Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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By DAN THALMANN Back in the mid-2000s, Elaine Bowers saw herself as “just a mother and a business owner.” She was the business and office manager at Concordia Automart, a used car dealership she and her husband Charlie opened in 1988. She was also the mother of three sons and a... + continue reading
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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By LESLIE MANNING Two medical services in Washington County were recognized by the Kansas Emergency Medical Technicians Association (KEMTA) Conference on Saturday, Feb. 11 in Hutchinson. Hanover Hospital Ambulance Service was awarded “Outstanding Ambulance Service” and Lisa Voelker,... + continue reading
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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By MARCIA HUBBARD Sports The Washington County Tigers and the Linn Bulldogs met for the second time this season. Playing Tuesday, Feb. 14, at Linn High School, the Tigers defeated Linn in both girls’ and boys’ play, for the second time this season, this time in Twin Valley League... + continue reading
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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By MARCIA HUBBARD Sports Hanover hosted Clifton-Clyde in Twin Valley League basketball play last Friday, and sent both the CCHS girls’ and boys’ teams home on the losing end in dominating fashion. The Lady Wildcats dropped CCHS 54-19. Hanover used runs of 25-11 in the second quarter... + continue reading
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
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BY DAN THALMANN The oral spelldown at the Washington County Spelling Bee on Saturday at Linn Public School started well for the nine finalists (top three spellers from grades 6-8). Each was able to correctly spell their first word, compared to a more difficult round last year when none of the... + continue reading

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By LESLIE MANNING A representative from the Hanover Schools Foundation visited the USD 223 regular board of education meeting on Feb. 13 to explain the purpose and direction of the foundation. Chris Meyn described the priorities of the newly formed... + continue reading
02/15/2017
BY MARCIA HUBBARD Despite a 49-20 win over Troy last Friday in a Twin Valley League road game, Washington County High School girls’ basketball coach, Jay Kearn, said his girls need to see improvement in several areas. “Troy’s... + continue reading

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BY LESLIE MANNING The Washington County Hospital became another client for the Washington County High School graphic design class, with a new logo currently up and running on the hospital website and on job applications. “The class designed the logo for the Chamber of Commerce last... + continue reading
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BY LESLIE MANNING The Washington County Scholars’ Bowl found success during the 2016-17 season, earning the title of Twin Valley League champion and qualifying for state competition. The league tournament was held on Jan. 25 at Frankfort and the varsity team competing consisted of seniors... + continue reading
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BY MARCIA HUBBARD The Hanover High School boys’ basketball team handed Onaga its first Twin Valley League loss of the season when the two teams collided last Friday at Hanover. The five Wildcats who scored were able to garner 56 points while holding Onaga to 39. Hanover and Onaga are now 9... + continue reading

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By MARCIA HUBBARD Sports The Washington County Tigers and the Linn Bulldogs met for the second time this season. Playing Tuesday, Feb. 14, at Linn High School, the Tigers defeated Linn in both... + continue reading

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By DAN THALMANN Is there a youth movement underway in Washington? It seems like every small town has a cyclical situation with young people and former local high school grads moving to town.... + continue reading