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Do you plan to attend this year's Vinland Fair?

Response Percent
Yes. I want my chicken-noodle dinner and homemade pie.
 
66%
No. There’s too much else to do with school about to start.
 
22%
Probably not. I’ve attended past fairs but I doubt I’ll make it this year.
 
11%
Total 9
Note: This is not a scientific poll. Vote
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Walmart withdraws plans for store at Eisenhower Avenue/U.S. 56
August 1, 2014
Wal-Mart Inc. has dropped plans to build a Walmart Express at a Baldwin City site that spurred community protests last month. Although the announcement of the decision left the door open for the retail giant to explore another site in the city, it ended any further city consideration of the site on U.S. Highway 56 between Eisenhower Avenue and Washington Street.
Baldwin Open to be Sunday
August 1, 2014
The Baldwin Golf Association’s annual Baldwin Open will be from 7 to 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, at Baldwin City Golf Course.
Kansas college, president part ways
July 31, 2014
A southeast Kansas college is looking for a new president after parting ways with the incumbent by what officials called mutual agreement.
Kansas megachurch transformed by school district
July 31, 2014
A Kansas school district has completed the $17-million transformation of a megachurch into an educational complex.
Someone passing fake $100 bills in Great Bend
July 31, 2014
Counterfeit $100 bills have turned up at a central Kansas fast-food restaurant on the same weekend at least four fake $100 bills were passed at a convenience store 80 miles up the road.
Downtown Baldwin City polling sites consolidated for Tuesday’s primary
July 31, 2014
Although most of the fun and heat in this year’s Kansas primary election is on Republican ballot, the Douglas County Clerk’s office is ready for all 74,926 of the county’s registered voters.
Douglas County approves 10-year, reduced tax incentive for apartment development
July 31, 2014
The Douglas County Commission stayed in step with other local governments on Wednesday evening when it approved a reduced tax incentive for a proposed $75 million mixed-use apartment complex on Indiana Street.
Haskell Avenue set to reopen Monday in southern Lawrence
July 30, 2014
In what is good news for commuters of east Lawrence destinations, the Kansas Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that Haskell Avenue will be reopened at its southern entry into Lawrence.
3-year-old boy dead after accidental shooting
July 30, 2014
A 3-year-old Wichita boy has died after accidentally shooting himself in the chest with a gun he found while his mom and her boyfriend were taking a nap.
Baldwin boys soccer team third in Sunflower Games
July 30, 2014
Second-annual BHS alumni game Friday
Former Kansas city clerk admits stealing from city
July 30, 2014
A former northeast Kansas city clerk has pleaded guilty to a federal embezzlement charge on the same day her former employer filed a separate civil suit.
Baldwin City Council to consider on Monday 2015 budget with 3.609 mill levy increase
July 30, 2014
The Baldwin City Council will consider on Monday a 2015 budget that would increase the city’s property tax levy to 27.490 mills, or a 3.609 mill increase from that of 2013.
Brownback’s GOP challenger has bankruptcy in past
July 30, 2014
A Wichita businesswoman who is challenging Gov. Sam Brownback in the Republican primary has filed for bankruptcy protection in the past, while her running mate has done so twice.
Quayle collection to occupy Baker librarian’s time for next month
July 30, 2014
When asked to name her favorite item in Baker University’s prized Quayle Bible Collection, Kay Bradt qualifies her answer with the that acknowledgement it changes regularly as she researches and studies the collection. There’s a lot for the Baker University director of library services to choose from in the collection housed in the Spencer Wing of Baker’s Collins Library.
Herbal gardening lesson to be shared
July 29, 2014
The Garden Connection of Baldwin is sponsoring the program “Healing and Herbal Medicine” at 7 p.m. tonight at the library.
Rare gazelle breaks own neck, dies at Topeka Zoo
July 29, 2014
An endangered gazelle at the Topeka Zoo is dead after beating its head against a gate until it broke its neck.
Baldwin USD 348 traditional enrollment starts Monday
July 29, 2014
Traditional enrollment will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, Aug. 8, for Baldwin Elementary School Primary Center, Baldwin Elementary School Intermediate Center and Baldwin Junior High School.
Kansas teen killed after fall on Colorado mountain
July 29, 2014
A suburban Kansas City teenager who died last week while climbing one of Colorado’s most popular peaks was a 2014 high school graduate who excelled in engineering.
Kansas school district justifies conference cost
July 29, 2014
School officials in southwest Kansas say a recent conference trip to Florida that cost taxpayers more than $100,000 was necessary to become a model school district.
Vinland Fair seekling entertainers for talent show
July 29, 2014
Those interested in being part of the talent show at the Vinland Fair notify the event’s organizer Matt Kirby by 2 p.m. the day of the event, which is at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at the Vinland Fairgrounds.

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