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City council approves credit card payments
July 12, 2007
For Baldwin City residents who want to pay for city services by credit card, the time is here and interest rates are waiting. With a 3-1 vote, the council approved a measure that will allow residents to use credit or debit cards to pay city bills, secure deposits, pay fines and other items beginning this month.
Baldwin City’s Niehues victim in fatality wreck
July 12, 2007
A Baldwin City woman who frequently passes the scene of Monday’s deadly accident at County Roads 460 and 1061 said the intersection is dangerous.
BESIC staffers win awards for safety, economics
July 12, 2007
Celia Boyne-Schuh and Kathy Dorsey each became $500 richer this week. The pair of Baldwin Elementary School Intermediate Center staff members won separate education awards. The prize for both honors was $500, whether it came in a gift certificate or cash.
Elementary boundaries draw board discussion
July 12, 2007
Attendance boundaries have been a hot issue within the Baldwin School District for years, but the discussion moved to the Board of Education table Monday night. The discussion regarding the two rural elementary schools has simmered for years. After one year in the district, Supt. Paul Dorathy understands how important the issue is with the four elementary schools.
Flood puts Day into restoration mode
July 12, 2007
Brenda Day intended to go back to work on July 2 after taking a week off. The flood that swamped much of Franklin County from 17 inches of rain changed her mind. “It came up faster and higher than I’ve ever seen in 40 years on the Pottawatomie Creek,” said Day, who lives in Lane and is the curator of the Baker University Archives in addition to other historical work. “We had 17 inches of rain in our gauge. I woke up (July 1) just feeling the water. “There was the Pottawatomie and Mosquito creeks 20 feet away,” she said.
Column: Lesson learned at alumni run
July 12, 2007
Running two miles on little-to-no training isn’t a wise idea. Having dejvu? Almost. This is the second time I’ve written about running a race without actually being in shape. However, unlike most successful movies, my sequel was better.
Bulldogs’ chemistry improves during summer league
July 12, 2007
Basketball season doesn’t begin for another four months, but Baldwin High School players are looking forward to hitting the court. Although the Bulldogs will have to wait until November to start their seasons, they are ready now.
Baldwin City Police Report
July 12, 2007
Baldwin City police were busy over the Fourth of July weekend and before with a variety of calls, stops and other items.
Leonard Stephen Savner
July 12, 2007
Caroline Jane Nabors
July 12, 2007
Michael R. Niehues
July 12, 2007
Elementary school boundaries needed
July 12, 2007
School board matters are mostly routine
July 12, 2007
July Board of Education meetings usually spark budget talk, but not Monday night in Baldwin City. One simple reason — Supt. Paul Dorathy has handed his budget duties over to Cynde Frick, the new director of financial operations for the district.
Baldwin Briefs
July 12, 2007