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Council looks at water rate increase
March 18, 2004
Ken Wagner knows Baldwin’s utility rates are high. Residents have seen such an increase in utility bills in recent years, that the Baldwin City Council Member said when the discussion of raising the town’s water rates began again, there was much debate.
Letter to the editor
March 18, 2004
Deaths
March 18, 2004
New speed limits posted along 1055
March 18, 2004
After a slight hiccup along Douglas County Road 1055 north of Baldwin this week, the new speed limits are now in place. Drivers along that stretch of Sixth Street extended need to be aware of the slower stretch.
City employee faces charges in cat shooting
March 18, 2004
A Baldwin city employee will face charges for allegedly shooting his neighbor’s cat. Terry McKinney, Baldwin’s utility director, was issued a notice to appear in Baldwin municipal court for discharging a BB gun within city limits and cruelty to animals, according to Police Chief Mike McKenna. Both charges are considered misdemeanors.
Talent show to benefit Lumberyard Arts Center
March 18, 2004
Six Baldwin High School students are in search of some talented community members. “If you have a talent, bring it,” Derek Flory said. The high school students are sponsoring the first-ever benefit Panoply Talent Show 7 p.m. March 26 at Rice Auditorium as a fundraiser for the Lumberyard Arts Center.
Baldwin in brief
March 18, 2004
Screenings offered at annual health fair
March 18, 2004
A year ago, Lisa Crettol noticed she wasn’t hearing well out of her right ear. Thinking it was something minor like congestion, Crettol wasn’t too concerned about it.
Hey, I’m afraid that’s just farmin’
March 18, 2004
BHS’s Flory, Lang wrestle in classic KC tourney
March 18, 2004
The 12th annual Kansas vs. Missouri “Metro Classic” senior all-star wrestling dual took place March 9 at Kansas City Kansas Community College. This Battle at the Border featured the top wrestlers from the Kansas City metro area. Only the top seniors within 60 miles of the metro area were selected.
BHS girls post top records
March 18, 2004
Baldwin High School junior varsity and freshmen girls played their last games against Louisburg on Feb. 26. The freshman ended the season with a disappointing 43-40 loss, while the JV won 32-27.
Baldwin High pair pack powerlifting punches
March 18, 2004
Lifting weights as a competition? That’s right. Baldwin High School junior powerlifter Caleb Thomas and sophomore Troy Gilges have been pumping iron at competitions this year and have been very successful.
Girls track returns top state placers
March 18, 2004
The Baldwin High School girls track team is kicking off the season with an early start. The Bulldogs started practice on March 1.
Baseball gearing up for season
March 18, 2004
The Baldwin High School baseball team is ready to take advantage of the stellar weather outside. The first two practices of this year’s season were inside due to rain and soggy weather outside.
Boys track looking for redemption
March 18, 2004
Many runners on the Baldwin High School boys track team would like to forget about last year’s sub-par state performance and focus on the bright future ahead this season.