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Douglas County administrator recommeds biggest mill levy increase of his career for 2015 budget
July 7, 2014
Craig Weinaug is currently helping craft his 23rd county budget and never before in his career as Douglas County administrator has a budget proposed a higher increase in property taxes than this latest one, he said Monday.
Marijuana advocates hope for vote on pot issue
July 7, 2014
A group of Wichita marijuana advocates is counting petition signatures to see if there are enough to force a citywide vote on decriminalizing pot in the community.
Dole announces next stops on homecoming tour
July 7, 2014
The next leg of former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole’s homecoming tour is scheduled to take him to nine communities in eastern Kansas.
Vinland F.C.E. looking for volunteers for fair noodle-making day
July 7, 2014
The Vinland F.C.E. is seeking community volunteers for its annual preparation of noodles for the chicken noodle soup served at the Vinland Fair.
SW Kansas reservoir a popular holiday destination
July 7, 2014
People from as far away as Oklahoma spent part of their holiday weekend at a 5-year-old southwest Kansas reservoir that got a big boost from steady rainfall last week.
Health plans must cover help quitting tobacco
July 7, 2014
Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger is urging Kansans who smoke or chew tobacco to check if their insurance plans cover programs to help them quit.
Appeals court considering case of Baldwin City mother who hosted teen drinking party
July 7, 2014
A Baldwin City mom admitted in court documents to letting her teenage daughter and underage friends party at her home one night last summer as she drank along with them. Yet Sherry Haskell was not found guilty of unlawfully hosting minors consuming alcohol.
Appeals court considering case of Baldwin City mom who hosted teen drinking party
July 7, 2014
Story: Link Italics Bold Bulleted list Numbered list Block quote Heading Create inline: A Baldwin City mom admitted in court documents to letting her teenage daughter and underage friends party at her home one night last summer as she drank along with them. Yet Sherry Haskell was not found guilty of unlawfully hosting minors consuming alcohol.