not slowed its expansion.
A Lawrence donation garden’s growers aim to end local food insecurity. They’ve shared 7,500 pounds of produce in Douglas County so far this year, and they need help planting fruit trees this weekend.
The KU Department of Theatre & Dance has got the beat, and students are excited to share it when “Head Over Heels” premieres this weekend.
A mother’s testimony about failure of the state’s child support collection system to deliver more than $53,000 owed by her daughter’s father inspired a rousing assault by legislators on state contractors Maximus and YoungWilliams.