Archive for Thursday, August 4, 2011

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Have you ever exercised outside when the temperature was 100 degrees or hotter?

Response Percent
Yes, and loved it
 
30%
No, never will
 
30%
Yes, it was awful
 
26%
No, I exercise when it’s cooler
 
13%
Total 30

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Bulldogs logging summer miles
BHS cross country runners training to defend state titles
August 4, 2011
Baldwin High School cross country runners have found a way to beat the heat this summer and train for the upcoming fall season. About 20-30 BHS runners can be seen logging miles on a daily basis. Of course to see them, you must be awake as the sun rises.
Vinland Fair returns Aug. 11 with new offerings
August 4, 2011
Visitors to the 104th annual Vinland Fair on Aug. 11, 12 and 13 will notice a few changes. A major change is that the Exhibition Building, which houses the exhibits will be air conditioned for the three-day event. The building is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Cast enjoys Broadway at Baker summer finale
August 4, 2011
Seven days after finishing one musical, Anthony Fortino was back at Baker University for another week-long theater camp for a vastly different type of performance.
Grossner optimistic about Wildcats’ upcoming season
August 4, 2011
Baker University football coach Mike Grossner has been happy with the spring and summer training of his Wildcats, who officially start practice Aug. 12.
Summer creating bigger need at community food pantry
August 4, 2011
With two weeks remaining until all USD 348 students are back in school, the Baldwin City Community Food Pantry is in need of donations. “There is a huge need right now,” said Kelly Bethel-Smith, food pantry volunteer.
USD 348 enrollment experiment draws larger numbers
August 4, 2011
Although it made for a long day for dozens of USD 348 employees, all four building administrators were pleased with the results of last Thursday’s district-wide enrollment day. The four Baldwin School District school principals reported a higher percentage of students enrolled.
LAC plans third-annual luau fundraiser
August 4, 2011
Two years ago, the Lumberyard Arts Center hosted a Hawaiian luau to raise money for the center, thinking the evening would be a one-time event. But after the success of the first luau, the response from attendees was it was so much fun, the LAC should have the event again.
Ives Chapel UMC hosting first clothing closet Saturday
August 4, 2011
Cathy Gilges has wanted to start a clothing drive to donate clothing to those in need in the Baldwin City community for several years. She had the idea with her when she represented her church, Ives Chapel United Methodist Church, at the 2010 annual Kansas East Conference.
American Legion baseball squad ends season at state tournament
August 4, 2011
OTTAWA — Baldwin City’s run in the American Legion AA baseball tournament didn’t last long a week ago, but the coaches hope the experience gained benefits the Baldwin High School players next spring. The Baldwin team lost to Ottawa 17-7 last Thursday.
Baldwin City man injured in Monday evening accident
August 4, 2011
A Baldwin City man was taken to the hospital Monday following an accident in the central part of the city. Baldwin City Police Chief Greg Neis said Stan Vickers, 60, was injured in the accident that occurred at 6:47 p.m. Monday.
Storm shelters bring safety to Camp Naish
August 4, 2011
Boy Scouts at Theodore Naish Scout Reservation in Bonner Springs have had an extra measure of safety this summer not found at any other Scout camp in the country.