Archive for Thursday, July 16, 2009

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Commuter Forecast for July 16, 2009
July 16, 2009
Thunderstorms could affect the tail end of the morning commute.
Good fishing returns to Douglas County State Lake
2009 Progress Edition
July 16, 2009
Fishermen are giving the thumbs up to the work done at Douglas County State Fishing Lake over the last several years. The lake was reopened to fishing in January after years of being closed for renovation.
Neighbors: Richard Wellman
July 16, 2009
Name: Richard Wellman Occupation: Manager, Industrial Powerhouse (Electrical Engineer)
Letters to the Editor
July 16, 2009
To the editor: It’s high time to give Steve Wilson and the rest of the new officers in the Baldwin Golf Association a pat on the back and a big “thank you” for their outstanding work at the Baldwin City Municipal Golf Course.
Holland appointed to legislative committee
July 16, 2009
TOPEKA– Sen, Tom Holland, D-Baldwin City, has been appointed as Ranking Democrat on the Special Committee on Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation (KTEC), Senate Democratic Leader Anthony Hensley, of Topeka, announced.
Health insurance, bond issue marks school district progress
2009 Progress Edition
July 16, 2009
When it comes to progress for the Baldwin School District for the past year, the November 2008 Bond Issue leads the way. However, not far behind, are the thousands of dollars the district is pouring into improving its employees’ health insurance.
Weaver keeps basketball camp light-hearted
July 16, 2009
In typical Rick Weaver fashion, laughs and fun times are aplenty at his annual summer basketball camp this week. The long-time Baker University men’s’ basketball coach hosts a four-day camp each July. The camp’s first three days are over and he’s enjoyed his 2009 camp.
BHS alumna Brown enjoys summer volleyball camps
July 16, 2009
Emily Brown is back in Baldwin City and once again teaching the local youth the game of volleyball. Baldwin High School’s most famed alumna in the sport of volleyball is conducting her summer camps this week. She has expanded her lineup to three camps this year.
Bulldogs benefit from pre-camp workouts
July 16, 2009
Extra workouts and conditioning are showing their benefits this week at the Baldwin High School football camp. Football coaches around the state have been enjoying the experience of coaching their teams during the summer for the first time ever. It’s been the talk of the summer.
Lumberyard Arts Center gets a leg up on progress
2009 Progress Edition
July 16, 2009
Progress at the Lumberyard Arts Center has come a long way, but there’s still a long ways to go. Once the building permit to refurbish the building was received in the spring, work has progressed on the 1914 structure.
New Arrowhead Hardware was a long time in the making
2009 Progress Edition
July 16, 2009
Gary and Robbie Lamoreux tossed around the idea of expanding their hardware store for nearly a decade. Once the thought of expansion was deemed unfeasible, it became time to search for a new location. One became available about 200 yards north of their old store.
Time to immunize
July 16, 2009
Nancy Tausz, director of disease containment with the Johnson County Health Department discusses new immunization requirements for schoolchildren.
Good, bad news for bond issue projects
July 16, 2009
Bond project updates brought good and bad news Monday night, along with mixed feelings from Baldwin School Board members. The good news ranged from low bids to positive signs about the athletic complexes and the Baldwin Junior High School renovations.