Thursday Apr 17
3 Kansas farmers get grants for sustainable farming research
A news release Thursday from the Kansas Farmers Union said the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program recently announced the more than 40 grant projects they recommended for a total of $486,000 in funding for the 2014 Farmer Rancher Grant Program.
Grass fire kept short of Lawrence chemical plant
Firefighters from several Douglas County municipalities Friday helped prevent a grass fire from reaching phorphorus tanks at a Lawrence-area chemical plant.
Dr. Dog brought soulful rock to Liberty Hall last night, and the clouds of smoke followed
Yesterday's weather brought a taste of spring out in Lawrence; the Free State patio was full for cheap beer night, shorts and flip flops made some of their first appearances of 2014, and that warmth found its way into Liberty Hall for Dr. Dog's show.
Local farmer wins grant for community center
By the time December rolled around, Carol Marple gave little thought to a Monsanto promotion she signed up for in the summer, offering a gift of $2,500 to a nonprofit organization of the winner's choice.