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Injury Accident Reported In Washington County

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An injury accident was reported in Washington County April 26th. Charles Ouelette of Washington lost control of his vehicle on upland road, just north of 13th Road. The vehicle went airborne, and hit an embankment. Ouelette was taken to the Washington County Hospital. Read More »

Skinner Lobbies for Better Health Care in Washington, DC

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Marysville, Kan. – Cheryl Skinner, Director of Cardiopulmonary Services at Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH), recently traveled to Washington, DC with other respiratory therapists and patients to request members of Congress to permit Medicare patients with certain chronic lung diseases to have greater access to the knowledge and services of a respiratory therapist. Cheryl Skinner, BA, RRT, CPFT, is Director of ... Read More »

Post Office Hours Adjusted In Beattie & Washington County

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Postal officials last week hosted a public meeting in Beattie proposing a reduction of 12.5 hours each week in office hours. New hours proposed will be Monday – Friday 8:30 – 12:30, and Saturdays 8:30 – 9:30. The meeting followed surveys mailed to patrons. Only 82 of 207 surveys were returned, with a majority preferring adjusted hours, versus options of ... Read More »

Washington County Board of County Commissioners Meeting Minutes – March 24

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These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Washington County Board of Commissioners at their next meeting. Prepared by Denae Dimler, County Clerk. The Board of County Commission for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, March 24, 2014 in the Commission Room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; and Gary Ouellette, ... Read More »

Washington County Sheriff’s Department Executes Multiple Search Warrents

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On February 27th, officers from the Washington County Sheriff’s Department executed multiple search warrants within the county. As a result of these warrants, Tyler Mathis of Washington was arrested for Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Jessica Long of Greenleaf was arrested for Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug ... Read More »

Taxing Authority Of Extension Districts In Question

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A number of local groups and individuals testified recently against a senate bill which would remove the taxing authority of the extension district elected representatives, and transfer that authority to the county commissioners of each of the counties which are a subset of the extension district. Opponents fear this will damage the extension district arrangements, and services provided. Washington, Clay, ... Read More »

Proposed Bill Would Require Transmission Lines Be Reviewed

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State Representative Sharon Schwarz of Washington recently testified for a bill that would require power transmission line projects to undergo a review by the Kansas Electric Transmission Authority before proceeding to the Kansas Corporation Commission. The proposed legislation was prompted by the K.C.C. granting a Certificate of Convenience to Clean Line Energy, which plans to build an electric transmission line ... Read More »

Washington County Board Of Commissioners Meeting Minutes – Feb. 24

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These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Washington County Board of Commissioners at their next meeting. Prepared by Denae Dimler, County Clerk. The Board of County Commission for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, February 24, 2014 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, Vice ... Read More »

Longtime Editor & Co-Publisher Of The Marysville Advocate Howard Kessinger Passes Away

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The longtime editor and co-publisher of the Marysville Advocate newspaper passed away early this morning at Bryan Memorial LGH Hospital in Lincoln, Nebraska. Howard Kessinger, who dedicated over 30 years of service to the Advocate before retiring in 2012 was 81 years old. Kessinger supported many events and initiatives all across Marysville and the entire Marshall & Washington County community. ... Read More »

Washington County Board of County Commissioners Meeting Minutes – Feb. 18

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These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Washington County Board of Commissioners at their next meeting. Prepared by Denae Dimler, County Clerk. The Board of County Commission (BOCC) for Washington County met in regular session on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, ... Read More »