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Thomas brings in record crowd
July 21, 2005
Thomas the Tank Engine has once again left Baldwin City, but not before it set record sales and made thousands of children smile. This year’s Thomas experience was not the first time Christian Green, 5 years old, had visited Thomas. Green came with his parents Miguale and Marquita Green from Kansas City, Mo. They have came to see Thomas a few times. “Our son loves Thomas,” Miguale Green said. “His room is decorated in it. He has every book and every video. We come out every year.”
Grossner enjoys Manning Passing Academy
July 21, 2005
For the second straight year, Baker University football coach Mike Grossner got the chance to be around elite football players at the Manning Passing Academy.
Deaths
July 21, 2005
Students complete driver’s education
July 21, 2005
Despite car trouble and a lack of experience, 69 students completed the Driver’s Education course which finished Friday at Baldwin High School.
BU education program lauded
July 21, 2005
The Baker University Student Education Association was honored last week for Outstanding Local Chapter Excellence at the National Education Association Student Program Summer Leadership Conference in Los Angeles.
Baldwin Briefs
July 21, 2005
Baldwin friends race together
July 21, 2005
When together, these three Baldwin City men can joke and tease each about anything, but when it comes down to racing and being friends, they are very serious. Brenn Wagner, Dennis Lederer and Kenny Niehoff are close friends that race every Friday at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan. “Racing is a family sport,” Lederer said. “The neat thing about racing is the prayer before our driver’s meeting. It’s one sport where they honor life morals. It’s family within a family.”
Not quite as cranky this time
July 21, 2005
Hate crime is reported to officials
July 21, 2005
A recent car theft in Baldwin has evolved into a hate-crime report by Baldwin City police to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.