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U.S. farmers bought more tractors, fewer combines in 2014
January 13, 2015
A new report shows U.S. farmers bought more tractors and fewer combines in 2014.
Baldwin City Public Library looking for Lego donations
January 13, 2015
The Baldwin City Public Library is requesting help from those in the community ready to let go of their Legos. Children’s librarian Barbara Mathews said the library is planning to start a children’s activity involving Legos this summer as a way to get a target demographic into the library.
State Fair officials begin work on updating master plan
January 13, 2015
Kansas State Fair officials are considering two companies to write a master plan to address renovations at the aging fairgrounds.
Musings Jan. 15
January 13, 2015
A few nights ago, PBS aired an interesting program regarding the control of energy consumption. It behooves us to act now! Did you know that Germany is one of several countries who are far ahead of us in this field, even though they have fewer sunny days and less wind than in the USA?
Kansas birth rate in 2013 lowest since recording began
January 13, 2015
An annual report says the Kansas birth rate in 2013 was the lowest since the state began keeping birth records in 1912.
Library program to focus on historic homes of noted Baldwin City builder
January 13, 2015
When Richard Wellman talks Baldwin City history, there’s always interesting asides, such as the account of “Old Lady Todd.” That was how the misfortunate widow who had fallen on hard times was identified in a century-old newspaper account, Wellman said.
Baldwin City police equipped with new cameras on uniforms, dashboards
January 13, 2015
Baldwin City police officers are now on the streets with cutting-edge video equipment obtained at a bargain-basement price. Baldwin City Police Chief Greg Neis said the department was now equipped with eight high-definition body cameras and six new vehicle dash cameras.