Archive for Thursday, June 9, 2011

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Polls

What Baldwin City events will you attend Father's Day weekend?

Response Percent
None of the above
 
69%
Planes, Trains and Automobiles
 
15%
All of the above
 
7%
Community Theater production
 
5%
Art Walk
 
1%
Total 53

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City council endorses County Road 1055 resolution
June 9, 2011
Baldwin City Council’s three new members voted on their most important decision to date at Monday night’s meeting. Along with the two other members, the city council voted to approve a resolution, which endorses specific components of the preliminary design of the North Sixth Street/Douglas County Road 1055 reconstruction project.
Mike Spielman wins 20th state title in 19th year at BHS
June 9, 2011
When asked about winning his 20th state team championship last week, Mike Spielman remained his humble self after winning his third track and field title in Wichita. However, winning 20 state titles in 19 years of coaching is an accomplishment only a few have obtained.
Eighth-grade girls sweep all six league titles at BJHS
June 9, 2011
A small group of Baldwin Junior High School eighth-grade girls made history last month with their Frontier League track and field championship. The most-recent league title was the sixth in two years for the group of Bulldogs.
High school, college students value summer jobs
June 9, 2011
Zach Durr’s summer job doesn’t even seem like work to him. As a baseball player at Baker University and native of Baldwin City, umpiring youth baseball and softball games for the Baldwin City Recreation Commission is something Durr naturally enjoys.
Community theater ready to transform downtown to ‘Wonderland’
June 9, 2011
The lot next to the Baldwin City Post Office is being transformed into Wonderland. The transformation is for Baldwin City Community Theater’s presentation of“Alice the Musical,” an adaptation of “Alice in Wonderland.”
Black Jack re-enactors strive for authenticity
June 9, 2011
Shane Seley has been “wearing the funny clothes” for almost 35 years now. Wearing the funny clothes means taking part in Civil War re-enactment and wearing the authentic wool clothing of the era.
PBS show’s popularity draws young fans to Baldwin City
June 9, 2011
With gas prices hovering near $4 per gallon, Dominic Nave wanted to take his two sons on a short day trip to a town within an hour of their Lee’s Summit home. Nave’s 5-year-old son, Carter, found that destination in March. Carter was surfing on the Internet and found Baldwin City was hosting A Day Out With Thomas.