Archive for Thursday, May 26, 2011

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Polls

Do you have a designated room or location that you use as a storm shelter?

Response Percent
Yes, I go to our basement
 
50%
No, I sit on my porch and watch the storm
 
25%
Yes, I go to a neighbor’s house
 
9%
Yes, a place in my house
 
9%
No, I plan on using the new auditorium
 
3%
No, I need a safe place to hide
 
3%
Yes, other location
 
0%
Total 32

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WyCo loses BBQ festival, but organizers say ‘window still open’
May 26, 2011
Now that May is coming to a close, Wyandotte County barbecue lovers may be feeling like something is missing.
Eleven BHS boys qualify for state track, field meet
May 26, 2011
Jesse Austin, Carson Barnes, Asher Hannon and Brian Wright survived busy days here Friday as the Class 4A regional track and field meet. The quartet also helped Baldwin High School boys’ team win the meet. The Bulldogs scored 123 points as they blew away their competition.
BHS girls shatter 1,600 relay record; Bulldogs aim for state title repeat
May 26, 2011
Ted Zuzzio left here about 10:30 p.m. Friday disappointed with the team standings. He thought his Baldwin High School girls’ track and field team lost its first meet of the 2010 season. After the final race, De Soto was announced as the Class 4A regional champion and BHS was second.
Ben Lister hired as Baker University’s women’s basketball coach
May 26, 2011
Ben Lister will now call Collins Center home after being named the new Baker University head women’s basketball coach. Baker Athletic Director Theresa Yetmar made the announcement Monday, ending the search for a replacement for Susan Decker, who resigned in April after 11 seasons as coach of the Wildcats.
Family’s experience with ALS prompts June 18 fundraiser
May 26, 2011
Susan Baker, office manager for the Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce, knows the disease ALS well, and is trying to raise money to help doctors understand the disease better. Baker is hosting a beanbag toss game, also know as cornhole, tournament to raise money for ALS research at the ALS Therapy Development Institute.
BESPC earns glowing reviews after first year
Students, staff enjoy opening year at Baldwin Elementary School Primary Center
May 26, 2011
While teachers at the Baldwin Elementary School Primary Center packed up their classrooms in May 2010 to move to a new building, the transition did not go as smoothly as planned. The first month of the 2010-2011 school year was spent in the old primary center.
Lumberyard Arts Center show presents contrasting styles
May 26, 2011
Two contrasting artistic styles from two local artists will join together Friday in the Lumberyard Arts Center’s newest exhibit “Black and White and Bright All Over.” The exhibit will feature black and white photographs from T.J. Harrison and oil paintings from Mary Brungardt.
North Sixth Street Project details discussed at joint meeting
May 26, 2011
Although construction on the North Sixth Street Project won’t begin until 2012, Baldwin City and Douglas County officials discussed details about it at a joint meeting Tuesday evening. The Baldwin City Council, Mayor Ken Wagner and city staff members met with Keith Browning, Douglas County public works director, and engineers from Bartlett and West.
Newly opened USD 348 Performing Arts Center used as storm shelter Saturday
May 26, 2011
Thankfully, it made it through the night untested, but 65 area residents found safety from Saturday’s storm in USD 348’s newest building. As tornado sirens sounded in Baldwin City around 10 p.m. Saturday, local residents headed to the USD 348 Performing Arts Center, located between Baldwin High School and Baldwin Junior High School.
Council hires interim city administrator to replace Dingman
May 26, 2011
Pam (Madl) Irey is coming out of retirement to serve as Baldwin City’s interim city administrator until a replacement for Jeff Dingman is hired. Irey, who lives in Baldwin City with her husband, was hired at a special meeting Tuesday of the Baldwin City Council.