Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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Washington County Republican Central Committee will be charged with recommending replacement BY CYNTHIA SCHEER Christy Metz submitted her resignation as Washington County treasurer last week. Her last day is Jan. 16. Metz was elected in November 2016 to a four-year term as treasurer; she has... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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With roots in Haddam, Campbell Bros. circus grew to national fame BY CYNTHIA SCHEER A circus that was once billed as the second-largest in the country got its start at Haddam. Four brothers started on a farm four miles north of town what would later be named Campbell Bros. Great Consolidated... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
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BY MARCIA HUBBARD Sports writer Whether sitting around the table with your long time friends at the local coffee shop, or attending a reunion with numerous classmates, these two words invariable come up in a conversation several times . . .Remember When? •••• 1960... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
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BY CYNTHIA SCHEER Managing editor A rural Haddam farm featuring about a half-dozen stone structures has survived more than 120 years, although most of the limestone buildings are significantly damaged. The farm has been owned by only two families since it was homesteaded in 1862: the Rysers and... + continue reading
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
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Company uses satellite imagery for real-time nitrogen management BY DAN THALMANN It was a typical autumn day in Palmer in early November. Dust billowed out behind a semi as it drove on the gravel road away from the grain elevator. The sound of hammers echoed off the Palmer hill while a... + continue reading

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For tax purposes, metal buildings will now have 30 year life span BY CYNTHIA SCHEER Commissioner Gary Ouellette told his fellow commissioners Monday morning that the economic life of some outbuildings in the county will be extended to 30 years beginning... + continue reading
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BY MARCIA HUBBARD In their first game after the Christmas break, the Clifton-Clyde High School basketball teams had dominating wins over Blue Valley in Twin Valley League games played Tuesday, Jan. 2, at Clyde. The evening opened with the Lady Eagles... + continue reading

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Virginia Parker milks cows twice a day as she has since 1963 BY CYNTHIA SCHEER A fat, black milk cow pokes her head into Virginia Parker’s tiny milking parlor. The cow observes for a moment before walking into the parlor and helping herself to the empty milking stall recently vacated by... + continue reading
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Company uses satellite imagery for real-time nitrogen management BY DAN THALMANN It was a typical autumn day in Palmer in early November. Dust billowed out behind a semi as it drove on the gravel road away from the grain elevator. The sound of hammers echoed off the Palmer hill while a... + continue reading
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BY JULIE PERRY The road to Hanover’s first state football title was in 1979 when the Wildcats formed a 2A 11-man team. Hanover won 20-14 in overtime against McLouth, downed Troy 36-6 and then Frontenac 34-7 to earn a spot in the championship game. In those days teams followed an East-... + continue reading

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BY MARCIA HUBBARD In their first game after the Christmas break, the Clifton-Clyde High School basketball teams had dominating wins over Blue Valley in Twin Valley League games played Tuesday, Jan... + continue reading

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By CYNTHIA SCHEER I try to remain neutral and unbiased when covering news or meetings for the newspaper. I hate controversy, and I certainly hate sensational journalism. I don’t... + continue reading