Archive for Thursday, December 31, 2009

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What was the biggest news in Baldwin City from 2009?

Response Percent
Baker University layoffs
 
49%
Baldwin School District budget cuts
 
26%
Sales taxes approved by voters
 
10%
New mayor and changes in city council
 
8%
Changes in police chief
 
5%
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Holiday Raffle million-dollar ticket selected
December 31, 2009
The Kansas Lottery is waiting for winners to claim their prizes in the Holiday Millionaire Raffle.
Commuter Forecast for December 31, 2009
December 31, 2009
Thursday morning should start out dry, but slick spots due to melting snow could appear along some stretches of road.
Baker football, BHS wrestler among top stories from past year
December 31, 2009
Although the Baldwin High School girls’ cross country state championship took the top spot for story of 2009, there were plenty of other headlines from the year. Baker University and BHS teams won plenty of games and matches during 2009. Some even advanced deep into the postseason or brought home medals or trophies.
BHS girls’ cross country state title leads tops 2009 stories
December 31, 2009
Six state medalists, five returning varsity runners, four underclassmen, three consecutive championships, two months of sugar-free eating and one more title for Mike Spielman. That’s the Baldwin High School girls’ cross country season summed up in a nutshell. Yep, it was another banner year for the Bulldogs.
Economy topped Baldwin City’s 2009 headlines
December 31, 2009
It wasn’t hard to pick the top stories for 2009. Baldwin City’s two largest employers were rocked with budget cuts and had to lay workers off. Yes, easily the top stories were economic.
White Christmas snarls Baldwin City
Blizzard of ‘09 leaves drifts to battle through
December 31, 2009
Bing Crosby may have lost a few fans Christmas Eve. Dreaming of a white Christmas turned into more of a nightmare. “Be careful what you wish for” was a key phrase. With 60-mph winds sending 6-8 inches of snow horizontal, this Christmas will be known more as the Blizzard of ’09.