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Register Your Walking Team Today Click here: REGISTER YOUR TEAM For sponsorship information contact Jay Wachs at 785-764-8380 or jay@jaywachs.com>

Register Your Walking Team Today!



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Lawrence Hits now has its own dedicated Android, iOS and BlackBerry Apps. Windows Phone coming soon. Get yours now by searching Lawrence Hits in your app store or by clicking the links below.

We have new mobile apps!


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Jade is a 4 year old black Boxer mix and is looking for a home where she has room to play and someone to play with. She is an energetic girl and would have no problem keeping up with an active family. She would prefer not to share her home […]

LHS Dog of the Week   Recently updated !



Willow Domestic Violence Center If you have any questions contact our Director of Community Engagement, Kristine Chapman, at 785-331-2034 ex. 105 or kchapman@willowdvcenter.org All of our services are free of charge and available to women, men, trans and gender non-conforming people and children who have experienced domestic violence or human […]

Willow Domestic Violence Center


Douglas County CASA is excited to announce we will be holding a ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil our Shire Playhouse tomorrow (Friday, May 29) at noon in from of the Lawrence Arts Center. Staff and CASA Board Members, along with students and representatives from USD 497 will attend the ribbon […]

CASA Playhouse Ribbon Cutting



The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department is offering a workshop “Integrating Health into Community Decision-making” in collaboration with the Kansas Health Institute and the Oregon Public Health Institute. The workshop will be from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 10 at Lawrence City Hall, 6 E. Sixth Street. There is no […]

Health Department offering workshop June 10 for community decision-makers   Recently updated !


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Minuteman Press is moving to a new location at 1404 E. 24th St. Ste. B, Lawrence, KS 66046. Please update your records to reflect the new address. They will be closed May 28 & 29 for the move, and will re-open June 1st at their NEW Southeast Lawrence location! Click […]

Minuteman Press is Moving!




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Lawrence: The day Lawrence has been waiting for has arrived: Penny’s puppies will be available for adoption tomorrow starting at 11:30 a.m. The pups became a focus of the Lawrence community when their mother, escape-artist Penny, escaped from her foster home in February of this year, while pregnant. Penny was […]

Penny’s puppies available for adoption on Tuesday May 19   Recently updated !



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Once upon a time, in the fair land of France, there was a very powerful lord and his name was Bluebeard. Wait. This isn’t France. Then how did Bluebeard come to be at the shelter? He came in as a stray, so your guess is as good as mine. Being […]

LHS Dog of the Week – Bluebeard


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DUI Check Lane Planned for Friday Evening Officers with the Lawrence Police Department will conduct a DUI check lane Friday, May 15th, from 10:00pm until 2:00am Saturday morning at an undisclosed location in Lawrence. DUI check lanes focus on identifying impaired drivers before they are involved in motor vehicle collisions. […]

Lawrence Police Department – DUI Check Lane



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Douglas County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and students of USD 497 have formed a unique, mutually beneficial relationship to build a children’s playhouse. The playhouse will be used as a fundraiser for Douglas County CASA and as a learning tool in the College and Career Center (please see attached). […]

Douglas County CASA/USD 497 Project to Benefit Abused and Neglected ...




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Starting this Wednesday, 4th year veterinary students from Kansas State University will be visiting the Lawrence Humane Society weekly with a brand new mobile surgery unit to assist the shelter with spay/neuter surgery of shelter animals.  K-State’s new shelter medicine program has been developed to provide real-world experience and exposure […]

K-State Mobile Surgery Unit coming to Lawrence on Wednesday 5/13


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Last year, Douglas County collected 25,000 lbs of food and we need your help surpassing that goal. Participating in this event is easy. On the morning of May 9th, place a bag of non perishable food by your mail box and your local letter carrier will pick it up. Please […]

Stamp Out Hunger






LAWRENCE, KANSAS – 05/06/2015 – No matter the weather this weekend, the Lawrence Humane Society’s first annual Paw Valley Festival, a one-of-a-kind dog-focused 5K run/walk and outdoor celebration for Lawrence pets and the people who love them, on Saturday, May 9 from 10:00am until 2:00pm, at Watson Park (727 Kentucky). […]

Paw Valley Festival


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This week, the City of Lawrence launched Lawrence Listens, a new online citizen engagement tool which offers residents, businesses and other community stakeholders to provide input and comments on city issues.  The city launched Lawrence Listens with the first question “What do you think should be Lawrence’s top three priorities […]

Lawrence Listens



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  What better way to start your day than with some wet puppy kisses. Juno is a 9 month old American Pit Bull Terrier mix and is a pro at being sweet and adorable. Her enthusiasm for life is infectious. You can’t help but smile when you see her wiggle […]

LHS Dog of the Week


Hank Booth is the May recipient of the Living Legends of Lawrence Award Hank is the President of the Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce and the host of “According To The Record,” a radio interview program that runs on 1320 KLWN weekdays at 8am. Hank sat down with Jay Wachs […]

Living Legends of Lawrence – Hank Booth, May 2015