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Have you ever hit a deer with a vehicle?

Response Percent
Yes, more than once.
No, but some close calls.
Total 28
Baldwin bows out of state playoffs with 24-12 loss at Fort Scott
November 13, 2014
Fort Scott — The inability to finish drives proved costly Friday, as the Baldwin Bulldogs fell 24-12 to Fort Scott in the first round of the Class 4A-I playoffs. Three times, the Bulldogs saw promising drives end as the result of penalties, muffed snaps or other mistakes that cost the team valuable yardage.
Baldwin City chamber members told new BNSF intermodal tenants to be announced shortly
November 13, 2014
Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce members were told Wednesday to expect major announcements shortly concerning the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad’s intermodal. Baldwin High School graduate Skip Kalb, BNSF director of strategic development, updated chamber members Wednesday on the BNSF facility in Edgerton at the chamber’s monthly luncheon.
New kidney transplant clinic to open in Wichita
November 12, 2014
Wesley Medical Center plans to partner with Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo., to establish a kidney transplant clinic.
Education leaders about worry cuts in school funding
November 12, 2014
A new revenue forecast that indicates Kansas will need to make $278 million in cuts in the current fiscal year has state education leaders and some lawmakers concerned that the deficit will require reductions in funding to already cash-strapped schools
Preliminary hearing set in Jewish site shootings
November 12, 2014
An avowed white supremacist from Missouri who is accused in the fatal shooting of three people at two Kansas Jewish sites is expected in court Wednesday for a preliminary hearing to determine if there is enough evidence to take his case to trial.
BARN looking for solutions to Baldwin City’s pet concerns
November 12, 2014
It wasn’t until he had surgery on it that Kevin Matthews found a time to share his big heart. “A year and a half ago, I was laid up after heart surgery,” he said. “I couldn’t do anything physical. It was a rare opportunity to do all the things I wanted to do. I always had an animal rescue in the back of my mind. It was the chance to create my own job.”
Kansas farmers bringing in bountiful fall harvests
November 11, 2014
A government estimate of crop production shows Kansas farmers are bringing in bountiful harvests of corn, sorghum and soybeans this season.
Firefighters: Topeka house fires intentionally set
November 11, 2014
The Topeka Fire Department says two fires that broke out at vacant houses were intentionally set.
Kansas wheat planting wrapping up
November 11, 2014
Kansas farmers are almost done planting next year’s winter wheat crop.
KDHE Secretary Moser plans to resign
November 11, 2014
The secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment says he plans to resign.
Patron approaches Baldwin school district about buying Vinland Elementary
November 11, 2014
Although there is as yet nothing on the table, the Baldwin USD 348 Board of Education has indicated a willingness to listen to what an interested buyer would offer for the closed Vinland Elementary School. Last month, Superintendent Paul Dorathy told the board a district patron had approached him about purchasing the closed school.
Fact to Face: Laura Hartman
November 11, 2014
Face to Face is a weekly feature, which introduces those who live and work in Baldwin City to the community. This week we meet Laura Hartman.
Small banks drop in number in Kansas, nationally
November 10, 2014
The number of small banks in Kansas and the U.S. continues to shrink at a significant rate as regulations increase costs and low interest rates cut into profits.
Musing 1113
November 10, 2014
One surety of life is change. Hopefully I shall return to my beloved hill when spring returns. Events beyond my control turned my life upside down, as happens to all of us eventuality. Musings will again come from my lovely newly restored home in the pleasant, well-run town of Baldwin City.
Lenexa woman critically injured in train accident
November 10, 2014
Police in northeastern Kansas say a woman has been hospitalized in critical condition after being struck by a train.
Nonprofits hope to benefit from raffle amendment
November 10, 2014
Nonprofit groups say they are looking forward to raising money from charity raffles, after voters approved a constitutional amendment clarifying that the raffles are legal.
Police: Kansas robber in Batman mask arrested
November 10, 2014
Wichita police have arrested a woman who they say robbed three convenience stores while wearing a Batman mask. United Way 2-1-1 makes finding human services easier for Douglas County residents
November 10, 2014
The phones ring a lot at Headquarters Counseling Center. The Lawrence based crisis counseling center took 1,744 calls for help in September alone. But in addition to those who call this National Suicide Prevention Lifeline crisis center for Kansas seeking help with mental health issues, a surprising number also call Headquarters for referrals for everyday human service needs, like where they might find rent and utility assistance or meals for shut-ins.
United Way ‘Can-Struction’ contest now underway in Baldwin City
November 10, 2014
With five “can-struction” artworks completed and on display, the winner of the United Way contest is up to the generosity of voters. Colleen Gregoire, United Way of Douglas County vice president and 2014 campaign director, said residents have until Saturday to vote for their favor among the five works assembled from dry food items that are to be donated to the Baldwin City Community Food Pantry when the contest ends.
SE Kansas district gets approval for safe room
November 9, 2014
Officials with the Southeast School District in Crawford and Cherokee counties are celebrating word that the district will receive a federal grant for a safe room.