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When should outdoor holiday decorations be taken down?

Response Percent
Yard art after New Year’s; Lights when weather allows.
 
50%
After New Year’s Day.
 
37%
Lights are cool, why take them down?
 
12%
Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the latest.
 
0%
Total 16

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Kansas: Senate veep urges cooperation between courts, Legislature
January 24, 2014
The Legislature and Judiciary should improve relations, Senate Vice President Jeff King, R-Independence, said in a letter Thursday to Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Lawton Nuss.
Kansas River sand royalty fee would double under bill
January 24, 2014
Sand dredgers would have to pay double what they are currently paying the state for sand taken from the Kansas River under a bill proposed by a Lawrence legislator.
Baldwin City home inspector stays busy despite sluggish housing market
January 24, 2014
If you bought a home in Baldwin City in the past decade, it’s probable Steve Bauer knows parts of it better than you. Bauer and his wife, Alison, own Bauer Inspection & Consulting Services. Alison answers the phone and schedules the inspections that Bauer performs throughout northeast Kansas.
One-room schoolhouse near Baldwin City joins national historic register
January 24, 2014
A rural Douglas County schoolhouse built in 1900, with roots going back to the 1850s, is one of the newest additions to the National Register of Historic Places. est additions to the National Register of Historic Places. The Kansas State Historical Society announced this week that Clearfield School at 2162 N. 600 Road, northeast of Baldwin City in Palmyra Township, is now one of 1,350 Kansas properties on the national register.