Archive for Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Also from April 28

All stories

Kansas auditor to release report on sexual predator program
April 28, 2015
The state’s auditing agency is set to present a report on the cost and effectiveness of Kansas’ program to involuntarily commit sexual predators to treatment.
Disease, drought taking toll on Kansas wheat crop
April 28, 2015
The winter wheat crop in Kansas is showing signs of stress from disease and drought.
Wichita to award varsity letters to special needs students
April 28, 2015
Students who play in a special-needs sports league in the Wichita area scored a victory.
Girls on the Run helps Baldwin City students get fit, improve self-esteem
April 28, 2015
Fourth-grader Maddie Anderson said she’s improved two things from participating in the Girls on the Run program. “I usually run about a mile a day because I’m not the best, but I try,” she said. “When I first started running, I could run about a half mile. I feel better and stronger.”
Kansas House committee delays review of Democrat’s remarks
April 28, 2015
A Kansas House committee has delayed its investigation of a Democratic lawmaker who labeled as “racist bigots” supporters of a bill ending college tuition breaks for students living in the U.S. illegally.
Late price change rolled back as Baldwin City purchases KCP&L service area
April 28, 2015
A late hiccup in the city’s planned purchase of the right to provide service to the Baldwin City business park and four homes has been resolved, and the sale is going ahead as planned.
Lawrence Habitat for Humanity plans to build home in Baldwin City next year
April 28, 2015
Lawrence Habitat for Humanity has a lot and much of the needed money, but now needs a family before starting its second home in Baldwin City. That effort to find the right family for the three-bedroom, 1 1/2 bathroom, 1,250-square-foot home that Lawrence Habitat plans for Baldwin City will start with a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. May 13 at the Baldwin City Public Library, said John Harvey, Lawrence Habitat for Humanity director of resource development.
Kansas City Connection: Char Bar, Sleater-Kinney, Zubaz and giant Lego sculptures
April 28, 2015
“Good Food,” reads a sign behind the bar at Westport’s Char Bar. Talk about an understatement.