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Which fast-food restaurant do you wish was in Baldwin City?

Response Percent
Kentucky Fried Chicken
Dairy Queen
Taco Johns
Burger King
Total 150

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Severe thunderstorm warning issued for southern Douglas County
September 2, 2010
The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for southern Douglas County until 5:15 p.m.
In this battle, Baker beats Ottawa
September 2, 2010
A trio of Ottawa men got more than they bargained for early Sunday morning from a pair of Baker University fraternity members.
Commuter forecast for September 2, 2010
September 2, 2010
Morning showers should be moved out of the area with more expected to pass through this afternoon. Temperatures will be near 70 degrees and apart from the occasional wet road, there shouldn’t be any major traffic concerns.
Labor Day travels
September 2, 2010
Labor Day weekend is often referred to as the last weekend of summer. What is the outlook for travel during the approaching three-day weekend? AAA Auto Club has the answers, based on research by HIS Global Insight, a Boston-based consulting firm, and reservation data from 1,000 AAA offices in North America.
Wildcats fall to OU Braves 24-14
September 2, 2010
Ottawa University made a statement with the opening play of Saturday’s Victory Sports First Down Classic. The Cyclones ran the opening kickoff back 99 yards for a touchdown. Clarence Anderson scored the TD after taking a handoff from Shane Gimzo on the 5-yard line.
High expectations surround Bulldogs’ season
September 2, 2010
Justin Hoffman has high expectations for his Baldwin High School girls’ tennis squad this fall and with good reason, too. His Bulldogs return all six varsity players from last year’s team and several junior varsity players that nearly made the varsity team a year ago.
BHS cross country teams aiming for state titles
September 2, 2010
If the Baldwin High School cross country teams can stay healthy this fall, it might mean trouble for the other Class 4A teams. It also could mean coach Mike Spielman would be adding hardware to his already extensive collection of state trophies. Since he started at BHS in 1992, his cross country teams have won 17 state championships.
BHS football bringing back old offense for 2010 season
Bulldogs open season Friday at Paola
September 2, 2010
Mike Berg is bringing back the ‘good ole days’ of Baldwin High School football this fall … well, sort of. The BHS football coach is returning his offense to the scheme it used in 2007 and 2008. During those years, the Bulldogs had a combined record of 18-6.
Opening night of ups, downs for BHS volleyball squad
September 2, 2010
Once the initial cobwebs were shaken off Tuesday evening, the Baldwin High School volleyball squad won its first match of the season. Unfortunately, it took a quick defeat and a close loss in the next set to shake off those opening-night cobwebs.
Bulldogs begin season with pair of 1-0 victories
September 2, 2010
Caleb Michels and Russell Cloon helped the Baldwin High School soccer team tie last year’s win total during the 2010 opening week. With wins over Tonganoxie and Paola, the Bulldogs are 2-0 this fall.
Smooth day for school’s opening
September 2, 2010
Debbie Wallace sat in her classroom ready to unwind Tuesday afternoon. The Baldwin Elementary School Primary Center kindergarten teacher sat with a smile on her face. Now in her 23rd year of teaching in the Baldwin School District, Wallace was thrilled to finally be in the new BESPC.
Police department increasing patrols this weekend
September 2, 2010
Although there won’t be a sobriety checkpoint in Baldwin City, the police department will have increased patrols this weekend keeping an eye out for impaired drivers.
Expect delays on Douglas County roads
September 2, 2010
Starting Tuesday, motorists who travel between Lawrence and Baldwin City on County Roads 1055, 458 and 460 will have to get used to construction delays.