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Baldwin Healtcare and Rehabilitation has new ownership
February 17, 2015
It was announced Tuesday that Baldwin Healthcare and Rehabilitation is now subsidiary of Genesis HealthCare.
Baldwin board, council oppose proposed changes to local elections
February 17, 2015
The Baldwin school board and Baldwin City Council have added their voices to the list of municipalities and school boards publicly opposing proposed changes to local elections. Bills were introduced in the Kansas House and Senate this session that would move the date of city and school board elections, which are now held in April of odd-numbered years.
Face to Face: Gwendolyn Conover
February 17, 2015
Face to Face is a weekly feature of the Signal in which we introduce our readers to the people who live or work in the community. This week, we feature Gwendolyn Conover.
Musings from the Hill, Feb. 19, 2015
February 17, 2015
February means more to me than the celebration of Black History Month and the appearance, or lack thereof, of Mr. Groundhog. To me, February is a month to celebrate and commemorate the victories attained by our forebears under our founding father, General George Washington.
Four possible parking lot sites near BJHS/BHS campus reviewed
February 17, 2015
The Baldwin school board was given several options to consider Monday should it want to increase parking at the Baldwin junior high and high school campus. Superintendent Paul Dorathy said the discussion of parking lot options developed from the board’s ongoing update of the district’s facility plan, which will define the future needs and uses of USD 348 buildings and properties.
Baldwin board asks for spending cuts to help cover slash in state funding
February 17, 2015
The Baldwin school board directed administration Monday to find cuts to approved spending to help address the Kansas Legislature’s reduction of current year K-12 education funding. Baldwin Superintendent Paul Dorathy and district financial director Cynde Frick told the board that the Legislature reduced current K-12 funding in response to the state’s $344 million 2015 fiscal year revenue shortfall. The adjustment would cost the Baldwin district $75,000.