Archive for Wednesday, February 6, 2002

Also from February 6

All stories

Weather trips council plans on electricity
February 6, 2002
Last week’s winter storm put an agreement between Baldwin City and Kansas City Power and Light on ice for awhile.
Sports action is iced
February 6, 2002
While most students enjoyed last week’s unplanned ice-storm vacation, coaches at Baldwin High School weren’t too crazy about it. The ice forced postponement of all sporting events and left teams idle, unable to practice.
Baldwin survives winter storm one way or another
February 6, 2002
Deaths
February 6, 2002
Chocolate Auction set
February 6, 2002
It’s a dream come true for chocolate lovers. Around 150 chocolate delicacies, including cookies, pies, tortes and cream puffs, will be available for bidding during the Baldwin Community Arts Council’s 14th annual Chocolate Auction Sunday at the Baldwin High School’s commons area. Admission is $1.
Unplanned vacation is greeted by students
February 6, 2002
Last week’s ice storm was all bad news, at least for the Baldwin School District students who received three days of unplanned vacation. And, Marion Springs Elementary School students received a fourth day off when power still wasn’t restored to the school by Monday. “It was just dang-gum nasty three days of weather,” said Supt. James White.
Baldwin ducks power problems
February 6, 2002
People from as far away as Kansas City swarmed The Lodge over the weekend looking for an available room. “We sold out for Friday night in two hours,” manager Janet Seele said. “It was busy.” The demand was for a room with electricity, something that was scarce for some people after last week’s ice storm.
Baldwin in brief
February 6, 2002
Devastating storm smacks area
February 6, 2002
A pile of branches continued to pile up near the side of the street as Harold Myers attempted to clean up his daughter’s yard Friday afternoon. Myers spent the afternoon with a saw in hand, cutting up large limbs of a Chinese Elm that fell because of the heavy layer of ice left on the tree from the two-day ice storm last week. “I’m helping my daughter and son-in-law while they’re at work,” he said. “I’ve been here about an hour so far.” Myers was just one of many people taking advantage of a warm day Friday and cleaning up what last week’s winter storm left behind.