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Washington County Spelling Bee Results

Clifton Clyde Students took the top three positions Saturday at the Washington County Spelling Bee in Linn. Lori Leiszler won the event with Victoria Kidd in second. They qualified to go to Topeka for the all-regional bee. The winner in Topeka represents Kansas in the national spelling bee. The spelling bee included first through eighth graders. Read More »

Washington County Commissioners’ Board Meeting Minutes

The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, April 11, 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. Next regular meeting ... Read More »

State Election Spending Scorecard

Here’s a quick scorecard tracking the spending at the state level in the upcoming Kansas elections. And the winner is… Kansas Senator Sam Brownback, the Republican Nominee for Governor. Brownback has spent $2.3-million to Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Tom Holland’s $574,000. The Democrats however, don’t lag behind in the 3-other state races. As of late last week, incumbent Democratic Attorney General ... Read More »

Hanover Kindergartener Wins State Post Card Contest

Representative Sharon Swartz congratulated Kara Bruna – 1st grader at St. John’s Catholic School in Hanover, and her parents, Chad and Theresa Bruna. Her post card was selected the winner in the First Grade category. More than 630 kindergarten through sixth grade students from 22 counties across the state entered this year’s contest by designing a post card around the ... Read More »

SCC-Lincoln hosting Animal Planet’s Jeff Corwin on April 9

Emmy Award winner Jeff Corwin, one of the most recognizable personalities on Animal Planet, is coming to Lincoln. Corwin, who has worked for the conservation of endangered species and ecosystems around the world since he was a teenager, will give a presentation titled “100 Heartbeats” at 7 p.m. April 9 in the gymnasium at Southeast community College’s Lincoln Campus, 8800 ... Read More »