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Kansas lawmakers name state’s official fossils
March 25, 2014
Kansas legislators have given final approval to a bill designating a winged dinosaur and an ancient sea creature as the state’s official fossils.
Township fire departments respond to grass fire northeast of Vinland
March 25, 2014
At about 2:30 p.m. this afternoon, units from the Palmyra and Wakarusa township fire departments responded to a grass fire northeast of Vinland.
Kansas full-day kindergarten plan likely won’t advance, House speaker says
March 25, 2014
House Speaker Ray Merrick, R-Stilwell, on Tuesday said Gov. Sam Brownback’s proposal to provide state funding for full-day kindergarten probably isn’t advancing during the current legislative session.
Kansas House committee hatches new plan for school funding
March 25, 2014
A Kansas House committee is preparing to take up a proposal from Republican leaders to increase education spending to satisfy a state Supreme Court order.
Musings 0327
March 25, 2014
Weather in Kansas can by “iffy.” If it does not snow, I can navigate the hill. If it rains, the hill is often slippery with mud.
Vinland Fair annual Whole-Hog Sausage benefit has deep roots
March 25, 2014
Historical records are scarce, but this Saturday night’s Whole Hog Sausage and Pancake Supper from 5 to 7 p.m. in the historic Vinland Fair Exhibition Hall is probably the granddaddy of the area’s pancake suppers.
Face to Face: Baldwin City Police Chief Greg Neis
March 25, 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 meet Baldwin Police Chief Greg Neis.
Three Baker athletes earn weekly conference honors
March 25, 2014
Two Baker University track and field athletes and a member of the softball team were named on Monday HAAC athletes of the week in their respective sports.