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High number of rabies cases reported in Kansas
July 1, 2015
Kansas residents are being warned to be cautious around skunks during an uptick in rabies cases.
Governor, FCC commissioner urge community to share success stories from fiber optic cable access
July 1, 2015
At an event Wednesday in the downtown Baldwin City office of RG Fiber, Gov. Sam Brownback and Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Ajit Pai encouraged those in the community to share success stories as fiber optic Internet comes online in the community.
Young Royals fan who fought cancer has died
July 1, 2015
A 7-year-old Kansas boy whose fight against cancer and love of the Kansas City Royals drew national attention has died.
2 dead after shooting in Overland Park
July 1, 2015
Police in Overland Park say two people have died in a shooting.
Emergency room at Topeka VA reopens
June 30, 2015
The emergency room at Topeka’s Veterans Administration hospital is scheduled to reopen after being closed more than a year.
Overland Park giving $25K to Skywalk Memorial
June 30, 2015
The Overland Park City Council has agreed to give $25,000 to a planned memorial commemorating a 1981 hotel disaster in Kansas City.
Musing from the Hill, July 2, 2015
June 30, 2015
Long before World War II, Holland stood by us all the way. Huguenots (French Protestants) rose up against the atrocities being committed by the Catholic Church against all other religions. Many fled to Holland to escape torture and death.
Baldwin City water rate study continues as Lawrence looks to hike rates
June 30, 2015
Baldwin City residents aware of where the city’s tap water comes from probably paid more than casual interest to the Lawrence City Commission’s early 2016 budget discussions. That’s because during a budget workshop last month the Lawrence City Commission was presented a proposal to raise that city’s water rates in 2016 and 2017.
Court ruling on air standards may save Westar millions
June 30, 2015
Westar Energy says a U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on toxic emissions at power plants could save the company millions.
New Lawrence Journal World managing editor has Baldwin City ties
June 30, 2015
Veteran Lawrence Journal-World reporter and columnist Chad Lawhorn has been named managing editor of the newspaper. As managing editor, Lawhorn will oversee the Journal-World’s staff of editors, reporters and photographers as well as the news staffs for The World Company’s weekly newspapers in Baldwin City, Tonganoxie, Bonner Springs and Shawnee.
Mission accomplished for Baldwin City bike camp
June 30, 2015
As she was explaining her reasons Friday for volunteering for last week’s ICan Shine bike camp at Baldwin High School, Laura McCall suddenly noticed young campers engaged in something she would not have thought impossible four days earlier. “Look, they’re racing,” she said, pointing at two campers vying for inside position as they raced around a practice track set up on a Baldwin High School parking lot. “On Monday, they didn’t even know how to ride. To see how far they’ve come is amazing.”
KanCare starting ombudsman volunteer program in 3 places
June 29, 2015
The state-run program that administers Medicaid is seeking volunteer ombudsman for Kansas City, Johnson County and Wichita.
New Baldwin City Recreation Commission sports coordinator ‘hits ground running’
June 29, 2015
Unlike some of her May graduate peers, Whitney Gillman had no difficulty receiving her master’s degree this spring. Gillman started in June as the sports coordinator for the Baldwin City Parks and Recreation Commission. Her duties include the management of all youth and adult sports programs. “It’s my first big-girl job,” she said. “I graduated in May and a couple weeks later I started this job.”
Federal food program struggles to reach rural Kansas
June 29, 2015
A child advocacy group says children in a third of Kansas counties don’t have access to summer food programs.
High court won’t review Arizona, Kansas citizen proof rule
June 29, 2015
The Supreme Court will continue allowing residents of Arizona and Kansas to register to vote using a federal form without having to provide proof of citizenship.
Douglas County to host town hall meeting on jail, mental health facility on Monday
June 29, 2015
Douglas County residents are invited this evening to the Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Massachusetts St., to learn about a potential jail expansion and mental health crisis intervention center project and to offer their input, said County Administrator Craig Weinaug.
Police: Man shot out outside Kansas mall knew gunmen
June 29, 2015
Authorities say a man knew the two gunmen who shot at him outside an Overland Park mall.
City budget suggestions cause conflict on Shawnee council
June 29, 2015
New City Council Member Eric Jenkins has proposed some changes to the city’s department structure and budget as the city wraps up its 2016 budget session, which caused some backlash from other members of the council.
Solar advocates decry Westar’s new billing plans
June 28, 2015
Westar Energy’s request for new financial setups for households with solar panels has raised concerns among solar advocates who say the arrangements could take away the cost savings of installing solar panels.
Tech education incentives cut for Kansas school districts
June 28, 2015
Budget cuts are leading to significant cuts to a Kansas program designed to enhance career and technical education.