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KSU students to go on the road to care for shelter animals
April 20, 2015
Veterinary students at Kansas State University are going on the road to care for shelter animals.
Officials: Early to say fewer quakes due to fracking limits
April 20, 2015
Earthquakes appear to be striking Kansas less frequently but officials say it’s too early to say whether new rules are the reason.
Tuesday evening farmers’ market to bring more locally grown food options to Baldwin City
April 20, 2015
It’s the time of year to plant seeds with the hope of future return, and that’s what the organizers of Baldwin City’s newest farmers’ market are doing. “We’re hoping this will explode for Baldwin,” Rachel Renyer said. “There’s so much interest in getting homegrown food. There’s not anything coming out of the ground right now, but there is a lot of interest from producers.”
Brownback to take action on bill regulating Uber drivers
April 20, 2015
Gov. Sam Brownback must decide whether to sign a bill that ride-hailing company Uber has said would drive it out of the state if it becomes law.
Abuse is main reason Kansas removes children from homes
April 20, 2015
Abuse and neglect are the primary reasons children are being removed from their homes in Kansas, which is a change from the past, according to figures from the Department of Children and Families.
Musings from the Hill, April 23, 2015
April 20, 2015
As usual I am writing my column well ahead of the due date. Another Easter has come and gone. My wish for all is a wonderful beautiful spring. We had a brief hiatus from our warm spring-like weather: a cold wind blew in from the north bringing Baldwin brief rain showers.
Baldwin City, township firefighters battle prop blazes
April 20, 2015
Baldwin City volunteer firefighter Donnie Thomas said a training exercise Wednesday on fighting a dumpster fire had an occupational benefit for him. “We learned the proper way to open the lid on top — the safe way to do it,” he said.