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Letter to the editor
May 27, 2004
Baldwin pool opens season with new look
May 27, 2004
It’s time to pull out the swimsuits and sunscreen. The Baldwin City Public Pool opens for the summer at noon Saturday, the traditional Memorial Day weekend start to the swimming season.
Midland to open route to Ottawa
May 27, 2004
It’s been about 66 years since the last trip was made, but beginning Saturday, there will once again be train service between Baldwin City and Ottawa, thanks to the Midland Railway.
City to focus attention on weed, other ordinances
May 27, 2004
Those with knee-high grass, missing house or building numbers or some other ordinance violation probably got a red warning notice stuck to their doors sometime in the past few days.
Grant allows police to enforce seat belt laws
May 27, 2004
Those choosing not to buckle up in vehicles run the risk of paying for it. Baldwin police will be paying extra attention the next few weeks to whether those in vehicles are using seat belts, writing tickets to those not wearing them.
Excelling on assessments
Preliminary figures show Baldwin district schools earn top honors, high scores on state assessments
May 27, 2004
After nearly 15 years, Tom Mundinger no longer has a mustache. Last week the Baldwin Elementary School Intermediate Center principal shaved it off. Or more precisely, his students shaved it off for him. At the beginning of the school year, Mundinger told the students that should they receive Standard of Excellence on their state assessment tests, the highest achievement possible, they could shave his mustache however they wished. So after finding out the fourth graders received top honors in their math assessments and the fifth graders excelled in the reading assessments, the school had a celebration assembly last week, which ended with Mundinger in the barber’s chair.
Baldwin in brief
May 27, 2004
Gas prices causing a dilemma
May 27, 2004
Signal sports line
May 27, 2004
Baker football captains selected
May 27, 2004
The Baker University football team announced its leaders for the 2004 season today. Ten captains and a nine-member player’s council were selected.
BHS baseball ousted in regionals
May 27, 2004
It was a case of almost for the Baldwin High School baseball team last Wednesday night in Class 4A Regional play. The Bulldogs beat Louisburg 5-4 to advance to the tourney finals, but they fell to Santa Fe Trail 12-2 to end the season.
Former Paola standout signs with Baker
May 27, 2004
Baker University head mens basketball coach Rick Weaver announced that David Ward, a record-setting guard at Paola High School and letter winner at Johnson County Community College, has signed with the Wildcats.
Weaver signs KC post player
May 27, 2004
Baker University head mens basketball coach Rick Weaver announced that Aaron Toren, a key part of Bishop Miege’s recent success, has signed with the Wildcats.
BHS wins Frontier League all-sports title
May 27, 2004
Pop the corks and throw the confetti. The highly anticipated “unofficial” Frontier League All-Sports results have been counted and checked and Baldwin High School is victorious. Since these standings have been tabulated, Baldwin has never over-taken the Gardner-Edgerton and Paola storm.
Bulldog tennis takes seventh at state
May 27, 2004
With a seventh-place finish in singles and an 11th-place showing in doubles, the Baldwin High School tennis team finished seventh overall in the Class 4A State Tennis Tournament Friday and Saturday in Topeka.
Teenagers injured in Wednesday wreck
May 27, 2004
Five Baldwin City teenagers were injured in a one-vehicle accident Wednesday evening in west Baldwin. Four of the five were treated and released from Lawrence Memorial Hospital, while the fifth, Hannah Mackie, was taken to the University of Kansas Medical Center, where she underwent surgery for internal bleeding, according to the Baldwin Police Department. No official condition was available on Mackie, 16, 601 Lawrence St., on Friday.
Deaths
May 27, 2004
BU’s Grossner signs 40 players
May 27, 2004
Baker University head football coach Mike Grossner has announced his first 40 signings. Grossner was hired as head coach on Jan. 22 and has assembled a staff of nine assistant coaches.
BHS headed for state track meet
May 27, 2004
For the third year in a row, the Baldwin High School girls track team finished first at the Class 4A Regional meet and now has its sights set on the state meet in Wichita. The BHS boys finished 11th as a team. The BHS girls again dominated the track. The Bulldogs scored 146 points to double the count on second-place Eudora, which had 72. BHS had 12 girls qualify for state in 14 events.