Elvyn Jones Editor/Reporter

Elvyn Jones is a reporter for The Mirror.

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Thre Baldwin wrestlers earn gold at Eudora
08:36 p.m., December 17, 2014 Updated 08:35 p.m.
The Baldwin High School wrestling team flexed it muscle Saturday in its second meet of the season with three wrestlers earning gold.
Press undoing of Baldwin boys
December 17, 2014
The Paola Panthers stole a 55-47 victory Tuesday at Baldwin High School through the use of full-court pressure that limited the Bulldogs’ use of their best weapon.
Paola pins season’s first loss of Baldwin girls
December 17, 2014
An experienced Paola team got its offense rolling in the second half Tuesday, handing the Baldwin High School girls their first loss of the season, 54-45.
Fire forces family from Baldwin City home
December 16, 2014
As John Baker looked this morning at the rental home he owns at 1017 Grove Street, he offered a grim assessment of the damage done by a Monday evening fire. “I haven’t been inside, but from talking just now to the fire marshal I think it’s a total loss,” he said.
Baldwin board agrees to support shared-use trail to BESIC
December 16, 2014
The Baldwin school board agreed Monday to put some added money into a sidewalk to the school along U.S. Highway 56 in the hopes of leveraging additional dollars from Douglas County for the project. Baldwin City Councilwoman Christi Darnell brought the issue to the board, with a request it add to the $20,000 it has budgeted for the project that would construct 2,000 feet of new sidewalk next spring from Eleventh Street to the Baldwin Elementary School Primary Center.
Baldwin school board agrees to sell Vinland Elementary
December 16, 2014
The Baldwin school board voted 6-1 Monday to sell the closed Vinland Elementary School with the four parties who have made offers on the property invited to submit sealed bids by noon Jan. 5.
Baker student finds semester of studying abroad provides perspective
December 16, 2014
Tosh Mihesuah didn’t take a challenging academic load during his recent semester in New Zealand but still found his four months studying abroad an educational experience. “I learned so much about myself,” he said. “It’s a great learning experience about who you want to be. I learned more from living there than from my classes.”
Baldwin City Fire Department fighting house fire on Grove Street
December 15, 2014
The Baldwin City Fire Department has responded to and is currently fighting a house fire at 1017 Grove Street.
Baker graduates told they have critical thinking, communication skills to succeed
December 14, 2014
Standing early Sunday afternoon outside of the Collins Center soon after he received his bachelor’s of arts degree from Baker University, Christian Allen suddenly realized his day had another significance.
Baldwin boys comeback effort falls short
December 12, 2014
Garnett — Louisville held of a Baldwin fourth-quarter comeback, prevailing in Friday’s third-place game of the Bulldog/Wildcat Classic, 59-52.

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Kim Pratt

Tosh Mihesuah, a Baker University junior and Baldwin High School graduate, returned recently for four months of study in New Zealand, an experience he said the allowed him to learn much about himself. Baker's policy of allowing students to applying all their financial aid for one semester toward studying abroad encourages the practice.

Baldwin senior center Alexis Stein guards Paola's 6-2 senior Tania Moala during Tuesday's game between the Bulldogs and the visiting Panthers. Paola won the game 54-45, giving Baldwin its first loss of the season.

Baldwin senior Brock Randels is surrounded by Paola defenders as he tries to move against the press. The Panthers' full-court pressure proved a winning strategy for the visiting team Tuesday.

Flames leap Monday evening through windows at a house at 1017 Grove Street. John Baker said the house he rented to Tom and Sarah Johnson and their three children appears be a total loss.

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