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LOB petition to be discussed by school board
April 26, 2000
A petition seeking to change the constitution of the school board to a seven-member, at-large board is being reviewed by Douglas County counsel Evan Ice.
BHS wrestlers place
April 26, 2000
Nine Baldwin High School wrestlers competed in the Northeast Kansas Freestyle Dual Tournament Saturday at Holton High School.
BHS’s Glover glides to tournament titles
April 26, 2000
Blake Glover was on a mission Saturday at the Baldwin Invitational Tennis Tournament. The Baldwin High School senior wasn’t going to let what happened to him last year happen again.
Bulldog softball squad sweeps frigid pair
April 26, 2000
If you’ll remember Thursday, it was cold, real cold. The Baldwin High School softball team remembers, but the Bulldogs won two games one in extra innings so the chill wasn’t so bad.
Baker women’s track squad breaks records
April 26, 2000
The Baker University Track and Field teams are rewriting the record books in 2000. Seven track and field records have been established in the past two meets.
Johnson to run for County Commission post
April 26, 2000
The race for the 2nd District seat of the Douglas County Commission heated up Tuesday when County resident Bob Johnson formally announced his intention to run.
Tree planting, plant sale set for this week
April 26, 2000
A tree planting Saturday will kick off several activities promoting the improvement of Baldwin through the planting of trees and lawn and garden care.
Relay for Life set for Saturday, Sunday run
April 26, 2000
Baldwin’s walkers and runners go around the clock in the battle against cancer during the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.
Grass fire causes damage at Baker Wetlands
April 26, 2000
A boardwalk at the Baker Wetlands was partially destroyed last Tuesday afternoon during what was supposed to be a controlled burn.
Baker Wetlands Day set for Sunday
April 26, 2000
Roger Boyd knows what the Baker Wetlands can hide.
Easter was fun, except for the bunny
April 26, 2000
I had my daycare provider teach Emily how to hunt Easter eggs last week. I was having a busy week, and did not have the time to teach her the important skill myself.
Lester Herbert Groom
April 26, 2000
Lester Herbert Groom died March 28, 2000, from complications of diabetes. He was 71.
Smith Services
April 26, 2000
Services for Louise Z. Smith, 70, Eudora, were Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home with burial following in the Eudora Cemetery.
Ingle Services
April 26, 2000
Memorial services for Russell Wayne Ingle, 29, Lawrence, were Monday at First Baptist Church, Lawrence. Cremation is planned.
Paul Pierce
April 26, 2000
Services for Paul McNeil Pierce, 92, Baldwin City, were Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church, Baldwin City. Burial followed in the Oakwood Cemetery, Baldwin City.
Helen Jardon Dillon
April 26, 2000
Services for Helen Jardon Dillon, 90, Baldwin City, will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Lamb-Roberts-Heise Funeral home, Baldwin City. Private burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Baldwin City.
BHS band, newspapers to work in concert
April 26, 2000
The Baldwin High School band is set to join forces with two newspapers in a fund-raising effort to help offset the cost of its trip to Disney World next year.
Egg hunt draws kids by the dozens
April 26, 2000
The Easter Bunny always attracts children, but this year it had a little help from the weather.
BHS students help clean up Baldwin
April 26, 2000
It’s that time of year, when we all start that dreaded spring cleaning. Well, for Baldwin High School students spring provides the opportunity for them to give back to the community.
Dear Editor
April 26, 2000
I am writing this letter in response to another letter to the editor that was recently published in the Baldwin City Signal. In the letter I am responding to, Marilyn Hanny voiced her opinion about the drug/alcohol problem that is facing the Baldwin City school district.
Kids are best part of the job
April 26, 2000
Barbara Riley circled her school bus, kicking every tire and checking every gauge. She has done that twice a day for 33 years. “Anymore I can just walk around and tell,” Riley said. After driving for three decades, there are a lot of things that she can just tell. She can especially tell that she likes her job.
Noonan nets record with two-mile performance
April 26, 2000
It was just a matter of time before Matt Noonan started rewriting the Baldwin High School track records.
Sports briefs
April 26, 2000
Baldwin emergency plans to the forefront
April 26, 2000
A day after city, county and community officials discussed how they would work together if a tornado struck Baldwin City, Parsons was facing the scenario in real life.
News in brief
April 26, 2000