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Leaving Baldwin: Baker graduate off to paramedic school
May 17, 2000
For the first time in four years, Andrew McCann is not going to have a job that keeps him on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The emergency medical technician, firefighter and Baker University student who often lived his life in that order graduated from Baker University on Sunday.
Speaking about science standards
May 17, 2000
Linda Holloway was recently quoted as calling the citizens who have spoken during the open forum at the monthly state Board meetings “the KU Chorus.” “They all seem to be from the KU biology department,” she said.
Farm’s welcome mat will always be out
May 17, 2000
I have walked my grandma’s eastern Iowa farm dozens of times. Over the years, it became so familiar that I stopped looking for anything new. I spent the past weekend memorizing every nook and cranny of the farm going the places I only went as a child as it was probably one of my last times there.
BHS band, newspapers to work in concert
May 17, 2000
The Baldwin High School band is set to join forces with two newspapers in a fund-raising effort to help offset the cost of its trip to Disney World next year.
Art Walk ready for Friday run
May 17, 2000
Work by local artists is the big feature of the May Art Walk Night in Baldwin City on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. with art on the street, in local galleries and businesses and a little music thrown into the mix.
Graduates color Baker campus for Mother’s Day graduation
May 17, 2000
Baker University’s Spring Commencement Sunday afternoon had a different flair to it this year it was Mother’s Day and that was duly noted.
BHS graduation set for Saturday
May 17, 2000
City to study needs of sewer treatment plant
May 17, 2000
The city is preparing for the expansion or replacement of its wastewater treatment plant and is spending up to $40,000 to develop a plan for the plant.
Vinland Elementary School initiates Founders Day
May 17, 2000
The town of Vinland was thriving Tuesday as it did when trains carried passengers from the small town to Lawrence and when residents would play a game of horseshoes for the prize of a pop.
Math rules at Baldwin Junior High School
May 17, 2000
Baldwin Junior High School’s Math Relay Team brought home many awards from league competition at Louisburg April 20th.
Baldwin City Market plans tabled by commission
May 17, 2000
Plans for Baldwin City Market’s new location in FireTree Estates were tabled until the June 13 meeting of the Baldwin City Planning Commission.
Marjorie Irene Houston
May 17, 2000
Services for Marjorie Irene Houston, 75, Pomona, were Thursday at Dengel and Son Mortuary, Ottawa. Burial followed at the Monticello Union Cemetery, Shawnee.
Shiela Lisle
May 17, 2000
Graveside memorial services for Shiela Mather Lisle, 31, Lawrence, were Saturday at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, Kan.
Dana E. Hobson
May 17, 2000
Services for Dana E. Hobson, 86, Baldwin City were Monday at the Ives Chapel United Methodist Church, Baldwin City.
Helen E. (Pippert) Strong
May 17, 2000
Services for Helen E. (Pippert) Strong, 90, Baldwin City, will be at 2 p.m. today at the Lamb-Roberts-Heise Funeral Home in Baldwin City. Burial will follow at the Worden Cemetery.
Community Safety Day Sunday
May 17, 2000
Frontier League track results
May 17, 2000
Glover headed to state
May 17, 2000
The Baldwin High School Bulldog tennis team traveled to Topeka Hayden on Monday, and came away with the regional championship.
Gertrude M. Robertson
May 17, 2000
Services for Gertrude M. Robertson, 77, Baldwin City, were Saturday at Ives Chapel United Methodist Church, Baldwin City. Burial followed in the Vinland Cemetery.
BHS boys second, girls sixth at league track meet
May 17, 2000
It was a gallant effort, but in the end the Baldwin High School boys’ track team fell short at the Frontier League meet and finished second. For the BHS girls, it was an end to five straight years as league champs as they finished sixth.
BHS softball blows past Cyclones
May 17, 2000
With clock-like precision, the Baldwin High School softball team dispatched the Ottawa Cyclones 6-1 here Monday night in the first round of Class 4A regional play.
Walters leads BU track onslaught
May 17, 2000
Baker University’s track teams were busy over the weekend, continued their assault on the school records and came up with a couple more qualifying marks for the NAIA National meet.
It was a trip to remember
May 17, 2000
The paint was flowing, shutters clicking and drawings sketched as the beauty of the Kansas Flint Hills was captured on paper and film by seven local artists and one fisherman during a weekend retreat in April. Not only was the beauty caught that weekend, but the spirit of the land all around contributed to a sense fulfillment and rejuvenation in each one of us.
News in brief
May 17, 2000