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Few Kansas welfare applicants tested for drugs
December 3, 2014
The new practice of drug testing welfare applicants in Kansas is off to a slow start.
Five Baldwin players selected to Frontier League post-season first team
December 3, 2014
Five Baldwin High School football players were named to the All-Frontier League first team with two Bulldogs earning both offensive and defensive first-team honors. Senior Christian Gaylord, a University of Nebraska commit, was an all-league first-team offensive line selection for the third time and named a second-straight year on the first-team defensive line.
Experienced frontline seen as strenght for Baldwin girls basketball team
December 3, 2014
The Baldwin Bulldogs girls basketball team will start the season tonight at Tonganoxie with a deep and experienced squad. Gone from last year’s squad are leading scorer and first-team All-Frontier League guard Katie Jones, guard Hailey Cope and Karina Steinke.
New Baldwin High School boys basketball coach faces rebuilding effort
December 3, 2014
New Baldwin High School basketball coach Paul Musselman admits he is not stepping into an ideal situation. The Bulldogs’ new coach is starting from scratch, forced to replace five starters and the top reserve from last year’s Frontier League Championship team.
Judge dismisses suit over Kansas science standards
December 3, 2014
A federal judge Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit alleging that science standards for Kansas public schools promote atheism and violate the religious freedoms of students and parents.
Gold coins buoy Wichita nonprofits during holidays
December 3, 2014
For nearly a decade an anonymous Wichita donor has arranged for gold coins to be delivered during the holiday season to local nonprofit groups.
Baldwin City to ask Douglas County to help with BESIC sidewalk project
December 3, 2014
The city will ask Douglas County to contribute to the cost of installing a mixed-use trail from 11th Street to Baldwin Elementary School Intermediate Center. The Baldwin City Council set aside $125,000 in the 2015 budget for the design and construction of about 2,000 feet of sidewalk that will link the BESIC campus to the new sidewalk constructed last year as part of U.S. Highway 56 improvements.
Baldwin City man looking for new challenge after completing 50-mile marathon
December 3, 2014
Justin Hoffman says people respond to his next goal as an ultra marathon runner much as they did his most recent one. “People say I’m crazy, and then they ask ‘Why?’” he said.