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Do you celebrate Halloween?

Response Percent
Yes, I decorate my house and hand out candy
No, I’m too old for Halloween
Yes, I’m the life the party
Yes, I’m too old to trick or treat, but my children do
No, I don’t need any cavities
Total 48

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Live blog: Baldwin High beats Eudora 20-13
05:00 p.m., October 28, 2010 Updated 09:54 p.m.
9:25 — Baldwin recovers a Eudora fumble deep in Cardinals’ territory and Eudora is out of timeouts. Baldwin took a knee three times to run out the clock. Baldwin wins 20-13 to win the district and improve to 3-0.
Naismith among 8 Wonders of Kansas People
October 28, 2010
Results were announced Thursday morning by the Kansas Sampler Foundation after six weeks of voting by the public.
BHS volleyball fall in sub-state opening round
October 28, 2010
Although the Baldwin High School volleyball team’s season ended quickly at sub-state Saturday, coach Kelly Brown wasn’t disappointed in the match or season. The Bulldogs (17-20) were the No. 5 seed in Topeka-Hayden’s regional bracket. They played De Soto, who had narrowly beaten the Bulldogs twice within the last three weeks.
BHS cross country teams sweep regionals, ready for state
October 28, 2010
BONNER SPRINGS — It’s two titles down and one to go for both Baldwin High School cross country teams. They cruised to easy first-place finishes Saturday at the Class 4A regional meet in Bonner Springs. The Bulldogs have won the Frontier League and regional championships and now they aim to take state this Saturday.
Victory over SFT sets Bulldogs up for battle with Eudora
October 28, 2010
With arguably its most important game of the season up next, the Baldwin High School football team made sure not to stub its toe Friday on senior night. Baldwin’s third and final district game tonight at Eudora will decide the winner of the Class 4A district. Before Baldwin travels to Eudora, it had to face a winless Santa Fe Trail team at Liston Stadium.
Protasio places 10th at state tennis tournament
October 28, 2010
Baldwin High School senior Kara Protasio finished her final tennis season with a bang. Protasio placed 10th in the Class 4A singles state tournament. She finished the meet with a 3-3 record and a top-10 finish.
Freshman’s first goal lifts Bulldogs to regional victory
October 28, 2010
FORT SCOTT —Duncan Murray couldn’t have chosen a better time to score his first-ever high school goal. With 10 minutes remaining in Baldwin High School’s first-round regional game here Tuesday, the freshman broke a 1-1 tie with his only goal of the season.
Haunted Train offers Halloween thrills
October 28, 2010
Anyone seeking to be scared or try a new type of haunted house should head to the Midland Depot this weekend for the annual Haunted Train. The event sponsored by the Baldwin City Community Theater and the Midland Depot will be running its final trains Friday and Saturday nights.
School district earns numerous standards of excellence on state assessments
October 28, 2010
As an entire district, Baldwin USD 348 hit a slight decline on the 2010 state assessments as its number of standard of excellence qualifying exams dropped from a year ago. The Baldwin School District made the standard of excellence rating on 42 possibilities in 2009. This year the school district earned 25 the standards of excellence.
BHS Patriot’s Club honors 58 military veterans with flyover, fireworks
October 28, 2010
Baldwin High School’s patriot club military veteran ceremony began with a three-plane flyover and ended with a barrage of fireworks Friday night. In the middle was patriotic music, a speech by Baldwin City Mayor Ken Wagner and 58 veterans being honored in front of a large Liston Stadium crowd.
Holland seeking name recognition in governor’s race
October 28, 2010
Around Kansas, Tom Holland is spreading his message and seeking enough name recognition to propel him to a four-year term in the Governor’s Office The Baldwin City Democrat isn’t lacking name recognition in his own hometown, though.
Real World Design students visit White House
October 28, 2010
Baldwin High School’s Real World Design Challenge students were rewarded with another once-in-a-lifetime opportunity — meeting U.S. President Barack Obama. Four of the BHS students and advisor Pam Davis were invited to Washington, D.C., last week for the first-ever White House Science Fair.
County residents forward ideas for preservation
October 28, 2010
Preserving turn-of-the-century industrial buildings along Pennsylvania Avenue in Lawrence, the Baldwin Woods, a station along the Santa Fe Trail and the county’s dwindling natural prairie land.