Kalen Richard Miller is Washington County Hospital’s New Year’s Baby. He was born at 11:15 p.m. on Jan. 6, 2021, and weighed 6 pounds, 0 ounces, and was 20 inches long. He is the first born child of Jake and Taylor (Powell) Miller, of rural Washington. He was due Jan. 21, but labor was induced.…
NextEra Energy Resources is still considering a wind farm project in Washington County, but the wind farm company is still gathering information. “We are in the early stages of developing a wind project in the area,” said senior communication specialist Conlan Kennedy. “We are evaluating both…
The distribution order for COVID-19 vaccinations was announced on Thursday by Kansas Governor Laura Kelly. The vaccine will be administered in five phases, beginning with those most at risk of contracting or becoming seriously ill from COVID-19 and ending with all Kansans at large. The phases are…
Nursing staff at both nursing homes in Washington County are still waiting for their turn to get the COVID vaccine. While many frontline medical personnel in the county have received their first – and even second – dose of the COVID vaccine, those who work at Centennial Homestead and Linn Community…
On Dec. 31 an officer was dispatched to the 100 block of West 1st Street in Washington for a report of an animal complaint. As a result, Gary Keller, of Washington, was issued citations for Dog Running at Large, No Rabies Vaccination and Vicious Animal. On Dec. 31 at East Railroad and Berry…
On June 22 on K-9 just east of K-148 Reynaldo Guerra, of Great Bend, was driving a 2015 Chevrolet, and Sean Conder, of Wichita, was driving a 2017 Kenworthy and were both in line with a pilot car when the car stopped abruptly. Guerra’s vehicle collided with Conder’s vehicle. Damage was estimated at…
Philip H. (Phil) Jones, 80, passed away Jan. 3, 2021, at Wesley Hospital, Wichita. Born to Columbus Jones and Vera (Diller) Jones on Feb. 15, 1940, at home in Washington, he spent his childhood on the family farm. He attended grade school in Washington, graduating from Washington High School in…
The Washington County Hospital Board of Directors met Dec. 4 via Zoom. Members present were Justin Dragastin, Cindi Ohlde, Ron Nutz, Dr. Larry Stoppel and Becca Holsch. Also present were Roxanne Schottel, CEO, and Jana Rollman. Administrator’s report: Schottel reported that a demonstration had…
Washburn University announced its fall 2020 graduating class. Graduates included: Claire Ohlde, of Linn, with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Kali Crome, of Bremen, with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Nicole Hendrickson, of Hanover, with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing; and Baylie Bowser, of…
In case cabin fever has Kansas gardeners longing for warmer days, there’s good news: January marks an early opportunity to get some vegetables and flowers started. “January is often a cold and dreary month for many gardeners,” said Ward Upham, a horticulture expert with K-State Research and…
On Dec. 13 the zoom meeting of the Stick-To-It 4-H club was called to order by Drake Baker. Dawson Strunk led the 4-H Pledge and Bryan Baxterled the club in the Pledge of Allegiance. The club sang We Wish You A Merry Christmas and that was led by song leader, Shai Zenger. Bills were presented to…
NextEra Energy Resources is still considering a wind farm project in Washington County, but the…
The distribution order for COVID-19 vaccinations was announced on Thursday by Kansas Governor Laura…
Nursing staff at both nursing homes in Washington County are still waiting for their turn to get…
The USD 108 Board of Education voted unanimously Monday night to hire an architect and construction manager agency for a four classroom/restroom addition to the south end of the current elementary building. A special meeting was scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday to discuss financing and lease purchase arrangements.
2020-2021 2nd Quarter Honor Rolls Superior Honor Roll Seniors - Trent Beier, Faith Beikman, Carly Kolle, Ginger Mueller Juniors - Kyrah Moore, Lindsay…
Radon is a tasteless, odorless, and colorless radioactive gas that is naturally occurring. Breathing radon over time increases your risk of lung cancer. Radon…
On Dec. 13 the zoom meeting of the Stick-To-It 4-H club was called to order by Drake Baker. Dawson Strunk led the 4-H Pledge and Bryan Baxterled the club in…
BOYS Friday, Jan. 8 Hanover 74, Frankfort 53 Clifton-Clyde 63, Axtell 40 Mission Valley 71, D-West 43 Centralia 63, Linn 39 Wetmore 51, Blue Valley 43…
CLYDE – Senior Wyatt Lange had a huge inside game for Clifton-Clyde in their first game back from break on Friday against Axtell at home. He had a double-…
HANOVER – Frankfort jumped to a quick lead over the Hanover Wildcats on Friday at Hanover, going up 9-0 before Hanover was able to score. Frankfort hit three 3…
Philip H. (Phil) Jones, 80, passed away Jan. 3, 2021, at Wesley Hospital, Wichita. Born to Columbus Jones and Vera (Diller) Jones on Feb. 15, 1940, at home in…
Walter A. "Sonny" Meyer, 83, of Manhattan, died Dec. 21, 2020, due to the Corona virus. He was born March 2, 1937, at Hollenberg to Walter H. and Ella M. (…
Bessie "Bess" B. Shum, 92, of Home, died Dec. 23, 2020, at her home. She was born June 10, 1928, in Washington to William Pearl and Rhoda Lucinda (Henderson)…
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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.…