Archive for Thursday, January 29, 2009

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BHS girls fall to St. Marys in Top Gun semifinal
January 29, 2009
WELLSVILLE — For the second consecutive season, the Baldwin High girls’ basketball team lost to Saint Marys in the semifinal round of the Top Gun Tournament. BHS was beaten 48-33 here Thursday.
BHS girls continue annual Top Gun streak
January 29, 2009
WELLSVILLE — For the 19th straight year, the Baldwin High girls’ basketball team has won its opening round game of the Top Gun Tournament here. On Tuesday, the No. 4-seeded Bulldogs (6-4) beat host No. 5 seed Wellsville 62-30. It marked the second victory for BHS over the Eagles this season.
State epidemiologist to chat about salmonella outbreak
January 29, 2009
Peanut products in 43 states — including Kansas and Missouri — have been linked to 501 cases of salmonella, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Commuter forecast, January 29, 2008
January 29, 2009
Smooth sailing across northeast Kansas today. We have warmer temperatures than yesterday, but it will be a bit more windy this afternoon. No delays are expected at MCI this morning unless you’re heading to portions of the East Coast.
Bulldogs place seven at Holton
January 29, 2009
Seven of the ten Baldwin High School wrestlers placed in the top six of the Gerald Sadowski Invitational at Holton High School on Saturday. This was Baldwin’s first time competing in the tournament at Holton.
Vander Tuig nearly carries BHS boys to BIT title
January 29, 2009
Justin Vander Tuig almost saved the day twice in a row last week. On Friday night, the Baldwin High School sophomore sank the winning shot for his Bulldog boys’ basketball team. That basket helped advance the Bulldogs into the Baldwin Invitational Tournament championship for the third straight year. Vander Tuig’s game-high 24 points on Saturday was half of the Bulldogs’ team points.
Bulldogs rebound with win over Trojans
January 29, 2009
According to coaches, the best cure for a loss is to get back out on the court and play another game. That was exactly the mindset of Baldwin High School’s boys’ basketball team Tuesday night as it squared off against Osawatomie.
Wrestling BIT set for Saturday
January 29, 2009
A small portion of the state’s and nation’s top wrestlers will be competing in Baldwin City on Saturday. It’s once again time for the Baldwin Invitational Tournament for wrestlers. There will only be 11 teams battling it out in the Baldwin Junior High School gymnasium, but 11 quality programs.
Chocolate Auction features few new twists this year
January 29, 2009
Although the Baldwin Community Arts Council’s annual Chocolate Auction will have its standard format for the most part, there are a few new touches this year for the 21st event, including a Valentine’s Dinner/Dance the night before.
Signal to move to new look
January 29, 2009
Beginning with next week’s edition, the Signal will be printed in a more compact design than readers have enjoyed in the past with their newspaper. We’ll also be adding features, including a seven-day weather outlook, a photo package
Incumbents are unopposed for school board
January 29, 2009
It’s official — no new candidates are running for the three open spots on the Baldwin School Board. The only three names on the ballot will be the trio of incumbents. They are Ande Parks, Bill Busby and Ruth Barkley.
Three file for mayor’s race; five for city council
January 29, 2009
After all the smoke had settled, five candidates had filed for Baldwin City Council positions and three for the mayor’s post. The three candidates for mayor — incumbent Gary Walbridge, Council Member Ken Wagner and one-time Council Member George McCrary — have a wealth of experience. The five council candidates are all newcomers.
Baker students soak in history
January 29, 2009
Finding the proper words to describe the emotions and feelings surrounding last week’s inauguration of President Barack Obama was tough for a handful of Baker University students. Just remember, they were 16 of the more than a million in attendance in Washington, D.C. Those students and Baker professor Lee Green witnessed history last week in the nation’s capital.
Thank those who serve community
Our View editorial
January 29, 2009
It came down to the wire, but the Baldwin City community has enough candidates for city council and school board once again. Thank you for those who filed for the April 7 election.