Douglas County commissioners on Wednesday voted unanimously to allow staff to seek out professional design services for a project to waterproof and repair the basement of the historic county courthouse.
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Innovative students in grades six through 12 are invited to compete for big prizes in the 2021 Douglas County Youth Virtual Entrepreneurship Challenge.
Over the next month, Kansas Suicide Prevention HQ will hold “The Art of Hope,” an art showcase, to wrap with a live auction on Dec. 4.
Changes are coming to the way people get around town in Lawrence. City staff and steering committee members want to hear from the public about the future for pedestrians and transit riders.
Allie Lippe-Mackey likes her Lawrence High School students to learn by doing. So rather than just quiz them on planets, she had them build a whole solar system.
A student-led suicide prevention program has taken root at high schools in the Lawrence school district. Using peer leaders and adult advisers, Sources of Strength is a program focusing on suicide prevention and other issues teens face, including substance abuse and violence.
The Lawrence school board on Monday heard from several administrators with updates on student behavioral and mental health, restorative practice and more. It also approved the district’s first contract with PAL-CWA.
A University of Kansas student was found dead in her room at Lewis Residence Hall Sunday, according to a news release from the KU Public Safety Office.
The right lane of southbound Massachusetts Street will be closed between 21st and 22nd streets starting Wednesday, Oct. 27, according to the city.
This time of year can provide incredibly lush landscape photos as the trees become more colorful by the day. But beware — deer-vehicle collisions peak soon.
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.
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.
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.