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Have you filed you tax returns yet?

Response Percent
Yes, as soon as I received my w2 form.
 
43%
I always wait to the last minute.
 
31%
No, I owe and am going to wait until April 15 to give the government my money.
 
25%
No, but I plan to soon because I’m getting a refund.
 
0%
Total 16

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Baldwin City Rotary Club chili and soup feed Monday
February 19, 2014
The Baldwin City Rotary Club will have a chili and soup supper from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Baldwin Junior High School cafeteria.
Worden UMC ham and been supper Saturday
February 19, 2014
The Worden United Methodist Church will have its annual ham-and-beans supper at taco bar from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the church.
Baldwin schools would waste $100,000 if Common Core standards tossed
February 19, 2014
A bill to kill Common Core educational standards in Kansas has Baldwin School Superintendent Paul Dorathy concerned a $100,000 district investment could be lost.
Kansas debate over religious beliefs, gay rights will continue
February 19, 2014
Some legislators say they want the issue to go away, but it won’t. Last week, the Kansas Legislature was the object of political scorn across the state and nation after the House approved a bill that critics said would allow Jim Crow-like discrimination against gays and lesbians.
United Way to put sparkle into weekend with champagne-tasting event
February 19, 2014
Douglas County United Way will have a champagne-tasting fundraiser starting at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at The Lodge.
Wind advisory issued for Douglas County for Thursday
February 19, 2014
The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory for Douglas County and surrounding areas beginning Thursday at 6 a.m. lasting until 6 p.m.
Kansas committee still opposes climate change plan, but removes ‘scientific’ protest
February 19, 2014
A Kansas House committee has approved a resolution protesting President Barack Obama’s plan on climate change after stripping out language suggesting the science behind it is flawed.
Late three-pointer dooms Baldwin girls
February 19, 2014
The Baldwin High School girls suffered another heartbreaking loss Tuesday when Louisburg senior guard Kacie Geiman connected on a three-pointer with five seconds left in the game, giving the Wildcats a 62-59 victory. Louisburg trailed by 52-43 entering the fourth quarter before mounting its late rally. The Bulldogs jumped out to an early lead behind the hot shooting of senior Hailey Cope, who knocked down two of her three three-pointers in the first quarter.
Amber Alert ends in Missouri murder charge
February 19, 2014
Springfield police say a 45-year-old man is jailed on suspicion of first-degree murder in the case of a missing 10-year-old girl.
Eudora district names Splichal new superintendent
February 19, 2014
Steve Splichal, superintendent of the McLouth school district, will become the new superintendent in Eudora starting July 1.
AARP service helps Baldwin City residents with tax returns
February 19, 2014
Robert Quinn reached into his pocket Tuesday for his reading glasses to review the tax return an AARP Foundation Tax Aide had just completed for him at the Lumberyard Arts Center. The retired 57-year-old Baldwin City man said he prepared his own taxes while in his 20s but started having them professionally done after he got married and had children.
Baldwin boys rally to win in overtime at Louisburg
February 19, 2014
The Baldwin High School boys became escape artists in the last week, managing to pick up overtime victories at De Soto and Louisburg after trailing most of both games. On Tuesday, the Bulldogs latest narrow 46-44 escape played out with a good deal of late game strategizing.