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Father, daughter make Baker spring graduation a family affair
May 14, 2014
A father and daughter from Gardner are sharing in the joy of earning degrees from Baker University in this spring. Dave Drovetta, director of quality management and compliance for Physicians Reference Laboratory, earned a bachelor of business administration degree from the School of Professional and Graduate Studies. His ceremony was May 10. Teresa Drovetta, Dave’s youngest of four children, will receive a bachelor of science degree from the College of Arts and Sciences at 1 p.m., Sunday, May 18, at the Collins Center.
Baldwin baseball wins 6th-straight league contest
May 14, 2014
The Baldwin High baseball team won its sixth-straight Frontier League game last Thursday with a 6-5 victory against Paola.
Baldwin track teams warm up for league by claiming both Red Bud titles
May 14, 2014
Baldwin junior Alexia Stein found the right incentive to spur a personal best effort in the discus from teammate Kelsey Kehl at Friday’s Wellsville Red Bud Classic. When Kehl asked the junior for water before her qualifying round, Stein said she would provide it if her teammate threw 130 feet. Kehl promptly unleashed a personal best throw of more than 131 feet to earn a bottle of water.
Bob Dole finishing second leg of Kansas tour Thursday
May 14, 2014
Former Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole plans to wrap up the second leg of his homecoming tour of Kansas with events Thursday in Topeka and Kansas City.
Kansas spending cuts needed to offset tax cuts, Moody’s says
May 14, 2014
Moody’s Investors Service says Kansas will need to make more spending cuts to offset tax cuts that have sharply reduced state revenues.
National Agriculture Center temporarily closing in Bonner Springs
May 14, 2014
The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame in Bonner Springs says it’s closing for the rest of the year.
Dead tree in Baldwin City’s Oakwood Cemetery to become angel carving
May 14, 2014
What remains of a century-old yellow poplar tree in Oakwood Cemetery that fell victim to the 2012 drought will soon be a work of art.
Tonganoxie: From classrooms to campaigns
May 14, 2014
Austin Harris remembers a call to an elderly woman on the campaign trail.