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Baker Orange among finalists
September 25, 2008
Baker University’s student newspaper, The Baker Orange, and its online edition have been named a 2008 Associated College Press Newspaper Pacemaker finalist.
KidZone to make its Liston debut Oct. 4
September 25, 2008
Baker University will unveil the KidZone during homecoming weekend on Oct. 4 when the Wildcats take on Graceland at 2 p.m.
Concert pianist set for series Oct. 2
September 25, 2008
Concert pianist Gilles Vonsattel will perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2 at McKibbin Recital Hall as part of Baker University’s Artist and Lecture Series.
BJHS seventh graders win Eudora Tournament
September 25, 2008
All four Baldwin Junior High School volleyball teams are having successful seasons. One of the squads is currently undefeated and none of the teams have a losing record. All four teams played Louisburg Monday and three of them came out victorious.
BHS volleyball loses three straight
September 25, 2008
Last Thursday, the Baldwin High School varsity volleyball team lost to De Soto in four games at home.
BHS soccer sweeps Eudora
September 25, 2008
The Baldwin High School varsity soccer team hosted a very tough Class 5A Gardner-Edgerton team at home last Thursday. Baldwin lost the game 3-0, despite being tied at 0-0 for more than 70 minutes of the game.
BHS girls host home tournament
September 25, 2008
The Baldwin High School girls’ tennis team opened at home for the first time this year with the Baldwin Invitational Tournament Sept. 17. The girls had some injuries the day before with senior Alyssa Peterson hurting her ankle and being unable to play. Coach Justin Hoffman had to do some last-minute lineup changes.
Baker University has record enrollment with 4,000 students
September 25, 2008

Baker University’s overall enrollment has surpassed 4,000 for the first time in the school’s 150-year history.

BHS soccer games’ times, location changed
September 25, 2008
Today’s Baldwin High School soccer games against De Soto have been moved and postponed a couple of hours.
Police arrest man after high-speed chase
08:39 a.m., September 25, 2008 Updated 02:47 p.m.

A high-speed chase that started on U.S. Highway 59 Wednesday at 9:15 p.m. ended in south Baldwin City with a foot chase and arrest at 9:39 p.m.

Farewell to Bronx’s national landmark
Off the Rim column
September 25, 2008
On Sunday night, we lost a longtime US resident who connected with millions of Americans. Thousands of friends came out to see her in her final days, while millions more watched on television. Her impact on her hometown will never be forgotten for generations to come.
BHS girls enjoy home meet
September 25, 2008
After a 16-day layoff, the Baldwin High School girls’ cross country team was back in action at home Saturday morning. The Bulldogs placed second at the Anderson County Invitational on Sept. 4, but had their trip to Wamego canceled Sept. 13. With two more weeks of practice under their belts, they hosted the Baldwin Invitational.
Weiss leads BHS boys to victory
September 25, 2008
Tony Weiss is starting his sophomore campaign with a bang. He began the season with a victory at the Anderson County Invitational on Sept. 4. Because of excessive rainfall, he was forced to wait two weeks before running his next race.
Beecher leads assault on Broncos
September 25, 2008
Sam Beecher let a pair of younger teammates finish the first two drives Friday night. Then he took over. Beecher, a senior at Baldwin High School, rushed the ball 19 times for 223 yards and accounted for five touchdowns. He also completed six of seven passes for 71 yards as the Bulldogs (2-1) routed Spring Hill (1-2) 57-26.
Winless Wildcats are Bulldogs’ homecoming foe
September 25, 2008
Baldwin High School’s homecoming opponent might be winless, but that isn’t making Mike Berg any more confident about Friday’s match up. Berg’s BHS football team (2-1) will host the De Soto Wildcats (0-3) at 7 p.m. at Baker University’s Liston Stadium. It will be the Bulldogs’ second straight home game of the season.
Virgin Mary missing from church
September 25, 2008
Annunciation Catholic Church’s Virgin Mary statue came up missing from near the entrance this month. It would be a blessing if it came back.
Letters to the Editor
September 25, 2008
The Baldwin City Signal published a handful of letters dealing with several topics.
Bison Ranch is tour favorite
September 25, 2008
Don and Terri Gibbs tried buffalo steaks more than 20 years ago and they were immediately hooked. They ate it when they could find it. Today, they don’t have to travel far to satisfy their appetites for the lean meat. They raise and sell buffalo on their 50-acre ranch just seven miles west of Baldwin Junction on Highway 56.
Poster contest to boost election interest
01:43 a.m., September 25, 2008 Updated 11:50 a.m.
This year’s elections are drawing widespread interest at the national, state and local levels and the Baldwin City Signal and Heritage Tractor have joined forces to create even more interest.
Richardson revamps car for senior project
September 25, 2008
While you may be pumping about $100 of gas into your car, Baldwin High School senior Daniel Richardson is filling his up with : vegetable oil?
BHS homecoming ready to roll Friday
September 25, 2008
Plans are finalized for Baldwin High School’s homecoming this year. The theme is going to be “Places Around the World,” inspired by this year’s Olympic Games.
Standoff ends peacefully Tuesday morning
September 25, 2008
A standoff south of Baldwin City that began Monday around 1 p.m. was resolved without incident Tuesday at 5:40 a.m. when a woman came out of the home on her own.
Maple Leaf banners are up
September 25, 2008
There’s going to be a different look to downtown Baldwin City for the 51st version of the Maple Leaf Festival this year. Of course, the most obvious is the $1.8 million Downtown Streetscape Project that was completed in the spring. But the change has brought an end to one banner era and the start to another.
District’s enrollment jumps 47 students
September 25, 2008
Baldwin School District Supt. Paul Dorathy is happy to see an enrollment increase during his third year at the helm. In fact, he was thrilled that the district’s enrollment has increased by 47 more than the year before.