The Rural Water District building in Linn lost its roof in the storm that hit the county on July 10. Straight-line winds estimated at as high as 90-plus miles an hour swept through the county before 6 a.m. causing substantial wind damage to buildings, trees, crops, pivots and grain bins, among other things. By Randy Hubbard

Thursday, July 18, 2019
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Straight-line winds with estimated speeds of nearly 100 miles an hour tore through the county last week damaging or destroying many buildings and crop fields, uprooting countless large trees and downing about 150 power poles. The July 10 storm damage begins in the Cuba area and stretches past Blue... + continue reading

Several kids’ events were part of Clifton’s annual Fourth of July celebration July 5-6. The tug of war over the mud pit, above, brought several young boys and girls who were ready to get muddy.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
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Summer fun at Clifton’s Fourth of July event To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://etypeservices.com/Washington%20County%20NewsID441/ + continue reading

Matt Jandera, who moved to Hanover from the Denver area, will offer a variety of retirement and financial planning services through his downtown Hanover business, Guardian Retirement Strategies.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
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Downtown Hanover has a new business. Guardian Retirement Strategies opened on North Street (main street) two weeks ago. Matt Jandera, who moved to Hanover in early June from the Denver area to open the financial and retirement planning business, has friends and family in the area. Guardian... + continue reading

Hanover Blue Juniors placed first in the league tournament in Blue Rapids two weeks ago. Pictured, front row left to right: Leigha Jueneman, Gillian Minge, Trinity Schlabach, Anna Jueneman, Ally Scheele, Katie Holle. Back row: coach Tiffany Jueneman, Angelina Anaya, Taeben Stallbaumer, Katelyn Klipp, Tessa Lohse, Massey Holle, Aubriana Baxa, Shaylee Schotte, Kaydence Schotte, coach Kim Lohse.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
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Hanover Blue Juniors placed first in the league tournament in Blue Rapids two weeks ago. To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://etypeservices.com/Washington%20County%20NewsID441/ + continue reading

Washington County High School grad Jerrod Hoover was designated as an All-American and was a contributing member of the national champion track and field team at Cloud County Community College in May. Hoover, a sophomore at CCCC, placed sixth in the javelin.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
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Washington County High School grad Jerrod Hoover was designated as an All-American and was a contributing member of the national champion track and field team at Cloud County Community College in May. Hoover, a sophomore at CCCC, placed sixth in the javelin with a throw of 177 feet at the NJCAA D1... + continue reading

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Michelle Bruna, Hanover, recently won the Mountain-Plains Secondary Teacher of the Year award which honors teachers who make outstanding contributions to Business Education. Bruna received the award at the Mountain Plains conference in Denver, Colo., June 16-... + continue reading
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The Clifton area broke a 48-year-old record on July 4 for the most precipitation to fall in a 24-hour period in July. The old record was also set on the Fourth of July in 1971. The new record now ranks third overall for the greatest amount of precipitation to... + continue reading

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Kate Bruna and Ellie Bruna enjoyed the carnival rides at Hanover’s annual Days of ‘49 late last week. Photo by Cheryl Bruna

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Kate Bruna and Ellie Bruna enjoyed the carnival rides at Hanover’s annual Days of ‘49 late last week.   To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://etypeservices.com/Washington%20County%20NewsID441/ + continue reading

A portion of river bank near 2nd and King Roads is sliding into the creek. The earth slides are now at the edge of the gravel road. The cost to fix the issue is significant.

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Sheridan Township board members are faced with a big problem: Earthslides have eroded a river bank near 2nd and King Roads and now threaten a gravel road. The cost to fix the most immediate erosion issue and save the road is more than $100,000; the township’s annual budget is only $47,000... + continue reading

Washington Red won the boys t-ball league championship recently. The season is over for most of the boys’ teams while the girls’ tournaments are this week.

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More than 430 youth from Washington County played in local summer baseball and softball leagues this year, according to numbers from coaches and ball association officials. There are more than 210 girls playing on at least 18 Washington County teams this year. That total, which is down from last... + 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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The Linn Pee Wee team placed third in the league tournament last week in Washington. Pictured, front row, from left, Noah Thalmann, Brigham Hansen, Collin Rosebaugh, Nick Rosebaugh, Noe Santillanes, Gabe Turk. Back row: Coach Greg Bott, Aiden Spiehs, Conner Ohlde, coach Brian Turk, Dylan Ohlde, Ethan Bott, coach Michael Weiche and Wyatt Weiche.

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Washington boys win Pee Wee title To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://etypeservices.com/Washington%20County%20NewsID441/ + continue reading

Washington County High School grad Jerrod Hoover was designated as an All-American and was a contributing member of the national champion track and field team at Cloud County Community College in May. Hoover, a sophomore at CCCC, placed sixth in the javelin.

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