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Bulldog Bash sales are really taking off
August 16, 2000
With just over two weeks to go until the Sept. 1 Bulldog Bash, described as “the mother of all tailgate parties,” the seven Bash sales captains are using different tactics as they pursue potential ticket buyers. At this point Ted Madl, captain of the Free Agents, appears to have had the quickest start out of the blocks.
Thanks B-town, it was fun
August 16, 2000
HAAC coaches pick Baker to finish second
August 16, 2000
Although preseason football polls should be taken with a grain of salt, the just completed version from the Heart of America Athletic Conference coaches show a very tight race and Baker University in second.
Practices heat up for Bulldogs
August 16, 2000
Sins of the summer came back to haunt many Baldwin High School athletes Monday. The first day of practice for all sports quickly showed who’d been naughty or nice during the off time. And, there’s was no excuse because of the weather when Monday morning rolled around it was actually cool compared to what the recent weeks of summer have been like.
MDA, JennyRay honor Baldwin City firemen
August 16, 2000
On Aug. 7 the Baldwin City Fire Department welcomed Jennifer Keller, Program Coordinator from the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).
This ‘fat cat’ needs home … and a diet
August 16, 2000
Veterinarian Tim Jones may just have the fattest cat in Baldwin City staying at the Companion Animal Hospital, 504 Ames.
Now she’s able to escape crib
August 16, 2000
Richard Dunn Sr.
August 16, 2000
Jerald Robert Willie
August 16, 2000
Police seek vandals
August 16, 2000
Baldwin City police have “good, strong leads” but no suspect or suspects in custody for a rash of vandalism to vehicles last week.
Senator to visit Baldwin
August 16, 2000
It’s not everyday that a United States Senator comes to Baldwin City. But, that will happen Thursday when Republican Sen. Sam Brownback comes to town.
Broken bough takes power
August 16, 2000
A fallen tree branch wiped out electricity to most of Baldwin City on Sunday evening, leaving homes without power up to six hours.
Public is a no-show at budget hearing
August 16, 2000
The school district’s 2000-2001 budget didn’t draw any protest, or praise, or people during a public hearing Monday night.
In the classroom
Kathy Browne gives students what they need
August 16, 2000
Kathy Browne’s third-graders at Baldwin Elementary School will come to class on Thursday and fill their desks with pencils, crayons, scissors, glues and other supplies. The supplies Browne has at home in her studio aren’t that much different watercolors, oils, paint brushes, paper.
School Board in Brief
August 16, 2000
Lowther nabs honors for ‘Yard of the Week’
August 16, 2000
This week’s “Yard of the Week” belongs to Ed Lowther, 507 Fourth Street.
Boardwalk is rebuilt
August 16, 2000
This spring the annual burn at the Baker University Wetlands did more burning than planned.