Kalista Hubert hands off to Adria Girard in the 4x400 meter relay during the regional meet on Friday at Washington.

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Avery Behrends cheers on teammate Taeghan Zabokrtsky after handing her the baton in the 4x100 meter relay. Hanover qualifed for state with a season best time.

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Drake Steinbrock hands off to Tanner Thompson in the 4x400 relay. Clifton-Clyde placed second to qualify for state.

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Clifton-Clyde senior Christian Seifert returns to state in the 110 and 300 hurdles. He will also run in two relays.

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Dan Thalmann Marie Bruna Julie Doebele

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Hanover’s Emmitt Jueneman soars into the pit in the triple jump. He qualified for state with a third place finish.

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Linn’s Daniel York runs near the front of the 800 meter run, with Hanover’s Jacob Jueneman, and Linn teammate Kevin Alvarado nearby. While York missed out on state in the 800, he ran a personal best in the 1600 to qualify for state.

Thursday, May 23, 2019
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The Hanover boys won the Class 1A regional track meet on Friday at Washington, with Clifton-Clyde right behind them. Hanover scored 79 points to win the meet and Clifton-Clyde scored 70. But more importantly, Hanover qualified 10 entries in the Kansas State Track & Field Championships on Friday... + continue reading

Brothers Jim Martin, of Hanover, Gene Martin, of Washington, and Don Martin, of Hanover, went on Wamego High School’s annual Honor Flight on April 24-25 after remaining on a flight waitlist for more than a year and a half. The brothers said they wanted to wait to go on a flight until all three of them could go together.

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The Martin brothers, along with their cousin, Don Ronnebaum, of St. Mary’s, went on an Honor Flight with Wamego High School. National Honor Society students went along as guardians. Pictured are Jim Martin, 83, and his guardian, Emma; Gene Martin, 77, and his guardian, Kylie;Ronnebaum and his guardian; and Don Martin, 71, and his guardian, Kynzie.

Thursday, May 23, 2019
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When the Martin brothers began on their Honor Flight journey at 1 a.m. on April 24, they didn’t realize the impact the event would have on their hearts or that they would return home the next evening with newfound friends in their high school guardians. The Honor Flight also provided the... + continue reading
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
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Seniors at all four Washington County schools, including Clifton-Clyde, above, graduated from high school on Sunday.  To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://etypeservices.com/Washington%20County%20NewsID441/ + continue reading

Barbara and Don Peterson and their son, Greg, all of rural Clifton, raise cattle and farm land that is now in its fifth generation of family ownership. Don Peterson’s family homesteaded the land in 1881, and the family has been farming the land ever since.

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It was a tough calving season for Don and Greg Peterson, who farm together about seven miles north of Clifton. The father-son duo started calving heifers in early January and cows in mid-February. They don’t want to talk about the issues they had during the especially snowy, muddy and cold... + continue reading

Jaysie Bowser sprints down the straight-away. The Clifton-Clyde junior was 2nd in the 400 and 4th in the 800.

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Washington County sophomore Camryn Boykin clears a hurdle on her way to a preliminary win. She took second in the 100 hurdle finals.

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MaKenna Jueneman hands the baton off to Avery Behrends. Hanover took third in the 4x100 meter relay.

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Washington County junior Sean Bruna placed third in the shot put and third in the discus at the Twin Valley League meet last Thursday.

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The Clifton-Clyde boys track team won the Twin Valley League team championship, their first since 2006.

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Tee Koch, Clifton-Clyde, released the pole after vaulting cleanly on his way to a third place finish. He cleared 11 feet in the meet.

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Linn’s Daniel York was 2nd in the 1600 and third in the 800.

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The Clifton-Clyde boys were named league champs at Thursday’s Twin Valley League meet in Washington. The Eagles scored 111 points on their way to their first league title since 2006. They finished well ahead of the 89 points scored by Centralia for second. Hanover and Axtell tied for third... + continue reading

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Numbers from recent Washington County’s Free Days, the recycling program, and the amount and cost of trash taken into the Washington County Transfer station since 2017 were discussed during Monday’s   Noxious Weed and Solid Waste... + continue reading
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WEEKEND EVENT SCHEDULES Several communities in the county will host Memorial Day ceremonies on Sunday or Monday. The following information was provided to the Washington County News: WASHINGTON A Memorial Day program will be at 10:30 a.m. at the... + continue reading

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The Hanover golf team celebrated after finding out they qualified for the state golf tournament after taking third at the Class 1A Regional Tournament on Monday at Cedar Hills.

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Team members are, below, from left, Dawson Sedlacek, Carter Bruna, Zach Bruna, Cade Cohorst, Dayton Shockley and coach Lee Hynek.

