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Varsity bulldogs fall to Wildcats
February 16, 2009
LOUISBURG — While both Baldwin High School varsity basketball teams lost here Friday night, the boys’ contest was filled with much more drama. The Bulldog and Wildcats faced off for the second time this season. They played each other during the first week of action in December, with the Wildcats winning both games.
County treasurer to add fees for satellite offices
February 16, 2009
Soon Douglas County taxpayers who pay motor vehicle taxes at the treasurer’s satellite offices will have to pay a $2 fee.
Lack of quorum moves Baldwin City Council meeting again
February 16, 2009
For the second time in two weeks, the Baldwin City Council will not be able to have its Monday meeting because of a lack of a quorum.
State suspends paying income tax refunds, may miss payroll as money tightens
February 16, 2009
State Republican legislative leaders Monday demanded that Gov. Kathleen Sebelius sign the budget cutting bill they passed last week before they will agree to issue inter-governmental loans to make state payments for payroll, public schools, health care and income tax refunds, officials said.
After hung jury, Pitts to stand trial again
February 16, 2009
A Douglas County jury returned one verdict, but failed to reach another in the case of a Baldwin City man accused of shooting his neighbor.
Commuter forecast for February 16, 2008
February 16, 2009
No commute problems are expected from Lawrence to Topeka today. We will see a chilly start with a slight breeze from the south. No delays are expected at MCI.