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Local parks to gain with new permit fee
October 21, 2004
Baldwin parks should improve as the town continues to grow. The Baldwin City Council approved a park improvement fee as part of each building permit for new construction.
Shoplifter caught at annual festival
October 21, 2004
A teenage girl was arrested this weekend after attempting to steal several items from Maple Leaf Festival craft booths.
Maple Leaf benefits Baldwin community
October 21, 2004
There’s more to the Maple Leaf Festival than just providing a good time for thousands of people. The festival also serves as a fundraiser, basically for the community of Baldwin.
Parking a premium at festival
October 21, 2004
As usual, parking was at a premium in Baldwin during the Maple Leaf Festival. Large crowds attending Saturday and Sunday’s festival soon left few available parking spots near the downtown area.
BU student reports rape to local police
October 21, 2004
A Baker University student filed a report with local police last week alleging that she had been raped at a fraternity.
Local students to participate in Kids Voting
October 21, 2004
For the first time ever Baldwin School District students will be participating in the Kids Voting Kansas program, which is designed to educate Kansas youth about the rights, responsibilities and mechanics of the voting process.
DA to review case against Baldwin teen
District attorney to decide whether charges warranted
October 21, 2004
The Douglas County District Attorney’s office is waiting to review the case of the 15-year-old Baldwin boy and his plans for violence at the Maple Leaf Festival before deciding whether charges are warranted.
Thousands flock to festival
Food, crafts, anthem prove to be highlights of Maple Leaf Festival
October 21, 2004
Nita Taylor was a happy woman Saturday afternoon, all because of a turkey leg. Before this weekend’s Maple Leaf Festival, Taylor, from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., had never eaten a turkey leg. So though she had to stand in line for more than 45 minutes, she said, it didn’t matter because she got to taste her first turkey leg ever. “It was definitely worth it,” she said.
Deaths
October 21, 2004
Baldwin in brief
October 21, 2004
Political signs stolen from Baldwin yards
October 21, 2004
There are definite signs that the race for the 10th District Kansas House of Representative seat is heating up and one of those is that campaign signs are vanishing.
Letters to the editor
October 21, 2004
Baker sports roundup
October 21, 2004
BHS volleyball downs Central Heights
October 21, 2004
The Baldwin High School varsity volleyball team traveled to Ottawa on Tuesday to take part in a match against three tough Frontier League opponents.
BHS doubles team goes to state
October 21, 2004
The tennis season came to a close Saturday at the Class 4A state tennis tournament. The tournament took place at Emporia High School, with Baldwin High School acting as hosts. Baldwin was represented by the doubles team of Kyleigh Garman and Kristen Ferris, fresh off of their fourth place finish at regionals that helped boost the team to fifth place. Though Garman and Ferris lost both of their matches at state, it was hardly a disappointment.
BHS defense dominates Spring Hill
October 21, 2004
Baldwin High School opened district play Friday night with a 20-6 win over Spring Hill at Liston Stadium, but the Bulldogs did it in a different fashion.
Charlie Richard Day scheduled for Saturday
October 21, 2004
It will be a reunion, a celebration and, most of all, Baker University football tradition at its finest Saturday when Liston Stadium will be the site of Charlie Richard Day. Richard, the legendary Baker football coach who
Baker ends road losing skid
October 21, 2004
It may not have been particularly pretty, but Baker University’s football team snapped its losing skid on the road with a 19-15 win over Culver-Stockton Saturday in Canton, Mo. “We finally broke the trend, which was nice,” said Baker coach Mike Grossner about his team’s first road win of the season which improved the Wildcats’ record to 4-2 on the year. “We’re playing better as a football team, but we’re still making errors in week six that should have been taken care of in week one.”
BHS girls grab eighth league crown
October 21, 2004
The Baldwin High School girls varsity cross country team won the Frontier League title again on Thursday for the eighth consecutive time. Freshman Heather Garcia placed first with a time of 11:57, winning the race by 20 seconds.
BHS boys run to ninth straight title
October 21, 2004
The Baldwin High School varsity boys cross country team blew away its competitiors with a total team score of 24 points, while gaining its ninth consecutive Frontier League title. The Bulldogs were followed by Gardner-Edgerton, which was far behind in second place with 92 team points. Leading the pack as always for the Bulldogs was junior Keith Cowart. Cowart placed second at league, close behind De Soto’s Casey Johnson.
Maple Leaf thanks
October 21, 2004
New Maple Leaf twists
October 21, 2004