Archive for Friday, February 28, 2014

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Four Bulldogs still alive at state wrestling tournament
February 28, 2014
No Baldwin High wrestlers will be going home from this year’s Class 4A state tournament with gold medals, but four Bulldogs still have an opportunity to end the season with some hardware.
Kansas bill would raise limits on lawsuit damages
February 28, 2014
The Kansas Senate has approved a bill that increases the state’s limits on some damages in lawsuits but makes other changes in evidence rules.
Winter storm watch issued for Baldwin City and area for late Saturday, Sunday
February 28, 2014
The National Weather Service in Topeka issued a winter storm watch beginning Saturday evening lasting through late Sunday night.
Baldwin City Council agenda for March 3
February 28, 2014
Meeting starts at 7 p.m. at American Legion
Ives Chapel UMC pancake feed Saturday
February 28, 2014
Serving starts at 5 p.m.
Kansas House OKs stronger safe havens law
February 28, 2014
The Kansas House has approved a bill that would strengthen protections for parents or guardians who leave their newborn children at safe havens such as hospitals, fire stations or city and county health facilities.
Baker grad, Oscar nominee explains how visual effects become special
February 28, 2014
For Patrick Tubach, who graduated from Baker University in 1996, this Sunday won’t be his first trip down the red carpet for the Academy Awards ceremony, but it will be his first time as a nominee.
Balloon festival announces move to Kansas Speedway
February 28, 2014
Officials with Kansas Speedway and the U.S. Bank Midwest Balloon Festival announced Thursday that the 2014 event will take place Aug. 8-10 on the grounds of the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan.
Kansas: Private discrimination against gays, lesbians already legal in most of state
February 28, 2014
Kansas has attracted an onslaught of national criticism over a proposed bill that media often have summarized as allowing discrimination against gays.
Kobach to address Baldwin City Republican Club
February 28, 2014
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach will address the next Baldwin City Republican Club meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 13 at 118 Fifth St.
Baker women win HAAC title
February 28, 2014
Thursday night became a historic night inside the Collins Gymnasium, as the No. 13 ranked Baker University women’s basketball team defeated Peru State College, 85-63, to capture at least a share of its first HAAC regular season title since 1983.
Baldwin school district to seek compensation for faulty boiler installation
February 28, 2014
The source of a boiler gas leak that required the one-day closure of the Baldwin school district’s newest school has been found and temporary repairs made. Baldwin Elementary School Primary School, which first opened in August 2011, was forced to close Jan. 24 and its students sent to the Intermediate School because a gas leak set off a carbon monoxide alarm.
Baldwin boys clinch share of league title with senior night win
February 28, 2014
The Baldwin boys completed a 17-3 regular season Thursday, which included to tournament titles and at least a share of the Frontier League crown with a 58-50 victory against De Soto.
Baldwin girls save best effort for last regular season game
February 28, 2014
Playing what its coach Bob Martin said was their best game of the season, the Baldwin High School girls on Thursday notched an easy 46-31 victory against De Soto. Baldwin’s aggressive defense forced De Soto into numerous turnovers and was particularly effective in the first quarter that ended with Baldwin leading 12-3.