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The city is going to install the long-planned sidewalk along U.S. 56 to the Baldwin Elementary School Intermediate Center next year. Where else do you think sidewalk needs to be installed?

Response Percent
Along Eisenhower to the BJHS/BHS campus.
 
45%
Along Fremont from Fifth Street past the swimming pool to Liston Stadium.
 
36%
Other
 
18%
Along 3rd Street from High Street to Fremont.
 
0%
Total 11
Note: This is not a scientific poll. Vote
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5 accused of laundering money through casino slots
August 7, 2014
Five Kansas residents are accused of trafficking in marijuana and laundering the profits through slot machines at a Kansas City, Kan., casino.
Sentencing delayed for Kansan in brother’s death
August 7, 2014
An 18-year-old Kansas man will be sentenced in September for the shooting death of his young stepbrother at their home.
Police: $100,000 worth of copper stolen in Kansas
August 7, 2014
Wichita police say thieves have stripped $100,000 worth of copper wire and piping from a former grocery store.
Face to Face: Baldwin Junior High School Principal Joe Sample
August 7, 2014
Face to Face is a weekly feature highlighting those who live or work in Baldwin City. Each week the Signal will pick one person to highlight in the community. This week we meet Baldwin Junior High School Principal Joe Sample.
Girl makes court appearance in sister’s death
August 6, 2014
Kansas prosecutors are weighing whether to charge a 14-year-old girl as an adult in the stabbing death of her younger sister.
Driver charged in fatal motorcycle crash
August 6, 2014
A Missouri man is charged with second-degree murder for a collision that killed a motorcyclist in eastern Kansas.
Tickets still available for Lumberyard’s James Bond themed fundraiser
August 6, 2014
The Lumberyard Arts Center is embracing James Bond and his homeland for its annual summer fundraiser. For the third-consecutive year, the arts center is cloaking its summer fundraiser in a movie theme. The trend started two years ago with an evening of “Casablanca” and continued in 2013 when the movies of Alfred Hitchcock provided the theme. This year, organizers opted for “Casino Royale: A Night with 007.”
Baldwin High School 2014 varsity edges alumni
August 6, 2014
The second-annual Baldwin High alumni soccer match ended with World Cup drama, as the incoming squad faced off against a side of former Bulldog stars in a penalty kick shootout to decide the winner of the match that ended with a 2-2 tie at the end of regulation play.
School district to return funds because of error
August 6, 2014
A clerical error is causing some funding questions for a southeast Kansas school district.
GOP incumbents prevail in Tuesday’s primary
August 6, 2014
Kansas incumbent Republicans emerged from Tuesday’s primary victorious if not always impressively. Sen. Pat Roberts, Gov. Sam Brownback and Secretary of State Kris Kobach all prevailed in GOP primary contests with Roberts having the closest call in his bid for the nomination against tea party favorite, Johnson County radiologist Milton Wolf.
Vinland Fair talent show a tradition of ‘people entertaining people’
August 6, 2014
As Matt Kirby looked over lists of performers from past Vinland Fair talent shows, the name-association game playing in his mind jumped from performer to performer before coming to rest on one very young singer.
Brownback edges ahead in GOP Douglas County primary voting
August 5, 2014
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Voting turnout low in Baldwin City precincts
August 5, 2014
A Republican Party primary ballot laden with challenges to big name incumbents did little to entice Baldwin City voters to the polls for Tuesday’s primary. At about 6:30 p.m., 153 residents of precinct 61 had voted in at Baldwin Junior High School. Another 22 of the 1,316 registered voters in the precinct cast advance ballots
61-year-old man dies after being hit by semi
August 5, 2014
The Kansas Highway Patrol says a 61-year old El Dorado man died after he was hit by a semi-trailer truck on a highway in northeast Wichita.
Agency to seek immigrant children housing grant
August 5, 2014
A nonprofit faith-based agency in Newton will apply for a federal grant that could temporarily bring unaccompanied immigrant children to the town.
Baker mourns death of longtime coach
August 5, 2014
Baker University is mourning the loss of its longtime men’s and women’s cross country coach and track and field coach Zach Kindler, who died suddenly Monday night after a medical emergency.
Use of animal gas chambers dwindling in Kansas
August 5, 2014
Leaders in four Kansas communities that still have operable gas chambers for euthanizing animals are looking for affordable alternatives as stricter guidelines will likely make the chambers impossible to continue using.
Baldwin City enters right-of-way agreement with local high-speed Internet company
August 5, 2014
The Baldwin City Council’s routine approval Monday of its consent agenda brought rare applause from the audience. The applause was for one measure approved with the consent agenda, an agreement that will allow R.G. Fiber L.L.C. to install gigabit capacity fiber-optic cable on city right of way.
Authorities: 4-year-old injured in Kansas crash
August 4, 2014
A 4-year-old boy has been critically injured after being ejected from a SUV rollover near Wichita.
Baldwin City Council agenda for Aug. 4
August 4, 2014
Meeting starts at 7 p.m. tonight at Baldwin City American Legion Post, 803 High St.