A fi eld on the south side of the highway leading into Palmer has an obvious diversity of vegetation growing, even after freezing temperatures a few weeks ago stopped some of the plant growth. Jerry Burger, of Palmer, planted a mix of cover crop plants as well as other plants that develop the soil…
Substitute teachers are in short supply at local schools this year. School districts in the county are having to use in-house staff to cover some classes, or teachers are covering classes during their planning periods. COVID-19 and its resulting quarantines have hit school districts especially hard…
Hanover defeated Frankfort in substate on Friday, 74-26, qualifying the Wildcats for the 8-man Division II State Football Championship game on Saturday at Fischer Field in Newton. The game begins at 11 a.m. with Hanover facing undefeated St. Francis. Read more on page 3A.
Fewer school children will likely be quarantined because of COVID-19 in the future as guidelines for classroom quarantining has changed beginning this week. According to new guidelines from the Washington County Health Department, as long as students and staff are properly wearing two-ply facemasks…
Washington Countians will be required to wear masks starting Wednesday morning, when Kansas Governor Laura Kelly’s mask mandate goes into effect. Executive Order No. 20-68 establishes a face covering requirement when in the following situations: • Inside or in line to enter, any indoor public…
A sixth death from COVID-19 was announced on Monday by Washington County Health Officer Tiffany Hayman. No information about the death was offered. The bad news came along with a report of good news with the number of active cases of COVID-19 in Washington County dropping by half since early last…
On Nov. 10 an officer assisted the Wildlife and Parks with a hunting violation in the 600 block of Main Street, Haddam. On Nov. 10 Brandon Cairns turned himself into the Washington County Jail on a Probation Violation and was sentenced to serve 3 days in jail. On Nov. 11 on Upland Road at 13th…
On Oct. 27 on Zenith Road a half-mile north of 27th Road Becky Meyers, of Hanover, was driving a 2018 Chevrolet and collided with a deer. Damage was estimated at more than $1,000. On Oct. 29 in the 100 block of Church Street in Hanover James Martin, of Hanover, was backing a 1999 Dodge from a…
Last week’s commission minutes are still not available this week. Because of quarantines, the Board of County Commissioners is not meeting this week.
Darrel C. Portenier, 88, formerly of Washington, died Nov. 18, 2020, at the Linn Community Nursing Home. Darrel Clare Portenier was born July 28, 1932, on a farmstead near Guide Rock, Neb. He was the first born of Ralph and Norma (Burwell) Portenier. After high school, he began working as a depot…
Patricia Ann Wiese, 80, died Nov. 18, 2020, in Hanover. She was born June 22, 1940, in Washington, KS to Alfred and Rosetta (Gould) Evans. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, James Wiese, and son, John Peterson. Survivors include daughters, Vickie (Dwight) Gergen, of Dalhart,…
Hanover defeated Frankfort in substate on Friday, 74-26, qualifying the Wildcats for the 8-man…
A sixth death from COVID-19 was announced on Monday by Washington County Health Officer Tiffany…
“You need your mask on!” Brock Funke, Washington County High School principal, probably says this…
A fi eld on the south side of the highway leading into Palmer has an obvious diversity of vegetation growing, even after freezing temperatures a few weeks ago stopped some of the plant growth. Jerry Burger, of Palmer, planted a mix of cover crop plants as well as other plants that develop the soil. Several washes of color hit the hillside when fl ax, buckwheat and sunfl owers bloomed at different times. Each type of plant in the mix, which also includes spring forage peas, spring lentils, nitro radishes, Florida broadleaf mustard and rye,…
The following essays were chosen as the winning essays for a contest sponsored by the Washington County Ministerial Alliance: First and Second Grade First…
What would happen if God’s love for us was solely based on our own merit rather than on Jesus’ substitutional atonement for our sins? Unlike our perfect Savior…
By Pastor Jim Stark Washington Christian Church Psychologist William Marston asked three thousand people, "What have you to live for?" He was shocked to…
11am Saturday, Nov. 28 Fischer Field, Newton Watch live on nfhsnetwork.com
FRANKFORT – The first quarter of the substate matchup between Twin Valley League rivals Hanover and Frankfort on Friday at Frankfort saw an evenly matched game…
NEWTON – Hanover will meet #1-ranked St. Francis on Saturday at Newton. The Indians are 11-0 and have won six games in shutout victories and two with the…
Patricia Ann Wiese, 80, died Nov. 18, 2020, in Hanover. She was born June 22, 1940, in Washington, KS to Alfred and Rosetta (Gould) Evans. She was preceded…
Darrel C. Portenier, 88, formerly of Washington, died Nov. 18, 2020, at the Linn Community Nursing Home. Darrel Clare Portenier was born July 28, 1932, on a…
Erwin Keith Welch, 86, of Washington, died Nov. 13, 2020, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. He was born July 5, 1934, to Doss and Ella Mae (Peterson) Welch at…
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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.…