With two team members grabbing gold and five others placing, the Baldwin High School wrestling team won the school’s first state championship this weekend in Salina. The Bulldogs brought home the state championship and its first-ever state wrestling trophy by scoring 113 points Friday and Saturday in Salina. Chanute finished second with 105 points.
The Baldwin High School boys basketball team earned its first true road game win of the season with a 44-41 victory Tuesday at Spring Hill.
In another effort to keep an option open to raise funds for upcoming construction projects, the Douglas County Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to establish a public building commission.
After two years of effort, Baldwin City is now the sister city of a similar-sized town in South Africa. On Feb. 16, the Baldwin City Council approved a memorandum of understanding establishing a sister city relationship with Riviersonderend, Western Cape, South Africa, a community of about 5,000 people.
A superintendent and two of his top administrators who were fired last year are suing the Gardner-Edgerton School district in northeast Kansas.