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Face to Face: Shawn Ellis
July 15, 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 Shawn Ellis.
Douglas County in tornado watch for 2 more hours
July 15, 2015
The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a tornado watch for Douglas County until midnight. The watch was issued at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday evening.
Observatory run by Wichita State to close after 35 years
July 15, 2015
Lake Afton Public Observatory is set to close after giving Kansas a glimpse of the stars for 35 years.
Sirens failed to sound in Nickerson as tornado hit area
July 15, 2015
Tornado sirens failed to go off in Nickerson as a tornado hit the area.
Baldwin City team wins Sunflower State Games wrestling team championship
July 15, 2015
The community added its second state championship of the year as a team of Baldwin City wrestlers won the team championship at the Sunflower State Games.
Baldwin City residents dogged about fitness
July 15, 2015
The Tuesday evening session of the Bulldog Days fitness class at Liston Stadium kicked off at 8 p.m., late enough for long shadows to cover much of the track football field and seats.
Report: Nearly 1 in 3 young U.S. adults too fat for military
July 15, 2015
The nation’s obesity epidemic is causing significant recruiting problems for the military, with one in three young adults nationwide too fat to enlist, according to report issued Wednesday by a group of retired military leaders.
Kansas lifts teacher licensure requirement in 6 districts
July 15, 2015
Unlicensed teachers can work in six Kansas school districts, the Kansas State Board of Education decided Tuesday by a narrow vote.