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Murder charges filed in pregnant woman’s shooting death
Suspect arrested in pipe-bombing
05:52 p.m., January 24, 2008 Updated 06:41 p.m.
Prosecutors in Leavenworth County today filed a murder charge against a 23-year-old Lansing man in the shooting death of a pregnant woman.
BHS wrestlers finish third at duals
January 24, 2008
A pair of Baldwin High School juniors stole the show for the Bulldogs at the Washburn Rural Championship Duals on Saturday in Topeka. Alan Callahan (112 pounds) and Colin Busby (160) each went 5-0 on the day, helping Baldwin to a third-place finish among several Class 5A and 6A schools.
What you need to know before the caucuses
January 24, 2008
The most wide-open presidential nominating races in recent memory put the early February caucuses here in play, Kansas party leaders say. Here’s how you can participate:
Hearing set in U.S. 59 fatalities
January 24, 2008
A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for Feb. 1 for a woman charged with leading police on a car chase following a fatal hit-and-run incident last year south of Lawrence.
Full council to decide on fire chief
January 24, 2008
After a lengthy discussion at Tuesday night’s Baldwin City Council meeting regarding establishing the fire chief as a full-time position, the council made a decision - to table it until the next meeting.
Cementing BIT history
January 24, 2008
History was made here Saturday night. No Baldwin High School boys’ basketball team had ever won consecutive Baldwin Invitational Tournament championships. That all changed Saturday.
Auditorium concerns
District teachers worried about aging facility
January 24, 2008
Michelle Kirk was the voice of several fine arts teachers at the Jan. 14 Baldwin Board of Education meeting. Kirk spoke up during the public comment portion of the meeting. She wanted to inform the school board about present concerns with the district’s auditorium.
Oak Park leads strong tournament field
January 24, 2008
Take away the top team from the Baldwin Invitational Tournament and you have a tough area wrestling competition. Add the No. 1 ranked team in Missouri Class 4A and nationally ranked Oak Park (Mo.) to the mix and you’ve got a loaded 12-team tournament.
Cold here, but try on Green Bay for warmth
January 24, 2008
It must not have been cold enough here for Dan Harris, so he headed north for the winter : well for one day at least. To fully experience winter, the Baker University athletic director left the single digit temperatures here and traveled to Green Bay, Wisc.
He heard King’s famous words
January 24, 2008
Like ripples in a pond from a skipping rock, one experience can bump and nudge everything that follows it. Bob Miller knows this. The events of a sweltering hot day in August of 1963 forever mark the folds of his memory.