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Baker senior earns recognition for nonfiction
March 5, 2014
Katelin Colby, a Baker University senior from Paola, placed third in creative nonfiction essays at Sigma Tau Delta International 2014 on Feb. 26-March 1 in Savannah, Ga. More than 1,000 students and faculty attended the English honors society event featuring the best student writers in the country.
Kansas: Real-life ‘Captain Phillips’ coming for speech
March 5, 2014
The man portrayed by actor Tom Hanks in the Oscar-nominated movie “Captain Phillips” is scheduled to give a lecture in Hutchinson later this year.
Baldwin City Signal pet of the week
March 5, 2014
Buddy and other of the cats and dogs are available for adoption at the Prairie Paws Animal Shelter in Ottawa. Those interested should call the shelter at 785-242-2967.
Kansas: Flu vaccine for uninsured adults running low
March 5, 2014
The Sedgwick County Health Department has run out of flu vaccine for uninsured adults.
Baker names student leader of the month
March 5, 2014
Tyler Sloan, a junior exercise science major from Kansas City, Kan., has been named Baker University’s Student Leader of the Month for February.
Kansas: Advocates fight to block death penalty bill
March 5, 2014
The Kansas Coalition Against the Death Penalty is campaigning against legislation limiting the time allowed for appeals of capital punishment convictions.
Four BHS musicans chosen to state honor band
March 5, 2014
The sixteen long hours of rehearsals they endured before their performance Sunday in Wichita were enough to make Megann Lawrenz, Kymbry Simmons and Taylor Wallis question their decisions to seek a seat on the state honor band.