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Officials: Baldwin City ambulance staff won’t be cut
July 15, 2010
Turns out an ambulance will remain based out of Baldwin City next year after all, now that officials in Lawrence have dropped plans to recall an employee position from a station near the high school.
Commuter forecast for July 15, 2010
July 15, 2010
It’s a little wet this morning from overnight showers and there’s still a chance for some scattered storms throughout the day. Temperatures should be decent and warming by 9 a.m. Roads may be a little wet but nothing major should delay your commute.
Letter to the editor
July 15, 2010
To the editor: It’s unfortunate that folks like Dorothy Martin (July 8 Baldwin City Signal) fire off letters to the editor before getting all of the facts. She obviously didn’t bother to research what she was talking about.
School decisions need time
Our View Editorial
July 15, 2010
We were encouraged by several developments at Monday’s Baldwin School Board meeting as the district continues to make the most of the tough economic times that are still being faced.
Art Walk to feature ice cream, music
July 15, 2010
It’s the time of summer to enjoy some music, art and cool off with a bowl or two of ice cream. That’s what will happen Friday night in downtown Baldwin City when the Baldwin Community Arts Council will have its second Art Walk of the season. It will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Third grade moved to BESPC for 2010-2011 school year
July 15, 2010
If last year’s second graders at Baldwin Elementary School Primary Center were hoping to move into a new school this fall, they will be … sort of. After second grade, students normally leave the BESPC and head to the Baldwin Elementary School Intermediate Center, which houses third through fifth graders. However, that won’t be the case come Aug. 17.
Neighbors: Carol Taul
July 15, 2010
Name: Carol Taul Occupation: Administrative Assistant – K-State Research and Extension – Douglas County
Election time nears
July 15, 2010
With all the election advertising going on now and the candidate signs starting to pop up, it’s easy to tell the election season is upon us. Here are some questions and answers regarding the elections, in general, which are answered through the Kansas Secretary of State’s office and county election officials.
Eberhart, Bulldog wrestlers enjoy Sunflower Games success
July 15, 2010
Although more than half of the Baldwin City wrestlers medaled at the Sunflower State Games Saturday in Topeka, Joel Eberhart stole the spotlight. Eberhart, an assistant wrestling coach at Baldwin High School, agreed to wrestle at the annual summer games a year ago before he withdrew because of an injury. He made good on his promise this year. In fact, he may have exceeded everyone’s expectations.
BHS football players working hard at camp
July 15, 2010
Mike Berg has been impressed, but not shocked, at the effort of his Baldwin High School football players during the first three days of their annual summer camp. The longtime BHS football coach has enjoyed the beginning of the week with his players.
Martin steps down as BHS softball coach
July 15, 2010
After two seasons at the helm, Bob Martin has stepped down as the Baldwin High School girls’ softball coach. Martin’s Bulldogs went 23-17 during his tenure, so lack of success wasn’t his reason for resigning so soon. His resignation was approved Monday night at the Baldwin School Board Meeting. On Tuesday, he explained his reasons for leaving the program.
Dorathy, school board talk school closings
No decision made Monday, but realities of tight budget bringing more concerns
July 15, 2010
Although a decision wasn’t coming Monday night, patrons on both sides of the elementary school closing issue voiced their opinions at the monthly Baldwin School Board meeting. The usual crowd of rural and city patrons weren’t the only ones to speak up Monday night. Supt. Paul Dorathy gave his two cents before school board members gave their thoughts.
School board approves fees, graduation date changed
July 15, 2010
On Monday night, the Baldwin School Board approved several agenda items that directly affect the 2010-2011 school year. One of those will be a benefit for those wanting their child to attend an all-day kindergarten class. The other larger ones will affect Baldwin High School and Baldwin Junior High School students who participate in activities and BHS seniors.
Officials: Ambulance staff won’t be cut
July 15, 2010
Turns out an ambulance will remain based out of Baldwin City next year after all, now that officials in Lawrence have dropped plans to recall an employee position from a station near the high school.