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A bill in the Kansas Senate would schedule local city and school board elections in November rather than April. The bill also would have candidates identified by party. Do you:

Response Percent
Think no change is needed?
 
59%
Support the proposed changes?
 
25%
Agree with the date change but think local elections should remain non-partisan?
 
15%
Agree local elections should be partison but not with the date change?
 
0%
Total 32
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Kansas court considers handling of school funding lawsuit
March 3, 2015
The Kansas Supreme Court is considering whether a lower-court panel should still review a lawsuit over state funding for public schools.
Report: Kansas wheat faring mostly well so far this winter
March 3, 2015
Kansas wheat crops and livestock are in generally positive shape so far this winter.
Musings from the Hill, March 5, 2015
March 3, 2015
Stormy March has come at last, trumpets lustily blowing to summon wild winds as dry leaves scatter in his path.
Baldwin High School wrestling coach shares passion with team
March 3, 2015
As he watched video of himself and teammates wrestling at this weekend’s 4A state championship meet at Salina, Jon Pratt was in a past vs. future place familiar to many high school seniors.
Kansas to hold meetings, consider options for drone usage
March 3, 2015
Kansas is exploring how it fits in the new world of drones as residents express their desire to use the technology.
Council renames park to reflect Baldwin City history
March 3, 2015
One of Baldwin City’s most popular parks was given a new name for the second time in a month. On Monday, the Baldwin City Council approved renaming the park at 11th and High streets from West Park to Women’s Bridge Park.
Baldwin City purchasing right to provide electrical servcie to industrial park
March 3, 2015
With assurances from city staff that it was a sound business decision, the Baldwin City Council approved an agreement Monday to purchase the right to provide electrical service to the industrial park from Kansas City Power & Light.
Kansas City streetcar construction to finish this fall
March 2, 2015
Officials say construction on Kansas City’s downtown streetcar project is nearly 50 percent complete and is on track to finish this fall.
Midwest economy: February glance at Kansas, Missouri
March 2, 2015
The Institute for Supply Management, formerly the Purchasing Management Association, began formally surveying its membership in 1931 to gauge business conditions. The Creighton Economic Forecasting Group uses the same methodology as the national survey to consult supply managers and business leaders. Creighton University economics professor Ernie Goss oversees the report. Here are the state results for February in Kansas and Missouri.
Newell Rubbermaid to expand Winfield, add 320 jobs
March 2, 2015
Newell Rubbermaid is planning a $27 million expansion of the company’s plant in Winfield and will add 320 jobs.
Face to Face: Kelly Neufeld
March 2, 2015
Face to Face is a weekly feature in which the Signal introduces readers to those who live or work in the community. This week we meet Kelly Neufeld.
Officials fear Kansas is complacent about tornado season
March 2, 2015
Weather officials in Kansas are worried that the state’s lack of tornados last year will make citizens complacent going into tornado season this spring.
Court revives lawsuit from ex-detective who exposed beating
March 2, 2015
A federal appeals court has revived the lawsuit filed by a former Kansas City, Kansas, police detective who contends he was punished for refusing to cover up a motorist’s beating by federal agents.
Construction to close CR 1055 on March 23 north of Baldwin City
March 2, 2015
Some, and at times all, of the popular route to Lawrence through Vinland will be closed for much of the coming construction season as Douglas County Public Works undertakes a three-phase improvement of the road.
Stolen goods from Joyland park found with Louie the Clown
March 1, 2015
Several items stolen from the closed Joyland amusement park in Wichita have been found at a home where police earlier recovered Louie the Clown, a statue that greeted patrons of the park before going missing for more than a decade.
Baldwin claims first-ever state wrestling title
March 1, 2015
With two team members grabbing gold and five others placing, the Baldwin High School wrestling team won the school’s first state championship this weekend in Salina. The Bulldogs brought home the state championship and its first-ever state wrestling trophy by scoring 113 points Friday and Saturday in Salina. Chanute finished second with 105 points.
Former Kansas superintendent and 2 others sue over firings
March 1, 2015
A superintendent and two of his top administrators who were fired last year are suing the Gardner-Edgerton School district in northeast Kansas.
Baldwin City Council agenda, March 2
March 1, 2015
Meeting to start at 7 p.m. Monday at Baldwin City Public Library
Kansas school funding plan aimed at ending budget surprises
March 1, 2015
Top Republican officials in Kansas who hope to eliminate a budget deficit while sustaining personal income tax cuts are working on a plan to overhaul the state’s system for funding public schools in a way that would prevent unanticipated demands for new spending.
Kansas House passes teacher collective bargaining compromise
February 26, 2015
The Kansas House has approved a collective bargaining compromise between teachers and school boards.

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