Midland Railway gears up for Thomas weekends

May 26, 2015

Midland Railway has a lot riding on the next two weekends and the annual visit of Thomas the Tank Train. The event, now in its 14th year, annually attracts from 13,000 to 14,000 people to Baldwin City, many of whom catch a ride on Midland rail cars pulled behind the replica blue engine of the PBS Kids series.


Baldwin girls catch fire at regional, earn berth at state softball tourney

May 20, 2015

The Baldwin High School softball team atoned for a season of near misses Tuesday by playing its way into the state 4A Division 1 tournament with two victories. Playing on their home field, the Bulldogs rolled over rival Eudora, 14-3, in the regional tournament’s first round before upsetting No. 1 seeded Tonganoxie, 7-6, in the championship game.

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