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It’s fair time…again
August 11, 2005
There can be no doubt about this year’s Vinland Fair. It’s going to be hot, hot, hot for the 98th annual version of the southern Douglas County get-together. “I’m afraid it is. I’m afraid it is,” said Mike Craig, president of the fair, about the mid-to-upper 90s temperatures forecast for the fair’s three-day run. “You’ll have to be young at heart to come out here this year.”
Sports Briefs
August 11, 2005
BHS fall practices start Monday
August 11, 2005
After putting in hours of training over the summer and the offseason, Baldwin High School athletes will finally begin practicing with their teams Monday, when fall teams start practice.
Fair closes for Baldwin-area 4-H’ers
August 11, 2005
When the 4-H livestock auction ended Sunday evening, it was the end of the 2005 Douglas County Fair and the end of 4-H for several Baldwin City area members.
Deaths
August 11, 2005
Baldwin Briefs
August 11, 2005
Arrest expected in car break-in cases
August 11, 2005
Baldwin City police are investigating a string of car break-ins that occurred overnight Monday around the city.
Judy joins Baldwin police
August 11, 2005
There’s a new face on the Baldwin City Police force. Kim Judy joined the department last Thursday.
Board approves survey, holds off budget talk
August 11, 2005
After approving a community phone survey, the Baldwin School Board decided to hold another meeting next week to discuss the mill levy for the capital outlay fund.
Methodist church to celebrate 150 years
August 11, 2005
Before Baldwin City was a town, Baker University was founded and even before Kansas became a state, the First United Methodist Church began its congregation in a small cabin east of Signal Oak Park in 1855.
Savoring Baldwin area’s history
August 11, 2005
Communication in the school district
August 11, 2005
QB choice vital for Baker success
August 11, 2005
Kansas City, Mo. — Brian Sheppard posted an unenviable completion percentage last fall as Baker University’s quarterback.
Have I become cultured?
August 11, 2005