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Valerie Wolf

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VINLAND MEMORIES CAPTURED ON TAPE
April 1, 1999
Natives of the Vinland area are sharing their memories of growing up in and around the valley town with the Vinland Elementary Site Council. The site council captured those memories on audio and videotape Friday morning during a reception attended by eight lifelong or longtime Vinlanders.
STATE GROUP TO SHOWCASE LOCAL LIBRARY PLAN
April 1, 1999
When it comes to planning, the Baldwin City Library is serving as a role model across the state. A long-range plan for the library was developed by the Baldwin City Library Board of Trustees with the help of a strategic planning process called “New Pathways to Planning.” The plan the Baldwin City Library came up with is being used as an example for other libraries to follow.
JUNIOR HIGH GETS NEW INTERCOM SYSTEM
April 1, 1999
The system, installed over the Christmas break, replaces a 30-year-old dinosaur.
WEE DELIVER
April 1, 1999
Third-grader Ashley Tucker received a stamp of approval for a stamp she designed and entered in the “Wee Deliver” stamp design contest. Tucker’s butterfly and tree stamp was one of 12 stamps created by elementary students to be featured in the Mid-America Post Office District calendar. There were 2,000 entries in the contest, according to Baldwin City Postmaster Sarah Wilson.
SEVEN WAGE CAMPAIGNS FOR FOUR SCHOOL BOARD SLOTS
April 1, 1999
Seven people, including three incumbents, are running for Baldwin school board positions. The four positions on the school board will be determined in the general election on April 6. Incumbent Roger Arnold is running unopposed for position No. 1. Incumbent Barbara Johnson and challenger Eugene Kivett are vying for position No. 2. Incumbent Curtis Trarbach is running against challenger Bennette Seaman in position No. 3. Betty Bullock and Linda Rogers are vying for position No. 4, currently held by Mary Jane Chubb, who chose not to seek re-election. [image]Trarbach [image]Rogers[image]Seaman [image]Brecheisen[image]Roberts [image]Kivett
BJHS GETS GRANT FROM WOLF CREEK
April 1, 1999
Baldwin Junior High School will receive new science equipment through a grant awarded by Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corp., which runs the Wolf Creek nuclear power plant near Burlington. All Kansas and Missouri junior and senior high schools within Wolf Creek’s service territories were offered the opportunity to compete in Wolf Creek’s “Grants for Excellence” program. To be eligible, teachers submitted proposals describing how the money would be spent for science department enrichment.
DIGESTER INSTALLED AT SEWER PLANT
March 31, 1999
The sewer system improvements will bring the city up to code with federal regulations.
(NO HEADLINE)
March 24, 1999
Baldwin Junior High School will receive new science equipment through a grant awarded by Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corp., which runs the Wolf Creek nuclear power plant near Burlington. All Kansas and Missouri junior and senior high schools within Wolf Creek’s service territories were offered the opportunity to compete in Wolf Creek’s “Grants for Excellence” program. To be eligible, teachers submitted proposals describing how the money would be spent for science department enrichment.
THE SYSTEM, INSTALLED OVER THE CHRISTMAS BREAK, REPLACES A 30-YEAR-OLD DINOSAUR.
March 24, 1999
Communication is a lot more clear at Baldwin Junior High School, thanks to a new intercom system that can be held in the palm of your hand. Principal Connie Wright and other staff members can communicate with any person in the building, any classroom or any grade from anywhere in the building with a hand-held phone — something that was not the case in the past.
SEVEN WAGE CAMPAIGNS FOR FOUR SCHOOL BOARD SLOTS
March 24, 1999
Seven people, including three incumbents, are running for Baldwin school board positions. The four positions on the school board will be determined in the general election on April 6. Incumbent Roger Arnold is running unopposed for position No. 1. Incumbent Barbara Johnson and challenger Eugene Kivett are vying for position No. 2. Incumbent Curtis Trarbach is running against challenger Bennette Seaman in position No. 3. Betty Bullock and Linda Rogers are vying for position No. 4, currently held by Mary Jane Chubb, who chose not to seek re-election.

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