Katie grew up in Lawrence, KS & lives there now. Between then & now she has lived, worked, & studied in Chicago, CO, Seattle, NY, & Taos. She has an MA from the U of CO in Education Foundations, Policy & Practice. More important, she has a passion for helping […]

Katie Winter of The Lawrence (KS) Laboratory




Tiffany is a poet and photographer living in Vancouver, WA. She is frequently found at poetry readings there & across the river in Portland, OR. But she loves family & NYC most of all. Tiffany’s work has appeared in Ghost Town Poetry, Volume Two (Printed Matter Vancouver, 2014); in the […]

Tiffany Burba


Daniel is a Laotian-Thai-American, a dancer, a former US Marine, a videographer & much more. He loves singing in the shower, playing video games, teaching dance, and eating pineapple, but NOT on his pizza. Daniel has been dancing contemporary hip hop much of his life. During his 4 years of […]

Daniel Xaysongkham, Dancer-Photographer-Videographer



Teri Smith is one of my favorite people in Douglas County and that’s because I am a weather geek. It’s our annual interview about Spring Storm Season. Please make sure you have your weather preparedness kit for your home and your car and that you know the difference between a […]

Spring Storm Season


Due to a family emergency with one of its members, the American Brass Quintet concert on Friday, March 31, 2017 has been postponed. Please note that the American Brass Quintet and the Lied Center fully intend to reschedule this concert in April or May 2017. Due to the nature of […]

Lied Center – American Brass Quintet POSTPONED



Casey tantalizes you with some readings from his new book, The Spoils. And through conversation with host Marcia Epstein about: The Midwest, Stories, Men, Books, Fathers & Sons, & PS: Writing Well Is Work. Casey Pycior (pitcher) was born and raised in Kansas City. He earned his MFA in fiction […]

Casey Pycior, Midwest Writer


Checkers Foods Weekly Specials Save on food in the store, fuel at Zarco USA and at locally owned businesses throughout Douglas County when you use your Checkers Xtra Card. Shop local. Shop Checkers! Specials Video

Checkers Foods Weekly Specials March 29 to April 4



Today I had the honor of interviewing a 9 year old boy who is raising money for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Say hello to Tucker Thompson who is turning his battle with Type 1 Diabetes into an educational experience for his friends and classmates and a fundraising opportunity to rid […]

Meet the 9 Year Old Boy Raising Money for Juvenile ...


Media sponsor recognition for LawrenceHits.com comes from the Lied Center, welcoming the Takács Quartet, performing a program featuring works by Beethoven, April 11th, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are at lied.ku.edu. Takacs Quarter Led Center Link Click Here

The Lied Center Presents The Takács Quartet



Media sponsor recognition for LawrenceHits.com comes from the Lied Center, presenting Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live, a family show 65 million years in the making, April 9th, 4:00 p.m. Tickets are at lied.ku.edu. Dino Promo

The Lied Center Presents Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live


Ronda enjoys wandering the high plateau of northwest Kansas where the Arikaree Breaks whisper late into the sunset and scream into blizzards and thunderstorms. She is District President and State Vice President for Kansas Authors Club. As a life coach, she specializes in working with those who have lost someone […]

Ronda Miller, Poet of Life




Use your Checkers Xtra Card to earn points toward savings on food at the store and fuel at Zarco USA gas stations and for discounts at locally owned businesses throughout Lawrence. Shop local…Shop Checkers!

Checkers Foods Weekly Specials 3/22 to 3/28



Benet Magnuson is the Executive Director of Kansas Appleseed. This advocacy group based at Green Hall on the KU Campus and also in the law building at Washburn in Topeka are making tremendous strides in the Kansas Social Justice movement. Watch the video, feel inspired and help out. They are […]

UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL: BENET MAGNUSON – KANSAS APPLESEED




Each month, the Transformational Jennie Washburn joins Talk With ME host, Marcia Epstein, for real life conversation. SelfCare, Fun, Expressing Expectations, Getting Involved in Community, & Goodness. Jennie is a Licensed Esthetician & a member of Spiritual Entrepreneurs, Pryor Transformation, Shift 2 Degrees, Lawrence Women’s Network, & One Hundred Good […]

Jennie Washburn, V.2017.3


Photos, journals, and poetry ARE memories, for people who have experienced brain trauma or other memory disorders.. Writer Julie Unruh is one of those people. Julie and partner Oliver A. Hall co-founded Global Green Publications, producing books and films. March 2017 they released the book “Silence,” with poetry & photography […]

Julie Unruh, Writer & Activist



A few weeks ago Sue Dickens Hack and the Leadership Lawrence team put on an LL Alumni event at Baker Wetlands Discovery Center which featured Education Director Roger Boyd. Today, I got a chance to chat with his son Jonathan Boyd who is the Director of Baker Wetlands.

Up Close and Personal : Jonathan Boyd – Baker Wetlands ...