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Richards have seen Maple Leaf growth
October 15, 2003
Roger Boyd believes this year’s Maple Leaf Festival parade’s grand marshals are true community leaders. “They have been very supportive of Baldwin,” Boyd, a Baldwin resident and Baker University professor, said. “They are pillars of the community.”
Deaths
October 15, 2003
Large mantis found in Baldwin
October 15, 2003
Alan Gardner has seen his fair share of praying mantises. But until a few weeks ago, he had never seen one four inches long — at least not in Kansas.
Brilliant colors in Baldwin
October 15, 2003
The trees seem to have good timing. Baker University biology professor Roger Boyd expects a majority of the trees in and around Baldwin to be at their peak colors of red, orange and yellow this weekend — just in time for Maple Leaf Festival. “The Sugar Maples will be prime this week,” he said. But Boyd didn’t always think that was going to be the case. He said this summer’s dry conditions left some trees without many leaves. He said some trees started shedding leaves because of the lack of moisture.
Baker’s Dean of Students resigns from position
October 15, 2003
Baker University is in need of a new Dean of Students. Ed Robinson resigned from his position as Dean of Students last week after a little more than a year at the university.
Arts center receives donations
October 15, 2003
Groups and individuals from Baldwin City, the area and even across the country have stepped to the plate with donations to make the Lumberyard Arts Center project start to become a reality.
Saturday meeting defended
October 15, 2003
Betty Bullock believes an apology is owed to the Baldwin School District by the Board of Education for its decision to discuss a challenged book at a Saturday morning meeting. “The appearance was deceptive,” Bullock, a district patron, said. “While it was not illegal, it was unethical.
School board examines proposed book policy
October 15, 2003
There is not yet a new policy for handling challenged materials in the Baldwin School District, but the school board is a little closer to agreeing on one.
Baldwin in brief
October 15, 2003
Maple Leaf Fesitval and much more
October 15, 2003
BHS volleyball falls in finals
October 15, 2003
From Signal Staff Reports The Baldwin High School volleyball team sailed to the finals of the DeSoto Spikefest Tournament Saturday, but that’s where they ran into the Tonganoxie Chieftains and fell in a close match to end the Bulldog’s 26 match winning streak.
Kids Zone to entertain young festival goers
October 15, 2003
The craft booths at the Maple Leaf Festival might not appeal to everyone, especially the younger-aged festival goers. But there’s no need to worry about finding something to interest the children. Kids Zone will once again be located in the parking lot behind the Baldwin First United Methodist Church at Eighth and Grove streets.
Baker sports roundup
October 15, 2003
Bulldogs dominate Eudora
October 15, 2003
By Jeff Myrick Baldwin City Signal Editor Although the score may not indicate it, the Baldwin High School Bulldogs dominated the Eudora Cardinals Friday night at Liston Stadium on their way to a 15-7 win to move to 5-1, a record that hasn’t been seen for 30 years.s