Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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Local optometrists give tips to avoid damage to eyes From Dr. Larry Stoppel and Dr. Tony Brown, Optometrists, Washington and Clay Center  Unless you have lived cut off from all news, you know by now that we will experience a solar eclipse across the United States on Monday... + continue reading
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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Doc Beam recalls early days of veterinary practice BY CYNTHIA SCHEER Back in Doc Beam’s day, doctoring animals looked very different. Shipping fever, hog cholera and horses with colic were daily business for the almost-92-year-old retired veterinarian. The... + continue reading
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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Louis Carter delayed his trip so other vets could go BY CYNTHIA SCHEER Louis Carter, of Morrowville, was one of 39 area veterans on an honor flight recently. The North Central Kansas Veteran’s Honor Flight went to Washington D.C. June 15-17. The 90-year-old Korean War... + continue reading
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
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But the training opportunity is real with mock accident on Saturday in Washington BY DAN THALMANN Washington residents or people heading to the city park should not be alarmed if they see bloodied children and emergency personnel swarming the area by the Washington Emergency Services Building... + continue reading
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
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Local teacher takes third at national Czech queen pageant BY CYNTHIA SCHEER A local school teacher took third place at the national Czech queen pageant a few days ago. Sara Vytlacil was named the Miss Czech Slovak U.S. second runner-up on Sunday night in Wilber, Neb. Vytlacil also won the... + continue reading

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BY CHRIS PANNBACKER Area school administrators, board of education members and patrons heard an update on several topics in education in Kansas when they met Aug. 2 at Mayberry’s in Washington as part of the Kansas Association of School Board’s... + continue reading
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62.5 mile bike ride to join road rally on schedule of events BY CYNTHIA SCHEER A 62.5 mile bicycle “fun ride” will start Saturday’s annual Haddam Frontier Days activities. Haddam native Todd Frye planned the first-time event, which... + continue reading

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FAA regulations restrict tall structure within fl ight path of public airport BY CYNTHIA SCHEER Central Valley Ag offi cials are hoping to build a large grain storage facility near the intersection of highways 15 and K-148. The facility would stand more than 170 feet tall, according to Dan... + continue reading
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Ryan Nelson takes educational trip to South Africa to study its ag industry BY CYNTHIA SCHEER Ryan Nelson is becoming quite the world traveler. The K-State senior and Washington native will soon take his third trip abroad as he learns about agriculture in other parts of the world. Nelson said... + continue reading
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BY MARCIA HUBBARD Marysville Post 163 American Legion baseball team was among the field of eight teams competing in a Class II state tournament last weekend at Marysville. The tournament was scheduled to start last Wednesday with four games, but rains pushed all games to Thursday. Marysville... + continue reading

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A local boys Pee Wee baseball team played in the 2nd annual District All-Star Tournament this past weekend in Concordia. On the District 4 team were players from Washington, Linn, Hanover and Bremen... + continue reading

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By ELIZABETH ROGGE Some people think happiness is a matter of luck and circumstances, but happiness is a choice. Choose to be happy. Control you feelings, don’t let them... + continue reading