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Kansas State: Possible info leak in 1 department
September 4, 2014
Kansas State University officials say personal information from applicants for its graduate program in agronomy might have been exposed on the Internet.
Sentencing delayed for man who stole woman’s ring
September 4, 2014
One of three men suspected of stealing a wedding ring from a dying woman at a Wichita restaurant will be sentenced in October.
Man charged with aggravated battery after allegedly ramming van into sheriff’s vehicle near Clinton Dam
September 4, 2014
A 30-year-old Lawrence man was charged Wednesday with aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer after allegedly ramming his van into a Douglas County sheriff’s vehicle Aug. 13 on the road crossing Clinton Dam. Law enforcement officials said Daniel Caton Jr. drove his van into a sheriff’s deputy’s car with the intention of harming them both.
Kansas doctor convicted of Medicaid fraud
September 4, 2014
A Leavenworth physician has been convicted of defrauding the Medicaid program by billing for services he didn’t perform and altering patients’ records.
Baldwin HIgh School cross country teams start quests today to continues school’s tradition
September 4, 2014
Coaches traditionally like to deflect high expectations, but Baldwin High cross country coach Michael Spielman knows there’s no escape from the high hopes that surround the 2014 Bulldogs. That is true nearly every year for the 4A cross country powerhouse Baldwin with its 10 boys state titles and girls eight championships. But it’s particularly true for the defending state champions boys team. Spielman said the boys would probably be ranked No. 1 in 4A with the initial rankings.
Baldwin volleyball team 2-1 in season-opening quad
September 3, 2014
The Baldwin High School volleyball team opened the season with a 2-1 record Tuesday at a home quad. The Bulldogs defeated Bonner Springs (25-11, 22-25, 25-13), lost in three sets to Basehor-Linwood (21-25, 25-17, 20-25) and downed rival Eudora (25-23, 25-23).
Baldwin routs overmatched Paola, 8-0, to claim road win
September 3, 2014
Goals came easy for the Baldwin High boys soccer team Tuesday as it went on the road to down an overmatched Paola team 8-0.
Wichita zoo at risk of losing elephants
September 3, 2014
A Kansas zoo will lose its accreditation to have elephants if its officials can’t find a way to upgrade the animals’ enclosure.
Pittsburg police seeking vandals of public art
September 3, 2014
The Pittsburg Police Department says it is looking for vandals who damaged several fiberglass footballs that were part of a public art project called SEK Art Fest.
Kansas group plans crowd funding for rural works
September 3, 2014
The Kansas Sampler Foundation plans to support projects aimed at helping rural communities with a new website similar to the popular crowd-funding site Kickstarter.
Report: 7 percent of corn harvested in Kansas
September 3, 2014
Some Kansas farmers are busy preparing for fall seeding of their winter wheat crop, while others are harvesting this season’s corn crop.
Flash flood warning issued for Douglas County
September 3, 2014
The National Weather Service in Topeka issued a flash flood warning for Douglas County and surrounding areas until 9:45 a.m. as thunderstorms blanketed the area.
Baldwin City Council debates scope of sidewalk to BESIC campus
September 3, 2014
Baldwin City Council members engaged in a rare public disagreement Tuesday during a discussion about the planned new sidewalk along U.S. Highway 56 from 11th Street to the Baldwin Elementary School Intermediate Center campus. The council has approved $125,000 in the 2015 budget for the design and construction of about 2,000 feet of sidewalk that will link the west USD 348 campus the new sidewalk constructed last year as part of the U.S. 56 improvements.
New teacher returns of her Baldwin Junior High School roots
September 3, 2014
At least Sarah Johnson’s room is new to her as she starts her first year of teaching at Baldwin Junior High School. “I don’t think I had classes in this room,” she said. “We had most of our classes in the other hallway.”
Kansas gets $350K to push healthier school meals
September 2, 2014
Kansas is receiving nearly $350,000 in federal grants to help schools serve healthier meals and snacks.
Topeka City Council to consider public nudity ban
September 2, 2014
The Topeka City Council is set to consider a ban on nudity in public places after a nude man strolled down city streets last week.
Kansas State Fair will showcase new museum
September 2, 2014
When the Kansas State Fair opens Friday, it will include a new museum honoring a longtime painter and fair fixture who died last year.
Face to Face: Jill Boyle
September 2, 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 Jill Boyle.
Baker University weekend sports wrap up
September 1, 2014
Volleyball team splits in tourney: mens, womens soccer teams 0-2 in tough road trips
Patrol says armed suspect dies in confrontation
September 1, 2014
The Kansas Highway Patrol says an armed suspect was shot and fatally wounded during a confrontation with law enforcement officers.