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Finally, some real good news
March 2, 2006
Bulldogs overcome sluggish start to beat Iola
March 2, 2006
After a sluggish start, the Baldwin High School boys’ basketball team used a 17-2 run in the second quarter to gain the lead, which it never lost Tuesday night against Iola. The Bulldogs (15-6) beat the Mustangs (4-17) 70-52 at home in the first round of sub-state tournament action.
BHS to play Spring Hill fifth straight year in postseason
March 2, 2006
A win over Osawatomie Monday night set the Baldwin High School girls’ basketball team up to meet Spring Hill for the fifth straight year in sub-state action. The Bulldogs (16-5) and Broncos (9-12) will play in the sub-state semifinal round at 7:30 p.m. tonight in the Baldwin Junior High School gym.
State tournament full of highs, lows for BHS
March 2, 2006
It was an up-and-down weekend for the Baldwin High School wrestling team, as it had four wrestlers place in the top six and finished 11th as team, but it also suffered one serious injury at the Class 4A state meet in Salina.
Sen. Roberts say U.S. must complete Iraq mission
March 2, 2006
Amid growing sectarian violence in Iraq, U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts on Thursday warned against weakening American resolve in the war on terror. “If America cuts and runs,” Roberts said, “our adversaries will rejoice.”
Prison time looms for Ausherman
March 2, 2006
A remorseful Shelley Ausherman apologized for taking $114,000 from the Willow Springs Township during a two-year time frame that began in 2002. Ausherman was sentenced to five months in prison and five months house arrest by U.S. District Court Judge Carlos Murguia Monday for her role in the disappearance in the funds from the township coffers. She also intends to make full restitution.
Showdown on High St.
March 2, 2006
It’s about to happen. The peaceful tranquility of downtown High Street is about to end. City officials in the past have said that High Street will look like a “war zone.” That’s because there will be three separate projects undertaken in the next few months that will block traffic along Baldwin’s “main street.” The first on the list is the bridge on High Street between Fourth and Fifth Streets, just east of downtown. Baldwin City Council awarded the contract last week for the roughly $325,000 project to replace the century-plus old bridge.
Long likes look at Baker
March 2, 2006
Two down, one more candidate to go for Baker University as it searches for its next president after Dan Lambert retires this year. Patricia Long, executive vice chancellor at the University of Missouri at Kansas City, was the second candidate to visit Baker. Long spent all day Tuesday meeting and greeting university faculty and students.
Baker University sports roundup
March 2, 2006
Dry conditions call for county burn ban
March 2, 2006
Firefighting officials are raising the alarm about grass fires, which have been breaking out with abnormal frequency due to an unusually dry winter. There were at least 14 grass fires over the weekend, plus a 14-acre fire Monday afternoon that fire officials described as “out of control.”
Superintendent search goes to another level
March 2, 2006
As the search for the new superintendent of the Baldwin School District continues, the Baldwin Board of Education has begun its second set of daily interviews.
Baldwin Briefs
March 2, 2006