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Baldwin City approves housing start incentives for another year
December 22, 2015
The Baldwin City Council agreed Monday to extend for another year incentives meant to spur new housing development in the community despite little evidence they are effective and a so-so recommendation from city staff.
McConnell helps airman cope with loss of infant son
December 22, 2015
In what he describes as the darkest time of his life, Christopher Thornbury, an airman at McConnell Air Force Base, said his co-workers and leaders at McConnell helped him cope with the loss of his infant son.
Beloit city administrator selected for Baldwin City government’s top job
December 21, 2015
Baldwin City Council President Christi Darnell said a comment Glenn Rodden made during his interview a week ago for the open city administrator position convinced her that he was the man for the job. “He’s from a small town near Chicago,” she said. “He said he knew what it meant for a community to grow but keep its own identity and not be absorbed. He gets it. He knows what Baldwin City is about.”
Court officials say errors revealing juvenile records fixed
December 21, 2015
Riley County District Court officials say they have fixed errors that made confidential juvenile records available on public computers at least 20 times since 2013.
Face to Face: Melinda Hipple
December 21, 2015
Face to Face is a weekly feature of the Signal in which we introduce readers to those living and working in the community. This week we meet Melinda Hipple.
Baldwin City Council agenda, Dec. 20, 2015
December 21, 2015
Decision on new city administrator expected
Police arrest man, 32, after another dies at Edgerton bar
December 21, 2015
One man has been arrested after another was killed at a bar in Edgerton.
Questions on classroom spending cloud Kansas schools debate
December 20, 2015
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback says he and many Kansas legislators won’t be ready to consider big increases in aid to public schools until they are confident that enough of the money already spent on education is finding its way into the classroom.
Kansas City Connection: New Year’s options and a last-minute gift guide
December 20, 2015
Is New Year’s overrated? It depends who you ask. All the same, a memorable night out on the town on the last/first day of the year can provide you with a snapshot in time that you’ll remember long after the hangover wears off.
50,000 Kansans sign up for insurance in federal exchange
December 20, 2015
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says about 50,000 people in Kansas had signed up through the federal health insurance exchange as of Dec. 12.
Kansas lawmaker resigning to head conservative policy group
December 17, 2015
The chairman of a Kansas House committee that handles legislation on abortion and gay-rights issues is resigning to lead a conservative group seeking to influence social policy.
Kansas Aviation Museum reduces hours, lays off 2 employees
December 17, 2015
The Kansas Aviation Museum has terminated two staff members and announced it will be reducing visitor hours next year.
Kansas issues $400 million in highway construction bonds
December 16, 2015
The Kansas Department of Transportation has issued a state record of $400 million in highway construction bonds to take advantage of the suspension of a state law limiting the agency’s debt burden.
Newman University gets $2 million from Fugate Enterprises
December 16, 2015
Newman University in Kansas has received a $2 million gift from Fugate Enterprises.
Kansas regents to consider revised guns-on-campus policy
December 16, 2015
A Kansas Board of Regents panel has advanced a plan governing how to allow concealed weapons on the state’s college campuses by mid-2017.
Paola too much for Baldwin boys
December 16, 2015
Paola — The Paola High School boys raced to a 13-0 first-quarter lead Tuesday and never looked back to down Baldwin, 65-30, in opening game of the Frontier League for both teams.
Paola girls pull away for Baldwin in second half
December 16, 2015
Paola — The Paola Panthers won the battle of two runner-up 4A teams from a year go, defeating Baldwin on Tuesday, 69-51.
Professor finds rare audio of basketball inventor Naismith
December 15, 2015
A Kansas University researcher has discovered what is believed to be the only audio recording of basketball inventor James Naismith, during which he describes the first game he organized 124 years ago this month as a bit of a disaster.
Kansas schools get federal grant to replace diesel buses
December 15, 2015
Three Kansas school districts are getting a total of $220,000 in federal funds to replace or rework older diesel school buses.
Baldwin City Chamber urges members to update info after website upgrade
December 15, 2015
The Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce continues to present a new face to the community with an update to its website. The website upgrade is the latest change in a year the chamber has added Hank Booth as its executive director and Jennette Blackmar as office manager and moved one door to the east into the Lumberyard Arts Center.