Local News

Face to Face: Susan Butell
May 26, 2015
Face to Face is a weekly feature in which the Signal introduces readers to those who live or work in Baldwin City. This week, we meet Susan Butell.
Face to Face: Chad Berg
May 21, 2015
Face to Face is a weekly feature in which the Signal introduces readers to those who live or work in Baldwin City. This week, we meet Chad Berg.
Face to Face: Chad Scoby
May 13, 2015
Face to Face is a weekly feature in which the Signal introduces its readers to those who live and work in the community. Today we meet Chad Scoby.
Face to Face: Dana Clem
May 7, 2015
Face to Face is a weekly feature in which the Signal introduces readers to those who live and work in the community. This week, we meet Dana Clem.
Baldwin City couple marketing rural Internet solution
May 7, 2015
Shauna Surls was happy Monday working in the office at 813 Eighth Street that is home to the business she and her husband, George, own, although it doesn’t have the view she prefers.
Baldwin City potter finds fascination in functional forms
May 5, 2015
Phyllis Nelson has been a potter long enough to evolve as an artist and see major changes in the art form, but her dedication to producing functional forms has remained constant.
RG Fiber on a roll, expects to have gigabit service in Baldwin City in August
May 5, 2015
Although RG Fiber didn’t extend gigabit Internet service to the community in the early spring as hoped, there has been a good deal of positive news for the Baldwin City-based company in recent weeks.
Face to Face: Carson Wood
April 29, 2015
Face to Face is a weekly feature of the Signal in which we introduce readers to those who live and work in the community. This week we meet Carson Wood.
Late price change rolled back as Baldwin City purchases KCP&L service area
April 28, 2015
A late hiccup in the city’s planned purchase of the right to provide service to the Baldwin City business park and four homes has been resolved, and the sale is going ahead as planned.
Lawrence Habitat for Humanity plans to build home in Baldwin City next year
April 28, 2015
Lawrence Habitat for Humanity has a lot and much of the needed money, but now needs a family before starting its second home in Baldwin City. That effort to find the right family for the three-bedroom, 1 1/2 bathroom, 1,250-square-foot home that Lawrence Habitat plans for Baldwin City will start with a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. May 13 at the Baldwin City Public Library, said John Harvey, Lawrence Habitat for Humanity director of resource development.
CR 1955 intersection to reopen Thursday
April 27, 2015
The intersection of CR 1055 and North 600 Road will open at noon Thursday, about two weeks later than planned. The intersection was closed April 1 so that paved shoulders could be installed on CR 1055 north and south of the intersection.
PAC available for Baldwin City community tornado shelter but users asked to follow rules
April 27, 2015
In the three years since a remote-access system was installed, the public hasn’t had the need to use the Baldwin school district’s Performing Arts Center for shelter from an approaching tornado. “As far as procedures, I don’t believe we’ve ever had to do it,” Superintendent Paul Dorathy said.
Face to Face: Laura Beaulieu
April 23, 2015
Face to Face is a weekly feature of the Signal in which we introduce readers to those who live and work in the community. This week we meet Laura Beulie
Tuesday evening farmers’ market to bring more locally grown food options to Baldwin City
April 20, 2015
It’s the time of year to plant seeds with the hope of future return, and that’s what the organizers of Baldwin City’s newest farmers’ market are doing. “We’re hoping this will explode for Baldwin,” Rachel Renyer said. “There’s so much interest in getting homegrown food. There’s not anything coming out of the ground right now, but there is a lot of interest from producers.”