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Have you ever hit a deer with a vehicle?

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Baldwin High School principal proposes voluntary ACT prep course
November 18, 2014
In a presentation to the school board Monday, Baldwin High School Principal Rob McKim said the best way to improve ACT scores in the district was to enroll more students in the high school’s more challenging courses.
Baldwin school board starts discussion of how to respond to possible state cuts
November 18, 2014
The Baldwin school board took time Monday to start discussion on how the district would respond to a cut in the amount in budgeted state aid for the current school year. Superintendent Paul Dorothy said there remained a lot of uncertainty concerning possible responses to the state’s woeful financial picture and it wasn’t yet known if the state would be forced to reduce funding for K-12 education.
Kansas Guard soldier deployed to west Africa
November 17, 2014
About 170 Kansas National Guard from a battalion based in Iola will deploy next year to west Africa to help fight Ebola.
Baldwin City policewoman puts on gloves for charity
November 17, 2014
It’s unlikely residents will see her wearing it while she’s patrolling city streets, but Baldwin City Police Department Corporal Kim Springer has added a new belt to her wardrobe. It’s a big, shiny belt adorned with a large golden buckle. What makes the belt special is that it has to be earned.
4 more earthquakes rattle south-central Kansas
November 17, 2014
Four more earthquakes were reported in south-central Kansas during the weekend. No serious injuries or damage was reported.
Randy Leach still missing after 26 years, KBI case file remains sealed
November 17, 2014
For the first few years, Harold and Alberta Leach kept hoping their missing son, Randy, would come home. Twenty-six years have passed since the high school senior and the family car vanished from a graduation party, but the Linwood parents still want to find their only child. They’re desperate to know whether law enforcement left no stone unturned in the search for Randy, in part because they’ve felt for years that investigators were secretive, refusing to keep them abreast of developments. But law enforcement agencies refuse to release the records, citing an ongoing investigation, even the broad outlines of which they decline to reveal.
Fire destroys rural Baldwin City home
November 17, 2014
A Baldwin City family is staying at Lawrence hotel after an early morning fire destroyed their home near Baldwin Junction. Willow Springs Township Fire Department Assistant Fire Chief Clint Hornberger said the department responded at 12:03 a.m. Monday to a fire at the home of Larry and Diane Michels, 1222 N. 482 Road.
Shelter in Kansas City won’t house gay couples
12:00 p.m., November 17, 2014 Updated 10:48 a.m.
A nonprofit homeless shelter in Kansas City will not allow legally married same-sex couples to stay overnight together because officials believe those relationships violate biblical principles.
House fire reported near Baldwin Junction
November 17, 2014
Firefighters from several townships are battling a house fire just west of U.S. 59 Highway, about four miles northwest of Baldwin City. The home is located at 1222 North 482 Road in Willow Springs Township. It is approximately seven miles south of Lawrence.
Face to Face: Doug Cheek
November 16, 2014
Each week, the Signal will introduce a resident or someone who works in the community with Face to Face. This week, we meet Doug Cheek.
Demand for quake insurance grows in Kansas
November 16, 2014
Kansas insurance agencies say they’ve been flooded with queries about earthquake coverage after Wednesday’s 4.8 magnitude temblor.
Voter ID fight heads to state courts, Legislature
November 16, 2014
The fight over a voter proof-of-citizenship law that prevented about 22,000 Kansas residents from casting ballots on Election Day has shifted back to state courts and lawmakers.
Kansas City Connection: How to spend the holidays in KC
November 16, 2014
The holiday season is upon us, and as is always the case, there’s lots to do in Kansas City between now and New Year’s. Here’s a rundown of some of the highlights.
Baker University to present “A Mark Twain Storybook”
November 14, 2014
Those looking for family entertainment at the right price should consider Baker University Theater Department performances this weekend of “A Mark Twain Storybook.”
Lumberyard Arts Center Holiday Art A-Fair gets started tonight
November 14, 2014
There will be a “sneak peak” of the ceramics, jewelry, paintings, photographers and other creations local artists and artisans have made available for the Lumberyard Arts Center’s annual Holiday Art-A-Fair from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday.
Lighthouse Baptist Church giveaway Saturday
November 14, 2014
The Lighthouse Baptist Church, 700 Chapel St., will have neighbor-helping-neighbor giveaway from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church, 700 Chapel Street.
All Wichita officers to get body cameras
November 13, 2014
Officials say all Wichita police officers will be wearing body cameras by the end of next year.
Woman, man charged in Wichita Batman robberies
November 13, 2014
Authorities have charged a Wichita woman who they say stole cigarettes and cash from convenience stores while wearing a blue Batman mask.
Kansas superintendent named next ed commissioner
November 13, 2014
The superintendent of a rural central Kansas school district has been picked as the state’s next education commissioner.
Gay rights activists celebrate; Kansas vows fight
November 13, 2014
As gay rights activists celebrate a U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing same-sex unions in Kansas, it was unclear Thursday how many counties would issue marriage licenses to gay couples after the state’s attorney general said the ruling doesn’t apply statewide.