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Deaths
July 1, 2004
Baldwin in brief
July 1, 2004
Wet weather remains in area
July 1, 2004
In a word, it’s wet. Sunday’s soaker brought rain gauge reports of all measurements, from .78 of an inch up north, 1.5 inches to the south and various 2-plus inch reports all around Baldwin City. Is it dry yet?
Laws, safety tips need to be remembered during holiday
July 1, 2004
The next few days will be paradise for fireworks enthusiasts. But Baldwin Police Chief Mike McKenna said there are some rules and regulations, as well as some safety tips, that need to be observed when shooting fireworks for the Fourth of July holiday.
Cost amounts for annual fireworks
July 1, 2004
The annual Fourth of July Baldwin fireworks display is free for those watching, but the display comes with a hefty price for the organization sponsoring it.
Fun for the Fourth
Community fireworks display, activities planned for Sunday
July 1, 2004
Baldwin will be celebrating the Fourth of July with more than just fireworks. For the fifth year in a row, Citizens for Baldwin City will be sponsoring a community Independence Day celebration, complete with food, games, music and ending with the traditional fireworks display.
A century of living
Baldwin woman remains busy as she nears 100
July 1, 2004
Turning 100 years old was something Bernice Kohler really never considered. But it’s an idea with which she will soon become accustomed, because the Baldwin woman will be celebrating her 100th birthday Sunday. “I never thought about living to be 100, not until lately,” Kohler said. “But I thought I’ve come this far, I might as well just hang in there.” The 99-year-old is doing anything but just hanging in there. In fact, looking at Kohler, one might find it hard to believe she’s nearly 100.
Baldwin 4 has best softball showing
July 1, 2004
By Ben Knoll Signal Sports Writer March madness is long gone, but now it’s time for some June madness for the girls participating in the Tri-Country softball league. The 12-and-under softball division, one of the most competitive divisions in the league, kicked off its league tournament Friday.
Bulldog 10-and-under eighth at state
July 1, 2004
After an unbeaten run in tournament pool play at the USSSA 10-and-under AA State Championship, the Baldwin Bulldogs fell in single-elimination tourney play to finish eighth Saturday. “After the loss, it was really hard to explain to the boys what they had just accomplished,” said coach Rob Cleavinger. “Eleven boys from Baldwin City, Kansas, in their first year of tournament baseball just finished in the top 10 of the state championship.
Olympic gold medalist speaks to wrestlers
July 1, 2004
By Ben Knoll Signal Sports Writer The Olympics. The biggest and most important athletic event in the world. Once every four years, the world sits back and watches as countries from across the globe send their most skilled athletes to compete for glory and homeland pride. Baldwin City got a taste of this glory Tuesday evening when former Olympic gold medalist Kendall Cross visited town to give young wrestlers some wrestling tips and to give them some insight into what it takes to become a champion.
Just a rough stretch for Baldwin
July 1, 2004
Signal sports line
July 1, 2004