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Soccer mania: Three local soccer youth coaches share takes on World Cup
June 24, 2014
With Word Cup group play about to wrap up and the survivors moving into the 16-team knock-out round, The Signal asks three local soccer enthusiasts and youth coaches their views of what they’ve seen so far and which teams will make a run for the cup.
Washburn baseball coach dies in accident
June 24, 2014
The Washburn University community is mourning the death of baseball coach Steven Anson. The university and Jefferson County authorities say Anson, 60, died Sunday in a tree-trimming accident.
Wichita police find 3 shot to death in home
June 24, 2014
Wichita police are investigating after three people were found shot to death at a home on the city’s southeast side.
Baker to play in Arrowhead this fall
June 24, 2014
The Heart of America Athletic Conference and the Kansas City Chiefs have partnered to present the inaugural NAIA Gridiron Challenge at Arrowhead, a football doubleheader to be played on Saturday, Oct. 11, at Arrowhead Stadium. The 2014 matchups of two highly-anticipated NAIA contests are scheduled for 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Missouri Valley College will square off with MidAmerica Nazarene University in the opener, before Baker University faces off with Benedictine College in the nightcap.
Residents: It’s St. John, NOT Saint John, Kansas
June 24, 2014
Some of the good people from St. John are in a bit of a huff. They want a wrong righted, asking that their Stafford County hometown be spelled correctly.
Company agrees to address one problem a Baldwin district running track
June 24, 2014
The Baldwin school district is making progress in its effort to correct a problem with the competition running track at Baldwin High School. The outside lane of the running track, which was built as part of the 2008 bond issue, was not installed at the right width. The board was vocal last fall about making progress to resolve the issue.
Baldwin board reviews draft capital outlay plan in advance of budget considerations
June 24, 2014
As has been the recent custom, the Baldwin school board was presented last week with a first draft of the district’s capital outlay plan in advance of July’s 2014-2015 fiscal year budget considerations. The draft that district financial operations director Cynde Frick shared with the board on June 17 broke out budgets of both 7 and 8 mills for the capital outlay fund. The district has the authority to levy up to 8 mills to support capital outlay, but boards in recent years have chosen to set the levy at 7 mills.