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McCrary resigns position on council
December 11, 2002
George McCrary resigned from the Baldwin City Council Monday night.
Baker sports round up
December 11, 2002
BHS places fourth against big schools
December 11, 2002
The Baldwin High School wrestling team opened the season by placing fourth in the “Show No Mercy” Dual Tournament Saturday at Shawnee Mission East. The tournament was very successful for Baldwin with the Bulldogs placing fourth against all Class 5A and 6A schools.
BHS girls blast Trojans
December 11, 2002
The Baldwin High School varsity girls basketball team earned the girls’ program’s 1,001st win of all time Friday after the junior varsity team won the program’s 1,000th earlier that night. The Bulldogs outscored the Trojans of Osawatomie 34-10 in the first half on their way to a blowout 69-29 win.
Second half pulls BHS through
December 11, 2002
After a slow first-half beginning, the Baldwin High School Bulldogs got the season off to a fast start Friday night by downing the Osawatomie Trojans 50-38 in the season opener here.
Death
December 11, 2002
Baker commencement activities announced
December 11, 2002
Baker University will confer more than 600 undergraduate and graduate degrees during winter commencement on Sunday.
Baldwin in brief
December 11, 2002
Recent ruling in BPU case in Baldwin’s favor
December 11, 2002
It’s not that long-dreamed of rebate check yet, but Baldwin City got a bit of good news Friday when the Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the cities suing the Board of Public Utilities (BPU) for electrical charges in 1999.
Baldwin City hires new police chief
December 11, 2002
The search is over. Baldwin City has a new police chief. Monday night the Baldwin City Council unanimously chose Mike McKenna, 56, a retired Wichita police officer, as head of the local police department.
Santa makes annual visit to Baldwin
December 11, 2002
Not only does Santa Claus know who’s been naughty and nice, he also knows a little about Baldwin City’s growth. He says that’s nice, too, and added a “ho, ho, ho” for emphasis. Santa was in town Sunday night for the annual Light Parade, which culminates with the lighting of the community Christmas tree. Both the parade, now in its fourth year, and the crowd that attends it continue to grow. That matches the city’s growth in both businesses and homes, he said.
McKenna is good choice for chief
December 11, 2002
Local family in jeopardy of losing home, land to new U.S. Highway 59
December 11, 2002
Maybe the shock of losing his rural home to the new U.S. Highway 59 freeway has worn off Steve Krysztof, but the reality is hitting even harder. Krysztof, who has 50 acres just east of the present U.S. 59, a custom-built home and a lifestyle with his wife and four teen-age daughters that he cherishes, will see it all bulldozed if the newest “preferred alternative” for a new freeway happens.
Letters to the editor
December 11, 2002