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RSVP Of Northeast Kansas To Thank Area First Responders

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RSVP of Northeast Kansas is honoring First Responders, including law enforcement, firemen, E.M.T. and ambulance personnel among others in September. Volunteers will deliver goodies throughout Marshall and Washington Counties thanking our local hero’s. In honor of the anniversary of 9/11, RSVP of Northeast Kansas’ volunteers are thanking our local First Responders by delivering treats to their monthly meetings and their ... Read More »

City Of Washington To Shut Down Water Tower At 8:30 AM

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The City of Washington is dealing with a water mess, and it is only going to get worse this morning. As part of the repairs, after two water mains broke on Tuesday, city crews plan to shut down the water tower at approximately 8:30 a.m. to repair a water valve. Utility customers in the 500 block of West 3rd Street ... Read More »

Kansas Agriculture & Rural Leadership’s 12th Class Announced

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Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership recently announced their 12th class, which will begin a two year leadership program this fall. Travis Mason of Herkimer, Kansas Division Manager for Southeast Nebraska CO-OP, and Rebecca Frerking of Washington, coordinator of the Washington and Clay County Farm Bureau Quarter Horse, and Lamb Production programs are among thirty class members from across Kansas. Waterville ... Read More »

Police Blotter: Washington Theft & Unclaimed Property

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Washington County authorities responded to a theft reported Thursday at 112 East 4th Street in Washington. The Nemaha County Sheriff advises that they had an iPod Touch turned in about a month ago that has gone unclaimed. If it may be yours, please identify with the Nemaha County Sheriff’s Office. Read More »

Washington hires new City Administrator

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Carl Chalfant has been hired as the new Washington City Administrator and will begin his duties on July 8. He is currently the city administrator for the city of McClouth, which he has been since 2007, prior to that he was city superintendent for the city of McClouth from 1990-2007. His salary has been set at $55,000 a year. Read More »

Melanie Bryant newest council member in Washington

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Melanie Bryant was sworn in as the newest member of the Washington City Council Monday night. She was appointed to the position by Mayor Ryan Kern to fill his position after he became Mayor following the death of then mayor Harold Jones. Melanie and her husband Marc have 5 children and she also has two step daughters. She is the manager of ... Read More »

City of Washington Warns Of Utility Insurance Solicitations

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The City of Washington has been made aware that local utility customers may be receiving solicitations from a company called HomeServe. The City of Washington is not affiliated with this company, nor does it endorse the company or the services it provides. The business is attempting to solicit utility customers to purchase insurance for their water and sewer lines. > ... Read More »

Red Cross Ramps Up Relief Efforts in Oklahoma

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WASHINGTON, Wednesday, May 22, 2013 — The American Red Cross continues to expand relief efforts across Oklahoma, with additional kitchens opening today and more trucks and volunteers flowing into the state. Already this week, more than 200 Red Cross disaster workers in Oklahoma have opened shelters, kitchens and emergency aid stations. In these locations, people can find a safe refuge, food ... Read More »

Weather Service confirms a small tornado did do damage in Washington

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The National Weather Service confirmed Monday that it was a small tornado with winds of around 80 mph that did damage in Washington Saturday night. The weather service agreed with Sheriff Justin Cordry who said he thought that the tornado was dipping up and down out of the cloud and never actually touched the ground. The main area the tornado did damage ... Read More »