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Kansas tribes, governor’s office talking about compact
February 2, 2015
Officials with northeast Kansas American Indian tribes have had preliminary discussions with Gov. Sam Brownback on gaining more control over revenue and spending on their lands.
Musings from the Hill, Feb. 5, 2015
February 2, 2015
Thoughts from here, there and everywhere fly quickly through my mind. What is now considered new was often well known to mankind.
Bill would let home-school students in public school groups
February 2, 2015
A Kansas Senate education committee will hear testimony on a proposal to allow home-schooled students to participate in public school sports and activities, the committee’s chairman said.
27th annual chocolate auction to honor Lumberyard’s past owners
February 2, 2015
The Lumberyard Arts Center will honor its roots at the annual chocolate auction Sunday at the arts center, 718 High St. The chocolate auction has been an annual fundraising tradition for local arts efforts since former Baker University art department head Tom Russell and his late wife, Alice Anne, introduced it 27 years ago.
BLHS wrestlers has two individual champions at Baldwin
February 2, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood wrestling team had two individual champions and finished sixth as a team at the Baldwin Invitational Tournament.
Bonner Springs girls take second at Wellsville tournament
February 2, 2015
Bonner Springs gave the top-ranked team in girls Class 4A-II everything it could handle Saturday in the finals of the Baldwin Invitational Tournament, but a two-minute stretch proved to be the difference in a 54-45 loss to host Baldwin.
Kansas House panel approves measure to balance state budget
February 2, 2015
Kansas would eliminate a deficit in its current budget mostly by shifting money around to patch holes in the funding for general government programs under a bill approved Monday by a state House committee.
Man dies from injuries sustained in ATV-deer collision
February 2, 2015
A Vinland man has died from injuries sustained in an ATV accident this weekend on a rural southern Douglas County Road. Lt. Steve Lewis of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said today the 22-year-old male involved in the accident died Sunday.
Baldwin City Council agenda, Feb. 2, 2015
February 2, 2015
Baldwin City Council meets at 7 p.m. tonight in the community room of the Baldwin City Library
Legislative update
February 2, 2015
Three weeks into the legislative session, and very little (so far) has been done to address the over $757 million in projected budgetary deficits affecting both the current fiscal year 2015 and next year’s FY 2016 budgets. The deficits are there because of one reason – Gov. Sam Brownback’s uber-business friendly tax policies.