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Lawrence Adult Learning Center graduates, families and supporters celebrate
It’s been 20 years since Kattie Ferguson dropped out of high school. Earning her GED was a dream placed in the periphery until a couple years ago, when she set her sights on going back to school. Giving a commencement speech, Ferguson was one of 48 students to graduate...
Health warning issued for Kansas River near Lawrence
Lawrence issues a warning about a pump failure causing untreated wastewater to spill into the Kansas River.
65-year-old man kidnapped from Lawrence home found in nearby town
LAWRENCE, Kan. (WIBW) - A 65-year-old man who was kidnapped from his Lawrence home on Memorial Day was found in a nearby town while one arrest has been made and more are anticipated. The Lawrence Police Department says around 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, that it is now searching...
School district announces interim principals for Lawrence High School, West Middle School
The Lawrence school district has announced that Quentin Rials will serve as interim principal of Lawrence High School in the upcoming school year, and Therese Brink Edgecomb will take over that role at West Middle School. Rials was named interim principal of West Middle School last year. He served two...
Here’s where kids can eat free lunches in Lawrence this summer
Children ages 18 and younger will be able to eat a free lunch on weekdays at six locations in Lawrence throughout the summer. The program will begin June 5 and last several weeks. Participants must eat their lunches on-site, a requirement that had been lifted during 2021 and 2022 because of COVID.
Dirty Dough soon to bring ‘perfectly imperfect’ cookies, positive message to Lawrence
There’s a new cookie shop coming to Lawrence, and it aims to do more than sate your sweet tooth. Dirty Dough aims to fight against a stigma that founder Bennett Maxwell attributed to social media: the need for everything to be perfect and look perfect. “Our product is all...
Lawrence investigators actively search for additional kidnapping suspects
Police say they found a 65-year-old man in a neighboring city who told police he was kidnapped from his home in the 4600 block of Nicklaus Drive in Lawrence, Kansas.
Lawrence City Commission, school board will have primary elections; here’s who’s running
Noon Thursday was the deadline to file to run for local office. A primary election on Aug. 1 will narrow down the ballots ahead of the Nov. 7 general election. Here are the candidates for Lawrence City Commission and the Lawrence school board. Lawrence City Commission candidates, in order of...
KU study reveals neighborhood characteristics related to eviction rates
LAWRENCE, Kan. (WIBW) - A University of Kansas study shows neighborhood characteristics such as those where renters are predominantly people of color or families with children have higher eviction rates. University of Kansas announced the new study highlights a housing price crisis that has been widely reported across the nation...
Franklin, Douglas counties hit with flash flooding and high winds
Some of the storm’s worst effects were seen in Franklin and Douglas counties, where heavy rain caused flash flooding and high winds toppled trees.
Bill Self Unsure About Future of Transfer Portal
After losing eight players from last year's roster, Kansas coach Bill Self expressed his opinion on the transfer portal. Self joined Rob Dauster and Jeff Goodman on the Field of 68 Podcast to discuss the latest with the Jayhawks program. Kansas received a major piece this week with the announced...
Advocates invite Lawrence community to Wear Orange event to raise awareness of gun violence
Volunteers with Moms Demand Action are inviting the Lawrence community to an event Saturday to raise awareness and take a stand against gun violence. Wear Orange began in 2015 with a group of teenagers in Chicago who wanted to honor their friend, Hadiya Pendleton, who was killed in a shooting on a playground at age 15. Orange was one of Hadiya’s favorite colors, and it’s the color hunters wear in the woods for safety.
With the opponents and general contours of the schedule already in place, a few more details about the 2023 Kansas football season are beginning to trickle out.
The Jayhawks’ Aug. 31 home opener against Missouri State, which falls on a Thursday night, will take place at 7 p.m. Central Time and be broadcast on ESPN+ under the Big 12 Now banner. More than two weeks later, their first road game of the year at Nevada on Sept. 16 will kick off at 9:30 p.m. CT in Reno. That game, the first meeting between the two schools, will be televised on CBS Sports Network.
Amid an offseason that has featured some of the most significant roster turnover in recent Kansas men’s basketball history, the new-look Jayhawks will get a chance to bond before the going gets tough.
KU will embark on its first summer tour since a 2017 trip to Rome when it travels to Puerto Rico from Aug. 1-8. The Jayhawks, who will be based out of the capital, San Juan, are currently scheduled for one evening exhibition game each on Aug. 3, 5 and 7, as Anthony Walton, proprietor of Houston-based event organizer Walton Sports & Entertainment, confirmed to the Journal-World Wednesday night. (Travel agent Mona Behringer, on behalf of fellow organizer First in Service Travel, had provided the same dates Wednesday morning but noted they were “still not official.”)
Sunflower Elementary artist-entrepreneurs raise $2K for animal sanctuary with jewelry sale
As students across Lawrence wrapped up their final projects of the school year, first graders in Jessica Brown’s class at Sunflower Elementary put a bow on their service learning project to benefit rescued animals. On May 23, Brown’s class presented a “big check” for $2,000 to Shy 38, the...
Reasons for Pessimism in 2023 - 91 Days Until Kansas Football
While there are plenty of reasons to think next year will be great, it's also not hard to understand why results may fall short of expectations for the Kansas Jayhawks.
New sports editor eager to build on rich tradition of KU and local coverage
I spent the summer after my junior year of college interning at a sports tech company by day and sleeping in a converted office in a home in the Troostwood neighborhood of Kansas City by night. When I was free from work on the weekend and desperate for entertainment, I used to walk down in the direction of the Country Club Plaza neighborhood, but I kept going straight through the rows of glitzy shops until I reached the Kansas state line and crossed into Westwood. Then I would turn around, head back and repeat the ritual a week later.
‘The trifecta’: KU football’s 2024 recruiting class could include 3 high school teammates
LAWRENCE — As Jonathan Kamara talked last week, just a handful of days before he’d commit to Kansas football, the excitement he felt about potentially playing for the Jayhawks was evident. There was the feeling Kamara, a class of 2024 prospect out of the state of Arizona, had...
Here’s where every KU basketball transfer ended up
LAWRENCE (KSNT)- KU men’s basketball had eight players decide to enter the transfer portal this offseason. On Wednesday, former Jayhawk Ernest Udeh Jr. announced his commitment to TCU. He was the last Jayhawk to announce a destination, meaning all eight outgoing KU transfers have now found new homes. Here’s where these former KU basketball players […]
Artist Herd bringing to life image of the late Bob Dole on Lawrence hillside
LAWRENCE — Artist Stan Herd can flip back through the pages of time to recall chance meetings with politician Bob Dole. But Herd cherished a chat with Dole at a Lawrence hotel in which the two men reminisced about their connections to World War II. They reflected on Dole’s life-changing combat in the mountains of Italy as well as the military service of Herd’s father in the Pacific theater.
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