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How far will the Royal go in the postseason?

Response Percent
Party like its 1985
 
46%
World Series returns to The K
 
23%
We’ll always have Tuesday
 
15%
To the American League Championship Series
 
15%
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Face to Face: Dale Steenbock
October 9, 2014
A retiree and his dog
RG Fiber announces gigabit service to arrive in ‘early spring’
October 9, 2014
Those attending the ceremonial launch of RG Fiber’s gigabit service for Baldwin City Wednesday on the Baker University campus were told that when the service goes online next spring it would herald a new era in telecommunications.
Maple Leaf Festival briefs
October 8, 2014
Maple Leaf Festival briefs
Carnival, kids’ corner, entertainment tent offer festival diversions from shopping
October 8, 2014
Arts and crafts booths are the lifeblood of the annual Maple Leaf Festival in Baldwin City, but even single-minded shoppers will find entertainment venues vying for their attention.
DA declines opinion on public suicide names
October 8, 2014
A Kansas district attorney’s office has declined to issue an opinion on whether a local police department is violating the state’s open records law by refusing to release the names of people who kill themselves in public.
Baldwin volleyball team defends Wellsville tourney title, schools arch-rival
October 8, 2014
As part of a very successful week, the Baldwin High volleyball team successfully defended on Saturday its Wellsville Invitational Tournament title. Making the week more satisfying was three victories against arch-rival Eudora High, who the Bulldogs met its opening round of the tournament, the championship and Tuesday in Frontier League play. Baldwin was dominant at Wellsville, losing only one set on the way to the championship. The Bulldogs did that despite two injuries during the day.
Baldwin boys make big statement at last home cross country meet
October 8, 2014
As Joe Pierce finished his last home cross country race for Baldwin High School, he knew he and his teammates had made a statement.
Wellsville woman’s handcrafted Santas a regular at Maple Leaf
October 8, 2014
When she first started making her Santa Claus figures, Olive Buehler was looking to make a bit of money at craft shows before the holidays. “I thought I’d make enough to buy Christmas presents for the grandkids,” the Wellsville woman said of the origins of the figures she sells at the Maple Leaf Festival and three other shows each fall. “It kind of got out of hand.”
Festival weekend big for local businesses
October 8, 2014
When those from outside of the Baldwin City community think of the Maple Leaf Festival, images of arts and craft booths lining the city’s brick streets under beautiful fall foliage probably come to mind. Local business owners have a different vision. For them, the festival that annually draws from 30,000 to 40,000 visitors to Baldwin City in the third full weekend of October is a busy and important time.
Kansas GOP candidates announce endorsements
October 8, 2014
Three Kansas Republicans seeking re-election to statewide office are touting endorsements from other GOP elected officials.
Festival visitors encouraged to use park-and-ride sites
October 8, 2014
As in a number of recent years, Lawrence visitors to this year’s Maple Leaf Festival need to keep in mind a construction detour in planning the trip to Baldwin City.
Kansas officials pleased by federal agency’s delay
October 8, 2014
Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration is pleased that the federal government is delaying enforcement of rules extending minimum-wage and overtime protections to home-care workers.
City administrator to speak at Baldwin Chamber of Commerce monthly meeting Wednesday
October 7, 2014
Baldwin City Administrator Chris Lowe be the presenter at Wednesday’s October luncheon of the Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce
Baldwin City Council agrees to help fund salary of chamber director
October 7, 2014
The Baldwin City Council agreed Monday to help the Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce realize a longtime goal with an agreement to help fund the salary of a full-time chamber director.
Baldwin City 4-H’ers bring home American Royal beef
October 7, 2014
Two Baldwin 4-H’ers said their football background helped them bring home the beef from the American Royal. Baldwin High School sophomore Justin Christie and freshman Andrew Kite both wrestled calves to the ground, haltered them and led them to the middle of the American Royale arena to earn $1,250 vouchers for purchase of heifers.
The Walking School Bus gives Baldwin elementary students active start to school day
October 7, 2014
Savion Gislar was in a good mood Monday morning as he briskly walked to school with 11 classmates.
“I like the exercise,” the fourth-grader said. “I like walking with my friends.” A few minutes earlier, Gislar and the other students received instructions from Cheryl Schoenberger on the behavior expected of them during the walk. There was to be no horseplay, they were to listen to her and other adult escorts sporting yellow vests, which included four Baker University student volunteers, and be mindful of traffic.
Baker football team earns comeback, road victory
October 7, 2014
After trailing 10-0, the No. 2 ranked Baker University football team rallied to score 24-straight points and improve to 5-0 on the season with a 24-10 victory at Peru State.
A Royal return: Postseason run a sight for sore eyes
October 6, 2014
For years, I’ve wondered what it would feel like to finally witness postseason baseball at Kauffman Stadium. I got my answer Sunday night, and it was better than I ever imagined.
Supreme Court ends states’ delays on same-sex marriage, clears way for Kansas unions
October 6, 2014
The Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for an immediate expansion of same-sex marriage by unexpectedly and tersely turning away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit gay and lesbian unions. The court’s order effectively makes gay marriage legal now in 30 states.
Another Google Fiber delay in Kansas City
October 6, 2014
Even as Google Inc. warns that it might take longer to install gigabit-speed Internet across all of Kansas City and a handful of suburbs, other Internet providers are speeding up their broadband to compete.