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Hoffman places sixth at USATF Jr. Olympics
August 11, 2011
Jordan Hoffman waited until the perfect time to throw her best mark in the shot put — her final meet this summer. The Baldwin High School freshman improved her personal-best mark by nearly two feet in the event.
Wildcats picked third in preseason HAAC poll
August 11, 2011
Baker University’s football team was picked third in the 2011 Heart of America Athletic Conference preseason coaches’ poll, which was released Monday afternoon at the annual media day festivities at Kauffman Stadium.
BHS graduates fight through ‘wall’ during first marathon
August 11, 2011
Eric Jorgensen and Nick Nelson’s hardest step of their 26.2-mile race on the west coach wasn’t their final step across the finish line. It was a small step up a curb near the 25-mile mark of the San Francisco Marathon.
USD 348 Superintendent pleased with fingerpring technology results
August 11, 2011
Thirty-six percent of Baldwin High School and Baldwin Junior High School students will pay for their school lunches this year with their fingertips.
Thomasson excited for second year as BJHS principal
August 11, 2011
As Tammy Thomasson prepared for her first school year last August as the principal of Baldwin Junior High School, she did not just have to learn the ins and outs of the unfamiliar school.
McFarlane Aviation set to expand with new building
August 11, 2011
After continuous requests by customers of McFarlane Aviation for new and additional products to what the company already manufactures, general manager Dan McFarlane is giving the company room to grow.
New BHS principals ready to start school year
August 11, 2011
Anyone meeting Baldwin High School’s new administrative team for the first time, might get them confused based on height. BHS Principal Rob McKim is much shorter than Assistant Principal Frank Perbeck, who threw the javelin for Kansas State University.
Local 4-H’ers successful at Douglas County Fair
August 11, 2011
Taylor Stanley was one of many Baldwin City area 4-H’ers to have success at the Douglas County Fair last week. Stanley, a member of the Vinland Valley 4-H Club and a senior at Baldwin High School, had a highly successful sheep show at one of her final fairs.
Vinland Fair holds special meaning after school closed
August 11, 2011
There aren’t many places left where you can watch an antique tractor pull contest or learn the finer points of the horseshoe toss. But if you head to the Vinland Fair, you can do just that.
Farm Aid is Saturday
August 11, 2011
Farm Aid 2011, led by the legendary Willie Nelson, kicks off a day of music and grassroots support for the American farmer Saturday at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kan.
Child support resource fair offers fresh start, amnesty
August 11, 2011
Wyandotte County residents with unpaid child support, missed court dates or other child support problems can get a fresh start at the Child Support Amnesty and Resource Fair.
Casino sets career fair for dealers this weekend
August 11, 2011
Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway will have an informational career fair this weekend for individuals interested in learning about upcoming dealer training and dealer positions available at the casino when it opens in February 2012.