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Baldwin girls bounce back from first defeat to down Anderson County
December 9, 2015
The Baldwin High School girls forced Anderson County into 19 first-half turnovers as they cruised to a 62-39 victory Tuesday in the Bulldog-Wildcat Classic at Louisburg.
Baldwin boys earn tourney title shot
December 9, 2015
After last Thursday’s season-opening victory against Tonganoxie, Baldwin High School boys basketball coach Paul Musselman gleefully said “1-0 has never felt better to anyone.” One can only imagine how euphoric he feels after his team improved to 3-0 with a 72-53 victory Tuesday against Anderson County in the second game for each team in the Bulldog-Wildcat Classic and earned a spot Friday in the tourney’s championship game.
Firm recommends steps for Kansas to save, generate money
December 9, 2015
Consultants have made several recommendations to Kansas lawmakers to save and generate cash, including centralizing the leasing of state office space and having the state transportation department sell off rarely used equipment.
Baldwin girls bounce back to defeat Anderson County
December 8, 2015
Louisburg — The Baldwin High School girls forced Anderson County into 19 first-half turnovers as they cruised to a 62-39 victory Tuesday in the Bulldog-Wildcat Classic.
Baldwin boys improved to 3-0, to play for Bulldog-Wildcat Classic title Friday
December 8, 2015
Louisburg — The Baldwin High School boys basketball team has matched their win total of a year ago three games into the young season.
Kansas economist says state farm income has declined
December 8, 2015
A farm economist with the Kansas Farm Management Association says gross income for farms is down by at least 20 percent in the state.
Judge throws out Kansas man’s murder conviction
December 8, 2015
A Kansas man who served more than 15 years of a life sentence for the 1999 shooting death of his sister-in-law was freed Tuesday after a judge overturned his conviction when new evidence implicated the man’s brother as the likely killer.
Collapsing buildings become health concern in Kansas
December 8, 2015
The demolition of three deteriorating buildings in south-central Kansas has become more urgent after a portion of one of the structures collapsed.
Baldwin City to be treated with a localized performance of classic holiday ballet
December 8, 2015
Shortly before Monday’s rehearsal for the Baldwin Academy of Dance and Voice holiday program, Mithilda Middaugh recalled her audition for her role as Peyton the Peacemaker. “I crushed it,” she joked.
Designs, cost estimates for potential Douglas County jail expansion may be ready by early next year
December 8, 2015
Preliminary designs and cost estimates for the county’s potential jail expansion and mental health crisis intervention center projects may be ready early next year, it was revealed at a town hall meeting Monday evening.
Many worked to make Festival of Lights a success
December 8, 2015
To the editor: The weather was beautiful Saturday for the Festival of Lights Parade on Saturday. I would like to thank everyone who came out to enjoy the festivities. I would also like to take this time to thank a number of poeple who made the day possible, starting with Lucretia Carlson. She has been my partner in planning this event for the last nine years, and her husband, Russ Carlsonm for announcing the parade for the last three years.
Baldwin City Council updated on utility initiatives
December 8, 2015
About 20 Baldwin City homeowners can expect to get letters from the city in January informing them their power could be shut off if they don’t replace outdated or dangerous electrical meters or fix faulty exterior electrical wiring.
Musings from the Hill, Dec. 10, 2015
December 8, 2015
Every year, I print this poem in honor of the happy times supplied by my mother Margaret van Haagen Howe under trying circumstances,
Baldwin City Council to interview city administrator candidates Friday, Saturday
December 8, 2015
Although they yet haven’t reviewed any information on any of the candidates, Baldwin City Council members could make a decision this weekend about who to hire for city administrator.
Baker cafeteria to offer Baldwin City seniors meals through CHAMPSS
December 8, 2015
The clientele at the Baker University Harter Union cafeteria will be a bit more diverse at the start of next year.
Brownback’s new commerce secretary has unique past
December 7, 2015
Kansas’ new commerce secretary has played professional soccer in Italy, written a romance novel and filmed a commercial with Danny DeVito.
Baker University fall commencements Sunday
December 7, 2015
Baker University’s fall semester commencement will be Sunday at the George F. Collins Sports and Convention Center on the Baldwin City campus. There are 181 undergraduate and 197 graduates students who are candidates for degrees.
US Supreme Court denies appeal from district’s parents
December 7, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied an appeal from parents from the Shawnee Mission School District.
Face to Face: Ruth Blair
December 7, 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 introduce Ruth Blair.
Douglas County to host townhall meeting on jail expansion, mental health intervention center
December 7, 2015
Douglas County officials will host another town hall meeting Monday night to offer several updates on the county’s potential jail expansion and mental health crisis intervention center projects.