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Council approves purchase of new trucks
February 5, 2004
Baldwin will soon have a couple of new trucks for use by city staff. The Baldwin City Council unanimously approved the purchase of a compact pickup and a one-ton pickup from Beckman Ford in Garnett at Monday’s meeting.
School board agenda
February 5, 2004
Cranberry Market moves to new location
February 5, 2004
The Cranberry Market hopes its recent move will allow it to expand its inventory and offer more to its customers. The floral and gift store moved to 914 Ames St., a part of FireTree Plaza, nearly two weeks ago, and Laurie Shuck, the store’s owner, believes the new building will be beneficial to the business.
Cleaver to speak about King at Baker
February 5, 2004
The Rev. Emanuel Cleaver II, former mayor of Kansas City, Mo., will present the keynote address as Baker University celebrates the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. at 11 a.m. Feb. 5 at Osborne Memorial Chapel on the Baker campus.
Chamber sees change with office personnel
February 5, 2004
There’s someone new sitting at the corner of Eighth and High streets waiting to help Baldwin visitors. Sandy Cardens has taken over at the Baldwin Chamber of Commerce office, filling the vacancy left by Sharole Prahl.
Chocolate craze
Auction to benefit Baldwn arts
February 5, 2004
Laura Morford can’t fathom why anyone would not want to attend Baldwin’s annual Chocolate Auction. “Why wouldn’t you want to go to the Chocolate Auction would be my question,” the Baldwin Community Arts Council president said. “I don’t know of any other place you can go to on a Sunday afternoon for a dollar and get the entertainment you can get there. You don’t even have to bid on anything to have a good time.” But Morford is hoping people bid on the more than 200 items up for auction, a majority of them made with chocolate.
Council seat could go to BU professor
February 5, 2004
Tony Brown is excited about Baldwin’s future. “I see all the potential for really good things to happen in Baldwin,” he said. “I think we’re making decisions that not only affect the quality of life for this generation, but certainly the next generation as well.”
Deaths
February 5, 2004
Baldwin in brief
February 5, 2004
Honomichl named coach of the year
February 5, 2004
Baldwin High School girls tennis coach Ginny Honomichl received the Special to the Signal Class 4A Coach of the Year award for tennis, marking an honorable finish for the 2003 team. Votes came in from coaches across the state, with Honomichl gaining the majority. “It’s an honor,” Honomichl said of winning the award, “because it’s voted on by coaches.”
Bulldogs beat Wellsville again
February 5, 2004
By Jeff Myrick Baldwin City Signal Editor There’s nothing like a pair of victories over arch-rival Wellsville to bring a bounce back to the step of Baldwin High School basketball players. They did the trick Friday night with a 67-61 win over the Eagles, to match a tournament win from the previous week. “Actually, the second Wellsville game was even a better win than the last one because there were league implications,” said coach Jeff Haas about the victory in Frontier League play as opposed to the win before that, which was in the Baldwin Invitational Tournament. “We’re 3-2 in the league now.”
BIT a tough one; Bulldogs finish fifth
February 5, 2004
Special to the Signal The Baldwin High School wrestling team looked weary as the Bulldogs laid on the mats they had set up on the west end of the Baldwin Junior High School gym. “We’re tired,” said junior Joe Bonner. “We’ve been here since seven this morning.”
BHS girls win third Top Gun title
February 5, 2004
By Jimmy Gillispie Signal Sports Writer The Baldwin High School girls basketball team won its third straight Top Gun Tournament by defeating rival Eudora High School 63-52 on Saturday in Wellsville. “It’s a good tradition to get going,” senior Erica Ogle said of the three-peat. “It’s a good thing for our team to win it three years in a row.”
Taking one change at a time
February 5, 2004
Baker sports roundup
February 5, 2004