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Baldwin City Council agenda, Dec. 7, 2015
December 7, 2015
Meeting starts at 7 p.m. in Baldwin City Public Library
Armed teenager running toward school shot by police officer
December 6, 2015
Wichita police say a black 17-year-old who was shot and wounded by a white police officer as he ran with a gun toward a high school gymnasium was a documented gang member who was registered as a student at the school.
Prison overcrowding expected to get attention next session
December 6, 2015
Kansas lawmakers and corrections officials are looking for ways to address overcrowding in state prisons as the adult population is expected to be nearly 1,700 inmates over capacity by the middle of the next decade.
Kansas City Connection: Ugly sweaters, Legos for adults and KU basketball at the Sprint Center
December 6, 2015
Here are some of this week’s most exciting events amid a busy time of holiday happenings.
Informational meeting planed for new Baldwin City senior meals program
December 4, 2015
The Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging will have two informational meetings on the CHAMPSS senior meals program
Vintage Park of Baldwin City to have annual open house, bazaar
December 4, 2015
Vintage Park at Baldwin City will have a holiday open house and bazaar from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5.
Baldwin City Recreation Commission raffling TV
December 4, 2015
The Baldwin City Recreation Commission is having a raffle for a 65-inch television to be given away Saturday
Lumberyard fundraiser offers Christman wreaths, trees
December 4, 2015
The Lumberyard Arts Center is having its annual Festival of Wreaths and Trees.
Baker Candlelight Vespers to return for 85th year
December 4, 2015
For the 85th consecutive year, Baker University will offer the community an early December holiday gift with the annual Christmas Candlelight Vespers.
Baldwin girls overwhelm Tonganoxie in season-opening basketball game
December 4, 2015
Sophomore Abby Ogle poured in 19 points as the Baldwin High School girls overwhelmed a visiting Tonganoxie team, 63-19, Thursday in the season-opening basketball game for both teams.
Baldwin boys hold off Tonganoxie for 60-50 season-opening victory
December 4, 2015
The Baldwin Bulldog boys rode hot shooting from behind the arch Thursday to a season-opening 60-50 victory against Tonganoxie.
Topeka High School teacher surprises student with car gift
December 3, 2015
Dean Fairweather sees many students come and go through the automotive classes he teaches at Topeka High School, and a few stand out as being mechanic material.
Kansas clergy says refugee order violates religious liberty
December 3, 2015
A coalition of Kansas clergy has submitted a petition to Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration asking the governor to rescind an executive order attempting to halt the relocation of Syrian refugees in the state.
Former Kansas man pleads guilty in unlawful-voting case
December 3, 2015
A man who illegally voted in both Kansas and Arkansas while moving has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor.
Man, child injured in single-engine Kansas plane crash
December 3, 2015
Two people have been injured in a single-engine plane crash in Barber County.
Kansas lawmaker to take job with National Rifle Association
December 3, 2015
A Kansas lawmaker who helped pass a law that allows people to carry concealed weapons without a permit has taken a lobby job with the National Rifle Association.
Fireworks to add zest to Baldwin City’s annual Festival of Lights
December 2, 2015
Baldwin City’s annual greeting of the Christmas season will get a bit of added zest this year with the inclusion of an element associated with another holiday.
Defending state champions Baldwin wrestlers focus on work as key to success
December 2, 2015
Baldwin wrestlers to open season Saturday at Gardner.
Guard rich Baldwin girls look to play up-tempo game
December 2, 2015
Season tips off Friday at home against Tonganoxie
Baldwin basketball boys look for ways to win without height
December 2, 2015
Baldwin High School boys basketball coach Paul Musselman entered his first season as head of the program last year with one post player and no returning starters.