Reenactors this weekend will recreate the defense of Lawrence on the very ground where much of the Wakarusa War occurred 168 years ago.
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Lawrence priest Michael Scully has been “cleared” through an independent investigation following an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor, the Kansas City Star reported.
Douglas County commissioners on Wednesday had their own comments following a public comment about public comment.
The Lawrence school district has announced that Amanda Green, a curriculum and instructional learning coach at Broken Arrow Elementary School, will fill the position of interim principal, effective July 1.
A spring festival celebrating Eastern European cultures will return this week, featuring live music, cultural craft activities and food from Eastern European and Eurasian regions.
Extra Lawrence police officers will be patrolling for impaired drivers Thursday.
With lots of hard work and a great team surrounding them, Shantel Grace and Rozz Petrozz, the founders of Saltwell Farm Kitchen, have opened the abandoned-farmhouse-turned-restaurant to the public with one request: Come as you are.
Law enforcement is investigating after Billy Mills Middle School received a report that a former student had made threatening comments about violence toward the school on social media, according to an email to school families.
Pinckney Elementary School has lost a piece of its community. A fire last week destroyed its Little Free Library, located outdoors at the school’s northeast entrance.
A woman was afraid to report that she had been raped by a Lawrence police officer when he gave her a ride home from the bars on New Year’s Day in 2017, according to allegations in court documents.
A former pastor at Catholic parishes in Lawrence and Eudora and on the Haskell Indian Nations University campus has been suspended from ministry following an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor.
The Lied Center has announced its season lineup for 2022-23, and one feature will be the premiere of a musical theatre work that the center has commissioned.
A fifth-grade teacher at New York Elementary, who has left her mark helping students and even her colleagues better understand Indigenous history, is leaving Lawrence Public Schools following a difficult school year occupied by uncertainty.
The leaves of the walnut, on the left, emerge much later than the cottonwood. If you look carefully you will see a little splash of red from the cardinal perched among the walnut branches. Many migratory songbirds are returning right now, as are the tree leaves.
As they celebrates their first year of serving the community, staff members of the Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) of Douglas County hope to continue strengthening families and combating the pervasive issue of child domestic abuse.
Star football player and community organizer Ja’Darius “JD” Woods, of Lawrence, has received an invitation to a Rookie Mini Camp with the Seattle Seahawks, according to a news release from Baker University.