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Artist reception tonight for show at Lumberyard Arts Center
July 31, 2015
There will be a reception for the artists from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the arts center, 718 High Street.
Canoeists set new record in paddling from Kansas to Missouri
July 30, 2015
Two Texas men have set a new record in a race by canoeing the Missouri River from Kansas City, Kansas, to St. Charles, Missouri, in 34 hours and 34 minutes.
Solar group wants more input into review of Westar plan
July 30, 2015
A solar advocacy group says it doesn’t agree with a decision by Kansas regulators to limit the group’s input over a large utility’s rate plan to boost rates.
Voter ID laws focus of Kansas civil rights committee
July 30, 2015
The Kansas division of a federal civil rights commission will investigate whether voter identification laws have affected turnout around the state.
GOP legislators block audit of Kansas foster care system
July 29, 2015
Republican legislators on Wednesday blocked a state audit of Kansas’ foster care system even though several acknowledged that they have ongoing concerns about how well it protects abused and neglected children.
LMH Baldwin City 5K Summer Spray coming Aug. 15
July 29, 2015
Lawrence Memorial Hospital’s Baldwin City Summer Spray 5K will be Aug. 15 at the Baldwin City Municipal Golf Course, 1102 Main St.
Baldwin Open tees off Sunday
July 29, 2015
This year’s Baldwin Open is Sunday at the Baldwin City Municipal Golf Course, 1102 Main St. Tee times start at 8 a.m. and players can register before the start of play.
Saturday’s Maple Leaf City Triathlon most popular in event’s 4-year history
July 29, 2015
A warm July day didn’t prevent the fourth running of the Baldwin City Recreation Commission’s Maple Leaf City Triathlon from being the most popular to date.
Potential pilot program could make recycling easier for residents in unincorporated Douglas County
July 29, 2015
Residents in unincorporated Douglas County may have an easier time recycling with a pilot program that may soon be put into motion.
Baldwin City woman 2nd person charged in alleged attack at Douglas County State Fishing Lake
July 29, 2015
The Douglas County District Attorney’s Office on Tuesday charged a second person in connection with a June 24 armed robbery and beating of a man at Douglas State Fishing Lake.
State funding decisions put pressure on Baldwin district to increase property taxes
July 28, 2015
If Baldwin school district taxpayers want a hint of how Monday’s Baldwin school board budget discussion may go, they need look no further than the school district to the north.
Two Baldwin City buildings placed on historic list
July 28, 2015
Two former Chapel Street buildings important in Baldwin City’s educational history have been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
Kansas fish farms benefiting from wet weather
July 28, 2015
After years of drought, all the recent wet weather in Kansas has been a boon to the state’s fish farmers.
Musings from the Hill, July 30, 2015
July 28, 2015
I would like to add a few personal comments to the excellent newspaper article concerning the recent death of truly missed Tom Russell. He had great influence upon art at Baker University and our surrounding community
Face to Face: Rita McCall
July 28, 2015
Face to Face is weekly feature in which the Signal introduces readers to those who live or work in the community. This week we meet Rita McCall.
Panel faults Kansas mental health system
July 28, 2015
A special state task force says treatment options for the mentally ill in Kansas are lacking because the state’s two acute care psychiatric hospitals don’t have enough space and smaller mental health facilities are underfunded.
Lumberyard Arts Center plans Love Boat-themed summer fundraiser
July 28, 2015
The Lumberyard Arts Center is going to give the community’s crooners a chance to share their talents for a good cause. Lumberyard Arts Center board member Sandy Cardens said this year’s “The Love Boat” themed summer fundraiser will feature karaoke, something that hasn’t been available in Baldwin City for about five years with changes of the downtown restaurant scene.
Kansas GOP, Democrats plan early March presidential caucuses
July 28, 2015
Republicans and Democrats in Kansas both hope March 5 caucuses will lure serious contenders for their parties’ 2016 presidential nominations to the state.
Baldwin Junction man remembers sporting life of following the bouncing ball
July 28, 2015
When golfers tee up at Sunday’s Baldwin Open, they will all be hoping to duplicate the feat of C.T. Taul in 1989. Taul owns the only hole-in-one in the history of the Open. The feat was recorded 26 years ago, but it remains fresh in the mind of the 91-year-old rural Baldwin City man.
2 Topeka nursing homes, Washburn partner on internships
July 27, 2015
Two Topeka nursing homes and Washburn University’s School of Nursing are partners in a pilot program to improve care in nursing facilities.

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