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How did you spend money at the Maple Leaf Festival?

Response Percent
Carnival.
 
50%
I didn’t spend any money at the festival.
 
50%
On a turkey leg, funnel cake, brat or other festival food offering.
 
0%
I found a couple items I liked at the craft booths.
 
0%
Total 2
Note: This is not a scientific poll. Vote
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Ottawa aerial tandem too much for Baldwin
October 24, 2014
The tandem of sophomore quarterback Isaac McCullough and senior receiver Andre Lewis hooked up Friday for three touchdowns as Ottawa downed Baldwin, 48-21.
Baldwin readies for sub-state with good showing in triangular
October 24, 2014
The Baldwin High School volleyball team flashed post-season form in going undefeated in a triangular Tuesday at KC Piper High School. Also significant for the Bulldogs’ prospects in Saturday’s sub-state at Perry-Lecompton was the return of juniors Kelsey Kehl and Carlyn Cole, who have been sidelined with knee injuries
Baker plans week full of events to mark new president’s inauguration
October 24, 2014
At 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Baker will rededicate the Clarice Osborn Memorial chapel, an English transplant, to mark the sesquicentennial of its construction. It is one of two significant events scheduled on the campus that day. The second will be the 11 a.m. inauguration of Baker President Lynne Murray. It was announced last December: Murray would be hired to succeed retiring Pat Long as Baker’s 29th president and start in the position July 1. Murray sees symmetry between the day’s two events. She, too, is a transplant now tasked with establishing her role on campus while she and her husband, Jeff, find a place in the community.
Topeka has second fatal motorcycle accident in 2 days
October 23, 2014
For the second time in two days, a motorcyclist has died in an accident in Topeka.
Kansas contractors struggling to fill skilled jobs
October 23, 2014
A survey finds that many Kansas contractors are having trouble filling skilled jobs in the construction industry.
First-generation student documentary premieres
October 23, 2014
A documentary about first-generation college students from across Kansas is premiering next month.
Riley County police to test body cameras
October 22, 2014
Riley County police are moving forward with a pilot program to place body cameras on some officers.
Pair turn themselves in after fatal crash
October 22, 2014
Topeka police say two people suspected of being involved in a fatal hit-and-run have turned themselves in for questioning.
Ex-Kansas Gov. Graves endorses U.S. Sen. Roberts
October 22, 2014
Former Kansas Gov. Bill Graves has endorsed U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts and is recording a statewide radio ad for the three-term Republican incumbent in his tough re-election race.
Baker football team remains unbeaten
October 22, 2014
The No. 2 ranked Baker University football team remained perfect on Saturday, as it rolled past Avila, 45-3, to move to 7-0 and 5-0 in the HAAC.
Royals unite Baldwin City for community watch party
October 21, 2014
The scrappy Kansas City Royals have united the Midlands in the past few weeks, and Tuesday they brought together the Baldwin City Community to watch baseball as Abner Doubleday intended — outside in the company of other fans.
Wheat seeding in Kansas running behind normal
October 21, 2014
Kansas farmers are running a bit behind normal in planting next year’s winter wheat crop.
Salina man gets 60 days in cyclist’s death
October 21, 2014
A 64-year-old Salina man has been sentenced to 60 days in prison in the fatal hit-and-run death of a bicyclist.
Baldwin City Council hires firm to conduct utility rate study
October 21, 2014
In what is an all-but-certain step toward a future sewer rate increase, the Baldwin City Council hired a financial firm to conduct a rate study of the city’s sewer and water utilities.
Baldiwn City residents invited to downtown to outdoor World Series watch party
October 21, 2014
Thanks to a collaborative effort, Baldwin City residents can watch the World Series as Abner Doubleday intended — outside in the company of other baseball fans.
Sweat Equity’ housing starts in Reno County
October 21, 2014
A new program in South Hutchinson will build homes for low-income families who help with the construction and Reno County officials are planning to expand the program to families with moderate incomes.
Steady progress made on new Baldwin City Municipal Golf Course clubhouse
October 21, 2014
Exterior work on the new clubhouse at the Baldwin City Municipal Golf Course is completed, and the building should be finished this winter. Many community residents had the opportunity to track the progress on the clubhouse in recent weeks thanks to three Baldwin High School cross country meets at the golf course.
Baldwin High School principal asked to bring recommendation for ACT prep class
October 21, 2014
Baldwin High School Principal Rob McKim was instructed Monday to bring back a recommendation to the district school board about how his school should offer an ACT Test preparation class for the 2015-16 academic year.
WU receives $1.4M gift for athletic scholarships
October 20, 2014
Washburn University has received a $1.4 million donation for athletic scholarships.
Kansas governor, challenger set for more debates
October 20, 2014
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback and his challenger, Paul Davis, will meet for back-to-back debates this week in Wichita amid a close race as the election nears.

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