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Dog shot, killed near Summit Street
August 30, 2000
Baldwin police are investigating the shooting of a Pomeranian in southwest Baldwin on Sunday. The dog, owned by Toby and Shana Ebel, 1224 Summit Street, was shot and killed with a BB gun, according to the Ebels’ veterinarian. The BB penetrated the skin and shot through the heart and a lung.
Glen Lederer
August 30, 2000
Christopher K. Sass
August 30, 2000
New tennis season set to begin for BHS
August 30, 2000
Even in the heat, the Baldwin High School tennis team has begun another season. The girls started practice Monday, Aug. 14, and are continuing for a great season.
BHS boys poised to run tough again
August 30, 2000
With over half the team returning and an outstanding previous year record, the Baldwin High School boys cross country team is greeting the upcoming season with plenty of excitement and ambition.
Rider, horse place at national show
August 30, 2000
More than a year of training paid off for Jena Dick this summer. Dick, a freshman at Baldwin High School, and her half-Arbian mare, Ravishingg Ruby, proved they were among the best in the nation at the Youth National Arabian and Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show July 23-29 in Oklahoma City.
Noise ordinance prepared by city
August 30, 2000
City council members want to know if a sound meter can judge sound as well as a human ear before approving a city noise ordinance.
Burning practices reviewed
August 30, 2000
The Baldwin City Council will consider amending an ordinance that limits what can and cannot be burned within the city limits at a council meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 5. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Baldwin City Public Library.
Petitions handed to clerk
August 30, 2000
A petition seeking to change how school board members are elected is expected to be turned in today to Douglas County Clerk Patty Jaimes, said a petition organizer Betty Bullock.
Horseshoe pitching tourney was fun
August 30, 2000
Cleaning and those students
August 30, 2000
Java Central opens Saturday
August 30, 2000
Java Central, 713 High Street, is filling a vacancy in downtown Baldwin and is also filling a niche, according to owner Brenda Brookman, Baldwin.
Russell’s flowerbed earns yard honor
August 30, 2000
This week’s “Yard of the Week” belongs to Jim and Linda Russell, 509 Indiana. This is one of the most unique flowerbeds in Baldwin City!
Electric rates get second look
August 30, 2000
Electric rates are going back to the drawing board after Baldwin City Council members felt the changes needed changing. Council members discussed the electric rates which have not been changed in 10 years during a work session on Monday night at City Hall.
Budget passes with split vote
August 30, 2000
The 2001 city budget was approved during a special meeting of the Baldwin City Council Thursday night, with Mayor Stan Krysztof casting the deciding vote.
Enrollment is high at Baker
August 30, 2000
Student enrollment has hit a five-year high at Baker University’s College of Arts and Sciences, as 827 students started classes Monday in Baldwin City. The increase is due mainly to a larger freshman class and more transfer students. Total University enrollment for all three schools is 2,574.
Black Oak was older than most
August 30, 2000
Baldwin City has lost a friend of 180 years. A Black Oak tree that had stood for almost two centuries near the main branch of the East Fork of Tauy Creek was felled to protect the city’s electrical system. “It was a special tree,” said Roger Boyd, Baker University professor. “I think there’s a definite reason that the tree was there and it was the little stream. It wouldn’t have gotten burned by prairie fires. “It was here long before white settlers,” said Boyd.
Land ho!
City secures land for business, recreation
August 30, 2000
City officials are pursuing the purchase of 160 acres southwest of town for business and recreation needs. The Baldwin City Council, during a special meeting Thursday night, unanimously approved spending $25,000 for a one-year option to purchase the acreage. Council member Joe Salb was absent from the meeting.
Bulldogs are ready to growl
August 30, 2000
Now it’s time to play. The off-season work is done, the football camps, two-a-day practices and all the preparation is over. The Baldwin High School Bulldogs take to the field Friday against Prairie View and the fruits of those labors will be revealed.
Summit School prepares for year
August 30, 2000
The duplex that will house the Summit School across from Baldwin’s junior and senior high schools is being built with the needs of the students in mind. The school’s curriculum also is being built around the needs of the students.
City’s land purchase makes no sense
August 30, 2000
Heat has everyone crabby
And, as usual, Baldwin’s utilities top the list
August 30, 2000