Why I moved to Baldwin Township

As I noted in an earlier post, Baldwin Township has experienced an incredible level of growth in recent decades. Here are some of the people who moved there and why they came.


Sue Wondra

Moved to Baldwin in 1989

"We had young children and we wanted to raise our kids in the country with with what we thought were better morals -- not so much pressure to conform to what's hip and what's current."


Dave Lehr

Moved to Baldwin in 2006

"In the city, my kids were a minority in the school that they went to. There's nothing wrong with that, but they didn't get the help they needed, because the teachers were too busy helping all the other kids."


Gary Butz

Moved to Baldwin in 1993

"I had a one-bedroom apartment in the northern suburbs that was a real nasty place, and it was like $600/mo. And I got this three-bedroom, two-bath, attached garage for $56,000, new."


Jody Link

Moved to Baldwin in 2005

"What drew us to this area was the peace, the location, the solitude. You deal with people all day. You want to go home. You just like your own place. You want to be around people that you choose to be with."


Jeff Dotseth

Moved to Baldwin 1996

"I really enjoy the feel of the country. I like to have green space -- a place where if you want to go for a walk, you can. Maybe I'm selfish. I guess I enjoy privacy."

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