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Recent rains have begun a significant increase in fruiting mushrooms which will only increase as temperatures warm. There are more than 400 mushroom species in Kansas, so keep an eye out for a wide variety of these fungi in coming weeks.
A 28-year-old Topeka man suffered serious injuries in a crash on Kansas Highway 10 Sunday afternoon, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.
The Lawrence school board on Monday will hear a report on survey data about school resource officers, vote on a board policy manual that would enable the board to pick its own leadership, and more.
Andromeda’s kittens at 7 weeks old: They’ll be leaving to go to new homes soon, but in the meantime, they’ve finally reached the top of the cat tree.
Twenty Republican attorneys general, including Kansas’, argue that public schools should not be given grant funds for “any projects that characterize the United States as irredeemably racist or founded on principles of racism.”
Proposed modernization of the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center in Hutchinson at a cost of $200 million to $250 million would adhere to curriculum and instructional reforms necessary to prepare a new generation of public-safety officers, officials said.
“I strongly believe that the mission of the Lawrence Cultural Arts Commission should not be tied to tourism dollars,” Marlo Angell writes.
Despite pouring rain for most of Saturday, dozens of community members stopped by The Lawrence Times’ party at South Park. Kerry Altenbernd spoke on abolitionist John Brown, among other attractions.
A panel focused on promoting racial equity in Kansas has homed in on childcare and early childhood education as keys to addressing economic and social disparities among marginalized communities in the state.
Lawrence police are concerned about heroin that’s circulating in town that may include deadly amounts […]
A Leavenworth company is facing a lawsuit from Nestlé after a sifter manufactured by the company allegedly contaminated flour and led to a national recall of more than two million cases of cookie dough.
University of Kansas administrators this week told instructors that KU is planning to phase out most of the pandemic-specific course adaptations that have been in place for more than a year, starting in the fall.
Gov. Laura Kelly signed a bill Friday that mandates investigations of abuse and neglect include a visual observation of alleged victims. The law recognizes the torture and death of Adrian Jones, whose father fed his remains to pigs.
Cody shares 4 tips to help overcome anxiety and depression.
A new law making the sale of to-go and drive-thru alcohol permanent in Kansas has a Topeka tap house management excited for new possibilities and increased revenue streams.
The Wyandotte County Board of Public Utilities and Evergy have resumed shutting off customers’ power if they don’t pay their bills. Both organizations had issued moratoria at various points during the pandemic and the cold weather months.
The Kansas Reflector welcomes opinion pieces from writers who share our goal of widening the […]
Lawrence Times columnist and social justice educator Cody Charles recently facilitated a virtual discussion with […]
Gov. Laura Kelly vetoed a bill Wednesday designed to extend duration of so-called “junk” short-term health insurance plans and renewed her commitment to expanding Medicaid to provide coverage to lower-income Kansans.
After a tense summer that included the COVID-19 pandemic, wildfires and protests against racial injustice, Lawrence High School art teacher Deena Amont approached the fall of 2020 with a determination: to reinvent her entire curriculum.
An employee at a foster care contractor’s Hutchinson office distributed nude photos of a foster child’s stepmother and avoided discipline for the personal attack.
Please join us Saturday at South Park to celebrate the Times! Kerry Altenbernd will speak, and Cody Keith Charles — Ask Cody — will emcee.
The three-member Douglas County Commission on Wednesday decided not to follow a recommendation from local […]
Five of six universities in the Kansas Board of Regents system Wednesday recommended no tuition increase for undergraduate students in the upcoming academic year. K-State outlined a new tuition and fee structure resulting in a 1.2% cost spike for students not enrolled in an online class.