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BCPD awarded Homeland Security Grant
January 5, 2006
A Homeland Security Grant will make sure the lights never go off at the Baldwin Police Department. The grant, for $7,000, will be used to purchase a generator which will be installed at the police station, guaranteeing power at all times. The grant was awarded last Thursday.
Column: Bulldogs start 2006 hot
January 5, 2006
It always feels good to beat one of your rivals, but it especially feels great when you beat them at their gym. Such was the case when the Baldwin High School varsity basketball teams swept Ottawa Tuesday. Both victories were great for team confidence and important in Frontier League standings.
Bulldogs bomb away at Ottawa, win by 19
January 5, 2006
OTTAWA — Since losing its first game on Dec. 9, the Baldwin High School girls’ basketball team has been waiting to avenge last year’s 44-36 loss to Ottawa, which is exactly what it did here Tuesday night. The Bulldogs (4-1) used hot three-point shooting to defeat the Cyclones 54-35 after not playing a game for more than three weeks.
Rivals battle in double OT thriller
January 5, 2006
OTTAWA — A three-pointer by Baldwin High School junior Blake Wieden and a three-point play by senior Aaron Hannon propelled the Bulldogs to an 82-79 double overtime victory here Tuesday night.
Education foundation receives big-dollar boost
January 5, 2006
After existing for nearly three years, the Baldwin Education Foundation is still struggling to gain public awareness, because of lack of time by the volunteer board and the absence of a director. But, a recent gift of $10,000 has made a big impact on changing that.
Boil advisory issued
January 5, 2006
First it was a break in the water line from Lawrence to Baldwin. Then, a valve malfunctioned, as did an alarm system that should have notified the city of problems. It left Baldwin low on water and boil advisory in effect for water used to drink or cook with.
A view of down under
January 5, 2006
When Alexis Tommer looks back at the year 2005, she’ll remember following in her mother’s footsteps The Baldwin High School senior traveled to Australia last summer as part of an exchange program from the Baldwin City Lion’s Club. “I thought it would be cool to be a second-generation Australian exchange student,” Tommer said.
Cowart enjoys trip to AAU nationals
January 5, 2006
Baldwin High School senior Keith Cowart finished his prep cross country career by being a part of history with the Brocaw Blazers at the 2005 Amateur Athletic Union National Championship in early December. Cowart joined the Brocaw team on its trip to Rock Hill, S.C., where he ran 16:27.5 and tied for 16th place in the young men division out of 85 runners.
BHS wrestling: family affair
January 5, 2006
When Baldwin High School needed a wrestling coach in the summer of 1999, Kit Harris jumped at the opportunity, leaving behind the higher profile that came with two years as the head man at Class 6A Washburn Rural for what he termed “a great family situation.”
Water passes tests; boil advisory lifted
January 5, 2006
Baldwin City residents can drink the water once again, as the Kansas Department of Health and Environment said the city’s water passed its test and lifted the boil advisory Thursday afternoon, according to City Administrator Jeff Dingman.
Marian J. Madl
January 5, 2006
Ronn D. Heise
January 5, 2006
Here’s hoping lessons were learned with water
January 5, 2006
Baldwin Briefs
January 5, 2006
It’s a weird start for the New Year
January 5, 2006