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The old Baldwin City police station is being transformed into a local sports bar for the residents and students to enjoy.

The Bullpen: Baldwin City’s upcoming new bar

Story by Grace Duddy, Staff Writer and Photographer September 23, 2021

After The Salt Mine closed in 2020, Baldwin City was left without any bars and many community members and Baker students were left disappointed. Baldwin resident and business owner Niki Manbeck saw this...

The cast of Lucy Sweet Sullivan and the Petticoat Council rehearse a scene to prepare for their weekend of shows beginning Sep. 24.

“Lucy Sweet Sullivan and the Petticoat Council:” The story of Baldwin’s community

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Arts and Entertainment Editor September 22, 2021

This weekend, "Lucy Sweet Sullivan and the Petticoat Council" will be making its debut performance in celebration of Baldwin City. Rooted in local history, the play tells a story of the Baldwin City community...

Baker University is doing their part in slowing the spread of the pandemic by offering free Covid-19 vaccinations.

Baker University hosts more COVID-19 vaccination clinics, with the rise of the delta variant

Story by Gabriel Lopez, Staff Writer August 26, 2021

Baker University has partnered with Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health to offer students and Baldwin City residents the opportunity to receive the COVID-19 vaccine for free. Shortly after the COVID-19...

Bill Bridges and Dale Knepper of Bubba & The Boys Barbeque prepare a pulled pork sandwich for a customer. Bridges and Knepper have competed at a variety of locations around the Baldwin City area including Paola, Gardner, Olathe, Lansing and more.

Baldwin City hosts Smoke on the Bricks

Story by Emma Howard, Social Media Editor August 23, 2021

Smoke on the Bricks is the annual barbeque competition sponsored by Rice Precision in Baldwin City. This year was the third year for the event. Teams set up food trucks and tents as early as 9 a.m. on...

The new mural downtown is designed with Bakers student life in mind.

Baldwin City mural committee plans murals to promote tourism

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Staff Writer May 12, 2021

In 2017, the Baldwin City mural committee was formed to help promote tourism and increase economic activity. A new mural depicting the history of Baker University is planned to be the latest addition to...

The Baker University community donated food and money to the Baldwin City Food Bank for Greek Week.

Greek Week 2021 raises funds for Baldwin Community Food Pantry

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer April 23, 2021

Supporting one another has been a consistent theme throughout the 2020-2021 school year. This is largely due to the financial challenges presented by COVID-19. When the Baker University Fraternity and...

Homestead Kitchen and Bakery works to unveil their latest project of the 8th Street Burger Shop.

8th Street Burger Shop comes to Baldwin City

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Staff Writer October 26, 2020

Correction: The soft opening date has been changed to November 13. This change occurred after the publication of this article. The Homestead Kitchen and Bakery has been a part of Baldwin City for the...

Baker students watch “Knives Out” from the edge of Liston Stadium’s parking lot.

Student Activities Council organizes movie night at Liston Stadium

Story by Liam Flake, Contributing Author October 14, 2020

On Oct. 9, Baker University Student Activities Council (SAC) hosted a movie night at Liston Stadium as part of the 2020 Homecoming week. The event included a double feature of “Knives Out” and “Black...

The founder of Mindfully Made, Carol Bahr, works on High Street in Antiques on the Prairie to create Elderberry preparation.

Local healthy lifestyle business hires Baker student workers

Story by Megan Stover, Staff Writer April 9, 2020

Mindfully Made is a company founded by Carol Bahr, whose passion is to make products that will help nourish the body both inside and out. One of her most popular products, Elderberry preparation, is known...

What is Bakers plan for COVID-19?

What is Baker’s plan for COVID-19?

Story by Elizabeth Hanson, Editor-in-Chief March 12, 2020

The outbreak of the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, in the United States has generated many questions about how Baker University will handle the scheduling of classes after spring break. On March...

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