Richard Gwin

Richard Gwin has been a photographer with the Lawrence Journal-World for more than 20 years. He lives in rural Leavenworth County.

Recent stories

Drowning near Lawrence claims Tonganoxie resident
August 17, 2011
A 30-year-old Tonganoxie man died Saturday while he was swimming about 75 feet offshore at Lone Star Lake in southern Douglas County, said Douglas County Sheriff spokesman Sgt. Steve Lewis.
Searchers recover body of Tonganoxie man, 30, from Lone Star Lake in southern Douglas County
Dive crews, emergency responders were searching for man who was swimming at Lone Star Lake
05:04 p.m., August 13, 2011 Updated 10:14 p.m.
A 30-year-old Tonganoxie man died while he was swimming about 70 feet offshore at Lone Star Lake in southern Douglas County, said Douglas County Sheriff spokesman Sgt. Steve Lewis.
McLouth man relishes windmill relics
July 28, 2011
As Kansas leaders talk about the state’s emerging wind industry, it can be easy to forget that the state has a rich history in windmills.
McLouth student Justin Johnston shot, killed on school trip to Costa Rica
Memorial service planned for 8 p.m. tonight in high school parking lot
10:43 a.m., June 2, 2011 Updated 07:46 p.m.
A student at McLouth High School has died while on a school trip to Costa Rica, the victim of an overnight shooting.

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Recent photos

Cancer patient Michael Meyer cracks jokes as he gets a dose of medicine from registered nurse Janyce Nuckolls during a recent chemotherapy treatment at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Lawrence.

Lawrence Memorial Hospital cardiologist Elizabeth Guastello listens to the heart of patient Carole Klopp, of Lawrence, on Wednesday. Guastello, who started at the hospital in September, has been trying to raise awareness about women's heart health with the help of colleague Christina Salazar.

Amy Lindsay, of Shawnee, takes a self portrait at Ted Grinter's sunflower field near Tonganoxie on Saturday Aug. 24, 2013.

Meat thermometers and clean utensils can keep food-borne bacteria from running the fun of outdoor grilling.

A Kansas Department of Transportation snowplow heads east on U.S. HWY 24 Sunday March 24, 2013.

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