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Kansas governor decries prairie chicken lawsuit
June 18, 2014
Gov. Sam Brownback says a federal lawsuit by environmental groups over the lesser prairie chicken is an attempt to shut down agriculture and energy production in western Kansas.
Baker finishes on top of conference in all sports
June 18, 2014
For the third straight academic year, the Baker University athletics department finished No. 1 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference and No. 1 in the state of Kansas in the 2013-14 NAIA Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup final standings. Baker finished in 23rd place nationally in the final standings with a total of 434.75 points — 153 points in the fall, 202.75 in the winter and 79 in the spring.
Four Baldwin players named to baseball all-state teams
June 18, 2014
Baldwin High School was well-represented on the Kansas 4A-I All-State team released last week.
Coach, 2 players to represent Baldwin High School in metro all-star game
June 18, 2014
Key parts of the 2013 Baldwin High School football team will get together one last time tonight as part of the Greater Kansas City Area Football Coaches Association Kansas vs. Missouri All-Star Game.
Cosmosphere unveils plan for next 50 years
June 18, 2014
Officials at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center in Hutchinson announced a five-year, $15 million plan Tuesday, with a goal of securing the institution’s future for the next 50 years.
Kansas regents to consider increasing tuition
June 18, 2014
State university students could see their tuition and fees rise by as much as 5.7 percent this fall under proposals before the Kansas Board of Regents.
IPad use now integral at Baldwin High School
June 18, 2014
IPads have become so important at Baldwin High School that is essential problems are addressed early to maintain teacher enthusiasm for using the devices in the classroom, the Baldwin school board was told Tuesday. Baldwin High School Principal Rob McKim gave the board an update Tuesday the high school’s first year iPad experience. The district handed out newly purchased iPads to 445 high school students last August.
Baldwin school district to start offering online enrollment next month
June 18, 2014
The Baldwin school district and a local technology company plan to start testing a one-of-a-kind online enrollment program this week for a planned July 1 roll out. Mike Bosch, CEO of the Reflective Group, told the Baldwin school board Tuesday that the Baldwin City company and the district would carry out a mock enrollment to fine tune for the districtwide roll out of the online software.
Season’s first art walk to celebrate Lumberyard’s 100th birthday
June 18, 2014
A party marking the 100th birthday of a community landmark will be the highlight of a busy Friday evening of downtown activities.
Face to Face: Baldwin City Councilwoman Christi Darnell
June 18, 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’ll meet Baldwin City Councilwoman Christi Darnell.