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New faces make big showing
March 14, 2001
There were surprises in the Feb. 28 primary election for Baldwin City mayor, city council and school board races.
Baldwin mayor’s race heats up again
March 14, 2001
Following the Feb. 28 primary election, Mayor Stan Krysztof weighed his options and has decided to continue to seek re-election as a write-in candidate. It was the latest development in the city election that has brought wide-spread interest for months.
Ironing agony resurfaces
March 14, 2001
Ironing did not used to be my favorite thing to do. I was, at one point, obsessed with steaming the wrinkles from my clothing but as I’ve grown older and my “to do” lists are longer, ironing has fallen by the wayside. My wardrobe has benefited from “wrinkle free” slacks and shirts and I’ve learned to pull my shirts out of the dryer to hang-dry. Anymore the only time I will succumb to the ironing board is when my outfit looks like a piece of paper just pulled from the wastebasket of an author.
Letter jackets are still in style
March 14, 2001
Accomplishments in life have been recognized and awarded to the individuals with much appreciation. In high schools across America, one way of recognizing accomplishments is a long-standing tradition unique to U.S. high schools. Throughout the ages, letter jackets have been symbolic of success and school pride. The letter jacket trend at Baldwin High School has continued through the years. Whether it be for fashion, school pride or warmth … letter jackets are aplenty at BHS.
BHS golf team ready to tee it up
March 14, 2001
The Baldwin High School golf team started its first practice on Monday with a new coach.
BHS tennis team ready to serve it up
March 14, 2001
The Baldwin High School boys tennis team is hitting the courts for a new season. They had 23 team members at the first meeting. Although the team has no returning seniors, the squad feels confident in the many young players who are stepping up to take on the challenge of varsity tennis.
BHS girls track team talented, too
March 14, 2001
Baldwin High School’s girls track team is looking forward to an excellent season with many returning athletes and quite a few new faces. Coached by Baldwin Junior High School physical education teacher Ted Zuzzio, in his 25th year as head coach, the team is assured success.
BHS claims four all-leaguers
March 14, 2001
Four Baldwin High School basketball players, two each from the boys and girls teams, were selected as first-teamers to the Frontier League All-League team. Ben Cosman and Heath Knight, both seniors, were first-team selections for the second year in a row. For the girls, junior Colleen Kivett and freshman Emily Brown made the first team.
Samuel C. Hill
March 14, 2001
District discusses growth options
March 14, 2001
The Baldwin school board met on Monday to consider the same capital improvement issues that have been before the school board for nearly a year. Beginning last May, the board began looking at various architectural firms to help make decisions on building additions at Vinland, Baldwin Junior High School, Baldwin High School and the district office.
District to ponder change in utility charges
March 14, 2001
Utility rates have been an electrifying issue over the last two years in Baldwin, and the shock hasn’t gone away. The Baldwin school board considered the impact of electric rates Monday night when offered a new rate plan. Board members will think about the rate before deciding.
Hobson’s city visit still making waves
March 14, 2001
A recent visit to City Hall by long-time Baldwin City resident Phyllis Hobson which resulted in an e-mail message from City Administrator Larry Paine to mayoral and city council candidates continues to draw interest. Hobson stopped by City Hall on March 2 to pay her utility bill. While there, she says she made the comment, “Tell Larry we’re going to clean the slate.”
Mayor hopefuls debate at BHS
March 14, 2001
It was like old-home week Friday when Baldwin City mayoral candidates Slade Dillon and Ken Hayes returned to their alma mater, Baldwin High School, to debate in front of the student body. But, the warm-fuzzy feeling didn’t last long. The candidates took opposite stances on the first question posed to them from the students. The question, read by senior class president Chris Brown, was “how do you propose to accommodate the rapid growth in Baldwin City?”
Letters to the editor
March 14, 2001
Weight group ‘loves’ its early lift
March 14, 2001
A shrill booming noise pulls you out of a nice cocoon with but two thoughts on your mind: turn off that “dang alarm” and two hours until daylight. This is the story four days a week for a select group of Baldwin athletes and their morning weights sponsor, football coach Mike Berg.
Baldwin Briefs
March 14, 2001