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Wellness festival set for Saturday morning
March 30, 2006
For the fifth straight year, the Baldwin City community will have a chance to take advantage of free health screenings and other events at the Community Wellness Festival on Saturday morning. The festival will run from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Collins Center, located at the corner of Sixth and Fremont streets on Baker University’s campus.
Lake: How dry I am, how dry I’ll be
March 30, 2006
Douglas County State Fishing Lake is dry and it will continue to be long after the repaired dam is operational and the lake refills with water. The regional manager of Kansas Department Wildlife and Parks has announced regulation changes at DCSFL and several other area lakes in his jurisdiction outlawing all forms of alcohol. That’s possession and, especially, consumption.
Baldwin to host invitational at Wellsville Friday
March 30, 2006
For the first time in many years, the Baldwin High School track teams will open their seasons with a meet outside of Baldwin City, when the Bulldogs host the Baldwin Invitational in Wellsville Friday. BHS will be hosting the meet in Wellsville this year, because of construction at Baker University’s Liston Stadium this spring.
BHS softball eager for games, nice weather
March 30, 2006
March has not been a kind month for the Baldwin High School softball team as it has provided bad weather that has forced the Bulldogs to practice indoors for many days. Despite the many indoor practices, the Bulldogs will take the field this afternoon for their season opening game against Central Heights.
Bulldogs hoping to avenge loss in opener
March 30, 2006
An 0-5 start last year that helped result in a 7-13 season, has left a bitter taste in the mouths of the Baldwin High School baseball players, who open their season today at home. One year ago, the Bulldogs blew a late six-run lead against Central Heights to lose 19-18. The Bulldogs look to avenge that loss as they begin their season at 4:30 p.m. today at home.
Shoemaker leads Baldwin youth wrestlers
March 30, 2006
Nine Baldwin City youth wrestlers competed in the Kansas state youth wrestling championships last weekend in Topeka, and five placed, including one winning his second state championship. The title-winner was Bryce Shoemaker in the 10-and-under, 67-pound division. Shoemaker stormed his way into the finals before squaring off with a familiar foe from Paola, a national champion who had defeated Shoemaker nine straight times.
Dorathy to lead school district
March 30, 2006
After nearly a four-month search, the Baldwin Board of Education announced Paul Dorathy as the next superintendent of schools to replace the retiring James White. The announcement was made Monday night at a special board meeting. The school board approved the contract with a 7-0 vote.
Poplin is out as BHS principal; policies are eyed
March 30, 2006
At a meeting centered on policy review, administrator reviews and the Insight Schools proposal, the Baldwin Board of Education decided not to renew Baldwin High School principal Allen Poplin’s contract Monday night. After a long executive session, the school board voted 6-1 to not renew Poplin’s contract.
BHS games rained out
March 30, 2006
The Baldwin High School baseball and softball games scheduled for this afternoon against Central Heights have been cancelled, due to the weather.
Joann Madl
March 30, 2006
Fred J. Barnes
March 30, 2006
Dorathy is a good ‘fit’ for school district
March 30, 2006
Baldwin Briefs
March 30, 2006
Taking in some spring breaks
March 30, 2006