Archive for Wednesday, July 10, 2013

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Baldwin High School grad riding high at Oklahoma State
11:45 p.m., July 10, 2013 Updated 11:45 p.m.
Nottingham member of Cowboys’ equestrian team
Partners plan to bring world to Baldwin City
11:37 p.m., July 10, 2013 Updated 11:37 p.m.
Bangkok sunrise inspires creation of Sunflower Development Solutions
Ottawa man injured in U.S. 56 Wednesday morning rollover accident
July 10, 2013
Wreck occurred about 1 mile east of Osage County line
Douglas County commissioner agree to publish 2014 budget with $64.6 million in spending
04:58 p.m., July 10, 2013 Updated 04:58 p.m.
Hearing on budget set for July 31
Brownback’s office says he will release judical applicants’ names, then backs off statement
July 10, 2013
Under fire from advocates for open government, Gov. Sam Brownback’s office on Tuesday said he will disclose the names of applicants for a new Kansas Court of Appeals position. But then minutes later the office said a decision on that issue hadn’t been finalized yet.
State education board seeks $656 million funding increase
July 10, 2013
The Kansas State Board of Education voted today to seek an estimated $656 million funding increase for fiscal year 2015, which begins next July.
Kansas concealed carry permits set record in 2012
July 10, 2013
Applications for permits to carry concealed weapons in Kansas set a record in the fiscal year ending June 30, more than doubling the record set in the previous year.
Area wheat harvest a successful one
July 10, 2013
Wellsville farmer Robin Dunn says that after last year’s drought local farmers deserve a break, and they seem to have gotten one, in the form of a successful wheat harvest.
One traffic fatality, 37 DUI arrests, reported by KHP over Fourth of July weekend
July 10, 2013
The Kansas Highway Patrol responded to one fatal vehicle accident that resulted in one death over the Fourth of July holiday weekend from July 3 to July 7, according to a news release issued by the KHP.
Five questions: It’s fair time
July 10, 2013
It’s almost fair season in the area. This week’s five questions comes from information posted on the websites of the Douglas, Johnson, Leavenworth and Wyandotte County fairs and the Vinland Fair.
State is back in the business of funding the arts
July 10, 2013
More than two years after Gov. Sam Brownback made Kansas the first state to stop funding the arts, a reconstructed arts commission awarded $58,000 to eight organizations across the state, it was announced Tuesday.
Baker summer theater camp attracts top high school talent
July 10, 2013
Students in camp’s first week to present ‘My Favorite Year’ at 2:30 p.m. Sunday