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Baldwin High School softball team sweeps Ottawa
April 8, 2014
The Baldwin High School softball team got an outstanding performance Tuesday from freshman pitcher Kinley Burton in a double-header sweep of Ottawa. The Bulldogs won the first game, 5-3, and the nightcap, 10-2, with Burton going the distance in both games.
Kansas: Brownback signs fossil, 9 other laws
April 8, 2014
The flying pteranodon and the sea-roaming tylosaurus are now the official fossils of Kansas.
Kansas lawmakers OK tougher Medicaid fraud law
April 8, 2014
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is praising legislators for unanimously approving a measure to increase penalties for defrauding the state’s Medicaid program.
Kansas school districts say new finance bill will widen disparities
April 8, 2014
The Legislature’s new school finance bill will continue to widen the funding gap between wealthy and poor districts, attorneys representing school districts that successfully sued the state said Monday.
Glass recyling bin to be moved to Baldwin City Market
April 8, 2014
The final day for paper, cardboard, plastic and glass recycling bins at the Ottawa Street recycling site will be April 30, the Baldwin City Council was told Monday. But there was good news for local recyclers. City financial director Brad Smith said Ripple Glass and Baldwin City Market have reached an arrangement that will spot a glass recycling bin in the grocery store’s parking lot.
Face to Face: Lumberyard Arts Center gallery coordinator Sandy Cardens
April 8, 2014
Face to Face is a weekly feature highlighting those who live or work in Baldwin City. Each week The Signal will pick one person to highlight in the community. This week we meet Lumberyard Arts Center board member and gallery coordinator Sandy Cardens.
Baldwin City Garden Connection members behind summer’s downtown blooms
April 8, 2014
Baldwin City Garden Connection President Donna Masoner made a confession as she watched Monday as fellow member Carol Anderson raked out the flowerbed in front of the Baldwin City Community Library. “Raking is my least favorite thing to do,” she said.
Bonner’s Marble Day to expand with new 5K run, community art project
April 8, 2014
With a big, new event, a new organization involved, and hopefully better weather than last year, things are going to be busy at the 8th Annual Marble Day celebration.