Region sees upswing in COVID-19 cases
Thursday, September 24, 2020
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While the 14-county region of Kansas around Washington County saw a trend of decline in active cases last week, this week is just the opposite. Eight of the 14 counties being tracked by the Washington County News reported increases of active cases since last week, including one in Washington... + continue reading
Students fly flags in support of president
Thursday, September 24, 2020
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Three Washington County High School boys have gained some attention by flying flags on the back of their pickups. The boys, pictured from left, Jayden Otott, Aiden Goeckel and Austin Wurtz, show the various flags they have been flying, including an American flag and a variety of Trump flags. The... + continue reading
Tigers fall to #1-ranked Canton-Galva

Washington County blockers, including #33 Evan Schuster, attempt to clear a path for quarterback Drew Buhrman as the Canton-Galva defenders converge on the ball.

Thursday, September 24, 2020
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WASHINGTON – The Washington County Tigers were able to hang with the #1-ranked Canton-Galva football team during the first quarter of their game on Friday in Washington. But the Eagles came into the game with a 15-game win streak, which is tied for the best football win streak in Kansas, and had... + continue reading
Still flying after 55 years

Dean Lovgren’s aerial application business, JEM Flying, is located north of Morrowville, and even though he sold his business to Heinen Brothers 5 years ago, he still flies for them, continuing his service he has been offering for 55 years now.

Thursday, September 24, 2020
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August is usually a pretty slow time for aerial spraying because everything is hot and dry, according to Dean Lovgren. This year was different. Thanks to wetter, cooler conditions in late July, fungus was a concern in many fields in the area. Enter Lovgren and his spray plane. “I’ve done more... + continue reading
Washington County back to zero COVID cases
Thursday, September 17, 2020
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Washington County experienced a spike in positive COVID-19 cases a couple weeks ago, but all individuals have now recovered and there are no active cases remaining in the county. This is the first time the county has been at zero since late August. To read more please log in or subscribe to the... + continue reading

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09/24/2020
Total student enrollment is up for the third year in row in Washington County’s six schools after the official Sept. 20 count was completed on Monday. There are 1,097 students enrolled this year, which is up eight students from last year’s total, and also up... + continue reading
09/24/2020
A two-vehicle collision on Monday afternoon sent two young children to the hospital. The collision occurred around 4:30 p.m. at the “7-mile corner” on K-9 just before the Highway 15 intersection. According to sheriff Justin Cordry, a JBN Telephone employee... + continue reading

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Members of the 2020 Washington County High School football team are front row, from left, Jaydon Otott, Colton Harlan, Joe Kern, Brett Buhrman, Cody Metz, Matt Kern; middle, Hunter Hill, Aidan Goeckel, Dustin Betts, Quenton Rhoades, Payton LeDuc, Trenton Zenger; back, Elijah Rutledge, Jaisen Zimmer, Drew Buhrman, Trever Grace, Coy Stamm, Nate Tice. (Not pictured, Evan Schuster and Joel Hoover.)

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The Washington County Tigers return some potent weapons from a football team that went 4-5 in 2019. Coach Doug Thompson, who is starting his sixth year as head coach, has four returning offensive and defensive starters and seven letter-winners. The Tigers’ roster includes 19 players. To read more... + continue reading
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Members of the 2020 Washington County High School volleyball team are front row, from left, Emma Hoover, Kori Miller, Riley Dusin, Kendal Tegethoff, Ella Dusin, Ali Boykin; second row, Kady Toole, Amaah Gonzales, Lillee Richard, Alyssa Kern, Cam Boykin, Kirsten Ouellette, Bri Boykin, Sarah Portenier; third row, Emily Jones, Makayla Herrs, Talena McClellan, assistant coach Tina Savage, Malorie Tegethoff, Ruth Craig, Evyn Finlayson; back row, Shelby Laflen, Mia Cardenas, Addi Mann, coach Ashley Nutsch, Mandy Simmons, Tiffany Allerheiligen and Michaela Jueneman.

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The Washington County Tigers bring back a lot of experience on a large squad for second year coach Ashley Nutsch. To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://etypeservices.com/Washington%20County%20NewsID441/ + continue reading
COVID-19 cases jump in Washington County
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After having just two total cases of COVID-19 documented in Washington County over the span of the pandemic, Washington County was finally hit with multiple cases over the last week. Ten new positive cases were announced by the Washington County Health Department, each announcement coming in pairs... + continue reading

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KU, K-State suck up to terrorism
09/24/2020 - 0 comment(s)
It is unconscionable that athletic departments at the University of Kansas and Kansas State University would endorse the murder and destruction of Black Lives Matter by printing its emblems on their... + continue reading

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Tigers fall to #1-ranked Canton-Galva

Washington County blockers, including #33 Evan Schuster, attempt to clear a path for quarterback Drew Buhrman as the Canton-Galva defenders converge on the ball.

09/24/2020 - 0 comment(s)
WASHINGTON – The Washington County Tigers were able to hang with the #1-ranked Canton-Galva football team during the first quarter of their game on Friday in Washington. But the Eagles came into the... + continue reading
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Washington County senior Addi Mann goes up for a spike against the blocking wall of Linn’s Kyrah Peters and Ella Thalmann.

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Washington County senior Mia Cardenas, left, and Linn senior Kaily Weiche compete for a ball at the top of the net during the Clifton-Clyde triangular on Sept. 1 at Clyde. The Tigers were able to defeat Linn in three games to go undefeated during the night’s contests.

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Halle Benne, a Clifton-Clyde sophomore, hits the volleyball while Linn’s Faith Beikman and Sophia Bott attempt a block.

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Washington County libero Riley Dusin, a junior, gets low and sprawls to pick up the volleyball during the Tigers’ match against Linn. Photos by Dan Thalmann

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Linn sophomore Sophia Bott goes up for a jump set during Tuesday’s triangular at Clyde. She had 32 assists in Linn’s two matches.

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Clifton-Clyde senior Kiara Knox elevates to send off one of her powerful jump serves.

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Faith Beikman gets ready to swing at the volleyball from her middle hitter position. The Linn senior had five kills against Clifton-Clyde.

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Clifton-Clyde’s Whitley Sikes, a freshman, receives a ball while Kiara Knox watches.

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Members of the 2020 Washington County High School football team are front row, from left, Jaydon Otott, Colton Harlan, Joe Kern, Brett Buhrman, Cody Metz, Matt Kern; middle, Hunter Hill, Aidan Goeckel, Dustin Betts, Quenton Rhoades, Payton LeDuc, Trenton Zenger; back, Elijah Rutledge, Jaisen Zimmer, Drew Buhrman, Trever Grace, Coy Stamm, Nate Tice. (Not pictured, Evan Schuster and Joel Hoover.)

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