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Waterline, depot projects on tap for 2016 in Baldwin City
December 15, 2015
As far as big public local construction projects are concerned, 2016, and probably 2017, look to be years of digging in Baldwin City.
Kansas officials protesting possible Guantanamo closing
December 15, 2015
Kansas officials have sent President Barack Obama a letter protesting the possible move of detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the military prison at Fort Leavenworth.
Face to Face: Lisa Bruce
December 14, 2015
Face to Face is a weekly feature in which the Signal introduces readers to those who live and work in the community. This week we meet Lisa Bruce
Musing from the Hill, Dec. 17, 2015
December 14, 2015
How wonderful it is for those who have happy memories of childhood Christmases of long ago. In spite of the Great Depression of the 1930s and 1949s, I remember and treasure those bygone days of yore
Bridge of CR 1055 near Lawrence to reopen soon
December 14, 2015
Baldwin City residents finally will be able to fully enjoy the benefits of this year’s improvements to Douglas County Road 1055 with a bridge just south of Lawrence set to be reopened soon.
Baldwin students outperform peers on state assessments; district wants better
December 14, 2015
Baldwin school district students performed better than their state peers in the first Common Core assessment tests given statewide last spring in math and reading, but not as well as district officials would like.
Kansas sees more tornadoes than normal, but most weak
December 14, 2015
Meteorologists say Kansas saw more tornadoes than normal this year, but all but a few were weak and short-lived.
Review of Wichita State athletics considers football
December 14, 2015
The complete review of the Wichita State University athletics department is underway and one of the many subjects is whether to resume a football program, president John Bardo said.
Baldwin City woman accused of sex crimes against Lawrence boy
December 14, 2015
A Baldwin City woman has been arrested on suspicion of several sex crimes against a boy from Lawrence, police said Friday.
Baker fall gradutes told commencement day just the beginning
December 14, 2015
As if on cue, two of her instructors interrupted Angel Woods’ post-graduation explanation of what made her years at Baker University special. After sharing hugs with the instructors, Woods, who was one of 181 Baker students to receive undergraduate degrees Sunday with the conclusion of the fall semester.
Kansas Sampler Festival to end after 2017
December 13, 2015
Despite its continued popularity, the Kansas Sampler Festival will end its nearly three decades of operation after the 2017 event in Winfield to allow organizers to plan new ways to promote things to see and do in Kansas.
Kansas governor wants no tax debate, expects no budget drama
December 13, 2015
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback says Kansas legislators shouldn’t tinker further with tax laws next year and argues that the state budget is in “good shape” despite a projected shortfall because his economic policies are working.
Kansas City Connection: The debut of KC Ballet’s new ‘Nutcracker’ and other family activities
December 13, 2015
Audiences in Kansas City got their first peek at the Kansas City Ballet’s bold new production of “The Nutcracker” last week, and the opening performance was met by spontaneous applause and cheers of delight. The massive redesign, led by artistic director Devon Carney, brings a visually stunning overhaul to the classic ballet, with new choreography, costumes and set designs.
Louisburg tops Baldwin in tourney finals
December 12, 2015
LOUISBURG — The Louisburg Wildcats handed the Baldwin Bulldogs their first loss of the season, 69-52, in the championship contest of the Bulldog-Wildcat Classic.
Baldwin girls down Iola for third in Bulldog-Wildcat Classic
December 12, 2015
The Baldwin Bulldogs girls flashed perhaps their best defensive of the season in defeating Iola, 57-43, in the third-place contest of the Bulldog-WIldcat Classic.
Stepmother of missing 7-year-old boy arrested in Kansas
December 10, 2015
The wife of a Kansas bail bondsman who is charged with abusing his missing 7-year-old son was arrested early Thursday, authorities said.
Kansas deputies confront nude Oregon man taking pictures
December 10, 2015
Kansas authorities say an Oregon man was urged to head home after he was spotted taking pictures of a wheat field wearing nothing “but a hat and a smile.”
Study: Medicaid expansion would be budget neutral
December 9, 2015
A study shows that Medicaid expansion could potentially turn into a moneymaker for Kansas.
Kansas Court of Appeals mulls state protections for abortion
December 9, 2015
A lawsuit against a Kansas ban on a common second-trimester procedure has forced the state Court of Appeals to consider how much the state constitution protects abortion rights.
Tuckfield earns rare gold for Baldwin wrestlers
December 9, 2015
The Baldwin High School wrestling team opened its season Saturday with a 10th-place finish in the Gardner Invitational. That may sound disappointing, but the 16-team event was no ordinary tournament.