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Manley To Fill Vacant USD 108 School Board Position

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Rhonda Manley of Washington will fill an unexpired term for District Two on the Washington County USD 108 School Board. Randy Hubbard resigned from the position in November, the term runs through June of 2015. Manley was the only person who had expressed interest in the position, which will be up for election next year. Read More »

Advanced Beef Cattle & Health Training Session Planned In Washington

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An Advanced Beef Cattle Care and Health Training session is planned Tuesday evening in Washington. The free workshop is to focus on standards and technologies to improve animal welfare, and food safety. Producers and veterinarians will receive Beef Quality Assurance training and information, relevant to the cow calf, stocker, and feedlot industry, animal husbandry best management practices, and downed animal ... Read More »

City of Washington Reminds Residents About Sewer Maintenance

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The City of Washington would like to remind all property owners and sewer utility customers that the City of Washington is responsible for the sewer main lines. The property owner is responsible for the lateral and the tap. Due to the recent purchase of the sewer camera system for the city’s sewer mains, staff has noticed numerous privately-owned sewer taps ... Read More »

Representative Huelskamp To Visit Area Wednesday

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United States Representative Tim Huelskamp will stop in Marysville, Washington, and Belleville Wednesday as part of his October town hall meetings. He will greet constituent’s Wednesday from 9-11 a.m. at the Lincoln Center, 405 N. 4th Street in Marysville, then meeting at the First National Bank in Washington from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. A stop at the Belleville City Office follows at 1:30 p.m. Read More »

City Of Washington Asks For Water Conservation Due To Drought

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Due to local drought conditions, the City of Washington’s water table indicates a reduction of four feet over the last three to four months, and demand per day is in excess of 300,000 gallons. If this trend continues, it could trigger a Stage 1 Water Watch as indicated in the City of Washington’s Municipal Water Conservation Plan. The City of ... Read More »

Recent Fires In Washington County Keep Crews Busy

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Recent fire calls in Washington County, include a ditch fire July 2nd near Washington in the 1800 block of 20th Road, a baler fire near Linn July 2nd in the 500 block of King Road, a wheat field caught fire near Mahaska July 4th in the 800 block of 29th Road, a grass fire was reported July 4th in Washington ... Read More »

NEK-CAP Receives Grant Funding To Expand Services

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Northeast Kansas Community Action (NEK CAP) has received grant funding that will allow expansion of services in several counties, including Washington, Republic, Jewell, Smith, Mitchell and Osborne. A series of local focus groups will meet in July to help determine needs and priorities. A meeting is planned in Washington on July 11th, noon at Mayberry’s.   Read More »

Kansas Water Office Tour Stopping In Washington & Manhattan

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Washington is among twelve locations statewide scheduled to host the Water Vision Team, presenting the first draft vision for the future of water in Kansas, and receive public input. About 9,000 Kansas residents have participated in the governors’ initiative thus far, participating in over 160 meetings to gather information. A full detail of the plan objective and meeting schedule is ... Read More »