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Robert Essig, owner of Essig Construction Company of Baldwin Township, attended the May 5 Baldwin Township board meeting to express his disappointment that the Township Board  decided to contract with Livonia Township for road grading services. Essig’s company has been providing road grading services for the township for 33 years. Especially concerning to Essig was [...]

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Tensions were high at the Baldwin Township Board meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 15, where board members suggested they were blindsided by Supervisor Kim Good. That’s because Good authorized $100,000 worth of new roofs for township buildings without the board’s consent. Five township roofs had sustained some hail damage during a recent storm. The Town Hall [...]

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Michael Robert Johnson stood on his driveway for about four hours in the early morning hours of March 1. He went outside at about 4 a.m. that morning. By 8 a.m. or so, a neighbor saw Johnson standing between his vehicle and the two-story blue house with the unattached garage that he called home at [...]

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The Baldwin town board met to establish a 2014 budget proposal at a budget workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 29 at the town hall. The intention is to provide residents information as to what the board’s plan is for spending in 2014 and how the board came up with the proposed levy amount for 2014. As [...]

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A record number of anglers strung out across Little Elk Lake last Saturday to compete in the 11th annual Ridgewood Bay ice fishing tournament in which contestants brought up a number of good-size northerns. A lesser number of walleyes, sunnies and crappies were caught in the biggest fish placings. Tournament director Allen Kichler reported a [...]

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In an animated, friendly, yet hardly productive budget workshop on Monday, Dec. 10, the Baldwin Township Board managed to get next to nothing accomplished. According to the agenda, the town board was supposed to review 2012 budget line items and establish line items for each of seven funds for 2013. In preparation for the meeting, [...]

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The Baldwin Town Board continues to work towards an agreement with the city of Princeton which would result in an orderly annexation agreement. The plan is to have board chairman Jay Swanson write up three or four points succinctly and take it to the city of Princeton. If Princeton agrees to terms of the agreement, [...]

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