The Haddam-area Canfil house is steeped in history, yet local history books aren’t steeped with the Canfil house. The stone house, which could be more than 130 years old, was once a stage line depot, according to one recording, but despite its significance to the area, it’s all but left out of…
The Washington County Elementary School participated in the Great Kindness Challenge for the fourth year in a row. WCES participated from February 15-19. The Great Kindness Challenge is one week devoted to performing as many acts of kindness as possible at school. This world-wide event had over 17…
Washington tied the previous all-time record low temperature during the frigid temperatures two weeks ago; two of the Top 3 coldest temperatures set in Washington are from that arctic blast week. According to Mary Knapp with the Weather Data Library at K-State, Washington recorded a temperature of…
Prairie chicken and pheasant populations in Washington are slowly declining, according to officials from the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism. The declines are due to loss of habitat from expanding cropland or from modern agricultural practices that no longer produce ideal…
Small increases in water rates will be discussed March 1 when the Washington City Council is scheduled to consider an ordinance that will call for a 25-cent increase in the minimum base water rate and a 25-cent increase for every 1,000 gallons used. The increase is needed as the city transitions…
On Feb. 24 an officer was dispatched to 1003 Zenith Road for a report of theft. On Feb. 24 an officer was dispatched to the Washington City Park for a report of criminal damage to property. On Feb. 24 the Hollenberg, Hanover and Washington Fire Departments were dispatched to Fuller Street in…
On Feb. 7 on U.S. 36 a half-mile west of Upland Road Michael Helms, of Washington, was plowing the roadway from snow in a 2015 Freightliner when the vehicle was hit by a 2002 Pontiac driven by Cinda Hughes, of Hanover. Hughes refused transport by Washington EMS. Damage was estimated at more than $1…
Lori Dawn Carter, 52, died Feb. 26, 2021, at Linwood, Kan. Visitation is Friday, March 5, from noon to 1 p.m. at Washington United Methodist Church. The funeral will follow at 1 p.m. Burial will be in the Washington City Cemetery. A memorial fund is established to be designated later.…
Joseph Brungardt, 14, of Blue Rapids, died Feb. 21, 2021, at Community Memorial Healthcare in Marysville. He was born Jan. 3, 2007, in Fairbury, Neb., to Michael and Holly (Goeckel) Brungardt. He enjoyed playing video games, building things with his Legos and doing puzzles with the family. He…
Kasey Lee Smith, 31, of Jarbalo, Kan., passed away on the morning of Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, in Omaha, Neb. He was born on Aug. 24, 1989, to Dallas and Taunja Smith. He graduated high school in Washington in 2008 and attended Manhattan Christian College. Kasey married his wife, Sara Smith, in June…
Jerry Munsterman, 71, died March 1, 2021, in Wichita. Visitation will be Thursday, March 4, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Hanover, at 12:30 p.m. with a funeral service following at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery. A memorial fund is established and will be designated later.…
The Washington County Elementary School participated in the Great Kindness Challenge for the fourth…
Prairie chicken and pheasant populations in Washington are slowly declining, according to officials…
Small increases in water rates will be discussed March 1 when the Washington City Council is…
The Haddam-area Canfil house is steeped in history, yet local history books aren’t steeped with the Canfil house. The stone house, which could be more than 130 years old, was once a stage line depot, according to one recording, but despite its significance to the area, it’s all but left out of historical publications. The three-story stone house that once featured two fulllength balconies has now mostly collapsed.
On Feb. 24 an officer was dispatched to 1003 Zenith Road for a report of theft. On Feb. 24 an officer was dispatched to the Washington City Park for a report…
Washington tied the previous all-time record low temperature during the frigid temperatures two weeks ago; two of the Top 3 coldest temperatures set in…
This summer thousands of Kansas teenagers will begin their first job working for a farmer or rancher. Youth that are 14 or 15, must complete a tractor safety…
COURTLAND – The Linn boys’ first round Class 1A Division II sub-state game against Pike Valley on Friday at Courtland came down to the wire, with both teams…
WASHINGTON – The Tigers struggled to score in their first round Class 2A sub-state on Monday at Washington. Valley Heights was able to build a small lead…
The Clifton-Clyde girls needed two overtimes, but were able to pull ahead of Centralia in the first round of Class 1A Division 1 substate to get a 49-46 win.…
Colin A. Cudney, age 24, of Manhattan, formerly of Greenleaf, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021. Colin was born Oct.16, 1996, in…
Keith Glenn Ayres, 74, died Feb. 20, 2021, at his home in Greenleaf. A graveside funeral service was Feb. 27 at the Greenleaf City Cemetery where pastor Dan…
Jerry Munsterman, 71, died March 1, 2021, in Wichita. Visitation will be Thursday, March 4, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Hanover, at 12:30 p.m. with a funeral…
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Witt Keesecker hangs out with Coy Stamm’s pig during some down time at the Washington County Fair. The pig was extremely docile and Coy was able to roam around…
Zoe Sawin walks backward while leading a Holstein heifer on the fairgrounds on Saturday, while fellow Happy Workers 4Her Zachary Meyer gives her showing tips.…