Author Archives: Lauren Rautenkranz
Lauren Rautenkranz offers a preview of Tuesday’s runoff election between Craig Lowe and Ed Braddy.
WUFT visited Millhopper Montessori School to see how children in the Gainesville area celebrated International Children’s Book Day.
WUFT’s Lauren Rautzenkraz shares a story of one little girl celebrating her “first” birthday on a day that doesn’t come again for three years.
Suspect in Bivens Cove murder is in custody in Orange County awaiting extradition to Alachua County to face charges.
The sea of orange and blue, organized chants, and powerful band may seem intimidating for some fans supporting the visiting team at the Swamp, but one University of Missouri fan felt differently this weekend.
Two beloved volunteers of the Gainesville food bank, Bread of the Mighty, are stepping down after twelve years of hard work.
Jan LeDuc could have resigned herself to a retired life of leisure, but she prefers moving furniture, caulking windows, and going Dumpster diving for parts around home sites for Habitat for Humanity. She’s volunteered for the organization since 1986, building houses for needy families in Alachua County, and doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon.
Tiffany Johnson, a breast cancer survivor, celebrated Breast Cancer Awareness month with her friends and family, including her preschool-aged daughter, Ti-Andra, by attending the annual American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in Gainesville.
Eddie, a 6-pound toy poodle, is a certified therapy dog, like many others in Gainesville. His job is to go to local nursing homes, assisted living facilities and hospitals in order to show patients and residents a little canine love.
Antibiotic use in farm animals creates problems for humans. UF professor sounds off on the dangers of antibiotic resistance.