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Lawrence school board members on Monday will hear a report on the district’s curriculum and structured literacy and consider adding some STEM courses.
Despite the cold and snowy weather outside Saturday night, dozens of community members came out to Van Go to celebrate the launch of the young artists’ annual art show and sale.
Stephen Earle Glass, 79, of Lawrence, was found safe Sunday morning, according to an update from the Lawrence Police Department.
Organizers are aiming to uplift inclusivity in the Lawrence holiday market scene with a new event this December, and there’s still room for more vendors to sign up.
Community members flocked to Bizarre Bazaar, the annual two-day art market that kicks off the holiday season in Lawrence, as it opened Friday evening at the Lawrence Arts Center.
Santa Claus found himself stuck on the roof of Weaver’s Department Store once again Friday night, but first responders with Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical came to the rescue.
“Let’s have a parade!”
Those words kick off a local holiday tradition: the Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade. This year’s will be the 30th.
The Lawrence and Douglas County area could see a few inches of snow accumulation Saturday into Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.
Democrat Paul Buskirk, of Lawrence, got a taste of Kansas politics during a 2022 campaign for U.S. Senate, and plans to build on that experience by turning his attention in 2024 to a bid for the U.S. House seat held by Republican Tracey Mann.
A woman was struck by a train and died from her injuries early Thursday, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.
The Festival of Trees has a new location and new nightlife events this year, and its staple — a display of donated trees, wreaths and more with unique designs and themes — is ready for viewing hours, beginning Friday.
Lawrence Lights – Making Spirits Bright is returning for its third year, starting Tuesday evening. The fundraiser event transforms the Youth Sports Complex into a festive winter wonderland.
Brett Hartford is the new executive director of Lawrence’s DARE (Drop-In and Rest) Center, its board of directors announced Wednesday.
John Mathis, the firefighter who has played Santa Claus during an annual holiday event in Lawrence for more than a decade, has been battling throat cancer, just months before he is set to retire.
One of the city’s best known holiday traditions will return to downtown Lawrence Friday.
Just in time for Small Business Saturday and the beginning of holiday shopping season, Squishington’s Candy is opening at 646 Massachusetts St.
Gov. Laura Kelly’s office has announced a new license plate design, coming to vehicles beginning in spring 2024.
Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday leaned more toward siding with the city in an ongoing impasse with one of the employee unions, but they agreed to some compromises.
Lawrence city commissioners agreed Tuesday that they don’t want to eliminate the Sustainability Advisory Board, and three of five commissioners agreed to a plan to dissolve four boards and move their duties under the city manager’s office.
Bizarre Bazaar, an annual two-day art market, will soon return, bringing three floors of local artists selling handcrafted works and a full lineup of entertainers to the Lawrence Arts Center.
State regulators approved Evergy’s plan to raise electric rates for customers in much of the state, including in Lawrence, by about $5 per month, but decrease rates for Kansas City customers.
The fiancée of a man charged with killing two people and firing a gun at police officers during a cross-town chase in July 2022 testified on Tuesday that the man had been acting strangely in the weeks leading up to the shootings.
Here’s info on free parking, Lawrence Transit, trash pickup, what’s closed when and more for the holiday weekend.
Foreign cybercriminals launched the attack on the Kansas judicial branch’s information system in October and stole records of appellate cases and judicial administration files potentially regarded as confidential under state law, officials said Tuesday.