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Vinland Living Nativity Scene draws large crowds
December 23, 2004
The Vinland Living Nativity Scene is once again the place to take in the true meaning of Christmas in the Baldwin area. The 29th annual version of the depiction of the birth of Jesus Christ is on display at the Vinland Fairgrounds. The scene started Tuesday night and ran through Thursday. It has always offered a time and place for area residents to slow down from the hectic pace of the holiday season and reflect on what the season is all about for many. Visitors come from all over the area to view the scene. Good-will donations are accepted, but there is no admission charge. Proceeds got to the Youthville program.
New pizza place on the way
December 23, 2004
By Jimmy Gillispie Signal Staff Writer Baldwin City will soon have another choice when it comes to pizza, as Wheat State Pizza is opening a second restaurant in downtown.
Death
December 23, 2004
Santa may handle stop signs
December 23, 2004
Baldwin Briefs
December 23, 2004
Alumni scrimmage a big hit
December 23, 2004
By Jimmy Gillispie Signal Staff Writer The Baldwin High School girls basketball team drew a large crowd Tuesday night for its alumni scrimmage, which raised $1,200 for new uniforms.
BHS girls off to quick beginning
December 23, 2004
By Jimmy Gillispie Signal Staff Writer With its only defeat coming at the hands of Paola, the Baldwin High School girls basketball team likes how the season has gone, but knows its next game won’t be easy.
BHS wrestlers finish well
December 23, 2004
By Jimmy Gillispie Signal Staff Writer The Baldwin High School wrestling team placed 16th out of 18 teams and had four wrestlers place at the Raytown South Christmas Invitational, despite having three starters out of the meet.
Baker’s Lambert named top executive
December 23, 2004
Daniel M. Lambert, Baker University president, has been named one of the nation’s foremost educational leaders by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
Baker graduates get message
December 23, 2004
The former president and chief executive officer of the Kansas City Board of Trade told Baker University graduates that recent scandals in the business world underscored the importance of integrity and trustworthiness among future leaders.
Vinland Living Nativity brings crowds again
December 23, 2004
The Vinland Living Nativity Scene is once again the place to take in the true meaning of Christmas in the Baldwin area. The 29th annual version of the depiction of the birth of Jesus Christ is on display at the Vinland Fairgrounds. The scene started Tuesday night and continues through tonight. It has always offered a time and place for area residents to slow down from the hectic pace of the holiday season and reflect on what the season is all about for many. People come from all over the area to view the scene located at the Vinland Fairgrounds. Good-will donations are accepted, but there is no charge. Proceeds go to the Youthville program.
Letter to the Editor
December 23, 2004
Bulldogs are a suprise
December 23, 2004
By Jimmy Gillispie Signal Staff Writer The Baldwin High School boys basketball team is off to a .500 start in its first season with head coach Heath Cooper, despite committing 22.5 turnovers a game.
Chief’s link to BTK brings camera crews
December 23, 2004
Mike McKenna has been asked just about every question there is to ask about Wichita’s famed BTK case, the one he worked on for decades before becoming Baldwin City Police Chief.
What’s on your horizon?
December 23, 2004
A discussion of long-range plans for Douglas County sparked numerous interesting comments at Monday’s Baldwin City Council meeting when members of the rural planning committee of the Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission reported on Horizon 2020.