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With the newly-passed quarter-cent sales tax approved, how would you like to see that money spent?

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Restrooms and water fountains at city parks
Hiking and biking trails
Improvements to public library
Improvements at local historic places
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Commuter Forecast for November 5, 2009
November 5, 2009
The Thursday morning commute should be dry but very chilly. Travel between Lawrence and Topeka could be interrupted briefly by road work.
H1N1 flu clinic set for Saturday
November 5, 2009
It’s a go for the H1N1 flu clinic Saturday at Baldwin High School, but those eligible for the shot don’t all need to show up at 10 a.m. when the doors will open.
Neighbors: Mary Ann Brungardt
November 5, 2009
Name: Mary Ann Brungardt Occupation: Receptionist
Haunted house was Halloween success
November 5, 2009
As Halloween features go, the third annual Cordoba’s Charity Haunted House Saturday was not only plenty of fun, but a community success.
History lessons
November 5, 2009
Q. Prior to the start of Maple Leaf Festival in 1958, Baldwin City had hosted a series of similar festivities from 1930 through 1940. What was the name of the earlier annual festival?
City council grants five-year lease for golf course
November 5, 2009
There will be the sound of “fore” echoing from the Baldwin City Municipal Golf Course for at least five more years.
Bulldogs fall to Stags in season finale
November 5, 2009
For the second straight season the Baldwin High School football team played its bi-district playoff game here. This year’s showdown between the Bulldogs (2-8) and Bishop Miege Stags (8-2) was one sided — not in favor of BHS.
Sales tax passages
Our View Editorial
November 5, 2009
We saw democracy in action Tuesday and we liked what we saw. A majority of Baldwin City voters said yes to a pair of sales tax questions.
Building their own dynasty
Giving up sweets proves successful again for BHS girls
November 5, 2009
As one dynasty was ending, another was just getting started at Baldwin High School. After years of watching their male counterparts win state championships, the BHS girls’ cross country started their own dynasty.
BJHS varsity basketball teams improve to 3-0
November 5, 2009
Both Baldwin Junior High School varsity girls’ basketball teams improved to 3-0 on the season Monday night. The Bulldogs began the Wellsville Tournament Monday with victories over host Wellsville.
Streak of BHS boys’ state trophies snapped
November 5, 2009
For the first time since 1996, the Baldwin High School boys’ cross country team left here without a Class 4A trophy. During that span, the Bulldogs won eight state championships, placed runner-up three times and finished third twice. The Bulldogs’created their own Kansas cross country dynasty.
BJHS wrestlers earning early season wins
November 5, 2009
Baldwin Junior High School’s wrestling team has competed in two meets this season and both were successful.
Baker football team wins fourth straight over William Jewell
November 5, 2009
Baker University’s football team has things rolling after a slow start to the 2009 campaign. The Wildcats pulled away in the second half Saturday at Liston Stadium, rolling to a 26-6 victory over winless William Jewell.
State title trifecta
November 5, 2009
Seconds after the Class 4A girls’ cross country race here Saturday afternoon, it was obvious who the champions were … again. Baldwin High School won the state title by more than 40 points for the third consecutive season as it completed its three-peat.
Baker University sports roundup
November 5, 2009
Baker University swept MidAmerica Nazarene 25-20, 25-20, 25-21 on Tuesday at the Collins Center to close the regular season with a 31-3 match record.