Archive for Thursday, June 23, 2011

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Do you prefer to shoot off your own fireworks or watch a community fireworks show?

Response Percent
Neither, don’t like fireworks
 
55%
Watch a community fireworks show
 
27%
Shoot off my own fireworks
 
16%
Total 54

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BHS class of 2011 was loaded with athletic talent
Off the Rim column
June 23, 2011
When I started choosing the Baldwin High School senior athletes of the year last spring, the hard choices this year were inevitable.
Tony Weiss selected as BHS senior male athlete for 2010-2011
Individual state medals, team titles cement BHS runner’s legacy
June 23, 2011
Tony Weiss finished his first seven seasons at Baldwin High School successfully with state medals. However, the eighth and final season for the now 2011 BHS graduate, didn’t quite go as planned. A thigh injury, followed by an ankle injury, hurt Weiss’ chances of becoming a four-time state medalist in the 3,200-meter run in track.
Annual Walking on Sunshine 5K run/walk raises $1,000
June 23, 2011
The Walking on Sunshine 5K run/walk has not always been in June and hasn’t always been associated with the Planes, Trains and Automobiles event, but it has been raising money for good causes for six years.
Baldwin City pool will be open July 4; No community fireworks show
June 23, 2011
For the second-straight year, Baldwin City will not have a fireworks show for the city’s residents, but there will be free swimming on July 4.
Early Saturday morning storm snaps trees, power poles
June 23, 2011
Baldwin City residents might have slept through the thunderstorm early Saturday morning, but they awoke to damage around town and working electricity. Strong storms rolled through the area after midnight with powerful winds and heavy rain. The storms lit up the sky with lightning and had wind gusts up to 70 mph.
Planes, Trains and Automobiles avoids weekend showers
June 23, 2011
For the first time in three years, the Planes, Trains and Automobiles event Saturday did not end early due to rain. This was a feat organizer Steve Friend isn’t used to, but was glad to see.
Students learn chemistry at summer science camp
June 23, 2011
It may be summer, but the learning didn’t stop for a group of children Friday at the Baldwin Elementary School Intermediate Center. The 24 children, between the ages of 6 and 12, took part in the Mad Science Crazy Chemistry Day Camp, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, run by Mad Science Instructors Alicia DeBusk and Brian Klinzing.
Storms cause problems for community theater’s opening weekend
June 23, 2011
Mother Nature can always create problems for an outdoor summer musical. Director Mary Jane Mingus and the Baldwin City Community Theater cast of “Alice the Musical” found out first hand how weather can affect a show.
City council hears request for restrooms at parks
June 23, 2011
Longtime Baldwin City resident Ginny Honomichl isn’t pleased about the lack of restrooms at the city parks and she let the Baldwin City Council hear about it Monday night.