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Wrestlers gain from experience
July 31, 2002
Competing in the world’s largest wrestling tournament will hopefully prove to be a beneficial experience for seven Baldwin High School wrestlers who competed for Team Kansas in the Cadet/Junior Freestyle and Greco-Roman National Wrestling Championships in Fargo, N.D., last week.
Larson to lead police for now
July 31, 2002
Sgt. Colleen Larson will be the Baldwin City Police Department’s chief until a search for a replacement for Steve Butell, who resigned July 19, is found.
4-H family readies for county fair
July 31, 2002
Every morning during the summer Cassidy, Ramie and Hunter Burkhart have to get up earlier than they would like. In fact, they are usually finished feeding, watering and milking their livestock before most of their friends have even made it out of bed. “We have to get up so early,” 8-year-old Hunter said. The trio has to wake up around 8:30 every morning, which Cassidy, 11, stressed is an early time for summer. “I would sleep until 11:30 or 12 if I could,” she said. But their early morning hours and their hard work will pay off this week at the Douglas County 4-H, FFA Free Fair.
Three tracksters medal at nationals
July 31, 2002
Three members of the Baldwin Track Club earned medals with their performances at the USATF Junior Olympics in Omaha, Neb., over the weekend.
Letters to the editor
July 31, 2002
Deaths
July 31, 2002
Work days schedules for Vinland Fair
July 31, 2002
Vinland Community Fair, granddaddy of area fairs, is set for its 95th run on Aug. 8, 9 and 10 at the fairgrounds, located north of the Vinland Elementary School.
Public works facilities to be on new land
July 31, 2002
Baldwin City Council members had already decided a new power plant was needed, but they just needed some land on which to build it. The council got its land when it approved the purchase of 45.6 acres south of Orange Street from Nancy Richard for $294,000 on July 16. As part of the purchase agreement, the city will have annual payments of $36,480 with 5 percent interest for 10 years for a total of $364,800.