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Kansas insurance department seeks higher fees
February 3, 2014
The Kansas Insurance Department is asking the Legislature for permission to raise fees paid by insurance companies because the state has diverted millions of dollars from its regulatory fund for other purposes.
Kansas hit by second earthquake in weeks
February 3, 2014
A light earthquake has hit south-central Kansas for the second time in weeks.
Baldwin City Chocolate Auction returns Sunday for 26th year
February 3, 2014
In its 26th year, the Chocolate Auction is enough of a community tradition to have its own traditions. The annual art benefit will be Sunday at the Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St. Sandy Cardens, Lumberyard Arts Center board member, said the doors will open at noon for the silent auction of many food items and smaller artworks and the live auction will start a 2 p.m.
Musings/0206
February 3, 2014
Thirty days hath September, April, June and November. ll the rest have 31, save February we 28 assign, till Leap Year brings it 29.
Kansas legislative hearing on broadband cancelled
February 3, 2014
A hearing on a bill that critics said would have killed the ability of cities and counties to bring broadband Internet to their areas was cancelled.
Plan revived to pump water from Missouri River to western Kansas
February 3, 2014
Proponents of a 360-mile long canal from the northeast tip of Kansas to western Kansas that would draw water from the Missouri River to replenish the Ogallala Aquifer were pushing their project in the Statehouse last week.
Winter storm warning issued in anticipation of tonight’s snowfall
09:01 a.m., February 3, 2014 Updated 08:41 p.m.
Baldwin USD 348 Superintendent Paul Dorathy has canceled all district and activities for Tuesday in anticipation of a major winter storm. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for Douglas and surrounding counties, beginning at midnight lasting until 6 a.m. Wednesday.
Baker president, husband to be honored at this year’s Chocolate Auction
February 3, 2014
Dennis Long had an evening planned Thursday, which included a quick meal at a ballgame with his wife, Baker University President Pat Long. “We’ll have hot dogs at the game in Olathe.”