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Baldwin City veteran recalls World War II experiences
November 3, 2015
Howard Jehle is one of three surviving World War II veterans in the Baldwin City community, but he doesn’t have exciting war stories to relate. “I joined the Army to see the world,” he said. “I saw Oklahoma. You went where they told you to go, or at least you did if you knew what was good for you.”
Baldwin City to make application for KDOT grant to improve safety at Eighth Street highway crossing
November 3, 2015
The Baldwin City Council on Monday asked city staff to move forward with a grant applicant that would improve safety at the Eighth Street/U.S. Highway 56 intersection.
Baldwin City Council approves bond sale for sewer upgrades
November 3, 2015
On Monday, the Baldwin City Council took final actions needed to issue $3.175 million in bonds for improvements to the city’s wastewater system.
Council support Baldwin City Recreation Commission’s push for community center
November 3, 2015
The Baldwin City Council gave unanimous support Monday for a drive to fund and build a community center in the city. Baldwin City Recreation Commission Board President Ginny Honomichl brought a request to the council for support the BCRC’s exploration of options to build and finance a community center. The BCRC board was ready to start a push for a community center and would take the same request for support to the Baldwin school board at its Nov. 16 meeting, she said.
Mott would be Kansas’ first transgender House member
November 2, 2015
If she’s selected by a group of Topeka Democrats to replace a retiring member of the state House of Representatives, Stephanie Mott would be the first transgender member of the Kansas Legislature.
Baldwin school district asking community to complete online survey
November 2, 2015
Baldwin USD 348 Superintendent Paul Dorathy is hoping twice as many students, district staffers, parents and patrons will complete an online survey on district priorities before midnight Friday.
Survey gives yet another sign of Midwest economic slowdown
November 2, 2015
Figures have plunged in a third straight monthly survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states, providing more evidence of a slowdown in the region’s economy.
Baldwin City Council, Nov. 2, 2015
November 2, 2015
City Council to begin with blue ribbon presentation
Lawmakers to again consider policy on police body cameras
November 2, 2015
Kansas lawmakers will again take up the question of whether to require all law enforcement officers to wear body cameras after a similar proposal failed to gain traction last session.
Public hearing airs disagreements about Wichita State chapel
November 1, 2015
A committee overseeing the Wichita State University chapel might consider more changes after previous renovations drew criticism that the alterations were made to accommodate Muslims over Christians, a university official said.
Falcon that went missing in Hutchinson returned to owner
November 1, 2015
An Illinois man who lost his prized white falcon in Hutchinson, Kansas, has been reunited with the bird.
Trends suggest Kansas headed for more budget difficulties
November 1, 2015
A multimillion-dollar budget deficit is all but certain to emerge in Kansas with new, more pessimistic revenue projections expected in the coming week.
Kansas City Connection: Newer venues to get your KC music fix
November 1, 2015
After 10 years of daily concerts, drinks and a menu filled with clever musical references, Kansas City’s recordBar will relocate from the Westport Landing strip mall when its lease is up at the end of the year.
Kansas agency spokeswoman’s Facebook posting draws criticism
October 29, 2015
The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services’ spokeswoman faced criticism Wednesday over a Facebook posting referring to “slow learners” in attacking a proposal for a special course for college students struggling with state voter registration requirement.
Tonganoxie police asking for help in finding missing resident
October 29, 2015
Tonganoxie police are asking for the public’s assistance in a missing-person case. Law enforcement officials are trying to find Loretta J. Jewell, 57, a Tonganoxie resident who has been missing nearly two weeks.
Kansas to get $1.3 million for ethanol pumps for motorists
October 29, 2015
The U.S. Agriculture Department has awarded Kansas $1.3 million in matching funds for a program to increase the availability of ethanol blended fuels for motorists.
White falcon lost in Kansas
October 29, 2015
A man attending a national falcon gathering in Kansas is searching for his white falcon that escaped.
Baldwin High School volleyball team falls short in bid to return to state
October 29, 2015
The Baldwin High School volleyball team went out swinging in Saturday’s 4A Division II sub-state at Santa Fe Trails.
Baldwin High School cross country teams claim regional titles, eye state
October 29, 2015
The Baldwin High School cross country teams shined in their final meets before home fans, winning 4A regional titles and qualifying full teams for Saturday’s state finals in Wamego.
Baldwin outplays, loses to Ottawa in regional soccer
October 29, 2015
The Baldwin Bulldogs boys soccer season ended with a 2-1 loss Tuesday in Ottawa that came a minute into the third extra-time period in opening round state playoff game for both teams.