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Douglas County DA: No charges planned in fatality accident on Kansas Highway 10
July 7, 2011
Douglas County prosecutors won’t file criminal charges in connection with a May 31 accident on the South Lawrence Trafficway in which a Lyndon woman was struck and killed by debris that fell from a pickup truck.
Concert attendees get inspiration, mosh-induced rush from Warped Tour
July 7, 2011
For three young Vans Warped Tour 2011 attendees, Wednesday’s day-long music festival was a chance to hear some favorite bands, spend time together and feel that unmistakable rush that can only be found in a mosh pit.
Rural elementary staff members staying positive about move to Baldwin City
July 7, 2011
For 25 years, Glenda Rockers greeted students as they entered Marion Springs Elementary School. Beginning in August, the longtime Baldwin City resident and USD 348 employee will have a new workplace to call home as she and many students of the rural school move to Baldwin Elementary School Intermediate Center.
New school board members ready for future challenges
July 7, 2011
When the four new members of the USD 348 Board of Education officially take their seats Monday night, they will have their plates full, but they are ready for the challenge. On Monday night, the new members of the school board will be replacing a group that was praised and ridiculed during its tenure, which lasted at least two terms for three of the four departing board members.
City council discusses joining tax incentive program
July 7, 2011
The Baldwin City Council focused on economic development during its meeting Tuesday as it discussed a possible new program to aid local businesses. Council member Bonnie Plumberg, representing the community development committee, informed the rest of the council of the program Network Kansas.
Hickory Creek team wins annual Trevor’s Tournament fundraiser
July 7, 2011
For the 11th consecutive year, Baldwin City’s Bill and Michelle Leeker hosted a successful slow-pitch softball tournament and raised money for medical research. The Leekers hosted Trevor’s Tournament on June 25at the ball field complex on the west edge of town.
Ballard has high hopes for Baker men’s basketball program
July 7, 2011
It’s only been 15 months since he was introduced as the head men’s basketball coach at Baker University, but he carries himself like a man who’s been running the Wildcats’ program for 15 years.
Local farmers hope for rain to aid crops
July 7, 2011
While fans of fireworks wanted to see clear skies on the days surrounding Independence Day, farmers are hoping for rain at the most important time in the corn growing season.