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Baker, Johnson County choirs to present Midwest premiere of ‘Requiem’
April 2, 2014
The Baker University Choirs (Cathy Crispino, conductor) will join voices with the Johnson County Chorus (Anita Cyrier, conductor) for the Midwest premiere of Mark Hayes’ “Requiem” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 4, in Rice Auditorium, 404 Eighth St. on Baker’s Baldwin City campus.
Douglas County Commission approves agritourism regs, ends moratorium
April 2, 2014
Douglas County is back in the business of accepting applications for agritourism operations after the Board of Commissioners approved new regulations and rescinded its moratorium on applications Wednesday.
Baldwin High School track teams start season Friday
April 2, 2014
In his “last hurrah” as Baldwin High School girls track coach, Ted Zuzzio acknowledges his team will be a contender to defend its 4A state title by winning its fourth championship in five years. “A lot of medals walked out the door last year,” said Zuzzio, who is retiring at the end of the school year. “But we have a lot coming back.”
Kansas Republicans continue to reject Medicaid expansion
April 2, 2014
Kansas continues to reject expansion of Medicaid.
Kansas Senate OKs bill voiding local gun rights
April 2, 2014
A proposal to strip Kansas cities and counties of their power to regulate firearms and nullify existing local gun ordinances is on track to clear the state Legislature quickly after the Senate approved it Wednesday.
Kansas Turnpike fatal crash truck driver asleep at wheel, manager says
April 2, 2014
The 30-year-old Aurora, Colo., man who died when his tractor-trailer crashed into a Kansas Turnpike toll plaza early Saturday morning appeared to be asleep in photos taken just before the crash, his manager said Tuesday from California.
Baldwin board approves sale of Chapel Street property
April 2, 2014
At a special meeting Tuesday, the Baldwin school board approved selling two Chapel Street buildings to Kansas City, Mo., developer Tony Krsnich for $90,000. The action was the only thing on the meeting’s agenda and made formal the board’s decision in September to negotiate the sale of the old middle school, South Gym and surrounding property to Krsnich. The deal will close Wednesday.