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Baker baseball coach Hannon resigns, accepts new job on Baldwin City campus
February 5, 2014
Theresa Yetmar, Baker University’s director of athletics, announced Monday that longtime baseball coach and Class of 2012 Baker Hall of Fame member Phil Hannon will resign his coaching position at the end of the 2014 season to accept a post as the university’s assistant director of development. “Phil has been an integral member of our department for 14 years,” Yetmar said. “He brings a voracious energy and positive attitude to work every day. He inspires trust amongst our staff and coaches. We could not be more pleased that Phil will now be playing an active role in fundraising for our institution.”
Kansas to review study linking fitness to academic success
February 5, 2014
The State Board of Education will review a recent study of Kansas elementary and middle school students linking fitness to academic success.
Kansas judge: Great-grandmother not fit to raise child
February 5, 2014
A Sedgwick County District Court judge’s ruling in a fight over a 2-year-old girl has left the girl’s future undecided.
Baldwin City digs out from season’s worst winter storm
February 5, 2014
Stepping outside at about 11 a.m. Wednesday, Martha Wright weighed keeping Whitney’s Hair Salon open for the day. The salon was closed Tuesday when the worst winter storm of the season blow into northeast Kansas, dumping the predicted 8 to 10 inches of snow on Baldwin City. Wednesday dawned bright and clear and brutally cold single-digit temperatures.
Kansas starts to dig out from heavy snow
February 5, 2014
Kansas residents began the slow process of digging out from a thick blanket of snow, leaving behind closed schools, slick streets and bitter temperatures.
Baldwin High School wrestlers have successful weekend
February 5, 2014
The Baldwin Bulldogs completed a successful weekend Saturday with a fourth-place finish in the Baldwin Invitational Tournament. Finishing ahead of the Bulldogs at the tournament at the Baldwin Junior High School gymnasium were three ranked 4A teams, No. 1 Holton, No. 4 Goodland and No. 3 Prairie View.