Local News

Face to Face: Baldwin City Recreation Commission Executive Director Steve Friend
March 18, 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 Steve Friend.
Face to Face: Baker University Music and Theater Department administrative assistant Susan Baker
March 12, 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 Susan Baker.
Renovated downtown building’s dedication, ribbon cutting today
March 7, 2014
Baldwin City residents will be able to tour the results of three years of work at a ribbon cutting and open house today at the historic downtown building at 600 High Street. The partnership of Rick Deitz, Bill Harmon, Dave Hill and Alan Wright, or DWHH LLC, will host the twin events to celebrate the completion of the three-year project to renovate the building. The open house will start at 4 p.m. with the ribbon cutting and dedication scheduled for 5 p.m. and activities will continue until 7 p.m.
Douglas County depression, bipolar support group to meet Wednesday
March 4, 2014
The Douglas County chapter of the National Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, a consumer-run support group for persons with depression, bipolar and other mood disorders, will meet this Wednesday in Lawrence.
Baldwin City woman to honor brother with 5K walk/run
March 4, 2014
A year ago Jill Venable wouldn’t have been able to organize an event for her late brother, Daniel J. DeAno. And even with another 12 months to heal, it’s still difficult, she said.
Tornado sirens to be tested Tuesday
March 3, 2014
When you hear the sirens Tuesday, don’t worry: It’s only a drill.
Face to Face: Baldwin City Public Library director Kathy Johnston
March 3, 2014
Face to Face is a weekly profile of the people who live and work in Baldwin City. Each week, we will select another person to feature. This week, the Signal profiles Baldwin City Public Library director Kathy Johnston.
Two killed in Saturday crash near Baldwin City
March 2, 2014
A crash 6 miles East of Baldwin City left two people dead Saturday evening.
Winter storm watch issued for Baldwin City and area for late Saturday, Sunday
February 28, 2014
The National Weather Service in Topeka issued a winter storm watch beginning Saturday evening lasting through late Sunday night.
Baker grad, Oscar nominee explains how visual effects become special
February 28, 2014
For Patrick Tubach, who graduated from Baker University in 1996, this Sunday won’t be his first trip down the red carpet for the Academy Awards ceremony, but it will be his first time as a nominee.
Performing Arts Center offers Baldwin City residents shelter during tornadoes
February 27, 2014
With another snow said to be headed this way, it’s easy to forget March 1 marks the beginning of severe weather season in Kansas. Baldwin City residents needing a reminder need only recall two years ago when on Feb. 29 sirens sounded warning of a tornado spotted on the ground west of town.
Downtown Baldwin City ribbon cutting, open house planned
February 25, 2014
There will be a ribbon cutting and open house at the historic downtown storefront DWHH LLC renovate at 5 p.m. Friday, March 7 at 600 High St.
Face to Face: Baldwin City administrative assistant Tamara Hagerman
February 25, 2014
Face to Face is a weekly profile of the people who live and work in Baldwin City. Each week, we will select another person to feature. This week, the Signal profiles Baldwin City Public Works administrative assistant and certified permit technician Tamara Hagerman.
Baldwin City Chamber’s annual banquet tonight
February 20, 2014
The social hour will start at 5:30 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30 p.m.