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School board chooses grade 3-5 alternative
July 11, 2001
Baldwin School Board members took the first major step Monday night in addressing the district’s needs for additional classroom space by choosing the grade 3 through 5 option for a new elementary school to be built in west Baldwin.
Softball team finishes second
July 11, 2001
Harry North Construction, one of Baldwin’s 12 & Under softball teams, has completed play for the season and finished second in both league play (10-1) and in the Tri-County Tournament held recently in Eudora.
Track’ Black ready for International
July 11, 2001
Fresh off a second-place finish in the decathlon at last week’s USA Track and Field Youth Athletics National Outdoor Championship, Baldwin High School track standout Eric Black is going international this week.
It was hot, but fun
July 11, 2001
Last Wednesday proved to be a hot one, but the high temperatures didn’t keep Baldwin City resident Linda Gastelum from enjoying Fourth of July activities.
Investigation centered on police
July 11, 2001
One Baldwin City Police Officer has been suspended and the operations of the entire department are under investigation as a result of allegations brought to the city administrator and city attorney.
Rusk has seen it all
104 years young
July 11, 2001
Clarence Rusk has lived in three different centuries. He has seen 19 presidents in office. He was there for the birth of automobiles, radio, TV and computers. He has seen a number of wars, their leaders and their soldiers, come and go. He was alive during the time of vaccine discoveries, the first organ transplant and even animal cloning. Rusk, who celebrates his 104th birthday today, has experienced a number of changes, including technological, geographical and cultural.
Callahan is an All-American
July 11, 2001
When it was all said and done, Kevin Callahan admitted he had a lot to be proud of. The youth wrestler, who will be entering the sixth grade next year at Baldwin Junior High School, made quite a run at winning the ultimate honor for youth wrestlers in the United States, the “Triple Crown.” The award, which goes to any wrestler aged 9-14 who can win all three styles of the USA Wrestling national tournaments (folkstyle, greco-roman, freestyle) in the same year, has gone to as few as two and as many as 11 wrestlers from around the country each year. Callahan won the folkstyle and greco-roman national titles, but fell just short in the freestyle competition by placing fifth.
Yard honors go to Griggs family
July 11, 2001
It’s been hot, hot, hot. Danny and I are searching for a cool, green lawn. The yard at 1111 Chapel Street just fits our mood. It looks cool and inviting on a hot, summer’s day.
Baldwin if brief
July 11, 2001
Letters to the Editor
July 11, 2001
Facilities for commission hard to acquire
July 11, 2001
News from Baldwin’s Recreation Commission
July 11, 2001
Recreation events and calendar
High temperatures have not yet caused city electricity problems
July 11, 2001
Baldwin City hasn’t had any problems with its electricity despite the fact temperatures have hovered around triple digits the last few days.
Baker selects new vice president
July 11, 2001
Bill McCollum has been selected as vice president for university relations at Baker University, Daniel M. Lambert, president, announced today.
Sixth Street construction progressing
July 11, 2001
Construction on Sixth Street could be completed as soon as August.
Mediacom adds TV services
Cable Internet access next on list
July 11, 2001
TV now has a few more features for Baldwin City residents.
Bombers are back in league title chase
July 11, 2001
Two very different types of games ended with the same result as the Baldwin Bombers grabbed a pair of victories over the past week and jumped back in the hunt for the Houk-Ice (13-14 year old) league title.
Signal, Ledger are merged into one
July 11, 2001
There will be only one paper in Baldwin City this week. The Baldwin Ledger has been merged with the Baldwin City Signal.