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Council approves raise in electric rates
August 7, 2002
Everyone knew the electric rates would have to increase, but the Baldwin City Council had a hard time Monday night deciding just how to increase them.
Letter to the editor
August 7, 2002
Baldwin in brief
August 7, 2002
Budget approved for 2003
August 7, 2002
It didn’t take long for the Baldwin City Council to approve the 2003 budget Monday night.
City turns down claims; officers to file lawsuits
August 7, 2002
The City of Baldwin City said no last week to claims against it brought by four police officers. It came as no surprise to their attorney, Dennis Hawver. “That’s fine with us,” said Hawver. “We quite frankly weren’t expecting anything else. Politics brings unreasonable responses.”
Bash benefits organizations
August 7, 2002
The Bulldog Bash originally started as a fundraiser solely for the implementation of junior high football, but it has developed into an event that can benefit any organization associated with the Baldwin School District.
Bulldog Bash from the beginning
August 7, 2002
Two years ago at this time, a number of us were sitting around looking at each other at The Lodge trying to figure out how to raise 15 grand to get junior high football going in Baldwin.
Lauridsen wins city golf crown
August 7, 2002
In a word, Sunday’s Baldwin City Open golf tournament was hot. But no one was as hot as Scott Lauridsen, who fired an 8-under-par 62 to win the championship flight title.
Deaths
August 7, 2002
About that letter
August 7, 2002
Talent show adds to ‘reunion’ atmosphere at Vinland Fair
August 7, 2002
It’s a little bit of everything packed into about 90 minutes. For more than 10 years, the Vinland Fair talent show has been entertaining fairgoers with a variety of five-minute performances. “We’ve got everything from fiddle music and gospel singing to hypnotizing a chicken,” Matt Kirby, talent show supervisor, said. This year’s talent show, which will start at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, will feature several musical acts, some poetry reading and a sing along. Also included in this year’s talent show, Kirby said, is a special presentation by Katharine Kelley.