Opinion

Musings from the Hill
June 6, 2012
Drought resistant, brightly blooming prairie wildflowers decorate the back roads of Kansas. Too numerous to individually mention, they bloom untended in a glorious array of color, unmindful of their contribution to the beauty of Kansas prairie.
Senior bus service to start
June 6, 2012
Douglas County Senior Services has made a wheelchair-assessable bus available to the Baldwin City Senior Bus Service.
Monthly senior mix to feature old-fashioned picnic
June 6, 2012
The monthly Baldwin City Community senior mix will be an old-fashioned picnic at noon, Wednesday, June 13 , at the home of Kenneth and Rosann Elder, 720 First St., Baldwin City.
Citywide cleanup Saturday
June 6, 2012
The Baldwin City citywide cleanup will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, June 9, at the city power plant, 1100 Orange St.
Musing from the Hill, May 23, 2012
May 29, 2012
Memories of wartime
Instate NCAA games were special
March 15, 2012
Kansas teams matched up in tournament three times
Empty pool a sad sight
September 29, 2010
It is one of life’s ironies that places that are supposed to be the very locus of happiness can have the opposite effect if conditions aren’t just right. If you’ve ever wandered onto a deserted playground or ventured into an empty theater you probably know what I mean.
Suicide a public health issue
September 15, 2010
I will never forget the deep sense of shock I felt when I heard that my sister-in-law had stepped in front of a high-speed train to kill herself.
March of Dimes Bikers for Babies event is Sept. 19
August 25, 2010
This year’s March of Dimes Bikers for Babies ride to benefit the March of Dimes is scheduled for Sept. 19.
A good board decision
August 19, 2010
We were pleased to see the Baldwin School Board finally made a decision to name the sports fields around Baldwin High School the Merle Venable Sports Complex. It was the right thing to do.
Good district numbers
Our View Editorial
August 12, 2010
We were interested by several numbers that came out this week in regards to the Baldwin School District. First was the mill levy reduction and the second was the early enrollment numbers.
KNEA endorses Holland for governor
July 16, 2010
The Kansas National Education Association has endorsed Tom Holland for governor.
School decisions need time
Our View Editorial
July 15, 2010
We were encouraged by several developments at Monday’s Baldwin School Board meeting as the district continues to make the most of the tough economic times that are still being faced.
Flood advisory issued for Douglas County
July 11, 2010
The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for northeast Douglas County until 12:30 p.m. Residents of Lawrence and Eudora should be alert to the possibility of flooding.