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Schlitterbahn to open Saturday
May 19, 2011
Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark will open for its second full season Saturday, May 21.
BHS boys win first league title since 2006
May 19, 2011
Not only did the Baldwin High School boys’ track and field team win the Frontier League meet here Thursday, they finished it with style. Baldwin won its first league championship since 2006 here last Thursday. The BHS boys scored 146 to beat De Soto by 17.5 points.
Residents happy to share neighborhood with Baker Greek houses
May 19, 2011
With up to 40 people living next door, cars consistently lining the street and parties sometimes on the weekends, next door to a greek house may not seem the best place to live in the neighborhood. However, some Baldwin City residents, like Diane Meyer, will tell a different story.
Baker University’s Phi Mu sorority to close
May 19, 2011
As of May 22, the Zeta Alpha chapter of the Phi Mu sorority will no longer be a part of Greek life at Baker University. The Phi Mu National Council told the chapter of the decision to suspend operations March 23.
Co-worker says Dingman will be hard to replace
May 19, 2011
Tina Rakes began working for the city of Baldwin City eight years ago, shortly before Jeff Dingman started as city administrator. As Rakes, the city codes official puts it, the two grew into learning the community together, seeing how the city wants to operate and grow.
Baker commencements continue Sunday
May 19, 2011
Baker University will honor more than 700 graduates for the spring semester with four commencement ceremonies at the George F. Collins Sports and Convention Center on the Baldwin City campus.
BHS softball squad Thunder-struck in regional semifinal
May 19, 2011
Ginger Crist and the Baldwin High School softball team were two innings away from advancing to their first regional championship game in nearly a decade. On Monday and Tuesday, the Bulldogs hosted the Class 4A regional. After winning their opening game over Topeka-Hayden Monday, the Bulldogs came back to play Saint James Academy on Tuesday afternoon.
Freshman Lober sets 400 school record; Bulldogs win league crown
May 19, 2011
Morgan Lober was quick to follow her older sister in setting a Baldwin High School girls’ track and field record. Lober, a BHS freshman, broke the 400-meter dash record here last Thursday. That occurred just six days after senior Lyndsey Lober tied the 100-meter hurdles school record.
Residents question 1055 project’s cost, scope
May 19, 2011
Bill Harmon was one of several Baldwin City residents who attended Monday’s Baldwin City Council meeting to express his concerns about the North Sixth Street project. Like the other attendees Harmon, who lives north of Baldwin City, would be affected with the slated start of the project next year.
BHS graduates 104 students at Sunday’s ceremony
May 19, 2011
Those attending Sunday’s Baldwin High School commencement who also attended the ceremony in 2009 might have thought they were experiencing déjà vu. They really saw John Richards, assistant history professor at Baker University, give commencement speeches to two BHS graduating classes.
Bulldogs early lead dwindles as baseball season ends Monday
May 19, 2011
Josh Hoffman helped the Baldwin High School baseball get off to a fast start here Monday afternoon. Unfortunately for the Bulldogs, the quick start was only a flash. They scored only one run during the final six innings as they fell to Bonner Springs 7-3 in the Class 4A regional.