Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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BY CYNTHIA SCHEER Managing editor Siblings Aundrea and Sean Bruna have been motivated to do their daily sheep chores by one thing: money. The Washington County High School spring grad and junior have been building their college savings accounts the past eight years by raising sheep. The project... + continue reading
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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BY CYNTHIA SCHEER Managing editor For 20 years Grandma’s House Daycare at the Linn Community Nursing Home has been caring for the children of the Linn area community. The daycare, which is part of the nursing home and is housed just north of the nursing home in one of the apartments,... + continue reading
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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The Washington Peewee baseball team won the District 4 tournament and will take their undefeated record to the state tourney as a #1 seed. Team members are, front row, from left, William Svanda, Zach Hiltgen, Ryan Sawin, Tucker Huband, Gavin LeDuc, Noah Hoover, Seth White, Cooper Kellogg; middle,... + continue reading
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
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BY MARCIA HUBBARD Sports writer High schools in Washington County have produced some stellar athletes. The four county schools — Clifton-Clyde, Hanover, Linn and Washington County — can lay claim to state titles in a variety of sports. Some of these athletes say good-bye to... + continue reading
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Natalie Harlan, daughter of Misty and Daniel Harlan, is running with the Kansas Flyers track team this summer. She competed in the USATF Region 9 qualifying meet July 7-8 in Little Rock, Ark. Her 4x800 meter relay fi nished fi rst with a time of 10:13. She also qualifi ed with a third place fi... + continue reading

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BY DAN THALMANN Just one week into his tenure as superintendent of the Barnes-Hanover-Linn school district, John Whetzal told the USD 223 school board on July 9 that he is getting acclimated to the culture and communities. He said he planned on spending a... + continue reading
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BY CYNTHIA SCHEER The assessed valuation of property in Washington County jumped more than $10 million – a 10-percent increase – since last year to a record value of $106.4 million. The 2017 value was $96.2 million. The assessed values are used... + continue reading

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All three of Washington’s coach pitch teams gathered for swimming and a barbecue on July 3. The teams, which are Washington Red, Washington White and Washington Blue, dressed in their team shirts in honor of the Fourth of July holiday. Attending were, front row, from left, Lyle Milam, Carter... + continue reading
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Holly Delay and Riley Moore were named Rotary students of the month. Recent Washington County High School graduate Holly Delay, of Morrowville, was recently named Washington County Student of the Month by the Washington Rotary Club. She was selected for this honor because of her academic... + continue reading
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BY DAN THALMANN Publisher In many T-ball games, with fundamental skills still at their very novice level, one of the tricks in winning is to hold the opposing team to less than the six runs per inning max. In some games, that might not happen often, with teams unable to get three outs and... + continue reading

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The Washington Peewee baseball team won the District 4 tournament and will take their undefeated record to the state tourney as a #1 seed. Team members are, front row, from left, William Svanda, Zach... + continue reading

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By CYNTHIA SCHEER This week marks one year that I have been back at the Washington County News. Where does the time go? In honor of the milestone I wanted to take a moment to thank a lot of... + continue reading