Katie Bean

Go! editor

I'm the editor of Go!, a weekly features magazine highlighting some of the interesting people and neat goings-on in Lawrence.

I've worked as a copy editor and page designer for the Journal-World since 2006. I previously worked as a copy editor and reporter for The Lansing Current.

I am a former adviser for Angle, the Journal-World's teen advisory board, and am happy to talk to teens who are interested in journalism.

Recent Stories

Remnant Rehab: Create cards that pop

You can choose from any number of pre-made valentines at the store, but to put a personal touch on them, why not have kids make their own? Add some pizzazz with pop-up cards this year.

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Remnant Rehab: Shop for local handmade gifts

If you didn’t get around to making all the gifts you wanted this year, you can still give handmade gifts — just not made by you.

Remnant Rehab: Readers share gift ideas

Earlier this month, I exhorted you crafters to get the ball rolling if you planned to make gifts for the holidays. But don’t worry — there’s still time.

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Remnant Rehab: Handmade holidays

Planning to make gifts this year? Start now (if you haven’t already)

Believe it or not, Christmas is only a month and a half away. If you’re planning to give handmade gifts, it’s time to get started — if you haven’t already.

Ghost tours hunt Lawrence spectres

Spirit-seekers can try a ghost tour or attend a seminar to learn about Lawrence's ghosts.

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Jack-o'-lantern alternatives: Pumpkin decorating tutorials

For a cleaner and longer-lasting alternative to jack-o'-lanterns, there are endless no-carve options, from basic to blingy. Go! scoured Pinterest boards and magazine websites and picked a few of our favorite ideas to make and share.

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Remnant Rehab: Dapper dog bow tie

If every girl’s crazy ‘bout a sharp-dressed man, you can imagine how gaga they’d go for a sharp-dressed dog. This Halloween, make your classy canine a bow tie.

Remnant Rehab: Use scraps to make baby washcloths

Baby washcloths are an ideal scrap-buster. The size can vary, depending on how much fabric you have. You can mix and match fabrics. And they don’t take long at all.

Remnant Rehab: Baby blanket — bingo!

With a baby shower coming up, I checked out the future parents’ registry to see what they were looking for. When I saw the blankets with the little hood in the corner, I figured I could make one.

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Remnant Rehab: Alterations breathe new life into vintage dress

A vintage dress with a great polka dot pattern was reformed of its matronly ways with a few simple cuts and hems.

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