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Twombly returns from Kuwait to warm welcoming
October 13, 2005
Terri Twombly’s tale of serving overseas in the military for a year is one more about the Baldwin community’s service than hers. When Twombly left for Kuwait a year ago with the 317th Quartermaster’s Battalion Army Reserve Unit, she left behind her husband, Matt, also a member of the Army reserve, and four children — Isaac, 14, a freshman, Connor, 13, an eighth grader, Alex, 12, a sixth grader, and Quinn, 9, a fourth grader. That was hard.
BPW craft booth listing
October 13, 2005
Maple Leaf Festival craft booth list
October 13, 2005
Craft booths are vital part of festival
October 13, 2005
Besides the leaves, the grand parade and scads of people, there is another fixture that makes the Maple Leaf Festival what it is. That’s about 500 craft booths.
Country music tent in 20th year
October 13, 2005
This year marks the 20th year that Max and Doris Moore have been running the country music tent at the Maple Leaf Festival.
Children’s parade ready to roll again
October 13, 2005
Maple Leaf Festival parade fans will once again get a warm up when the annual children’s parade runs downtown prior to the grand parade.
Lamberts to serve as parade Grand Marshals
October 13, 2005
Baker University President Dan Lambert and wife Carolyn are spending their last year with the Baker and Baldwin City communities, so it only seemed fitting to honor them at the Maple Leaf Festival.
Parking will be at a premium again
October 13, 2005
There is always a big question when it comes to Maple Leaf Festival time — where to park. Parking is at a premium when 30,000 people stream into the city of 3,800.
Carnival has new feature
October 13, 2005
For many, the Maple Leaf Festival just wouldn’t be the same without the carnival downtown. For the second year, it will be in a different location.
Death
October 13, 2005
Letter to the editor
October 13, 2005
Baldwin Briefs
October 13, 2005
Ready or not, it’s Maple Leaf
October 13, 2005
Maple tree planted in honor of Kelley
October 13, 2005
Katharine Kelley’s memory will live on just outside her home away from home, the Baldwin City Public Library. The Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce had a ceremony to honor the late Kelley, 96, who died Sept. 27 from a stroke, and a maple tree was planted.
Bond issue discussion includes a new school
October 13, 2005
A new auditorium and new Baldwin Elementary School Primary Center were the two primary items during a bond issue discussion at the school board meeting Monday night at Marion Springs Elementary School.
Bulldogs win big on homecoming
October 13, 2005
In only its second home game of the season, the Baldwin High School football team collected its first home victory of 2005 with a 41-14 win over Prairie View Friday night.
Everybody always loves the parade
October 13, 2005
As with every year, thousands of people will be flooding into Baldwin City Saturday morning for the annual Maple Leaf Festival parade.
Festival evolution has done much for city
October 13, 2005
For 48 years, people have streamed into Baldwin City for the annual Maple Leaf Festival. It’s grown steadily over the years and is now known as a two-day party for 30,000 of Baldwin’s closest friends.
Which comes first, school or auditorium?
October 13, 2005
Wildcats defense huge in upset victory
October 13, 2005
Baker University sophomore Micah Mason helped the Wildcat football team pick up an upset victory, the first win of the season, by scoring touchdowns on both offense and defense Saturday.
BHS seniors qualify for state as doubles team
October 13, 2005
After nearly a three-hour match, Baldwin High School seniors Katie Beall and Kristen Ferris qualified for the state tennis tournament Monday.