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Attorney requests suspect in shooting of Baker student be tried as juvenile
August 28, 2008

During a Thursday morning hearing, the attorney for a 17-year-old accused of killing a Baker University student during a June 7 botched robbery said his client fired the fatal shots.

Baker University reports record first day enrollment
August 28, 2008

Baker University had a record turnout for the first day of classes Wednesday at its campuses with a total of 3,728. That included 952 students at the Baldwin City campus.

Bulldogs ready for scrimmages
August 28, 2008
A pair of scrimmages will give Baldwin High School sports’ fans their first glimpse at two of the 2008 fall teams.
Clearfield Church to celebrate 150th
August 28, 2008
The Clearfield United Methodist Church building is an unassuming white chapel set out amongst the farms of rural Douglas County.
Vineyard takes shape north of Baldwin City
August 28, 2008
The identity of many states is tied to what is grown there. Florida is known for oranges, Nebraska for corn, Georgia for peaches and many associate wheat with Kansas. That didn’t stop Pep Solberg from starting the Bluejacket Crossing Vineyard and Winery.
BC police stay busy again
August 28, 2008
Baldwin City police arrested one man and cited a young woman for offenses involving alcohol and drugs in the past weeks.
Olympics mesmerize world-wide audience
August 28, 2008
It was ignited in style. It ended with spirit. We were left wanting more. Yet we have to wait until 2012 for its next appearance.
Move-in day successful at Baker University
August 28, 2008
A pair of Baker University and Baldwin City icons spent Saturday morning helping incoming students and their families at Irwin Hall. It’s a tradition that dates back nearly a decade.
First fall contest set for soccer field
August 28, 2008
Pardon the pun, but the Baldwin High School soccer team will be kicking off the 2008 fall season Friday afternoon. During the next week, several of the BHS teams will begin their highly anticipated seasons.
Rockhold makes history
August 28, 2008
Nick Rockhold accomplished a feat no other Baldwin High School wrestler has ever been able to do. He may not have won a state championship or earned the most victories in Kansas history, but his accomplishment was a first.
District aims to educate voters on bond issue
August 28, 2008
With election day just two months away and a bond issue vote looming, Baldwin City’s Amy Cleavinger has stepped to lead the steering committee for the “yes” vote. Cleavinger, a school district patron and Baldwin City Council president, is heading the Vote Kids First committee.