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Topeka bookkeeper accused of stealing more than $100K
August 11, 2015
60-year-old former bookkeeper faces charges accusing her of stealing more than $100,000 from a Topeka company.
Face to Face: Silva Beach
August 11, 2015
Face to Face is a weekly feature in which the Signal introduces readers to those who live and work in the community. This week, we meet Silva Beach.
Report: Fall farm crops mostly faring well in Kansas
August 11, 2015
The latest government snapshot shows most major farm crops in Kansas are faring well this season.
Kansas regulators to have hearings on Westar rate agreement
August 11, 2015
Kansas utility regulators plan hearings later this month on a proposed agreement to allow the state’s largest electric company to raise its annual rates by $78 million.
Vinland girl finds passion at circus school
August 11, 2015
At 15 years of age, Sylvan Mitchell rediscovered the joy of playgrounds. “Once you go to circus school, you can’t walk by a playground again without thinking ‘there’s a bar I can do something on,’” she said.
Musings from the Hill, Aug. 13, 2015
August 11, 2015
Soon some of us will be thinking of this old song: “School days, school days. Dear old golden rule days. When reading and writing and arithmetic taught to the tune of a hickory stick.” In my school days, never was a child hit for an infraction of any rule.
Baldwin City to seek KDHE loan for old-town water line upgrades
August 11, 2015
The Baldwin City Council approved action Aug. 3 that should lead to better water service for old-town customers. The council authorized city staff to make final application for a revolving loan program the Kansas Department of Health and Environment is offering for water system improvements. City Administrator Chris Lowe said the revolving loan offered the city an attractive funding option for a long-planned water system upgrade in the city’s older neighborhoods.