Year in Review

January 5 — Headline: Reini Martin shares her long, incredible journey as a German immigrant. . .The Baker Fire Department was paged out to a house fire in the early…

Baker welcomes new police officer

By Shannon Johnson This month the Baker Police Department is welcoming two new officers. One of these officers is Daylon Richard, a Montana-native, who was sworn in on Wednesday, Dec.…

40th Annual Christmas Concert

The O’Fallon Community Choir presented their 40th annual Christmas Concert Dec. 2, at 2 p.m. at the Lakeview Baptist Church under the direction of Debbi Jo Varner, with Libby Solberg…

2018 Fall Athletic Banquet

November 12 the annual fall athletic banquet took place. This event celebrates the participation and accomplishment of both volleyball and football players. This year’s Spartan varsity football team was led…

Gridiron dreams nearing an end

By Darby Martin Many young boys hope of following their athletic dreams beyond middle school, high school, and even college. For three graduates of Baker High School, they have been…

Keystone XL suspended

By Darby Martin United States District Judge Brian Morris ordered a new environmental review of the Keystone XL pipeline on Nov. 8, effectively halting all TransCanada activity throughout the Midwestern…