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Dispute over lease closes Baldwin bar
Salt Mine reopens with new license
November 12, 2003
The Salt Mine has reopened after being closed for nearly a week, despite an ongoing legal battle between the manager and building landlord.
Board decides fate of controversial book
November 12, 2003
A controversial book has been returned to the Baldwin High School classroom, but will not be used as required curricular material. The Baldwin Board of Education voted 6-1 to return Robert Cormier’s “We All Fall Down” to the freshman orientation class, but only as supplemental curricular material.
School adoption
BU fraternity members work one on one with Baldwin students
November 12, 2003
Gerrad Speer watches as Jon Pratt attempts to spell football with small, lettered cardboard squares, pointing out the correct letter when the first grader hesitates in the middle of the word. Just down the hall of Marion Springs Elementary School, Pat Mahoney helps second grader Aubrey Baughan work his way through a picture book before starting another. Helping MSES students with their school work isn’t new to Speer or Mahoney — or any of the other Delta Tau Delta members for that matter. The Baker University fraternity has spent the past few months volunteering at the school, helping both students and teachers when it’s needed.
Baldwin in brief
November 12, 2003
Deaths
November 12, 2003
Former congressmen visit Baker campus
November 12, 2003
They may be retired, but former U.S. Congressmen Jim Slattery (D-Kan.) and John J. Rhodes III (R-Ariz.) are staying active in their roles as public servants. In fact, that’s why they are touring around as part of the Congress to Campus Program, which had a stop at Baker University this week.
All is certainly well at Baldwin High
November 12, 2003
Baker rallies for win over Graceland
November 12, 2003
Special to the Signal Graceland University had no answer for Jon Reeves as Baker University’s star running back gained 280 yards in a 35-21 comeback victory to ruin Graceland’s Senior Day Saturday in Lamoni, Iowa.ç
BHS dominates Eudora in first round
November 12, 2003
By Jeff Myrick Baldwin City Signal Editor To advance to the second-round of the state playoffs, the Baldwin High School Bulldogs had to first take care of an old nemesis — the Eudora Cardinals. This time the Bulldogs made it count with a dominating 43-18 victory over the Cardinals last Tuesday night. “This was a big win,” said coach Mike Berg. “We took the next step.”=
Fort Scott next for BHS football team
November 12, 2003
By Jeff Myrick Baldwin City Signal Editor Next up for the Baldwin High School Bulldogs in the Class 4A football playoffs is Fort Scott, which has a 10-1 record and unlike BHS, has been a regular in post-season play for the past several years.s
Bulldogs pound Piper to advance in state playoffs
November 12, 2003
By Jeff Myrick Baldwin City Signal Editor With a decisive 41-20 victory over Kansas City-Piper Saturday night at Liston Stadium in the Class 4A Regional playoff game, the Baldwin High School Bulldogs took a step that hadn’t been taken since 1988. “This is huge,” said coach Mike Berg. “This is what the kids have been working hard for. This is the first time since 1988 that we’ve gone this far. That year, we played in the state championship game.”r