Learning to live

Published May 19, 2011

Last February, Katherine Cook's life came to a halt when a bullet pierced her head. It was a freak accident that remains unsolved. What continues is the journey of a remarkable recovery.

Baker Edition 2010

Published August 26, 2010

Kansas’ first college, Baker University, has grown from three students in 1858 to more than 4,300 in 2010. Since the beginning more than 150 years ago, Baker students, faculty and staff have reached out to local residents and area communities. In the annual Baker Edition, we share some of those stories.

Salute to Veterans

Published November 6, 2009

Education Guide Fall 2009

Published July 15, 2009

The focus of this year's Fall Education Guide is back to school for adults.

A Day Away

Published May 18, 2009

Whether you prefer to travel by car, motorcycle, bicycle or maybe even horse — there's something for nearly everyone's taste to check out in Kansas. Let "A Day Away" be your guide to investigating the nooks and crannies of the Sunflower State.

2009 Spring Elections

Published March 12, 2009

A look at the Signal's coverage of the 2009 elections for Baldwin City Council, mayor and school board.

Obama's Inauguration: America's 44th President

Published January 19, 2009

Barack Obama was sworn in as the nation's 44th president on Tuesday. Check out all of our past and current coverage of the inaugural event.

Obama’s inauguration

Published January 16, 2009

Barack Obama will become the 44th President of the United States on January 20, 2009 — the first African-American elected to the position. Many locals will make the trip to Washington, D.C., to watch the historic event. Others will watch from here in Kansas.


Published January 1, 2009

Keep an eye with what's going on in the region.

Maple Leaf Festival

Published October 24, 2008

Every third full weekend in October, the annual Maple Leaf Festival attracts tousands of visitors to Baldwin City. Popular attractions include the hundreds of craft booths, variety of food stands, carnival and the Kids' Zone.

Where to vote

Published October 23, 2008

Don't know where to vote? Type your address and ZIP code into this feature, and find out your polling place location.

Help get out the vote

Published September 24, 2008

Kathleen Sebelius: Two decades in politics

Published August 20, 2008

Kathleen Sebelius has been widely rumored to be in "the final four" of candidates to be Barack Obama's vice president. She has served as Kansas' governor since 2002 and before that was insurance commissioner and a state representative.

Road Trips

Published May 22, 2008

Planning a trip but don't want to take out a second mortgage to pay for a cross-country vacation? The region presents a variety of interesting and entertaining "stay-cation" ideas.