Archive for Thursday, April 21, 2011

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Polls

Have higher gas prices altered your driving habits?

Response Percent
Yes, I drive less
 
60%
No, I drive the same amount
 
20%
I don’t drive
 
18%
Total 43

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Baker newspaper, student-journalists receive awards, honors
April 21, 2011
The Baker Orange, the student newspaper at Baker University, and its online site received top honors at the Kansas Associated Collegiate Press’ annual conference April 17-18 in Hutchinson.
Sunrise service, breakfast scheduled at Vinland UMC
April 21, 2011
Vinland United Methodist Church will have a sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. Easter Sunday, April 24.
Love of music common among diverse community choir
April 21, 2011
Years after falling in love with choral music, and each other, Mike and Susan Gammage have found a way to rekindle the days when their college romance began. “My wife and I met in a college choir in north Texas, and we developed a love for choral music,” said Mike Gammage, a Baldwin City resident.
BHS boys tennis squad playing well
April 21, 2011
With just two weeks left until the Class 4A regional tournament, the Baldwin High School boys tennis team is working to improve every day. The Bulldogs hosted the Baldwin Invitational Tournament on Saturday and came away with a few top finishes.
Carson Barnes wins pentathlon to lead BHS track teams
April 21, 2011
Carson Barnes was back competing in his true element — track and field multi-events — last Thursday at the Shocker Pre-State Challenge in Wichita. The Baldwin High School junior who used to compete in the heptathlon and decathlon during the summer months, got his chance to do it again during a high school meet.
Bulldogs’ softball squad cruises past Louisburg
April 21, 2011
On a chilly April evening, the Baldwin High School softball players were happy to leave the field early after sweeping Louisburg. With temperatures in the low 40s and wind gusts coming from the north, a quick doubleheader and two wins drew smiles from the Bulldogs and their coach Tuesday.
BHS baseball team earns first victories of 2011
April 21, 2011
Baldwin High School’s baseball team is no longer winless. After a few close games, including the seventh inning meltdown last week, the Bulldogs earned their first victory. The Bulldogs (2-9) won two of three games Monday and Tuesday.
Baker University dance squad wins national championship
April 21, 2011
Katie Sellers, Baker University senior and dance team member, competed at the national tournament as a freshman and senior, but the two experiences were very different, and not just in the outcome. The Baker University dance team won the NAIA National Dance Alliance Small Dance National Championship April 8 in Daytona Beach, Fla.
Spring sparks city cleanup enforcement
April 21, 2011
With the return of mild weather, it’s time for spring cleanup, and the eyes of city staffers and neighbors might prompt action by some reluctant property owners. City employees began their annual property maintenance inspections last week and they will be continuing it until the entire city has been checked.
Big changes coming to Saturday’s Easter event
April 21, 2011
Rainbow Experience Preschool’s annual Easter weekend festivities will be Saturday, but there are big changes to this year’s event. Those changes include location and the absence of two of the biggest festivities.
Midnight Farm hosting Family Fun Day on April 30
April 21, 2011
CLO’s Midnight Farm is hoping to start an annual tradition with its first Spring Family Fun Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 30 at Midnight Farm. The events will include pony and wagon rides, horses and petting animals, a flower and plant sale, games, food sold by Cutter’s Smokehouse and a performance by the Wild Women of the Frontier.
Baldwin High RWDC team finished third at nationals
April 21, 2011
Baldwin High School’s Real World Design Challenge team members believe outdid last year’s effort even if they didn’t capture a second-straight national championship. The group of seven BHS students, faculty member and mentor all hoped that they would return from Washington, D.C., with a second championship. It wasn’t to be this year.