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Some Kansas regions report near record rainfall in May
June 2, 2015
To no one’s surprise, some Kansas areas reported near record amounts of rain for the month of May.
Face to Face: Madeline McCrary
June 2, 2015
Face to Face is a weekly feature in which the Signal introduces readers to those who live or work in the community. This week we meet Madeline McCrary.
Letter to the Editor: New sidewalk appreciated
June 2, 2015
We have lived in Baldwin City now for more than eight years and until now there was no safe place to walk without worries of the constant speeding traffic, noise, etc. Now we do.
Baldwin City Council told new sidewalk to BESIC to be completed by Aug. 1
June 2, 2015
Baldwin City Councilwoman Christi Darnell announced Monday the Kansas Department of Transportation has approved the city’s use of right of way along U.S. Highway 56 for a long planned sidewalk extension.
Musings from the Hill, June 4, 2015
June 2, 2015
Small-town summers of long ago have vanished. School days were behind us. Long lazy summer days lie ahead. Jobs for teens did not exist unless one lived in a farming community.
Kansas University student dies from bacterial meningitis
June 2, 2015
Kansas health officials say a 19-year-old suburban Kansas City student at the University of Kansas has died of complications from a sinus infection, which led to bacterial meningitis.
Baldwin City Council to tour, discuss facilities
June 2, 2015
It wasn’t on Monday’s Baldwin City Council agenda, but facilities and the city’s capital improvement plan were on the minds of one council member and a resident in attendance.
Kansas Legislature to discuss new taxes to fill shortfall
June 2, 2015
Kansas lawmakers are preparing to discuss new packages of tax increases aimed at closing a looming budget shortfall.
Appeals court upholds Kansas cap on local school taxes
June 2, 2015
A federal appeals court has sided against parents in a northeast Kansas lawsuit who are challenging the state’s cap on how much money residents in a school district can raise through taxes.