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Kansas House panel working on plan to raise various taxes
May 20, 2015
A Kansas House committee is working on a plan to raise the state’s sales tax and boost income taxes for some business owners to help balance the state budget.
Baldwin girls catch fire at regional, earn berth at state softball tourney
May 20, 2015
The Baldwin High School softball team atoned for a season of near misses Tuesday by playing its way into the state 4A Division 1 tournament with two victories. Playing on their home field, the Bulldogs rolled over rival Eudora, 14-3, in the regional tournament’s first round before upsetting No. 1 seeded Tonganoxie, 7-6, in the championship game.
Baldwin boys, girls race away with league track titles
May 20, 2015
Paola fans cheered when after 10 events of Friday’s Frontier League track and field championships at Spring Hill, the public address announcer gave the standings as Baldwin High School 106 and Paola 105.5.
Baldwin High girls soccer advances in post-season
May 20, 2015
The Baldwin High School girls soccer team blasted Kansas City Christian of Olathe, 9-0, on Monday in the first round of the 1A through 4A regional playoffs.
Kansas House to consider stiffening scrap theft penalties
May 20, 2015
Scrap thieves who do more than $5,000 worth of damage when stealing valuable metals would face jail time under a bill before the Kansas House.
Baldwin board approves contract to upgrade football fields
May 20, 2015
The Baldwin school board approved Tuesday a contract with MDH Turf to upgrade two non-varsity football fields on the Baldwin High School/Baldwin Junior High School campus. MDH will improve the north field used for junior high school games and BHS freshman and junior varsity teams and the one to the south used for practice.
State Fair to have designated smoking areas starting in 2016
May 20, 2015
Smokers who attend the Kansas State Fair will be required to use designated smoking areas, beginning in 2016.