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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 »

Washington County Accident Leads To Arrest

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Wednesday in Washington County, authorities responded a vehicle accident at 18th and Sunflower Roads. Kyle Mitchum of Washington was arrested on pending charges of driving while suspended, criminal threat, and driving while a habitual violator. Mitchum was released from the Washington County Jail on $5,000 bond.   Read More »

FSA Filing Deadline Extended To June 23rd

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The filing deadline expiration is June 23rd for farmer and ranchers in Marshall, Washington, and Riley Counties needing credit as a result of storms last summer, July 22nd – August 16th. For information, contact the FSA office in Seneca at (785) 336-2164. Read More »

Washington Beginning Second Phase Of Community Surveys

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The City of Washington is ready to begin the second phase of community surveys to determine eligibility for grant dollars for community projects. Within the last month, every occupied household received a short income survey which was to be returned to the City Hall. The City wishes to thank everyone who has already returned the survey. If you have not ... Read More »

Bob Dole Making Tour Stops In Area Monday

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Former U.S. Senator Bob Dole will stop in northeast Kansas Monday, at the Seneca American Legion 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m., Marysville American Legion 12:35 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., and at Mayberry’s in Washington 2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Stops are also planned in Clay Center and Westmoreland. Read More »