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A federal government investigation into its own oversight of Native American boarding schools — used in the late 1800s to mid-1900s to force children into cultural assimilation — will most likely include an examination of Haskell Indian Nations University.
Two adults and two children have been displaced by a fire at a trailer home Wednesday morning, according to a news release from Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical.
A Free State High School junior’s short film earned a superior rating Tuesday evening at the Virtual International Thespian Festival, her teacher said.
Though some of the logistics are still to be determined, there will be free box fans available for those who need them next week in Lawrence.
The Kansas Board of Regents may raise to 75 the number of credit hours that could be transferred from a community college to a state university following success of a two-year pilot involving Johnson County Community College and the nearby Edwards campus of the University of Kansas.
Kansas officials are extending and expanding access to a federal relief program for vulnerable families whose children were without school meals because of the pandemic.
As Pride Month nears its end, the foundation that supports the Lawrence Public Library is set to host a bingo event with popular Lawrence drag artist Deja Brooks.
Scott Gustafson’s traveling scarecrow was a hit in October in the University Place neighborhood. Now he’s planning a big celebration for the Fourth of July.
“Queer history is vital to a queer future. Reclaiming spaces in history that were occupied by real people through fiction is just as vital,” Margo Moore writes.
More than 100 cases of the COVID-19 variant first identified in India and given the shorthand name Delta have been diagnosed in Kansas, prompting public anxiety this variety could cause more severe illness or a higher degree of fatalities.
“Single-member districts are ultimately a better choice for representative government, much as the way we elect members to the county commission,” Rick Cagan, of Lawrence, writes in this letter to the Times.
Today is the second day of Amazon’s annual Prime Day celebration. That means it’s a fantastic day to support an independent business, much like the fine folks who bought these books in droves last week!
The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled Monday that the NCAA cannot limit educational compensation to student athletes due to their amateur status.
The state of Kansas ranked 18th in terms of child well-being Monday in the annual report evaluating state-by-state evidence of economic, health, education and family trends influencing development of kids.
Parking officials at the University of Kansas now have a new way of taking action against repeat violators. Called “The Barnacle,” the bright yellow device completely obscures the driver’s view and demands payment in order to be removed.
A brand new “fast-casual” breakfast concept is headed to west Lawrence: flip’d by IHOP. The menu includes pancake bowls, egg sandwiches, burritos and bowls, steakburgers and fries, chicken sandwiches and more.
A Kansas racial equity panel could issue recommendations for public schools and colleges to eliminate the use of American Indian mascots, nicknames or imagery.
A panel for the Kansas Leadership Center, which will include a Lawrence school board member, will address the issue of Native American mascots on Wednesday.
A 2013 graduate of a University of Kansas doctoral program has been appointed by the Biden-Harris administration to serve as a senior adviser in the Department of Energy.
As fireworks season approaches, now is the perfect time to enjoy the pink bursts of color on sensitive brier, with each pink filament tipped with a bright yellow anther like a spark.
A rainbow made a nice backdrop to a performance of “Schoolhouse Rock LIVE! Jr.” on Sunday at South Park. Mark Potts submitted this photo to the Times.
The Lawrence Juice has returned! The Times is excited to welcome them back — and even more excited to work with them.
“As of June 18, 2021, Juneteenth is recognized as a national holiday. But the end of slavery was also a sweeping national declaration, and yet the material conditions of Black people were left largely unimproved,” Jameelah Jones writes.