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KDHE offers tips to survive freezing temperatures
January 7, 2010
The state of Kansas is experiencing severe freezing temperatures unlike it has seen in some time.
Weather forces schools to be closed in Baldwin City district again
January 7, 2010
Supt. Paul Doarthy announced at 4 p.m. that there will be no school in the Baldwin School District Friday. Classes were also canceled Thursday in the district and Baker University.
BHS basketball games Friday canceled
January 7, 2010
Baldwin High’s basketball games scheduled for Friday at Eudora have been canceled because of bad weather.
Commuter Forecast for January 7, 2010
January 7, 2010
We have a new layer of snow this morning, so allow some extra time for the commute this morning. Extremely breezy conditions mean wind chills have entered the danger zone.
Neighbors: Joy Uthoff
January 7, 2010
Name: Joy Uthoff Occupation: Retired
High-flying sledding fun
Winter weather isn’t bad for everyone
January 7, 2010
Whether most people like it or not, it’s been a cold, snowy start to winter. Some people are just choosing to enjoy it, while others dread the weather. For most people, the inches and inches of snowfall during the past two weeks have created problems, especially with travel. Slick road conditions combined with blustery winds and falling snow nearly every other day have residents dreaming of summer.
Weather hampers 68th annual Christmas Bird Count
January 7, 2010
Bird numbers were down for the Baldwin Bird Club’s 68th annual Christmas Bird Count, but it was understandable with both humans and avians involved hampered by bitter cold and snow. The count was done Dec. 27, just days after the Blizzard of ’09 that hit Baldwin City Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
City crews lauded for snow-removal efforts
January 7, 2010
No one is happy with the continued bitter cold and snow, but think about the people who work in it – on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. That’s the various road crews, who have been stacking up the overtime during the recent spate of nasty winter weather. The Baldwin City Council took note of that at Monday’s meeting, praising the city crews for keeping the streets open.
Spielman’s teams earn 19 state trophies during decade
BHS Decade in Review: 2000-2009
January 7, 2010
During his first eight/nine years, Mike Spielman coached three Class 4A state championships. Since 2000, the Baldwin High School cross country coach has led his teams to bring home 12 state titles. To help put it in perspective, Spielman’s boys’ and girls’ teams have only left the state meet in Wamego once without a trophy.
BHS athletes win 32 individual state titles for Bulldogs
BHS Decade in Review: 2000-2009
January 7, 2010
It’s no secret that Baldwin High School has seen some successful athletes come through its doors over the year — especially during the past decade. Since 2000, a total of 12 athletes have won 31 individual state championships for BHS. While most of those were earned in track or cross country, the Bulldogs brought home four other gold medals from state competitions.
BHS boys’ track leads teams with back-to-back titles
BHS Decade in Review: 2000-2009
January 7, 2010
Baldwin High School has celebrated a proud decade of athletics with hundreds of games won and honors earned. The Bulldogs won their share of Class 4A state trophies during the past 10 years. Excluding cross country, the Bulldogs have won six trophies for placing in the top three.
Christmas tree recycling is still underway
01:00 a.m., January 7, 2010 Updated 11:05 a.m.
With Christmas and New Year in the rearview mirror, it’s time once again to recycle Christmas trees into mulch. Roger Boyd, president of the Baldwin Tree Board, answers some questions about the process.