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Pay-off on pool passed by city
July 10, 2008
The Baldwin City Council voted in favor of redeeming a portion of the swimming pool bonds before scheduled at its meeting on Monday.
Power outage help
Our View Editorial
July 10, 2008
It may have been delayed, but there can be no doubt that summer has arrived in full force in and around Baldwin City.
Friday power outage result of KCPL feed
July 10, 2008
Fireworks were flying Friday in Baldwin City, but the electrical system fizzled with a two-hour outage around 5 p.m. The finger is - once again - pointed at KCPL for the cause.
New location for BCRC office
July 10, 2008
The Baldwin City Recreation Commission has seen some big changes this year. In December, Steve Friend was hired to be the new director of the commission, taking the spot of longtime director Monte Ezell. And now the commission’s office has moved to a new location.
BHS players enjoy 7-on-7 success
July 10, 2008
A winning record and interceptions highlighted this year’s summer football league for the Baldwin High School football team here.
Trialing experience
Eric Brown disappointed to miss Beijing team
July 10, 2008
Fathers and coaches will almost always be proud of an athlete’s performance. That’s almost a given in the world of athletics. It’s especially true when the star isn’t pleased with his or her performance.
Baker donation Packs punch
July 10, 2008
Mike McCarthy and Baker University are having a good year together. In the fall, he was inducted into the university’s athletic hall of fame. Now the Green Bay Packers head coach has donated a large sum of money to his alma mater.
Local, area schools ponder budget crunch
July 10, 2008
Gasoline and food prices are draining households of cash. Now, imagine if you had to feed and transport thousands of children each day. That’s what area school districts face as they prepare for students’ return to school next month.
Council eyes downtown liquor change
July 10, 2008
After 150 years of a liquor-less downtown, Baldwin City Council members took the first step Monday night to change that.
Art Walk returns Friday
July 10, 2008
After experimenting with Art Walk on Wednesdays instead of Fridays in May and June, the event will return to Friday on July 18.
Health department leader outlines agenc to council
July 10, 2008
At Monday’s Baldwin City Council meeting, Dan Partridge, director of the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, presented his organization’s annual report, which detailed the efforts made in the last year to improve health services county-wide.
Fabulous Fourth of July
July 10, 2008
Baldwin City rang in Independence Day in its usual manner. Fireworks and fun helped the town celebrate the Fourth of July. Also involved were free swimming and hot dogs.