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What was the top Baldwin City story of 2010?

Response Percent
Large snowfall last winter
 
29%
School board closes Marion Springs and Vinland
 
28%
BHS Real World Design wins national championship
 
16%
Tom Holland runs for governor
 
6%
Mill levy increases from city and school district
 
3%
New Baldwin Elementary School Primary Center opens
 
3%
Becky Henderson appears on “Jeopardy”
 
2%
BHS restaurant management team wins state title
 
2%
Ojanguren house destroyed by fire
 
1%
Local fire department turns 100 years old
 
1%
Lumberyard Arts Center phase one is completed
 
1%
JoAnne Fluke TLC special
 
1%
Damaging thunderstorms in May and August
 
0%
Great weather draws large Maple Leaf Festival crowd
 
0%
City council raises electrical rates
 
0%
Total 230

All stories

Douglas County census information shows diversity among communities
December 16, 2010
It has never been a surprise the Douglas County communities of Baldwin City, Eudora and Lecompton are much different from their bigger neighbor Lawrence. But now new data show just how different they are.
KDOT reports roads in ‘really good shape’
December 16, 2010
Crews working overnight have attacked an icy covering that caused treacherous conditions Wednesday night on area highways.
Signal readers invited to vote on 2010’s top local stories
December 16, 2010
Whether it was local tax increase, damaging storms or high school teams notching academic or athletic success, Baldwin City was its share of news the past 12 months. The Signal has compiled a list of 15 stories from 2010 worthy of consideration of the community’s top news story of the year.
Faulty heating unit causes flooding in BESPC first-grade pod
December 16, 2010
Extensive damage was done last weekend to the first-grade pod of the Baldwin Elementary School Primary Center. A faulty heating and cooling unit above the pod in the northwest corner of the building created the mess. The pipes above the pod to froze, which caused the sprinklers to kick on and flood three rooms.
Bulldogs finish seventh at Eudora tournament
December 16, 2010
EUDORA — Despite losing one of its top wrestlers to illness on the final day of the Eudora Tournament of Champions, the Baldwin High School wrestling squad finished seventh out of 23 teams competing. Baldwin scored 163.5 points to place seventh as a team. Lansing won the tournament with 247.5 points.
Fourth quarter rally boosts BHS girls to home victory
December 16, 2010
If basketball games were judged on style points, the Baldwin High School girls basketball team might not have been awarded its victory Tuesday. Careless turnovers, missed free throws and a four-point third quarter were almost enough to sink the Bulldogs in their home and Frontier League opener.
BHS boys win home, league opener
Bulldogs’ victory over Paola extends winning streak to three games
December 16, 2010
Since returning to the lineup, Justin Vander Tuig has led the Baldwin High School boys basketball team to a pair of victories. Baldwin’s senior center left the game last Tuesday with a finger injury. He didn’t finish the game as BHS rallied to beat Iola.