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Kansas Supreme Court may review case dealing with its power
September 3, 2015
Chief Justice Lawton Nuss won’t rule out having the Kansas Supreme Court review a lawsuit that involves an attempt by the Legislature to diminish the high court’s administrative power.
Showcase of sunflowers at Grinter Farms near Tonganoxie should be in peak bloom in coming days
September 3, 2015
A local landmark that fills the countryside with a sea of yellow for a short spell each year soon should be buzzing again. Grinter Farms again has planted its crop — roughly 1 million sunflower seeds — and the radiant colors of thousands of sunflowers soon will be on display.
Baldwin High School cross country teams deep with experienced talented
September 3, 2015
Opposing teams at today’s Anderson County Invitational cross country meet or those the Baldwin High School boys and girls teams will face later in the year will probably not find comfort in coach Mike Spielman’s quick assessment of his teams.
Palmyra Township board OK with Baldwin City annexation of shop, yard
September 3, 2015
The Palmyra Township Board of Trustees has approved annexation of its shop and yard into Baldwin City but will probably pursue a special use permit to help assure it can continue its present activities on the property.
Feds charge Kansas priest with bank fraud over parish thefts
September 2, 2015
A Kansas priest charged Tuesday with stealing nearly $151,000 from two parishes and the Catholic Diocese of Wichita used the money to fund his gambling, federal prosecutors alleged.
Kobach criticized over plan to purge Kansas voter rolls
September 2, 2015
An American Civil Liberties Union attorney says Kansas law doesn’t give Secretary of State Kris Kobach the authority to remove thousands of names from the state’s voter registration rolls.
Face to Face: Richard Ehinger
September 2, 2015
Face to Face is a weekly feature in which the Signal introduces readers to those who live and work in the community. This week, we meet Richard Ehinger.
Penalty phase in Jewish site shootings trial to continue
September 2, 2015
An anti-Semite convicted of killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City plans to call more witnesses to explain his actions to a jury that will decide if he should be sentenced to death.
Baldwin boys soccer team earns first victory of season
September 1, 2015
The Baldwin High School boys soccer team dominated the second half Tuesday, winning its first match of the year, 4-0, against Paola. The victory evened the Bulldogs’ record at 1-1 and marked Drew Ising’s first win fas head coach of the Baldwin program.
Report: Kansas crops making progress as fall harvest nears
September 1, 2015
The latest government progress report on Kansas crops shows more crops maturing as fall harvest nears.
Jury to weigh death sentence for man in Jewish site killings
September 1, 2015
Jurors who convicted a white supremacist of killing three people at Jewish sites in Overland Park will begin hearing more evidence Tuesday before deciding whether to recommend a death sentence.
Baker sees dip in Baldwin City campus enrollment with decline in number of Kansas high school graduates
September 1, 2015
Walking from class Tuesday on the Baker University campus, freshmen Michael Mitchell, Mason Baum and Kasey Oehlert agreed one thing brought them to the Baldwin City school. “I’m planning a nursing career,” Mitchell said. “They have a great nursing program here. I think you’ll hear the same thing from all three of us.”
Kansas State students asked to sign sportsmanship pledge
September 1, 2015
Kansas State students will have to sign a sportsmanship pledge before they can pick up their tickets for sporting events this year.
Musings from the Hill, Sept. 3, 2015
September 1, 2015
Monday is Labor Day. Summer is coming gently to an end. Compared to other states, Kansas has been spared widespread power loss and fires which have devastated thousands of acres in our western states. A daughter who lives in Wyoming informed me they have experienced their first snow fall. Let us hope we will have a gentle winter as we did this summer.
New Quayle Bible Collection exhibit explores many sides of King David
September 1, 2015
Nick Pumphrey didn’t know the extent of the Quayle Bible Collection when he arrived at Baker University in the fall of 2014. “I thought it was just a couple of old Bibles,” he said. “There’s things here that no one else has.”
Insurance Department studying continuing education programs
August 31, 2015
The Kansas Insurance Department is considering whether insurance agents need more training.
Tax amnesty for Kansans begins on Tuesday
August 31, 2015
Kansans who owe back taxes to the state should consider paying them in the next few weeks.
Police: Human remains found near Kansas River
August 31, 2015
Police are investigating after skeletal remains were found near the Kansas River in Kansas City, Kan.
Animal health effort in Kansas and Missouri notes 10 years
August 31, 2015
Nearly 1,000 people are gathering in Kansas City. Mo., to celebrate the 10th anniversary of an Animal Health Corridor that stretches from Manhattan, Kan., to Columbia, Mo.
Douglas County departments show off new public works facility
August 31, 2015
Douglas County’s Public Works and Zoning and Codes departments were proudly displaying their new home on East 25th Street during an open house Friday. The two departments officially relocated from their original 23rd Street location into their new $14.5 million facilities this April, said Douglas County Director of Public Works Keith Browning.

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