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City council sees changes
February 19, 2004
The Baldwin City Council saw a few changes Monday as a council member resigned, a new one was seated and a new president was selected.
5 arrested in Heritage theft suspected in other crimes
February 19, 2004
Olathe police expect to have arrest warrants issued by the end of the week for some of the same men who were arrested in Baldwin for attempting to steal tractors earlier this year.
Arts center committee visits KSU; reviews designs with students
February 19, 2004
The Lumberyard Arts Center committee spent Friday in school. Committee members traveled to Kansas State University to touch base with the architecture students who are working on possible designs for the downtown arts center.
Death
February 19, 2004
Baldwin in brief
February 19, 2004
Speed limit to change on Baldwin county roads
February 19, 2004
Those driving north of Baldwin will soon have to ease up on the gas pedal. Douglas County commissioners agreed last week to reduce the posted 55 mph speed limit to 45 mph on County Roads 1055 and 12, just north of Baldwin.
Habitat asks for city’s help
February 19, 2004
Habitat for Humanity is asking Baldwin for help. Lawrence Habitat for Humanity is ready to begin building its first house in Baldwin, and is asking the city to waive or reduce its permit and connection fees.
Fire destroys home near Baldwin Junction
February 19, 2004
Area firefighters battled an intense blaze Monday night and well into the morning Tuesday south of Baldwin Junction, but couldn’t save the $420,000 home which was destroyed.
Progress made on plant
Power plant nears completion
February 19, 2004
On schedule is how Terry McKinney would describe the new power plant. “Everything’s just going good,” he said. McKinney, Baldwin’s utility director, said the power plant, located at 10th and Orange streets, is expected to be completed mid-summer for around the anticipated $5.4 million.
Kid wrestlers bring home medals
February 19, 2004
The Baldwin Youth Wrestling Club had another busy weekend of wrestling. Both the open and novice divisions traveled to Topeka for one of the biggest tournaments of the season.
BHS JV lights up 3s, plays smothering D
February 19, 2004
There were clear skies outside Friday night, but in the Baldwin High School gym it was raining 3s. The Baldwin High School junior varsity boys basketball team defeated rival Eudora Cardinals in a pummelling, 55-17.
BHS JV, freshmen top Eudora
February 19, 2004
Both the Baldwin High School freshmen and junior varsity girls teams pulled out victories Friday against Eudora.
BHS girls win 3
February 19, 2004
The Baldwin High School Bulldog girls added three more Frontier League wins in five days, with two of their three games remaining in the season being league games.
BHS wrestles way to first league title
February 19, 2004
In a busy two-day stretch, the Baldwin High School wrestling team captured its first ever Frontier League dual title and also finished third in the 10-team league tournament.
Changing of the political guard
February 19, 2004
Thank you, Micah
February 19, 2004
Baker sports roundup
February 19, 2004
Hannon, Wright team up to lead Bulldogs to wins
February 19, 2004
With their leading scorer back from an injury, the Baldwin High School Bulldogs were at full strength for the first time in over a month and it showed. They came away with two big, back-to-back victories in Frontier League play.