Latest news

Audio clips
Photo galleries
Cruising on "The Love Boat" Vinland Fair, 2015 State bound Bulldogs Baldwin High School Class of 2015 graduates Baldwin City Council transition Baldwin High School prom, 2015 BHS win regional wrestling title 2015 Chocolate Auction

Do you agree with the tax plan passed by the Kansas Legislature?

Response Percent
Not sure
Total 247
Kansas plans state’s first public summit on drones
August 27, 2015
Kansas officials are planning a public summit on drones this fall.
Kansas governor schedules town hall meeting on Guantanamo
August 27, 2015
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback plans to hold a town hall meeting next week to discuss concerns about the potential transfer of prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Fort Leavenworth.
Slide in Kansas oil industry continues to stress producers
August 27, 2015
The Kansas oil industry continues to face pressure because of falling prices, which are approaching producers’ costs for pumping the oil out of wells, industry experts said.
Kansas judge allows suit over citizenship rule to continue
August 27, 2015
A Kansas judge is allowing two voters to continue pursuing a lawsuit challenging how Secretary of State Kris Kobach is enforcing a proof-of-citizenship requirement for registering to vote.
Kansas Wesleyan, seminary announce joint ministry program
August 26, 2015
Kansas Wesleyan University and the Saint Paul School of Theology are planning a degree program that will reduce the number of years students will need to earn a divinity degree.
KCC workers opt to leave civil service for pay raises
August 26, 2015
The Kansas Corporation Commission says most of the agency’s classified workers have chosen to leave the state’s civil service system in exchange for taking a pay raise.
New coach to take helm as Baldwin soccer opens Friday at Tongie
August 26, 2015
The Baldwin High School soccer team will start the season Friday at Tonganoxie with a new coach at the helm. Coach Mark Joslyn gave up the reins of the Bulldog program after gilding the team to four-straight 1A-4A state tournament berths, including a trip to the state final four in 2013.
11 seniors set to lead Baldwin High School football team’s defense of league crown
August 26, 2015
Baldwin High School football fans will get a peek at the team’s new offense when the Bulldogs take to the Liston Stadium field at 7 p.m. Friday for the annual purple-white game.
Old Mid-Continent Airport terminal auction yields $83,000
August 26, 2015
An auction of items from the old Mid-Continent Airport terminal has brought in about $83,000 for the Wichita Airport Authority.
Kansas ACT scores above national average but change little
August 26, 2015
Kansas high school students taking the ACT college entrance exam are scoring better than average than their peers nationally and a higher percentage appear ready for college courses.
Court backs Wichita State University in lawsuit over test
August 25, 2015
A federal appeals court has sided with Wichita State University in a lawsuit brought by a student with attention deficit disorder over a failed test.
Wichita teachers challenged to teach refugee children
August 25, 2015
Marcela Richardson underlined the suffix “teen” on her smartboard at Washington Elementary School. She was trying to show her class how to make the numbers 14 through 19 out of the numbers 4 through 9 on Monday morning.
City to ask KDOT for recommendations on how to enhance safety at Baldwin City crosswalk
August 25, 2015
Baldwin City Council members are expressing concern about the safety of schoolchildren at a highway crosswalk once the new sidewalk from 11th Street to the Baldwin Elementary School Intermediate Center is completed.
Baldwin City Police Department investigating tire slashings
August 25, 2015
The Baldwin City Police Department is asking residents for help in finding the person or people responsible for a recent rash of tire slashings.
Kansas project to focus on lesser known historical figures
August 25, 2015
Several groups are planning a statewide project that will combine history and art to spotlight lesser known but greatly influential figures and events from Kansas’ past.
Musings from the Hill: Aug. 27, 2015
August 25, 2015
Labor Day signifies the end of good old summer time. In New Jersey, school days never began until after Labor Day and ended about the middle of June.
Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging looks to partner with local business for new senior nutrition program
August 24, 2015
With the congregate meal site in the Baldwin City Senior Center set to close at the end of September, the Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging Inc. is working to find a local business willing to partner with the agency in offering an alternative program.
Garden City woman pleads not guilty in marijuana case
August 24, 2015
A western Kansas woman has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from accusations that arose after 11-year-old son said in school that his mother smokes marijuana “a lot.”
Man charged in Jewish site killings sought to explain motive
August 24, 2015
A white supremacist wanted to explain to jurors Monday his motive for killing three people at Jewish sites in Overland Park, but a judge told him the first phase of the capital murder trial was to focus solely on whether he committed the crimes — not why.
Rainbow Experince Preschool offering Baldwin City something new
August 24, 2015
New things happening inside the Rainbow Experience Preschool started with the installation last spring of playground equipment in its back yard. Chelsea Bradbury, Rainbow director, said when the nonprofit preschool began its year last week in conjunction with the start of Baldwin school district’s academic year, it offered an all-day option for the first time.