The Baldwin High School Winter Sports court has been named with the winners to be crowned at the Jan. 8 game against Paola. The seniors named to the court are (from left) Dakota Helm, Kyna Smith, Braxton George, Megann Lawrenz, Jackson Barth and Courtney Douglas. Enlarge photo

Baldwin City Signal ending publication with current edition

December 30, 2015

The World Company is ceasing publication of The Baldwin City Signal and shifting coverage of Baldwin City news and sports to the Lawrence Journal-World.


2015 sports in review: Baldwin High School teams had banner year

December 31, 2015

Selecting a top local sports story for 2015 is like choosing a favorite child among a large number of gifted offspring. Baldwin High School athletes won four state titles in the past 12 months, played for another and placed in two others.

Local News

Changes at City Hall top Baldwin City story of 2015

December 29, 2015

The top Baldwin City story of 2014 kept giving through the past 12 months by prompting changes in City Hall, which is the top local story of 2015. In April, city voters significantly changed the Baldwin City Council with the election of three new members. The shake up came after two setting members of the council, Jason Mock and Ken Wagner chose not to seek another terms.

Local government

Beloit city administrator selected for Baldwin City government’s top job

December 21, 2015

Baldwin City Council President Christi Darnell said a comment Glenn Rodden made during his interview a week ago for the open city administrator position convinced her that he was the man for the job. “He’s from a small town near Chicago,” she said. “He said he knew what it meant for a community to grow but keep its own identity and not be absorbed. He gets it. He knows what Baldwin City is about.”

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