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Several local golfers are headed to the Class 1A state golf tournament on Monday at the Salina Municipal Golf Course after Hanover qualified as a team and Washington County sophomore Kobe Hoover qualified by placing second overall. Their regional tournament was Monday at Cedar Hills Golf Course in... + continue reading

Zachary Leiszler will graduate from Clifton-Clyde High School on Sunday. The 18-year-old rural Clifton boy battled a rare brain tumor from age 3 until age 8. While surgery and radiation saved his life, it left him intellectually disabled and dependent on complete hormone replacement.

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There were times back in about 2007 when Jim and Therese Leiszler didn’t know if they would get to watch their son, Zachary, graduate from high school. Their then-6-year-old son had a brain tumor and had been battling symptoms since age 3. After special radiation therapy and surgery, the... + continue reading

Linn sophomore Eli Thalmnn clears a hurdle in the 300 meter event. He placed sixth in the 110 hurdles.

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Washington County’s Wyatt Bentz hands off to Dustin Betts during the 4x100 meter relay.

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Linn’s Daniel York rounds the curve in the 1600 meter run. He took second in the event and fifth in the 800.

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Hanover senior Daiken Stallbaumer jumped a personal best 41-11 on his way to a gold medal finish in the triple jump.

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Avery Behrends hands off the baton to teammate Taeghan Zabokrtsky in the 4x100. Hanover dominated the relay with starter MaKenna Jueneman and anchor Macy Doebele.

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Photos by DAN THALMANN / WCN

Washington County freshman Natalie Harlan was first in the 1600 and second in the 800 at Rock Hills.

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The track teams from Hanover, Washington County and Linn finished their regular season with an ideal-weather meet at Rock Hills High School on Friday in Mankato. On the boys side, Hanover senior Thomas Atkins won the 200, Washington County junior Sean Bruna was on the discus, and Hanover senior... + continue reading

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Dear Editor: We are “looking at a jar that is half full or half empty.” Perspective is everything. After reading the headline on the front page of the Washington County News last week... + continue reading

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Kalista Hubert hands off to Adria Girard in the 4x400 meter relay during the regional meet on Friday at Washington.

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Avery Behrends cheers on teammate Taeghan Zabokrtsky after handing her the baton in the 4x100 meter relay. Hanover qualifed for state with a season best time.

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Drake Steinbrock hands off to Tanner Thompson in the 4x400 relay. Clifton-Clyde placed second to qualify for state.

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Clifton-Clyde senior Christian Seifert returns to state in the 110 and 300 hurdles. He will also run in two relays.

Photos by

Dan Thalmann Marie Bruna Julie Doebele

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Hanover’s Emmitt Jueneman soars into the pit in the triple jump. He qualified for state with a third place finish.

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Linn’s Daniel York runs near the front of the 800 meter run, with Hanover’s Jacob Jueneman, and Linn teammate Kevin Alvarado nearby. While York missed out on state in the 800, he ran a personal best in the 1600 to qualify for state.

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The Hanover boys won the Class 1A regional track meet on Friday at Washington, with Clifton-Clyde right behind them. Hanover scored 79 points to win the meet and Clifton-Clyde scored 70. But more... + continue reading

Jaysie Bowser sprints down the straight-away. The Clifton-Clyde junior was 2nd in the 400 and 4th in the 800.

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Washington County sophomore Camryn Boykin clears a hurdle on her way to a preliminary win. She took second in the 100 hurdle finals.

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MaKenna Jueneman hands the baton off to Avery Behrends. Hanover took third in the 4x100 meter relay.

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Washington County junior Sean Bruna placed third in the shot put and third in the discus at the Twin Valley League meet last Thursday.

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The Clifton-Clyde boys track team won the Twin Valley League team championship, their first since 2006.

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Tee Koch, Clifton-Clyde, released the pole after vaulting cleanly on his way to a third place finish. He cleared 11 feet in the meet.

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Linn’s Daniel York was 2nd in the 1600 and third in the 800.

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The Hanover golf team celebrated after finding out they qualified for the state golf tournament after taking third at the Class 1A Regional Tournament on Monday at Cedar Hills.

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Team members are, below, from left, Dawson Sedlacek, Carter Bruna, Zach Bruna, Cade Cohorst, Dayton Shockley and coach Lee Hynek.

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Linn sophomore Eli Thalmnn clears a hurdle in the 300 meter event. He placed sixth in the 110 hurdles.

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Washington County’s Wyatt Bentz hands off to Dustin Betts during the 4x100 meter relay.

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Linn’s Daniel York rounds the curve in the 1600 meter run. He took second in the event and fifth in the 800.

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Hanover senior Daiken Stallbaumer jumped a personal best 41-11 on his way to a gold medal finish in the triple jump.

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Avery Behrends hands off the baton to teammate Taeghan Zabokrtsky in the 4x100. Hanover dominated the relay with starter MaKenna Jueneman and anchor Macy Doebele.

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Photos by DAN THALMANN / WCN

Washington County freshman Natalie Harlan was first in the 1600 and second in the 800 at Rock Hills.

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