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Topeka teens' music making rounds on Internet
by Phil Anderson, The Topeka Capital-Journal on 31/12/2015 at 10:00 pm
Two girls who met in 2008 at a Topeka summer camp became best friends, and now they are becoming something of an Internet sensation, representing a clothing line and collaborating on musical endeavors they hope will inspire youths to have positive views of themselves.
Arizona must pay fines, reimburse Kansas customers
by Associated Press on 31/12/2015 at 6:00 pm
An Arizona company that told customers it was selling products to help a charitable organization has been ordered to pay $10,000 and reimburse customers.
2015 sports in review: Baldwin High School teams had banner year
by Elvyn Jones on 31/12/2015 at 8:57 am
Selecting a top local sports story for 2015 is like choosing a favorite child among a large number of gifted offspring. Baldwin High School athletes won four state titles in the past 12 months, played for another and placed in two others.
Manhattan staging New Year's Eve ball drop
by Associated Press on 30/12/2015 at 10:00 pm
Up to 10,000 New Year's Eve revelers are expected to turn out in the Kansas town known as the Little Apple for a ball-drop event modeled after the one in New York's Times Square.
Kansas mulling stiffer penalties for water violations
by Associated Press on 30/12/2015 at 6:00 pm
Kansas state officials are considering stiffer penalties for water violations.
Baldwin City Signal ending publication with current edition
by Staff report on 30/12/2015 at 6:00 am
The World Company is ceasing publication of The Baldwin City Signal and shifting coverage of Baldwin City news and sports to the Lawrence Journal-World.
Derby police to give school officers body cameras
by Associated Press on 29/12/2015 at 10:00 pm
The police chief in the Wichita suburb of Derby says his department will outfit its four school resource officers with body cameras as part of a pilot project.
Changes at City Hall top Baldwin City story of 2015
on 29/12/2015 at 8:46 pm
The top Baldwin City story of 2014 kept giving through the past 12 months by prompting changes in City Hall, which is the top local story of 2015. In April, city voters significantly changed the Baldwin City Council with the election of three new members. The shake up came after two setting members […]
Kansas' governor defends state's new guns-on-campus law
by Associated Press on 29/12/2015 at 6:00 pm
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says he's not second-guessing a new state law that would require college campuses to allow concealed weapons, calling it a constitutional right.
Baldwin City Masonic Lodge grateful for community support
on 29/12/2015 at 3:34 pm
The members of the Palmyra Masonic Lodge No. 23 would like to thank the community and local businesses for a successful year of raising money for charity and honoring our country.
Baldwin City adds wind energy to electrical power portfolio
by Elvyn Jones on 29/12/2015 at 3:30 pm
Like many forward-looking investors, the Baldwin City Council diversified one city portfolio last week to give it less exposure to a particular sector of the market.
Budget shortfall, World Series among Kansas' top 2015 news
by Associated Press on 29/12/2015 at 3:24 pm
A budget shortfall that forced lawmakers to increase sales and cigarette taxes and a long-awaited World Series title were among the top stories in Kansas in 2015. Here's a look at those and the rest of the year's Top 10 stories.
Topeka offers $500K push to revive shopping centers
by Associated Press on 28/12/2015 at 10:00 pm
An effort to improve large, blighted shopping centers in Topeka is getting a $500,000 boost.
Freezing rain to end in Baldwin City soon
by Staff reports on 28/12/2015 at 6:53 pm
Baldwin City crews have treated city streets this morning as the first significant winter storm of the season left a thin coating of snow over a glazing of ice. In their latest report this morning, forecasters from the National Weather Service are predicting freezing rain is possible from […]
Face to Face: Nanette Kraus
on 28/12/2015 at 6:37 pm
Face to Face is a weekly feature in which the Signal introduces readers to those who live or work in the community. Today we meet Nanette Kraus.
Kansas Turnpike Authority approves two-year bridge projects
by Associated Press on 28/12/2015 at 6:00 pm
The Kansas Turnpike Authority has approved contracts for two-year bridge projects in Wichita and between Topeka and Emporia.
Kansas lawmaker seeks end of privatized foster care system
by Associated Press on 28/12/2015 at 1:00 am
A Republican Kansas lawmaker is calling for an end to the state's first-in-the-nation privatized foster care system, as it nears its 20th anniversary with increasing scrutiny and a record number of children in foster homes.
Army to resume cleanup at former Sunflower ammunition plant
by Associated Press on 27/12/2015 at 10:00 pm
Five years after federal funding dried for up environmental cleanup at the former Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant in Johnson County, Kansas, the U.S. Army has announced it will resume removing pollutants so the land can be redeveloped.
Kansas City Connection: 36 Months in Kansas City
by Lucas Wetzel on 27/12/2015 at 6:00 pm
For my final column, I’d like to present this updated, family-friendly guide to all things KC.
Kansas is 5th state where lottery prizes may have been fixed
by Associated Press on 22/12/2015 at 10:00 pm
The former security chief for a national group that operates state lotteries personally bought two prize-winning tickets in Kansas worth $44,000, investigators said Monday, bringing to five the number of states where he may have fixed games to enrich himself and associates.