Archive for Thursday, July 28, 2011

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Do you plan on attending the Douglas County Fair?

Response Percent
No
 
52%
Yes
 
38%
Maybe
 
9%
Total 21

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Column: Faithful Raiders’ fan optimistic for upcoming season
July 28, 2011
Whew! We can all breath a bit sigh of relief. Football is back. Of course, the collegiate football season was going to happen, despite handfuls of NCAA sanctions to several high-profile teams.
Column: It’s time for the Chiefs to build on ‘10 success
July 28, 2011
Kansas City sports fans probably wouldn’t have been surprised if the NFL lockout had continued throughout the year and we would have been without football this fall.
Morgan, Shoemaker improve success at Fargo tournament
July 28, 2011
Andrew Morgan and Bryce Shoemaker capped off their busy summer of wrestling with a strong showing at one of the top national tournaments — Fargo Freestyle and Greco-Roman Nationals.
Baldwin baseball squad advances to state tournament
July 28, 2011
Baldwin City’s American Legion AA baseball team made history last Wednesday. For the first time in history, the Bulldogs baseball team qualified for the AA state tournament. Baldwin won its zone by defeating the Kansas City Cyclones 15-8 last week.
Local company planning third expansion since 1999 beginning
July 28, 2011
Rice Precision Manufacturing is ready to expand and is doing so with about an extra 12,000 square feet of space. The Baldwin City manufacturing company has purchased a pre-engineered Olympia Steel Buildings metal building system to expand the custom metal machining operation.
Wine and Brew Festival raises money for BCRC scholarship
July 28, 2011
Baldwin City residents spent Friday night at the Lumberyard Arts Center sampling a variety of wine and beer and raising money for the Baldwin City Recreation Commission’s Scholarship Fund.
Linda Guss closes Charlotte’s Daughters shop downtown
July 28, 2011
Linda Guss has a passion for antiques, auctions and finding treasures other people are giving away. For the last 10 years Guss has turned her passion into a career, owning and running the stores Vintage Flea, and for the final six years, Charlotte’s Daughters.
Real World Design Challenge success leads to internship for BHS graduates
July 28, 2011
Brandon Baltzell and Carson Barnes have been getting jump start on their college and career and futures before entering a classroom this fall. Instead of struggling to find summer jobs like many students, the pair of 2011 Baldwin High School graduates are summer interns at a software company in southern California.
Baker student made impression as freshman teammate, student
July 28, 2011
Determined. That was the word Baker University upcoming sophomore Matt Fry used to describe former Baker teammate Tyler Jeck at a reflection ceremony July 19 in Osborne Chapel. Jeck died in a swimming accident July 16 at Beaver Lake in Arkansas.
Baker summer theater program draws high school talent
July 28, 2011
With a year left of high school, Mayme Marshall has already decided the direction of her future. Marshall, a soon-to-be-senior at St. Teresa Academy of Kansas City, Mo., finished her fourth performance with Broadway at Baker on July 17.
USD 348 school board sets budget hearing date for Aug. 22
July 28, 2011
Following Monday night’s USD 348 Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Paul Dorathy sat down to explain some details of the 2011-2012 district budget. The school board unanimously approved the budget for publication at the July 11 meeting.
USD 348 enrollment begins today for all schools
July 28, 2011
For the first time in many years, the USD 348 enrollment day will be in late July, instead of its usual early-August date on the calendar. All Baldwin School District students will be able to enroll today. All four buildings will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Burials honor Civil War, World War I veterans
July 28, 2011
The honors bestowed on the 14 veterans buried Tuesday were long overdue.