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Baker football team to start season ranked No. 5 in NAIA
August 13, 2014
After a 2013 season that featured a school-record 11-2 record, a HAAC regular season championship and a NAIA-FCS Playoff victory, the Baker University football team will begin the season ranked No. 5 in the latest NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Preseason Poll.
ACLU says offender registry unconstitutional
August 13, 2014
The American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas is urging the Kansas Supreme Court to uphold a judge’s finding that the state’s criminal offender registry is unconstitutional.
Virus found in 14 Kansas City-area newborns
August 13, 2014
Kansas City health authorities in Missouri and Kansas are investigating infections among 14 infants with a virus that can cause meningitis and other inflammation.
Baker recognized as ‘hidden gem’
August 13, 2014
Colleges of Distinction, a guidebook highlighting four-year colleges and universities that are considered “hidden gems,” has recognized Baker University in its 2014-2015 publication.
Senior Mix today
August 13, 2014
The Baldwin City Community Senior Mix will celebrate its fourth birthday with a gathering starting at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, in the Fellowship Hall of Ives Chapel United Methodist Church, 1018 Miami St.
2 workers severely burned in fireworks explosion
August 13, 2014
Authorities in southeast Kansas say two employees of a fireworks manufacturer were severely burned in an explosion outside the company’s former headquarters in Pittsburg.
Baldwin City girl returns home from training at famed New York City dance company
August 13, 2014
Five weeks of rigorous training at a famed New York City dance studio has only whetted the appetite of young a Baldwin City girl for dance. “After five weeks, I took last week off,” Luisa Pierce said. “I start classes Thursday at the Lawrence Arts Center. I can’t wait to really start dancing again.”
Face to Face: William Dale Wullenschneider
August 13, 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 William Dale Wullenschneider
Locals adopt wild horses, burros at Tonganoxie event
August 13, 2014
Bernie the burro is a popular figure. The animal has been at various events, including the American Royal parade in Kansas City, Mo.