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Open house at BESIC, BESPC canceled tonight
February 3, 2011
The Baldwin School District scheduled an open house at Baldwin Elementary School Intermediate Center and Baldwin Elementary School Primary Center for Marion Springs Elementary School and Vinland Elementary School parents with children who will be going to elementary school in Baldwin City next year.
Baker University roundup
February 3, 2011
No. 10 ranked Lindenwood shot 53 percent from the field and capitalized on 15 Baker turnovers, snapping the Wildcats’ three-game winning streak in men’s basketball with a 77-50 victory on Saturday in St. Charles, Mo.
Twietmeyer starts internship with Signal
February 3, 2011
The Baldwin City Signal welcomed Chelsea Twietmeyer as the new Journo Intern Jan. 31. As a senior majoring in mass media at Baker University, Twietmeyer will be completing her degree and graduating in May.
Elm Street bridge deemed unsafe, closed for months
February 3, 2011
Anyone trying to drive on 11th Street will have to access it from High Street or U.S. Highway 56 as its only other access road was closed last week. As of last Thursday, the Baldwin City Department of Public Works, acting on authority of the mayor, closed Elm Street from 10th to 11th streets. The street will be closed to vehicle traffic for months.
Column: Bulldogs, Broncos rivalry renewed in Top Gun title game
February 3, 2011
For one night, the Baldwin High-Spring Hill girls’ basketball rivalry took a trip down memory lane. It’s been since 2003 or 2004 since both squads have been capable of playing to the high level they did Saturday night during the Top Gun championship. During the 2003 and 2004 seasons, they were two of the state’s best teams.
Second-straight Top Gun runner-up finish for Bulldogs
February 3, 2011
WELLSVILLE — Bob Martin’s Bulldogs came seconds and three free throws away from avenging their second loss of the season here Saturday night. Instead the Baldwin High School girls’ basketball team finished runner-up in the Top Gun Invitational for the second-straight year.
BHS wrestling squad finishes sixth at home tournament
February 3, 2011
For the first time all season, the Baldwin High School wrestling team competed in front of its home crowd Saturday. Eight Bulldogs finished in the top six of their weight classes at the 13-team Baldwin Invitational Tournament.
Dr. Seuss characters, Baby Jay entertain at reading night
February 3, 2011
Although Kansas University basketball player Tyrel Reed couldn’t make it to Baldwin City last Thursday, a pair of Dr. Seuss characters and a KU mascot entertained the local elementary students. The Patent Teacher Organizations of Baldwin Elementary School Primary and Intermediate Centers Parent invited special guests to the reading night.
Charity stripe struggles doom BHS boys in overtime loss
February 3, 2011
Eric Toot needed only two words to sum up Friday’s Baldwin High School boy’s basketball home loss to Osawatomie. “Two words — free throws,” said Toot, BHS boys’ coach.
Blizzard brings city, schools to near standstill
February 3, 2011
Baldwin City, along with much of the Midwest, was hit with a winter storm earlier this week that canceled school district and university classes and just about everything else scheduled for Tuesday. On Tuesday, the largest single-day snowfall in years dropped about 10 inches of powder on the ground in Baldwin City.
USD 348 cancels Thursday’s classes, activities
February 3, 2011
For the third-straight day, USD 348 Superintendent Paul Dorathy has canceled classes for the entire Baldwin School District. There will be no classes on Thursday for USD 348 because of inclement weather.