Local News

Face to Face: Christy Carlisle
February 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 Christy Carlisle.
Face to Face: Kaylin McCrary
February 3, 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, the Signal features Kaylin McCrary
City Council supports plan to convert old Chapel Street school into apartments
February 3, 2015
The Baldwin City Council voted unanimously Monday to support a plan to redevelop the former junior high school on Chapel Street into 30 apartments. Flint Hills Holdings Group LLC asked the city to support the plan as it prepares application for historical preservation tax credits from the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation.
Lawrence radio personality hired as first Baldiwn City Chamber of Commerce executive director
January 30, 2015
Baldwin City residents may not know the community’s first-ever Chamber of Commerce executive director, but they’ve probably heard his voice. “That’s what I’ve been telling people,” Booth said Friday. “I’ve done the radio show “According to the Record” since getting out of the Army in 1972.”
Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce names its first executive director
January 30, 2015
The Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the hiring of Hank Booth as the chamber’s first executive director. He will begin Monday.
Face to Face: Anne Walker
January 27, 2015
Face to Face is a weekly feature in which the Signal introduces readers to people who live and work in the community. This week, we meet busy volunteer Anne Walker.
Face to Face: Marian Constantinescu
January 20, 2015
Face to Face is a weekly feature of the Signal in which we introduce those who live or work in the community to readers. This week the Signal features Marian Constantinescu
Face to Face: Gerard Arantowicz
January 14, 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 Gerard Arantowicz
Fire forces Baldwin City father, son from home
January 10, 2015
A fire early this afternoon has forced two Baldwin City men from their home. Baldwin City Fire Chief Allen Craig said the Baldwin City Fire Department responded at 12:59 p.m. to a house fire at 216 Fifth Street and arrived to find the rear deck of the home engulfed in flames.
Face to Face: Roma Earles
January 6, 2015
Face to Face is a weekly feature in the Signal in which we introduce readers to people who live or work in the community. This week we meet Roma Earles.
Top-five stories of Baldwin City for 2014
December 30, 2014
The biggest local news story of 2014 was of something that didn’t happen. Few things in recent history have united Baldwin City like the opposition that confronted Wal-Mart Inc.’s proposal from last summer to build one of its new Wal-Mart Express stores in Baldwin City.
Face to Face: Nick Simon
December 29, 2014
Face to Face is weekly feature in which the Signal introduces readers to those who live and work in the community. This week we meet Lt. Nick Simon of Lawrence?Douglas County Fire and Medical.
Baker senior’s love for music lands him on all-collegiate band
December 23, 2014
A visitor to John Robbs’ apartment in the rear of what was once his father’s auto parts store walks a narrow pathway through a maze of rooms filled with piano keyboards, drum sets, guitars and various kinds of sound equipment.
Downtown businesses see changes
December 23, 2014
Although there’s been no grand openings nor ribbon cuttings, there has been a couple of significant changes to two downtown businesses. Bob and Nancy Lytle of Wellsville have joined Stan Vickers as ownership partners at Antiques on the Prairie, 520 High St. They will be at the store two to three times a week.