Archive for Thursday, August 19, 2010

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Polls

What's your favorite breakfast cereal?

Response Percent
Frosted Flakes
 
23%
Other
 
23%
Cheerios
 
19%
Lucky Charms
 
16%
Honey Nut Cheerios
 
8%
Cap’n Crunch
 
4%
Rice Krispies
 
2%
Froot Loops
 
1%
Total 68
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Letter to the editor
August 19, 2010
To the editor: Ever since 9/11 America has been trying to engage in a battle of ideas against radical Islam. America can’t really get involved in a debate within Islam, so that has meant trying to find and support moderate Muslims around the world.
Brown wins national award as director
August 19, 2010
This year, Sue Brown took it to another level. The Vintage Park Assisted Living director went from the state’s best to the nation’s best. Brown was named the winner of the National Centers for Assisted Living Director of the Year award and will be recognized at the national convention in October in California. Last year, Brown won the state version of the director of the year award.
BHS coaches thrilled about practices, weather
August 19, 2010
For the second straight year, weather was all the talk Monday for the opening Baldwin High School sports’ practices. A year ago, the BHS cross country and football teams were forced to open their season with indoor practices. Lightning and thunderstorms rolled through the Baldwin City area during the morning of the inaugural practice day.
Singing cicadas
August 19, 2010
It’s one of those sounds that mean summer — the almost constant evening and night commotion made by cicadas. They’ve been around for weeks and will likely be around that much longer. The website cicadamania.com is devoted to them and offer answers for frequently asked questions.
Weather doesn’t shine on Vinland Fair
August 19, 2010
Mother Nature didn’t exactly shine on the 103rd Vinland Fair last week, but it still ended up being its annual success. “I think we had a pretty good fair,” said Mike Craig, co-president of the fair board with his wife, Julie.
Wildcats busy in preparation of early season contest
August 19, 2010
Mike Grossner is dealing with lack of practice time before his season opener for the second straight season. A year ago, the Baker University football coach wasn’t able to hold two-a-day practices because the start of the fall semester was too close to the first day of practice. This year that problem is gone, but he’s faced with another adversary.
School board approves Merle Venable Complex
August 19, 2010
After months of discussion by the Baldwin School Board, Merle Venable is one giant step closer to being honored by his former Baldwin High School football players.
Baker graduate to be featured on TLC
August 19, 2010
When 34-year-old JoAnne Fluke was born premature, doctors thought she would only live for 72 hours. However, she defied the doctor’s prognoses and two weeks later, was home.
Herpich is next at Lumberyard
August 19, 2010
Dick Herpich’s “Photographs: Film to Digital, 1968-2010” will be on display at the Lumberyard Arts Center in Baldwin City. An opening reception will be held Friday from 7 p.m. to 9 pm.
Ice cream returns to Friday’s Art Walk
August 19, 2010
It’s Art Walk time Friday again and there is at least one sweet surprise for the event, which will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. downtown.
A good board decision
August 19, 2010
We were pleased to see the Baldwin School Board finally made a decision to name the sports fields around Baldwin High School the Merle Venable Sports Complex. It was the right thing to do.
Winery offers public a chance to stomp grapes — and benefit local agency
August 19, 2010
Blue Jacket Crossing Winery and Vineyard is inviting the public to an “old-fashioned Grape Stomp,” from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 28 at the vineyard, 1969 N. 1250 Road in Eudora.