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Washington County Board Minutes

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The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, October 17, 2011 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner, Chairman; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner, Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney and Lou Kern, County Clerk. Chairman Otott called the meeting to order. The next regular ... Read More »

Pruning Workshop To Be Held In Washington

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Kim Bomberger, Kansas Forest Service Community Forester and David Coltrain, River Valley Extension Agent, will present a program about tree and shrub pruning. Participants will learn the basics of pruning and find out how to accomplish this important task. Guidelines will be presented for all types of shrubs, deciduous and coniferous trees and fruit trees if interest is expressed. Everyone ... Read More »

Moran Offers Interships

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U.S. Senator Jerry Moran is currently accepting internship applications for positions in his Washington D.C., Topeka, Wichita, Hays and Pittsburg Offices for 2012. Applications are available online at moran.senate.gov under the services tab. Applications must be received by Friday, October 21st. Interested undergraduate and graduate students can call 202-224-6521 for more information. Read More »

State Main Street Coordinator Appearing in Washington

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Mary Helmer, State Coordinator of the Kansas Main Street Association will be presenting a program to provide information to business owners who are interested in improving the façade of their business. The meeting will take place at 6:30 on Thursday at the First National Bank inWashington. The meeting will be hosted by the Washington Chamber of Commerce. Read More »

Hunter Education Course Comes to Marysville

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A Hunter’s Education Course will take place this Saturday and Sunday in Marysville. The course will teach new hunters the right and safe way to hunt. The program is being hosted by the Marysville Police Department. Anyone interested in participating in the course can register and pick up materials this week at the Marysville Police Department between 9 A.M. and ... Read More »

Friends Help Farmer

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Dennis Holst, a pastor in Marysville, Kansas spearheaded an effort to help an Odell couple harvest their crops this year. Holst organized friends and neighbors of John and Sarah Novotny who are life-long residents of Odell. Approximately 20 volunteers in combines, semi trucks and grain haulers worked their way in and out of the fields Friday, tackling the Novotnys’ 400 ... Read More »

Harvest Estimates Fall

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Marshall, Washington, and Nemaha Counties are three of the most fortunate counties in Kansas when it comes to harvest. The latest government forecast of the size of the Kansas fall harvest paints an even more dismal picture than last month‘s estimate. Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service is now projecting: corn production in the state at 451.5 million bushels, or 22 percent ... Read More »

Washington High School Royalty

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Washington High School will celebrate homecoming Friday evening. Queen Candidates are Emily Heusman, Alani Dodd, and Skyler Miller. King candidates are Tyler Kongs, Korey Welch and Bradley Kramer. The King and Queen will be crowned at 6:30 at the football field. Read More »

Marysville Main Street Wins Two Awards

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Marysville Main Street was received two awards at Thursday night‘s Main Street Awards of Excellence presentation, held in Independence as part of the annual Kansas Downtown Symposium. Marysville received the Community Award for the cooperation between the City of Marysville and Marysville Main Street. Marysville Main Street also received the award for excellence in fundraising for the Big Blue BBQ ... Read More »

Beatrice Woman Charged with Additional Child Abuse Charges

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21-year-old Tieghsia Udell of Beatrice was arrested for child abuse last week was arrested again on Wednesday for two additional counts of cruelty toward a child for prior incidents in which she left her two-year-old son home alone. In addition to her previous child abuse charge, Udell is now facing two counts of cruelty toward a child. The Nebraska Department ... Read More »