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BCRC seeks donors for Adopt-A-Child program
November 19, 2015
The deadline is approaching, but local residents can still help make a Christmas a merry time for community children through the Baldwin City Recreation Commission’s Adopt-A-Child program.
KC to vote on measure to bar tobacco sales to those under 21
November 19, 2015
Kansas City Council members are expected to approve an ordinance prohibiting stores from selling tobacco products or e-cigarettes to anyone under 21.
Brownback cites importance of water policy reforms
November 19, 2015
Gov. Sam Brownback says Kansas has to make changes to address concerns over the state’s water supply.
Douglas County commission waives bidding process for jail to seek out new medical service provider
November 19, 2015
County commissioners on Wednesday unanimously agreed to waive a bidding process for the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office so the agency can sign with a new inmate medical services provider quicker than normal.
Face to Face: Susie Martin
November 19, 2015
Face to Face is a feature in which the Signal introduces readers to those who live and work in the community. This week we meet Susie Martin.
Baker football team finishes 10-1, open post-season at home
November 19, 2015
The No. 2 ranked and 2015 Heart of America Athletic Conference Southern Division Champion Baker University football team will begin NAIA post-season play at home against No. 18 ranked Point University (Ga.).
Baker mens soccer opens NAIA playoff Saturday
November 19, 2015
The No. 3 seeded and 2015 Heart regular season champion Baker University men’s soccer team will host Wiley College at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Opening Round of the NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship.
Kansas National Guard helping search for stranded motorists
November 18, 2015
Gov. Sam Brownback has issued a state declaration of emergency for sections of northwest Kansas hit by heavy snow.
Kansas attorney general: Don’t send us Guantanamo detainees
November 18, 2015
Top prosecutors in three states being assessed as potential future homes for Guantanamo Bay detainees implored the Obama administration on Wednesday not to send the prisoners to their states.
Kansas properties nominated for national historic register
November 17, 2015
Kansas authorities have nominated five Kansas sites for the National Register of Historic Places.
Kansas panel considers whether gays should be foster parents
November 17, 2015
A Kansas legislative committee’s chairman raised questions Tuesday about whether gays and lesbians should be allowed to serve as foster parents for abused and neglected children.
Musings from the Hill
November 17, 2015
I wonder if anyone ever ponders the fact that the months of September and October were crucial to our winning the American Revolution. Gen, George Washington decided it was useless to fight the Loyalists in New York and the surrounding vicinity.
Baldwin High School students to present classic musical ‘Oklahoma!’
November 17, 2015
Baldwin High School students will perform the musical “Oklahoma!” this weekend, complete with singing, dancing and roping.
University of Kansas student leaders outline diversity plan
November 17, 2015
University of Kansas student leaders who are facing an attempt to oust them have outlined proposals for increasing diversity within student government.
Online survey finds academic achievement should be Baldwin school district’s top priority
November 17, 2015
Respondents to an online survey clearly favored academics as the Baldwin school board’s top priority as it updates the district’s strategic plan. Baldwin Superintendent Paul Dorathy shared the results of the survey with board members at their Monday meeting. The superintendent said 407 district parents, students, staffers and community members completed the survey from Oct. 29 to Nov. 6.
Baldwin City Recreational Commission representatives update school board on community center project
November 17, 2015
BCRC board set to consider at its meeting Wednesday the hiring of an architect to develop preliminary plans and cost estimates for a community center.
Douglas County pilot rural recycling program proving popular
November 16, 2015
Freida Martin is one Vinland area resident thankful for the Douglas County recycling pilot program, which has made it possible to practice what she preaches.
Work of Baldwin City artist on display at Douglas County Courthouse
November 16, 2015
Elaine Engle is bringing some of the Baldwin City area countryside to the Douglas County Courthouse. The Baldwin City artist hung five acrylic paintings last week in the courthouse, where they will remain on view for the next five week.
Baldwin school board agenda for Nov. 16
November 16, 2015
Meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Baldwin Elementary School Primary Center
Baldwin City Council agenda for Nov. 16, 2015
November 16, 2015
Meeting starts at 7 p.m. at the Baldwin City Public Library