Anne Kealing

Freelance writer

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Vespers in Douglas County bring in songs of the holiday season

The holiday season brings the return of a strong local tradition: annual vespers concerts at Kansas University, Baker University and in Lecompton. Music and themes will differ at each location, but each will include festive music celebrating the holiday season.

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Scientific method: SciencePalooza offers three-part study of beer, food, music

Even those who have been to the KU Natural History Museum before have never had this experience.

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Nature at work: Permaculture teaches sustainable techniques to growers

Justin Dett’s goal, after finishing college, is to start his own farm. He doesn’t want to start just any farm, though. The Park University student wants to use the principles of permaculture that he’s been learning from Steve Moring, one of the area’s most experienced permaculture farmers.

Pink ribbon priorities: Stepping Out Against Breast Cancer benefit for LMH Endowment

Judy Hollingshead has survived breast cancer. Twice. And she owes it to monthly breast self-exams and mammograms, she says.

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Sealing bargains: Stamp club offers expertise on community collections

The Lawrence Stamp Club is opening its next meeting to the public for its first walk-in stamp consultation event, called Stamps in the Attic.

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Crafty types

The Borders café bustles early on Saturday mornings. The crowd isn’t the typical scene of students studying or people reading, but rather women with skeins of yarn and a pile of crafts.

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