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Face to Face: Mark Whaley
June 9, 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 Mark Whaley
Preliminary data has 99 tornadoes reported in Kansas in May
June 9, 2015
Preliminary data shows storms that hit Kansas in May prompted reports of 99 tornadoes in the state.
Legislative actions, inactions cause concern in Baldwin City
June 9, 2015
Both the actions and inactions of a Kansas Legislature trying to find a solution to the state’s $400 million budget hole for fiscal year 2016 that can gain support of both the Senate and House have raised concerns in recent days from local government officials.
Report: More winter wheat headed as harvest nears
June 9, 2015
The latest government snapshot of farm crops across Kansas reflects the wet conditions across much of the state.
Musing from the HIll, June 11, 2015
June 9, 2015
May swept slowly in not on little cat feet I remember from my long ago youth. Wild days of wind and rain and cold held back sweet May flowers.
Court dismisses union’s lawsuit over Kansas law on tenure
June 9, 2015
A Shawnee County court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the state’s largest teachers’ union over a new state law that ended guaranteed tenure for public school teachers.
Kansas budget chief lays out possible cuts
June 9, 2015
Kansas would likely be forced to lay off prison guards, cut aid to public schools and reduce payments to health care providers and nursing homes if legislators don’t increase taxes, Republican Gov. Sam Brownback’s budget director told GOP lawmakers Monday.
Kansas lawmakers may resume talks on increasing taxes
June 9, 2015
Kansas legislators may resume negotiations over raising taxes to close a budget shortfall amid warnings about potential spending cuts from a top adviser to Gov. Sam Brownback.
Baldwin City prepares for Friday arrival of 880 bicyclists
June 9, 2015
Baldwin City is preparing to make an impression on the 880 bicyclists and their volunteer helpers who will visit the community Friday. The city will be the final overnight stop of this year’s Biking Across Kansas, which started Friday on the Kansas/Colorado line west of Johnson City.
Baldwin City man’s car stands out among hotrods and muscle cars
June 9, 2015
The car Randy Hendry brought Saturday to the downtown Hot Rods and Pin Ups Car Show wasn’t the most polished and was far from the fastest, but it did manage to stand out among the rat rods roadsters, shinny hotrods and muscle cars from the 1950s and 1960s.