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News in brief
June 7, 2000
Baldwin Hammers nail White Sox
June 7, 2000
After a week of rain-outs the Baldwin Hammer 13-14 year old baseball team returned to action with three games, highlighted by a big win over the division-leading Lawrence White Sox.
Hornets win battle of Baldwin
June 7, 2000
Baldwin City’s Hornets 13-14 year-old baseball team won three of four games last week to push its regular season record to 8-2 and overall record to 13-4.
Wrestlers earn trip to nationals
June 7, 2000
North Dakota is normally not thought of as a summer vacation hotspot, but more than 200 wrestlers traveled to Baldwin City this weekend to earn a trip to Fargo, North Dakota, the site of the Freestyle and Greco Roman Wrestling National Tournament.
Young Skyhawks go 4-2 in tourney
June 7, 2000
The Sunflower Skyhawks 16-and-under team put together a 4-2 record in the first tournament of the summer season Friday through Sunday at the Johnson County Girls Athletic Association tournament.
Skyhawks open with three wins, then lose two
June 7, 2000
The Sunflower Skyhawks 18-and-under softball team opened the summer season with a great Saturday, but Sunday wasn’t too good as they dropped two games.
To the Editor
June 7, 2000
I wanted to thank the many friends and businesses who helped and supported the Baldwin High School wrestling team to host the 2000 State Freestyle/Greco-Roman Wrestling Tournament at BHS Friday and Saturday
About cars, garage sales
June 7, 2000
Have you ever had a vehicle that you loved so much, that was so reliable, that even after it miraculously stopped running, you kept it parked in the driveway for the neighbors to complain about? That’s where my 1991 Honda CRX is heading.
City-wide garage sales bring visitors
June 7, 2000
If there is one sure way to attract hundreds of people to town, the Friends of the Library group knows how to do it with a city-wide garage sale.
Taul brings home 4-H scholarship
June 7, 2000
Nickie Taul, a Douglas County 4-H member, has been awarded a 4-H scholarship for post-secondary education.
Baker Class Officers Elected for 2000-2001
June 7, 2000
The Baker University class officers for the 2000-2001 academic year have been elected.
BPU suit hits supreme court snag
June 7, 2000
The Kansas City Board of Public Utilities has again sought to move a lawsuit, of which the City of Baldwin is involved, from Franklin County District Court to Wyandotte County.
Saving the day: Baldwin man rescues Lawrence police officer
June 7, 2000
When Richard Diers, 24, rural Baldwin saw a Lawrence police officer’s life was in danger from the rearview mirror of his motorcycle last Wednesday night, he stopped to help. Diers’ actions perhaps saved the life of officer Ted Bordman, 35, an 11-year veteran of the force.
New Internet service provider headed to Baldwin
June 7, 2000
There’s a new Internet access provider headed to Baldwin City. And, that’s not all the technology the company has to offer.
From the Pressbox: Baseball fields … and taxes
June 7, 2000
Friday I was on a run in north Baldwin when I ran by the baseball fields and saw an amazing sight kids playing baseball and softball.
Offense carries Legion to win
June 7, 2000
After their first three games, strengths and weaknesses of the Baldwin Legion team are clear.
Band concert
June 7, 2000
Collins Field House filled up quickly Saturday morning as people gathered in the gymnasium for a concert given by the 49th annual Lion’s Club State Band.
City briefs
June 7, 2000
Gurleys bring prairie to Baldwin with yard
June 7, 2000
To experience the feeling of the Kansas prairie, drive by the Yard of the Week located at 117 Wesley Street, the home of Sam and Alice Gurley.
City builds interest in business park
June 7, 2000
Businesses are knocking on the door of Baldwin City, but only to learn that the city’s business park northeast of town is full, and there is no other city-owned land to offer.
A leg up: Keller combines two loves to help children
June 7, 2000
Dressed in overalls and cowboys boots, 7-year-old Tyler Nyberg slides off the horse he is riding, grins and takes a big bow. Peggy Keller, an occupational therapist, returns the smile with words of praise.