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A pilot car leads traffic around resurfacing work that's underway on U.S. Highway 56. The resurfacing crew had made it to the Baldwin Elementary School Intermediate Center by around noon Friday. Motorists can expect delays along the highway through October.

Max Moore, 92, shown at his farm near Baldwin City, won the first tractor pull at the Vinland Fair in the early 1960s. "They gave me an old flour sack with 50 silver dollars in it," he said. "I've still got them."

Max Moore sits on his 1950 Ferguson tractor after pulling it out of one of his barns on his farm north and west of Baldwin City Tuesday morning. Moore was undefeated on his favored Ferguson during the years he entered the Vinland Fair tractor pull. The 92-year-old will be there with it Friday to be recognized.

Vinland's Scott Mock's 1969 Camaro was featured in the July issue of Hot Rod Magazine. Mock rebuilt the car from a rusted-out Camaro shell and replaced every sheet metal panel of the car, except the roof.

Baker University President Pat Long will be the keynote speaker at Sunday’s graduation on the Baldwin City campus. It will be the first class to graduate with Long as president all four years. The stained-glass Wildcat at left was made by those students for her.

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