Local News

Baldwin City United Way campaign well short of goal
December 23, 2013
Campaign still taking donations
Winter storm warning in effect for Douglas County this weekend
December 20, 2013
4 to 7 inches of snow expected
Freezing rain advisory issued for Douglas County
December 19, 2013
Freezing rain predicted to start at midnight and continue until 9 a.m.
City extends discount on home development fees for 2014 but incentive near end
December 16, 2013
2 to 3 year lag expected before intermodal development spurs housing growth
Fire destroys outbuilding at homestead west of Baldwin City
December 16, 2013
A fire destroyed an outbuilding and caused an estimated $10,000 worth of damage this morning at a rural homestead west of Baldwin City.
Florida-based wind engery developer researching placing towers near Baldwin City
December 15, 2013
NextEra Energy Resources, the largest wind energy developer in the United States, said it is in the very early stages of looking at Douglas County as a site for a future wind farm.
Winter weather advisory issued; slick conditions reported on area highways
December 13, 2013
Freezing rain is posing a challenge for some commuters this morning.
Rural Baldwin City man makes the most of second chance
December 10, 2013
Family motivates academic resurrection
Kansas Rural Center working to increase number of bees
December 9, 2013
Grant from Douglas County Community Foundation to help with effort
South Lawrence Trafficway construction to close two rural roads into January
December 6, 2013
Construction work on the South Lawrence Trafficway is moving into a new phase, but bulldozers aren’t yet ready to begin rolling through the Baker Wetlands.
Love of Alpaca expands to business
December 3, 2013
Ad Astra Alpaca shop’s season in full swing
Christmas season blooming at Cranberry Market
November 29, 2013
With a staircase lined with potted poinsettias and shelves filled with Christmas decorations, there’s no mistaking the season at Cranberry Market.
A brother’s thanks
November 26, 2013
Older sibling’s kidney donation restores health
High yields during fall harvest, good prices improve mood of Baldiwn City area farmers
November 20, 2013
New player means added value for local soybean producers