Elvyn Jones is the community reporter for the Baldwin City Signal.
- Baldwin City police officer boxing for a cause
- November 13, 2015
- Kim Springer isn’t taking her undefeated record in the boxing ring for granted. A year ago, the corporal in the Baldwin City Police Department won a decision in a close match in Kansas City’s Guns N Hoses fundraising boxing competition. The event features a card of police officers, firefighters and first responders in three-round boxing matches.
- 2 injured in 3-vehicle accident Sunday evening on U.S. 56
- October 19, 2015
- Two people were treated at area hospitals after a three-vehicle wreck Sunday evening of U.S. Highway 56 east of Baldwin City.
- Cool weather ‘perfect’ for Baldwin City Maple Leaf Festival
- October 17, 2015
- As the last marchers in the hourlong Maple Leaf Festival Parade were making the north turn at Baldwin City’s Sixth and High streets at noon Saturday, Sherry Johnson was taking a final minute of rest.
- Friend wants Lumberyard show to reflect Baldwin City artist’s complexity
- September 25, 2015
- Walt Bailey was concluding a two-month labor of respect and love Monday as he started hanging the works of late friend and colleague Tom Russell for a show at the Lumberyard Arts Center. The show of paintings, drawings and lithographs Russell produced during his more than 80-year artistic career will fill the art center’s gallery and overflow into its courtyard. It’s not the show Bailey envisioned when he and Russell agreed to a joint show at the arts center late last year.
- Greenbush mobile science lab make first-ever outing at Baldwin City school
- September 17, 2015
- Bertolio and Sheila Sandford, a fellow Greenbush teacher who made the trip from the cooperative’s home base of Girard to help with the inaugural presentation, said they were taking that same approach to the new mobile lab. Nonetheless, they were both mostly pleased with how well the 90-minute class went.
- Baldwin City’s Orchard Lane completing renovation of apartment building
- September 15, 2015
- Orchard Lane’s oldest apartment building is brighter, more accessible and, most importantly, safer after $500,000 worth of renovations just now wrapping up.
- Fundraising effort started for young Baldwin City woman facing two-day brain surgery
- September 13, 2015
- Allyson Sass’s mood heading into a two-day operation is summed up in a cartoon on her YouCaring crowd source fundraising site that reads: “‘It’s only brain surgery,’ said no one ever.” The 24-year-old Baldwin City woman will undergo a two-day surgery Sept. 16 and 17 to remove a tumor from her acoustic nerve.
- Baldwin City administrator leaving to take Colorado job
- August 7, 2015
- Baldwin City Administrator Chris Lowe announced today he was resigning his position to take a similar job in Colorado. Lowe, who was hired as Baldwin City administrator in July 2011, has accepted a position as town manager of Monument, Colo., a city of about 5,800 north of Colorado Springs.
- Vinland Fair returns for 108th run Thursday through Saturday
- August 5, 2015
- There are four structures in the hamlet of Vinland on the National Register of Historic Places. If there such a thing as a register of historic events, the annual Vinland Community Fair would surely be on the list, too. The 108th Vinland Community Fair starts at 4 p.m. Thursday and continues through Saturday at the fairgrounds just off CR 460 in Vinland.