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Kansas bioscience chief gets $150,000 in bonuses
May 6, 2014
The chief executive officer of the Kansas Bioscience Authority has received $150,000 in bonuses since taking the job 18 months ago.
Kansas: Car with body inside belongs to missing man
May 6, 2014
Police say a car found with a decomposing body inside belonged to a Wichita man missing since February.
Baldwin City Public Library expansion nearly completed
May 6, 2014
The expansion of the Baldwin City Library is nearing completion and coming in on budget. “It’s awfully, awfully close,” City Administrator Chris Lowe told the Baldwin City Council on Monday. “Closer even than it looks. It’s coming in on budget. We even have money left in contingency, which is miraculous.”
Kansas Supreme Court delays decision in Craigslist sperm donor case
May 6, 2014
The Kansas Supreme Court is delaying a decision on whether a Topeka man who provided sperm to a lesbian couple must undergo genetic testing.
Baldwin City passes on saving in electrical cost to customers
May 6, 2014
The Baldwin City Council voted Monday to pass along its savings in the cost of energy to its largest customers. The council approved the first reading of an adjustment to the city’s electrical rates, which gives large users a break on the demand charge they are asked to pay.
Baldwin City Council denies downtown rezoning request
May 6, 2014
On Monday, an application to rezone a property on the southwest corner of High and Ninth streets that would have allowed a duplex to be built on the lot failed to win the Baldwin City Council’s approval, despite having the support of the majority of council members.
Baldwin City Boy Scouts honor woman for 50 years of service
May 6, 2014
Betty Lawrenz made a lifelong commitment when her son first joined the local Boy Scouts troop. “I got involved when my son Robbie started as a Webelo,” she said. “It’s something I enjoy. The kids are fun. I just love being around the kids.”
Four Baker players on all-conference softball team
May 6, 2014
The Baker University softball team earned four 2014 HAAC All-Conference team selections announced on Monday, highlighted by First Team All-Conference winners freshman Katt Cooper, sophomore Mallorie Nelson and senior Renata Dill.