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School board reviews fiscal year
June 28, 2000
The Baldwin school board had a lunch session on Monday to review the cash summary of the 1999-2000 school year, and to discuss salaries for the upcoming year.
Bad weekend for Baldwin Skyhawks
June 28, 2000
It wasn’t a good weekend for the Baldwin Skyhawks 16-and-under team here. They started off bad and ended up with an 0-4 record.
Subway softball team takes fourth
June 28, 2000
The Subway 11&12 year girls softball team recently placed fourth in the Tri-County 12 & under softball tournament hosted by Wellsville.
Walt’s softball team finishes first
June 28, 2000
Baldwin 2, 10-and-under softball team sponsored by Walt’s Pizza, swept their opponents on their way to first place in the Tri-County Softball Tournament in Eudora on June 10.
Skyhawks fall 1-0 in finals
June 28, 2000
The Sunflower Skyhawks 18-and-under team guarded home plate with their lives this weekend, allowing only two runs in five games. Yet, the team was unable to score in the championship game and lost a heartbreaker to the Kansas City Thrill 1-0.
Rapping Shaq, don’t come back
June 28, 2000
The day after the Lakers won the NBA Championship the headlines read, “Lakers celebrate with safe parade.” I thought to myself, “Are you serious? A ‘safe parade’ should not be the lead of the story.” Then I remembered it was Los Angeles, and I realized how much I wish the Pacers could have won.
Baldwin High football shines at tournament
June 28, 2000
In a test of endurance as much as anything else, the Baldwin High School varsity entry in Saturday’s 7-on-7 football tournament in Eudora finished in the top four of the 16-team field.
Track Club Marches Through Manhattan
June 28, 2000
As the summer progresses and track meets get closer to the national meet, competition is supposed to become better. This past weekend the Baldwin Track Club disproved that theory, as almost all of the athletes placed the same or higher than at the previous meet.
Hornets rebound to sting Cardinals
June 28, 2000
The Baldwin City Hornets rebounded from a one-run loss to the league-leading White Sox on Wednesday in Lawrence and beat the Cardinals 13-1 Saturday in Baldwin City.
Arnold George Torneden
June 28, 2000
Graveside services for Arnold George Torneden, 95, Baldwin City, were Friday at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence.
Work begins on new market
June 28, 2000
After three years of planning and preparation, the ground was broken and dirt work has begun for the new Baldwin City Market.
U.S. Highway 56 construction ‘back on track’
June 28, 2000
The U.S. Highway 56 project through Baldwin City has hit a few speed bumps, but weather permitting, will continue its progress towards an August completion.
City passes on offer for recreation
June 28, 2000
An offer by Baker University which would have given Baldwin City $225,000 and use of land for a community center and ballfields in developer Michael C. Green’s proposed new addition north of town has been turned down by Baldwin City officials.
A ‘kids night’ for quilts
June 28, 2000
The Maple Leaf Quilters Guild added quilting to the summertime activities of local children by sponsoring a “kids night” at its meeting Thursday.
News in brief
June 28, 2000
More electrical upgrades on the horizon
June 28, 2000
The city is considering options for providing additional power to Baldwin City because of anticipated, growth-related demands.
Fun-filled Fourth is Jaycees’ plan
June 28, 2000
What used to be a community Fourth of July tradition more than a decade ago will return on Tuesday, thanks to the efforts of the Baldwin Jaycees.
Here’s a marriage for you
June 28, 2000
Oh, did I tell you that I’m getting married?” asked my best friend, recently.
Music Man’ was marvelous during record run
June 28, 2000
When the curtain closed Saturday night on the Baldwin City Theatre’s production of the “Music Man,” the downtown area started to return to normal. But, that wasn’t before an incredible record run which had the area bustling.
Sports briefs
June 28, 2000
Legion Woes Continue
June 28, 2000
Things are getting worse for the Baldwin American Legion baseball team.
Harold H. Ziesch
June 28, 2000
Harold H. Ziesch, 75, died June 20, 2000, in San Francisco, Calif. Mr. Ziesch attended Baldwin schools and Kansas University. He served in the U.S. Navy in World War II. He was manager at the Ivy Hotel in San Francisco.
Baker briefs
June 28, 2000
Page’s yard, home gain weekly honor
June 28, 2000
This week’s “Yard of the Week” belongs to Roger and Pam Page of 814 Jersey. The front yard has a mature oak and a maple tree shading the lot. The grass is thick and healthy looking. A new sapling maple tree has been planted in the side yard.