The beautiful blue petals of the gentian are gracing some prairies this time of year.
FORECASTLawrence, KS Weather
MORE LAWRENCE NEWS
The Lawrence Public Library has announced its Read Across Lawrence selection for 2022, plus several upcoming events to accompany it.
The Douglas County DA’s office is seeking to expand its alternatives to incarceration by establishing a restorative justice program intended to give a voice to victims and reduce recidivism.
This week, students from the KU School of Law will help people seek expungement of criminal records, free of charge for those who qualify.
Lawrence school board members on Monday will hear a report comparing USD 497’s administrative structures and salaries to comparable and nearby school districts.
Many Lawrence community members gathered Sunday afternoon at 11th and Massachusetts streets to show their support for Ukraine as Russia continues its invasion.
Updated: A person hit by a vehicle suffered severe, life-threatening injuries Saturday night in Lawrence, and the driver left the scene, police say.
Blueberry is a main feature of several of the top 12 Deerfield Elementary third graders’ doughnut designs, which are available for preorder through 6 p.m. Sunday.
A 3-year-old Garnett child is safe after two Lawrence police officers helped their mother rescue them from a house fire.
Every moment that it seems as if we’re on the cusp of change, we double down on our ugliness, Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr. told a crowd at the Kansas Union Friday afternoon.
Kathy Branson and Becky Reaver, interim principals of West Middle School and Cordley Elementary in Lawrence, respectively, have been promoted to permanent principal positions, the Lawrence school district announced Friday.
A professional group of Native American educators from Kansas called for reform after the state’s top educator made racist comments that were recorded on video.
With the clock ticking on Douglas County’s goal of eliminating functional homelessness in 2023, a new report reveals disparities; among them, Black and Indigenous people are experiencing homelessness at rates nearly 3-5 times higher than the general population.
Lawrence’s winter emergency shelter, which has housed nearly 200 individuals at the Community Building for the season’s coldest overnights, will close after Tuesday, March 1.
Five KU juniors are up for the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater scholarship — the “premier undergraduate award to encourage excellence in science, engineering and mathematics.”
The United Way of Douglas County has more than $150,000 in grant funds to give to local agencies that provide food, utility and shelter support, but those who are interested don’t have much time to apply.