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What grade would you give outgoing Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson?

Response Percent
C. Given the economic circumstances, I suppose he could have done worse.
 
32%
B. I agree with most of what he has done.
 
20%
C. He has done a terrible job.
 
20%
A. He has done an outstanding job.
 
16%
D. I disagree with most of what he has done.
 
12%
Total 50

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Opening of Lawrence Memorial Hospital’s medical building in Eudora may be delayed
November 18, 2010
There may be a delay in the opening of Lawrence Memorial Hospital’s medical building in Eudora.
New assistant Douglas County administrator to begin work Dec. 13
November 18, 2010
With more than 10 years of experience in city and county government, Sarah Plinsky will be the new assistant county administrator.
BHS fall musical ‘Hello Dolly’ starts Friday
November 18, 2010
The Baldwin High School annual fall musical will be back this weekend with the classic “Hello, Dolly!” Performances will be at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Baldwin Junior High School auditorium.
Winter sports season kicked off Monday
November 18, 2010
Baldwin High School’s fall season officially ended Friday night, which can only mean that winter sports are just around the corner. That corner was rounded very quickly. The winter season didn’t wait long after the fall season to officially begin.
Neighbors: Adam Guss
November 18, 2010
Name: Adam Guss Occupation: Gem, mineral, and fossil dealer
City council agrees conditionally to help investors save downtown building
November 18, 2010
After an hour-long discussion and a 20-minute executive session with its attorney, the Baldwin City Council unanimously voted Monday not to demolish the building at 600 High Street. The building was declared an unsafe structure in June. But at its Nov. 1 meeting, the council tabled a motion to spend $53,000 to demolish the two-story brick building.
Baker University roundup
November 18, 2010
Baker University, coming off its Heart of America Athletic Conference women’s cross country championship, will compete Saturday at the NAIA national meet in Vancouver, Wash.
Sloppy ending to BHS football season
November 18, 2010
PAOLA — It was the same two teams playing on the same field, but Baldwin High School’s football game with Paola on Friday was nothing like its season-opening victory 10 weeks earlier. On Sept. 3, the Bulldogs jogged off the field beaming with smiles and clean jerseys, as they should have after upsetting the Panthers 32-14 to open the season.
Holiday Festival, annual light parade set for Saturday
November 18, 2010
Baldwin City will be ringing in the holiday season a bit early this year, but don’t worry, Santa Claus won’t be fooled and will be lighting the Christmas tree Saturday evening. During the past two years, Baldwin City’s Holiday Festival has been on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The festival was moved a week earlier this year.
School board hears from all sides on schools closings
November 18, 2010
The Baldwin USD 348 Board of Education heard more than two dozen patrons last Thursday express pro and mostly con arguments about closing two district elementary schools. The comments were made at a public hearing on the possible closing of Marion Springs and Vinland elementary schools, a step required if the board is to take such action.
Douglas County appraiser uncertain about direction of tax bills
November 18, 2010
With mill levies going up and the values of homes remaining stagnant or going down, the Douglas County Appraiser’s Office isn’t sure which direction tax bills will go.