Local News

Face to Face: Gail Guenther
April 7, 2015
Face to Face is a weekly feature in which the Signal introduces readers to those who live or work in the community. This week, we meet Gail Geunther
Baldwin City home base for world-wide netter
April 7, 2015
After leaving the Baldwin USD 348 district office Monday with an application to substitute teach, Emily Brown admitted she was happy with not having a full-time job. Brown said she has thoughts about settling down, but she’s having too good a time making a living doing the two things she loves, playing volleyball and traveling. In the last six month, the 6-foot, 2-inch Brown has played professional volleyball in the Philippines and Puerto Rico.
Couple put down barbecue roots in Baldwin City
April 7, 2015
After years of building a customer base from a mobile unit, Moose’s Backwoods BBQ has moved inside. For four years, Angela and Moose Barnhart have been serving barbecue-loving residents with brisket, pulled pork, ribs, burnt ends and other barbecue favorites from a mobile unit located in the Baldwin City Market parking lot.
Face to Face: Tracy Bennett
April 2, 2015
Face to Face is a weekly feature of the Signal that introduces our readers to those who live or work in Baldwin City. This week we meet Tracy Bennett.
Face to Face: Becki Dick
March 24, 2015
Face to Face is a weekly feature in which the Signal introduces our readers to those who live or work in Baldwin City. This week we introduce Becki Dick.
Face to Face: Bobbi Jo Halford
March 17, 2015
Face to Face in a weekly feature of the Signal in which we introduce readers to the people who live and work in the community. This week, we meet Bobbi Jo Halford.
Baldwin City Planning Commission recommends rezoning of old middle school
March 11, 2015
The Baldwin City Council Planning Commission on Tuesday recommended approval of Flint Hills Holding Group’s rezoning request of the old school on the 700 block of Chapel Street that would allow its renovation into apartments.
Face to Face: Linda Everett
March 10, 2015
Face to Face is a weekly feature in which the Signal introduces readers to those who live or work in the community. This week, we meet Linda Everett.
Baldwin High School wrestling coach teaches success on mat while building long-lasting bonds
March 3, 2015
As he watched video of himself and teammates wrestling at this weekend’s 4A state championship meet at Salina, Jon Pratt was in a past vs. future place familiar to many high school seniors.
Face to Face: Kelly Neufeld
March 2, 2015
Face to Face is a weekly feature in which the Signal introduces readers to those who live or work in the community. This week we meet Kelly Neufeld.
Construction to close CR 1055 on March 23 north of Baldwin City
March 2, 2015
Some, and at times all, of the popular route to Lawrence through Vinland will be closed for much of the coming construction season as Douglas County Public Works undertakes a three-phase improvement of the road.
Severe Weather Awareness Week approaches; Douglas County prepares
February 26, 2015
Douglas County Emergency Management is hustling to prepare itself and the rest of the county as peak months for severe weather draw near.√
LAC board moving forward with theater plans
February 24, 2015
With the deed in hand for the lumberyard building, the Lumberyard Arts Center board of directors plans to move forward with a long-planned theater.
Baldwin City has sister city in South Africa
February 24, 2015
After two years of effort, Baldwin City is now the sister city of a similar-sized town in South Africa. On Feb. 16, the Baldwin City Council approved a memorandum of understanding establishing a sister city relationship with Riviersonderend, Western Cape, South Africa, a community of about 5,000 people.