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School board briefs
February 16, 2000
Baker men win third straight; women drop third
February 16, 2000
The Baker University men’s basketball team polished off three straight wins with a 71-67 victory over Ottawa University Monday night. It was the opposite for the BU women as they lost their third straight.
Baldwin Kid Wrestlers place
February 16, 2000
It was a big weekend for the Baldwin Kid Wrestling Club, with the open wrestlers taking part in the Topeka tournament which had 1,000 competitors from five states and the novice wrestlers at Paola.
Baldwin High takes pair of victories
February 16, 2000
It was a Dr. Jeykll, Mr. Hyde week for the Baldwin High School Bulldogs, but still they pulled out a pair of wins, including a big one Friday to cap the King and Queen of Courts festivities.
BHS girls win back-to-back games
February 16, 2000
A third time was no charm for the Baldwin High School girls against Gardner, but it was fun to play Eudora. The thrills may have been different, but in back-to-back nights, BHS won a pair of games.
Frost, Bacon, Pringle named top players
February 16, 2000
This week’s Baldwin High School girls players of the week are Amber Frost for the varsity, Jodie Bacon for the junior varsity and Kayla Pringle for the freshmen.
Lang, Halford, Barnes chosen as top wrestlers
February 16, 2000
This week’s Baldwin High School wrestlers of the week are Luke Lang for the varsity and Seth Halford and Charles Barnes for the junior varsity.
Lang leads BHS wrestlers at league tourney
February 16, 2000
The Baldwin High School wrestlers competed at the Frontier League Tournament at Louisburg High School on Saturday and placed seventh out of 10 teams. Three wrestlers placed in the top four, and six other wrestlers were just one match away from placing.
BJHS eighth graders keep unbeaten mark
February 16, 2000
Baldwin Junior High School’s unbeaten eighth graders saw something in Monday night’s game against Wellsville they’d never seen before a 14-0 deficit. But, they rallied to win 61-32. The seventh graders didn’t fare as well, falling 43-35.
Are the ‘terrible twos’ here?
February 16, 2000
Alcohol opposition II
February 16, 2000
I would like to affirm the letter written last week by Ray Jones. Sometimes it is easier to set back and keep quiet as things change around us and later complain when it is too late. Alcohol is the most destructive drug we have legalized. We have all been touched by a drunk driving tragedy or a person’s life that has been wasted by alcoholism.
Spring opening planned for five-bay car wash
February 16, 2000
Doug Wasson of Wasson Enterprises, Lawrence, is building a five-bay car wash at the same location where he owns a three-bay car wash at Fifth Street and U.S. Highway 56.
Residents seek to keep voice on school board
February 16, 2000
More than 70 people attended Monday night’s Baldwin School District board meeting, most to oppose a request to eliminate the boundaries from which board members are elected, in favor of an at-large seven-member board.
Skaggs named Baker’s Exemplary Teacher
February 16, 2000
Merrie Skaggs, assistant professor of education, was selected as Baker University’s Exemplary Teacher for 1999.
Commissioner Taul won’t seek re-election
February 16, 2000
Tom Taul has made it official. He won’t run for re-election to the Douglas County Commission post he’s had for the last three years.
U.S. 59 decision is back in hands of KDOT
February 16, 2000
After all the discussions and delays, there is still no definite answer for the fate of U.S. Highway 59.
Ronald D. “Ronnie” Lynch
February 16, 2000
Ralph J. Carothers
February 16, 2000
News in brief
February 16, 2000
A few hours a week helps library run
February 16, 2000
The most used resource at the Baldwin City Public Library is its more than 20 volunteers. And if they have one thing in common, it’s the spirit of volunteering for their community. Their most common donation is time a few hours once or twice a week. It added up to more than 2,000 hours last year.
Baker Briefs
February 16, 2000
Hall Family Foundation gift supports Baker library
February 16, 2000
A $396,000 gift to Baker University from the Hall Family Foundation of Kansas City will support an innovative program in critical thinking, as well as provide for state-of-theart technology in the university’s soon-to-be renovated library.
Festival showcases rural Kansas
February 16, 2000
The 2000 and 2001 Kansas Sampler Festival could be a boon to the Baldwin community and the annual Maple Leaf Festival.