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Would you favor naming the athletic complex around Baldwin High School after former coach Merle Venable?

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Commuter Forecast for February 11, 2010
February 11, 2010
Expect reduced speeds along Interstate 70 and some light flurries during the Thursday morning commute.
U.S. Highway 56 meeting moved to BESIC tonight
February 11, 2010
An open house to discuss the future for a 22-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 56 was moved to Baldwin Elementary School Intermediate Center to ensure plenty of room for attendees.
Neighbors: Thomas Kleist
February 11, 2010
Name: Thomas G. Kleist Occupation: Retired
Merle Venable complex a possibility
School board asks for policy regarding naming facilities
February 11, 2010
Merle Venable might become the first former Baldwin High School coach or teacher to have his or her name attached to a sports facility. Baldwin School Board Member Scott Lauridsen briefly introduced the idea to honor his former coach at the January meeting and it was an agenda item Monday night.
Weatherization programs are offered through city
February 11, 2010
With the memories of 14-below-zero temperatures and even worse wind chills during the past several weeks still fresh, Baldwin City residents may want to look into a couple of weatherization programs offered through the city.
Bulldogs’ dual with SFT decided between 285-pounders
February 11, 2010
Jesse Austin preserved his team’s perfect record in duals this season with a pin last Thursday night. The Baldwin High School junior wrestler won his 285-pound match as the Bulldogs beat Santa Fe Trail. It was the final event as a full team before Saturday’s Frontier League tournament.
BHS girls crush Eudora
February 11, 2010
Baldwin High School ended its girls’ basketball contest at Eudora Tuesday night during the first 10 minutes. The Bulldogs jumped out to a 9-0 lead at the end of the first quarter. They expanded their margin to 15-2 early in the second quarter and eventually 23-10 at halftime. The Bulldogs (9-6) kept rolling over their rival as they beat Eudora 51-31.
Baker QB celebrates Saints’ victory in Miami
February 11, 2010
Mack Brown lived a weekend he may never forget. Instead of studying like many college students, the Baker University senior and four-year starting quarterback enjoyed the sun and warmth of South Beach, Fla., for a couple of days. He wasn’t just taking in the rays, he was there for a football game. Of course, not just any football game.
BHS boys remain optimistic after three-game skid
February 11, 2010
Despite dropping their third straight contest Tuesday night, the Baldwin High School boys’ basketball players are staying positive about the remainder of the season. The Bulldogs fell to 6-10 with their 70-40 home loss to Saint James Academy (11-6). They also lost at Eudora Monday and at Gardner on Friday night. Still, the Bulldogs are keeping spirits high.
Letters to the Editor
February 11, 2010
To the editor: I believe Representative Tony Brown’s attempt to cut the legislative budget as outlined in his “legislative update,” published in the Feb. 4 issue of the Baldwin City Signal is right “on track.”
Merle Venable Sports Complex has a certain ring to it
Our View Editorial
February 11, 2010
When we heard about the effort underway to name the sports complex at Baldwin High School after legendary BHS football coach Merle Venable, we were thrilled. What a great idea and something that is certainly fitting for one of Baldwin City’s true icons.