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Baldwin City Council agenda, Sept. 21, 2015
September 21, 2015
Meeting starts at 7 p.m. at Baldwin City Public Library
Baldwin Board of Education agenda, Sept. 21, 2015
September 21, 2015
Meeting starts at 6:30 at BESPC
Land Institute president steps down, but work continues
September 20, 2015
The president of the Land Institute plans to step down from institution he founded 40 years ago, but the work continues on his vision to advance farming practices that work in partnership with nature.
B-29 Superfortress engines started for first time since 1956
September 20, 2015
A 15-year effort to restore and fly a B-29 Superfortress got a boost when all four of its engines started for the first time since 1956.
Kansas City Connection: The ultimate Mexican feast
September 20, 2015
For anyone who hasn’t yet explored the Mexican restaurants of Kansas City, I’ve assembled what I call the ultimate piecemeal Mexican feast — taking one or two items from different establishments.
Baldwin lets early lead slip away in loss to Perry-Lecompton
September 19, 2015
Perry-Lecompton overcame a two-touchdown first-quarter deficit against Baldwin High School to win its first game of the season, 26-20.
U.S. Justice Department awards $950,000 to 2 Kansas tribes
September 17, 2015
The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded more than $950,000 in public safety grants to two Native American tribes in Kansas.
Kansas State-Salina seeking new name
September 17, 2015
Kansas State University wants to change the name of its Salina campus.
Volunteers to fire up engines on historic bomber ‘Doc’
September 17, 2015
Volunteers are preparing to fire up the engines of a B-29 Superfortress bomber that was last used during the Korean War.
Kansas’ water conservation program draws shallow interest
September 17, 2015
State officials with regulatory authority over Kansas’ underground water resources are still looking for an individual or group willing to enter into a voluntary conservation program.
Court documents quantify impact of gay marriage in Kansas
September 16, 2015
Court documents are offering a glimpse at the early impact of the gay marriage ruling in Kansas.
Baldwin High soccer team looks to end 4-game skid Thursday
September 16, 2015
The Baldwin High School soccer team losing streak stretched to four Monday when it was unable to take advantage of chances in a 2-0 loss at Eudora. With the loss, the Bulldogs’ season record fell to 1-5 and their Frontier League record dropped to 1-3. Coach Andrew Ising said the Bulldogs had significantly more shots on goal than the Cardinals, outshooting the home team 18 to 6, but could get a kick in the net.
Baldwin High School cross country teams serve notice
September 16, 2015
Baldwin High School cross country teams served notice Saturday they are a serious threat to sweep state cross country titles. Both the Bulldog girls and boys team finished first in the Wamego Invitational ran at the Wamego Country Club, which happens to be the course where the state championships are ran in November.
Improving Baldwin High School volleyball team now 2-0 in league
September 16, 2015
The Baldwin Bulldog girls volleyball team earned its second road victory of the season Tuesday, defeating Ottawa in five sets, 25-23, 23-25, 25-19, 29-31, 9-15.
Ex-Kansas State researcher fails to get whistleblower status
September 16, 2015
A researcher who was fired from Kansas State University after accusing his colleagues of misrepresenting data in an academic journal has lost a bid for whistleblower protection under federal law.
Kansas growers planting winter wheat, harvesting corn
September 15, 2015
Kansas growers are planting next year’s winter wheat crop while harvesting their corn and other fall crops.
Musings from the Hill, Sept. 17, 2015
September 15, 2015
Oh, how I wish I could again be surrounded by nature and watch, from my front deck, the fluffy white clouds shepherded by gentle winds while they slowly pass before my eyes. I also miss the ballets performed by turkey buzzards, awkward and unattractive on the land, graceful and entrancing as they dance in the skies.
Pumpkin weighing it at 1,034 pounds sets new Kansas record
September 15, 2015
A pumpkin weighing in at 1,034 pounds has squashed the Kansas State Fair record.
United Way of Douglas County shifts goals for 2015 campaign
September 15, 2015
United Way of Douglas County is taking a fresh approach this year for its annual fall campaign. Colleen Gregoire, United Way of Douglas County vice president and campaign manager, said instead of shooting for a particular dollar goal, the goal of the 2015 campaign, which kicked off Sept. 2, was to increase donors and volunteerism. Locally, the goal is to increase the number of Baldwin City’s donors by 25 percent from 136 contributors to 170.
Kansas auctioning off hundreds of bottles of booze
September 15, 2015
The state of Kansas is selling hundreds of bottles of liquor accumulated by regulators on an online auction.