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The city is going to install the long-planned sidewalk along U.S. 56 to the Baldwin Elementary School Intermediate Center next year. Where else do you think sidewalk needs to be installed?

Response Percent
Along Fremont from Fifth Street past the swimming pool to Liston Stadium.
Along Eisenhower to the BJHS/BHS campus.
Along 3rd Street from High Street to Fremont.
Total 12
Note: This is not a scientific poll. Vote
Baker soccer starts season with 1-1 tie The No. 8 ranked Baker University men’s soccer team began the 2014 season with a 1-1 tie at home against unranked Missouri Baptist inside Liston Stadium on a ho
August 22, 2014
The No. 8 ranked Baker University mens soccer team began the 2014 season with a 1-1 tie at home against unranked Missouri Baptist inside Liston Stadium on a hot Friday evening.
Baldwin schools change practice schedules with heat advisory
August 22, 2014
Baldwin Junior High an High schools will be adjusting practice schedules again today because of the heat.
LMH Summer Spray 5K is Saturday at golf course
August 22, 2014
wrence Memorial Hospital, this year called the Summer Spray 5K, will be Saturday at Baldwin City Municipal Golf Course. Registration will start at 7 a.m. and the race at 8 a.m. To keep things cool, runners or walkers on the course can expected to be sprinkled, squirted, splashed or sprayed with water.
Baker mass media professor receives distinguished teaching award
August 22, 2014
Before becoming a professor in 2005 at Baker University, Joe Watson worked 15 years in television news and four years in public relations.
‘In Cold Blood’ files case returns to court
August 21, 2014
Attorneys sparring over investigation materials from the 1959 “In Cold Blood” murders in southwest Kansas are headed to court.
Police: 800-pound wok taken from Kansas restaurant
August 21, 2014
Police are searching for whoever stole an 800-pound wok from an Asian cuisine restaurant in Kansas.
Murray proud to be Baker’s 29th president
August 21, 2014
Ever since she participated in grade-school oratorical contests, Lynne Murray has been comfortable in front of a crowd. An essay contest sponsored by the local American Legion in Ridge, Md., piqued Murray’s interest as a second-grader. She entered and placed first for her entry in “What America Means to Me” and received a government bond. Since that moment, Murray savors those times when she can speak before a crowd.
Kansas fights labor rule for home health workers
August 21, 2014
Gov. Sam Brownback plans to outline how his administration is fighting a planned federal labor rule that aims to protect domestic service workers.
Baldwin High School volleyball team looks to continue 2013 success
August 20, 2014
The Baldwin High School volleyball team had a breakthrough year last fall, finishing with a 33-7 record before falling to eventual state champion Topeka-Hayden in the sub-state finals on the Wildcats’ home gym.
Moran to give battle against gridlock ‘one more try’
August 20, 2014
Questioned Tuesday at a Baldwin City town hall meeting about how he could accomplish anything positive in the “rigged” Washington, D.C., environment, Sen. Jerry Moran said he would give the system one more chance.
Douglas County to start renting community building at Lone Star Lake
August 20, 2014
The community building at Lone Star Lake will soon be a rentable space for the public after the Douglas County Commission signed off on the idea Wednesday.
Overland Park adds personal vaporizers to smoking ban
August 20, 2014
The second-largest city in Kansas is adding electronic cigarettes to its ban on smoking in public places.
$250,000 grant aims to promote Kansas exports
August 20, 2014
The Kansas Department of Commerce is joining forces with Kansas Global Trade Services to increase awareness of the importance of exports to the state’s economy.
Halloween matchup with rival Eudora highlights Baldwin High School football schedule
August 20, 2014
The Baldwin High School football team’s schedule will look a bit different this year with 3A Wellsville, St. James Academy and Santa Fe Trail no longer on the schedule.
Cosmosphere hosting astronauts this weekend
August 20, 2014
Several astronauts will touch down this weekend in Hutchinson, as part of a fundraiser for the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center.
Mother-daughter pie team provide slice of Baldwin City history
August 20, 2014
Charlene Potter and her daughter Charlene Hannon sell a little community history with each pie they vend at the Baldwin City farmers’ market. The pies spread before them on a table Saturday morning at the market west of the Baldwin City Post Office were filled with apples, peaches, various berries and rhubarb.
Kansas crops that missed rain showing stress
August 19, 2014
The latest government snapshot says dryland crops in Kansas that missed the recent rain are showing signs of stress.
Groundbreaking set for Troop F headquarters
August 19, 2014
Gov. Sam Brownback will join several other state and law enforcement officials in a groundbreaking ceremony for a new Kansas Highway Patrol headquarters in south-central Kansas.
Baldwin City Community Fund board thankful for support
August 19, 2014
The Baldwin City community has been very generous to the Baldwin Community Emergency Fund Inc. On behalf of all those that we were able to help, we thank you!
Musing 0821
August 19, 2014
Have you ever hugged a tree? I often turned to my 100 yr. old oaks in my yard in Illinois in times of deep distress. The old oaks seemed to feel my deep need as I leaned on their silent strength.