Archive for Thursday, March 19, 2009

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Topeka man now faces federal charges in sexual exploitation case
March 19, 2009
A 48-year-old Topeka man accused of coercing a 14-year-old Baldwin City girl into sending him nude pictures of herself, now faces federal charges.
Leavenworth girl injured in accident south of Eudora
12:49 p.m., March 19, 2009 Updated 05:21 p.m.
An emergency helicopter is transporting a 16-year-old Leavenworth girl to Kansas University Hospital following a one-vehicle accident south of Eudora High School, authorities said at 12:30 p.m. Thursday.
Memorial planned for former U.S. Senator Pearson
March 19, 2009
A memorial service for former U.S. Senator James B. Pearson will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, April 3, at First United Methodist Church in Baldwin City. The public is invited to attend.
Commuter forecast, March 19, 2009
March 19, 2009
No adverse conditions to report for this morning’s commute, but there are some road repairs on the south side of Topeka. A few road repairs are expected between Lawrence and Kansas City.
City Council candidate: Bonnie Plumberg
March 19, 2009
Name: Bonnie Plumberg Occupation: Coffee Bar Owner
City Council candidate: Russ Gill
March 19, 2009
Name: Russ Gill Occupation: Network Administrators
City Council candidate: Ric Gere
March 19, 2009
Name: Ric Gere Occupation: I am employed by the City of Olathe, Municipal Services Department and also own and manage Hickory Creek located downtown Baldwin City
City Council candidate: Tom Farmer
March 19, 2009
Name: Tom Farmer Occupation: Quality assurance supervisor
Local youth enjoying week of madness at basketball camp
March 19, 2009
High school basketball is over in Kansas, but college roundball has the country anxiously awaiting today’s start of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. However, here in Baldwin City, 18 youth boys have been hitting the gym and enjoying their own March Madness.
BHS track teams returning solid core
March 19, 2009
Through seven practices, Mike Spielman and Ted Zuzzio are excited about the upcoming Baldwin High School track season. Although the 2009 spring sports season is in its infant stages, there is buzz around Liston Stadium about the track season. Numbers are up from a year ago and both BHS squads return most of their state qualifiers.
Letters to the Editor
March 19, 2009
I am very concerned about our local economy and our city budget. With our taxes already so much higher than our neighbors’ and our utilities almost double that of our neighbors’, we don’t have much room for adjustments in our budget or taxes.
Staying healthy
March 19, 2009
Ruth Sarna, director of Baker University student health services, answers five questions about the seventh-annual Community Wellness Festival, which is 9 a.m. to noon March 28 at the Collins Center.
Mundinger is principally retired
First grandchild helps to put end to 37 years in education — happily, too
March 19, 2009
After 37 years in education spanning three school districts, Tom Mundinger is hanging up his post as Baldwin Elementary School Intermediate Center principal. For the second time in the past 15 months, Mundinger has announced his retirement. However, he said this one is final.
Neighbors: Marvette Ralston
March 19, 2009
Name: Marvette Ralson. Occupation: Administrative assistant, Five Rivers District United Methodist Church.
City Council candidate: Chris Nichols
March 19, 2009
Name: Chris Nichols Occupation: Business owner – Architecture/Construction