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First-year success
January 25, 2007
Eric Toot didn’t waste much time on cementing his mark on Baldwin High School history. In only his 10th game as BHS boys’ basketball coach, he won a title that has eluded the Bulldogs for 15 years. Toot coached his Bulldogs to the first Baldwin Invitational Tournament championship since 1992. “I haven’t talked to the kids about goals as far as championships,” coach Eric Toot said. “But absolutely for me, when I took the job this was a week that I was looking forward to. I was hoping we would be challenging for the championship every year.”
Voter registration deadlines are soon
January 25, 2007
Now that the candidate slates are set for Baldwin City Council and Baldwin Board of Education races, voters must register if they haven’t or have moved since the last election.
Bulldogs sink late foul shots, Ottawa in process
January 25, 2007
Missing 21 free throw attempts isn’t usually a recipe for success when it comes to rivalry basketball contests. However, making 23 of 44 foul shots, including 12 of 22 in the fourth quarter can help lead a team to a close victory.
Callahan hopes to thrill home crowd once again
January 25, 2007
Baldwin High School sophomore Alan Callahan thrilled the home crowd last year with his overtime victory in the 103-pound weight class. Callahan and Oak Park High School’s (Kansas City, Mo.) Cody Tyler won’t have an epic rematch this year because Callahan moved up one weight class to 112 pounds.
Council, school board primaries loom
January 25, 2007
An 11th hour flurry of filings has not only brought a wealth of candidates for the seven positions available on the Baldwin City Council and Baldwin School Board, it has also forced a primary election on Feb. 27. “Looks like you’re going to have two,” said Douglas County Clerk Jamie Shew regarding a primary election.
Architects court school board
January 25, 2007
A decision on which architectural firm will be chosen to lead the school district on a possible bond issue won’t be decided until February. After hearing presentations from three firms Monday night, the Baldwin Board of Education members said they would choose a firm at its Feb. 12 meeting. “I think the board felt like they were going to get a lot of information from the architects last night,” Supt. Paul Dorathy said Tuesday. “I think they wanted some time to digest all of that information that was presented to them.”
Rewriting her own record
January 25, 2007
WELLSVILLE — Kelsey Verhaeghe is on pace to leave her mark on the Top Gun Tournament. She already owned one three-point tournament record, but the Baldwin High School senior took possession of another here Tuesday night.
Non-incumbents’ reasons vary for seeking positions
January 25, 2007
The six incumbents on the Baldwin City Council and Baldwin School board who are seeking re-election have said they want to continue to serve the community. The eight non-incumbents who have filed have different reasons for filing.
Letter to the Editor
January 25, 2007
David A. Moreau
January 25, 2007
Calvin F. Flory
January 25, 2007
Albert William Eckman
January 25, 2007
Raymond Michael Lee
January 25, 2007
Robert Stanley Taul
January 25, 2007
Jackie Milo Story
January 25, 2007
William Dean Gangel
January 25, 2007
Wilma Lucille Higbie
January 25, 2007
Price of democracy
January 25, 2007
Baldwin Briefs
January 25, 2007