Archive for Thursday, June 10, 2010

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What is your favorite international sporting event to watch?

Response Percent
Summer Olympics
 
44%
Winter Olympics
 
28%
World Cup soccer
 
16%
Wimbledon
 
8%
World Baseball Classic
 
4%
The Masters
 
0%
Total 50
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BHS softball players named to all-league team
June 10, 2010
A pair of Baldwin High School softball players earned All-Frontier League honors this spring. BHS senior MacKenzie Flory and junior Karlee Beach were named to the second team all-league. Flory was chosen as an outfielder and Beach was picked as a third baseman.
Hartshorn earns second team all-state honor
June 10, 2010
Taylor Hartshorn made a name for himself as a freshman in the Frontier League. Opposing league coaches noticed him for his outstanding baseball season as a Bulldog. One of those coaches nominated him for an All-State honor and Hartshorn was the recipient of the recognition.
BHS wrestlers place at summer tournament
June 10, 2010
Four Baldwin City wrestlers competed in the Southern Plains Regional Freestyle/Greco-Roman Wrestling Championships in Hays last weekend and two placed in the top four.
Former state champions return for 100th anniversary
June 10, 2010
For the first time since 2002, all four members of the Noonan family were in Wichita for the state track and field meet on May 29. Marilyn and Tom weren’t there to cheer for their children, Megan or Matt, as they graduated from Baldwin High School in 2001 and 2002. Instead they were there to help celebrate 100 years of Kansas high school track and field.
Hannon earns All-American status in decathlon
June 10, 2010
Aaron Hannon might not have had his best meet ever at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, but he was still good enough to finish third in the decathlon. Baker University coach Zach Kindler said his star multi-event athlete from Baldwin City fought through a less-than-perfect performance at the meet two weeks ago.
Patrons, board debate school consolidation again
June 10, 2010
Four weeks ago, Baldwin School District patrons voiced their opinions about consolidating the four elementary schools. At the end of the night, the school board members never took a vote on the subject. The school board approved other budget-cutting items on May 10 to avoid possibly closing one of the rural elementary schools.
Letters to the Editor
June 10, 2010
To the editor: I am writing in response to the letter of Mrs. Kite. I am sure it won’t do any good, but you need to get some of your facts right. If you haven’t noticed, we have been in a small recession.
Neighbors: Diane Franklin
June 10, 2010
Name: Diane Franklin Occupation: Broker/part owner at Reece and Nichols Gold Realty, LLC.
Planes, Trains, Automobiles coming June 19
June 10, 2010
This year’s Planes, Trains and Automobiles event will feature several new attractions when it comes to Baldwin City next weekend. Those will include an antique tractor show, a square dance demonstration and a tae kwon do demonstration.
It’s a busy time in Baldwin City
Our View Editorial
June 10, 2010
There’s a certain electricity in the air in Baldwin City and it isn’t just the 6 percent electrical rate increase passed by the Baldwin City Council this week or the ongoing debate for the Baldwin School Board on whether to close rural elementary schools or not.
Battling bugs
June 10, 2010
Jennifer Smith, Douglas County Extension agent-horticulture, answers a few questions about insects, which are getting more prevalent as spring turns to summer.
City council approves electrical rate hike
June 10, 2010
As expected, the Baldwin City Council approved a pair of 6 percent electrical rate increases at Monday’s meeting. “When will these take effect?” asked Council President Ted Brecheisen Jr. “July 1, so residents will see it on their August bill,” said City Administrator Jeff Dingman.
Commuter forecast for June 10, 2010
June 10, 2010
There will be a few clouds in the morning sky but conditions will generally be dry. Look for routine roadwork on the morning commute but nothing that should slow the drive down much. Drive safely!
Holland chooses area senator for Democratic ticket
June 10, 2010
The Democratic gubernatorial team on Wednesday struck out at the likely GOP standard-bearer as a Washington, D.C., insider who pushed failed policies and divisive politics.