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Thursday, September 12, 2019
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USD 108 Board of Education voted 6-1 Monday night not to enter a cooperative agreement with Linn High School for the 2020-2021 football cycle. Voting for the motion were Rhonda Manley, Brad Jones, Brad Owen, Jill Hoover, Rod Stewart and Kevin Elliott. Joe L’Ecuyer voted no.   To... + continue reading
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Sabrina Hill and Blake Orth will compete at the Kansas State Fair with their Mustangs next week. The competition is part of the fair’s annual Mustang Challenge. The rural Washington siblings will keep their Mustangs after the competition.

Thursday, September 5, 2019
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Rural Washington siblings Blake Orth and Sabrina Hill have spent the past three months taming a pair of wild mustangs and teaching them to do tricks as part of a Mustang challenge through the Kansas State Fair. The nearly 18-month-old mustangs have gone from trying to jump fences and striking at... + continue reading
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Thursday, September 5, 2019
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Clifton-Clyde’s Aiden Rudolph, left, calls out to his defensive teammates during a play against Wakefield. Emmit Jueneman, Hanover, right, catches a touchdown pass during Friday’s pre-season football jamboree in Clyde. Clifton-Clyde and Hanover played in the jamboree along with Osborne... + continue reading
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Avery Behrends extends to set the volleyball while teammate Taeghan Zabokrtsky tracks the ball. Hanover opened their season at a tournament in Marysville on Saturday.

Thursday, September 5, 2019
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The Washington County and Hanover volleyball teams struggled in their season-opening debut at a Marysville tournament on Saturday. The Tigers and Wildcats were the two smallest teams in the tourney, and both went 0-4 in pool play. WCHS fell to Marysville 14-25, 17-25; Sabetha 16-25, 15-25; Royal... + continue reading
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For 20 years Jim Anders, of Haddam, has been working the Telegraph Office at the annual Pony Express Festival.

Thursday, August 29, 2019
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Annual event near Hanover draws crowd from around the county and beyond     To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://etypeservices.com/Washington%20County%20NewsID441/ + continue reading

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Natalie Harlan finished well ahead of the field in the first local cross country meet of the season on Thursday at Cedar Hills. The Washington County sophomore won the girls’ 5K with a time of 21:03.99. Hanover’s Michelle Zarybnicky placed... + continue reading
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The Washington County girls went 1-1 on Sept. 10 at Hanover and 2-3 at the Frankfort Tournament on Saturday, placing third. They fell to Hanover in three, losing 22-25, 25-23, 20-25. They beat Onaga in three, 21-25, 25-22, 25-10. At Frankfort, the Lady... + continue reading

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The Greenleaf Community Club is one of the only Homemaker Extension Units left. The club has 9 members, above, and meets monthly at a church in Greenleaf.

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Glenda Keller remembers when she started as an extension agent in Washington County. It was 1967, and Keller, who worked closely with the county’s extension homemaker units, was preparing to host her first workshop. In the late-60s, there were 25 homemaker units scattered across Washington... + continue reading
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The late Eileen (Allerheiligen) Logges, who died last November, was born in the Pony Express Station in 1928 when the historic building was just a farm house.

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The Hollenberg Pony Express Station began as a boarding house and store for those traveling the Oregon Trail, and it is now a state historical site, but in between time it was a farm house that was owned by a number of people over the years. Pony Express riders and hundreds of pioneers made a... + continue reading
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Kamryn Smith, of Linn, is on the rodeo team at Colby Community College this fall.

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Setbacks keep a cowgirl’s adrenalin building going harder looking to winning the next rodeo. Kamryn Smith of Linn has been a cowgirl ever since she can remember with a fair share of horse competition successes. To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://... + 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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Natalie Harlan, Washington County sophomore, had a dominant performance on Thursday, winning the girls race in 21:03.09.

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Natalie Harlan finished well ahead of the field in the first local cross country meet of the season on Thursday at Cedar Hills. The Washington County sophomore won the girls’ 5K with a time of... + continue reading
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Camryn Boykin goes up for a spike in a triangular game against Onaga on Sept. 10 at Hanover. The Lady Tigers went 2-3 at the tourney.

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Alyssa Kern powers a spike over the net against Wetmore in a game at the Frankfort Tournament on Saturday.

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#45 Ricardo Cardenas clears a path for Tyler Ohlde to power into the endzone for a touchdown on Friday.

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Jace Schaefer provides a lead block for Ricardo Cardenas.

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Linn’s Kevin Alvarado leaps for a touchdown catch in Friday’s game against St. John’s.

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