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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Lawrence and Douglas County could see severe weather, including hail and damaging winds, this weekend, plus a cold front is expected to move in on Sunday.
Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health will immediately begin offering booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccine for eligible recipients who received their initial jabs of the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines at least six months ago, the department said Friday.
Updated article: The University of Kansas will implement a mandate for all employees to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 8.
A student at Haskell Indian Nations University is suspected to have mumps, according to a message sent to the university community late Thursday.
The hordes of the undead made their pilgrimage down Massachusetts Street and back to South Park Thursday night after a pandemic-year hiatus.
The Lawrence school district reported 13 new COVID-19 cases among students Wednesday — the most reported cases in a single day during the first nine weeks of the school year. Meanwhile, the district is preparing to help roll out vaccines for those 5-11 years old.
The KU Office of Public Safety has identified two suspects believed to have vandalized Native American artwork on campus, Deputy Chief James Druen says.
An exhibition opening Monday at the Kansas Union Gallery will feature creative works produced by student survivors of sexual violence, centering on the space between harm and healing.
As part of an ongoing budget request to the Douglas County Commission for $227K, Heartland Community Health Center staff shared plans Wednesday for their new facility, efforts toward inclusivity and search for a new CEO.
Heartland in recent years has seen turnover in leadership, at times declining to answer questions regarding who was at the organization’s helm, but that has not slowed its expansion.
A Lawrence donation garden’s growers aim to end local food insecurity. They’ve shared 7,500 pounds of produce in Douglas County so far this year, and they need help planting fruit trees this weekend.
The KU Department of Theatre & Dance has got the beat, and students are excited to share it when “Head Over Heels” premieres this weekend.
Instead of a parade downtown, the Lawrence Veterans Day Parade this year will be a “thank you” event ahead of KU football’s matchup with K-State on Saturday, Nov. 6.
The Lawrence City Commission on Tuesday received an update from city staff about the progress of the Climate Action Plan and expressed excitement about moving it forward.
The city has approved plans for a mural that will light up the side of Mass Street Music, 1347 Massachusetts St.
Starting Sunday, Oct. 24, folks in Kansas’ 785 and 620 area codes will need to dial all 10 digits to make local calls.