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Winter wheat planting, fall harvest makes progress
October 15, 2014
Rain across most of Kansas in the past week slowed the harvest of fall crops, but farmers still made progress.
Baldwin soccer team finds scoring punch as it enters crucial stretch
October 15, 2014
When weather wasn’t keeping it off the field, the Baldwin High School soccer team continued to show signs that it has found answers to recent offensive woes. The Bulldogs’ home match Monday against Louisburg was postponed because of rain and will be made up at 4 p.m. Friday. Its other match of the week, last Thursday at Eudora, was shortened to the first half due to Monday’s storms.
Baldwin High School volleyball team good, ‘ugly’ in De Soto
October 15, 2014
The Baldwin High School volleyball team had two very different experiences in trips this past week to De Soto. On Tuesday, the Bulldogs lost to DHS in three sets, 21-25, 22-25, 21-25. With the loss, the Bulldogs ended Frontier League play at 4-2. What BHS coach Jill Brown termed an “ugly” match came after Baldwin finished third at Saturday’s 12-team De Soto Spikefest.
Kansas names 3 new innovative school districts
October 15, 2014
The Kansas State Board of Education has added three school districts to a program that allows them to operate with less regulation in hopes of boosting student performance.
Vote on snake’s status could change Kansas policy
October 15, 2014
Conservations are concerned that a Kansas commission’s vote on the status of a snake species could be the first time in 40 years that a threatened species’ future is determined by politics rather than science.
Grand marshal honored to be part of ‘quality event’
October 15, 2014
Ted Zuzzio is honored that his name is associated with the this year’s Maple Leaf Festival. The Maple Leaf Festival Committee named the longtime teacher and coach in the Baldwin school district as year’s Maple Leaf Festival Parade grand marshal. It’s a special honor, Zuzzio said, because of the festival’s place in the community and its well-earned reputation.