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City council keeps ahold of police chief
September 15, 2005
The Baldwin City Council amended Police Chief Mike McKenna’s contract during a special meeting Thursday at City Hall. The amended contract allows McKenna to live outside the city limits, among others.
School board talks bullying
September 15, 2005
Among the various topics at Monday night’s school board meeting were a bond issue, site councils, improving the board of education Web site and enrollment numbers, but it was the bullying discussion that received most attention.
School district is lauded
September 15, 2005
Hard work and tight belts helped achieve a top ranking for the Baldwin School District from the just-released Standard & Poor’s analysis of how Kansas schools are using taxpayer money to reach academic goals.
Baldwin hurricane relief effort gains steam
September 15, 2005
Although it’s not sure what will come from local efforts, fund raising for Baldwin City’s answer to the suffering brought by Hurricane Katrina are well under way. The second of two community meetings to discuss what to do was Thursday on the Baker campus. It was led by Ken and Diane Wagner and there were a wealth of ideas and options offered. A name was chosen — Baldwin City Hurricane Relief Fund — and the first official fund-raising effort was Saturday morning in the intersection of Sixth and Ames street where volunteers were posted to accept cash donations.
Letter to the Editor
September 15, 2005
Garcia claims gold, Bulldogs finish second
September 15, 2005
The Baldwin High School girls cross country team had yet another strong showing at the annual Wamego Invitational on Saturday, as the Bulldogs placed second out of 18 teams with 99 points.
Boys’ cc team pack together to bring home gold
September 15, 2005
An early morning bus ride didn’t hinder the Baldwin High School boys cross country teams at the Wamego Invitational Saturday.
Tennis team encounters deer en route to tournament
September 15, 2005
Early Saturday morning, the Baldwin High School varsity tennis team was making their way to a tournament in Marysville, as an eight-point buck was making his way across the road just north of Topeka. Coach and driver Laura Beaulieu hit him head on, 60 miles per hour at about 6 a.m., totaling the school suburban. Thanks to the school district’s excellent transportation department, the girls only ended up being about 20 minutes late.
Bulldogs gaining confidence
September 15, 2005
After winning its final match of the Baldwin Invitational Saturday, the Baldwin High School volleyball team is left wanting to continue its good play.
BHS soccer team has week of highs, lows
September 15, 2005
After losing their first game against Paola, the Baldwin High School soccer team came back strong with wins against Louisburg and Eudora on the road at both the varsity and junior varsity levels to make their records 2-1.
After school program is a big hit
September 15, 2005
Children of the Baldwin School District are beginning to have more opportunities to keep busy after school and when school is not in session.
School’s Katrina fun raising ongoing
September 15, 2005
Good news came to the Baldwin School District Monday, when it found out that Kansas City Power and Light would match the amount of money it raised for the Hurricane Katrina relief.
City meetings expected to draw interest
September 15, 2005
There will be a pair of meetings that should hold plenty of interest for Baldwin City residents in the next week.
Art Walk finale is set for Friday
September 15, 2005
It’s that time again. It’s Cuppa Java night for the season finale of the Baldwin Community Arts Council’s popular Art Walk Friday.
Death
September 15, 2005
Making Baldwin proud II
September 15, 2005
School board discusses bullying issue
September 15, 2005
Among the various topics at Monday night’s school board meeting were a bond issue, site councils, improving the board of education Web site and enrollment numbers, but it was the bullying discussion that received most attention
Baldwin briefs
September 15, 2005
Bulldogs lose battle in trenches
September 15, 2005
After a long, hard fought battle between linemen, the Baldwin High School football team fell one touchdown short of beating another Class 5A school Friday, as it lost 26-19 in its home opener to Paola. “It was a war in the trenches,” coach Mike Berg said. “It was their big guys versus our big guys. It was a fight and I was real proud of how our kids fought the entire game. We were up at one time, then got back down, but we never gave up.”
Computer errors are self-inflicted
September 15, 2005