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.

Thursday, August 22, 2019
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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

Kamryn Smith, of Linn, is on the rodeo team at Colby Community College this fall.

Thursday, August 22, 2019
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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

Haddam native Todd Frye helped put on the third-annual Haddam Hounds Hundy during Haddam Frontier Days. The event is a 62 mile gravel road bicycle ride. More than 40 people -- most from out of area -- took the trip. Photo by Rachel Frye

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Wheat harvest is now finished in the county. While some of the early grain had good test weights, officials said it got worse after the rain.

Thursday, August 15, 2019
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Nearly 1.2 million bushels of wheat were taken in at local grain elevators this summer. Totals include more than 500,000 bushels at Hanover, about 250,000 bushels at The Junction, 185,000 bushels at Clifton, 165,000 bushels at Palmer and 87,000 bushels at Haddam. To read more please log in or... + continue reading

Brayden Johnston, Blue Rapids, races for a good time on his ATV.

Thursday, August 8, 2019
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This relatively new event at the Washington County Fair draws big crowds and big fun with riders pushing the limits of their ATVs and dirt bikes. To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://etypeservices.com/Washington%20County%20NewsID441/ + continue reading

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Will Linn and Washington County combine their high school football teams next year? The two schools will have a combined junior high football team this fall, and youth from both districts play together on a non-school sponsored youth football team, but it... + continue reading
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WEEKEND EVENTS Hanover’s 150th is this Friday and Saturday, Aug. 23-24. The event begins at 6 p.m. on Friday with a beer mile run. A backyard grill out will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Main Street, and a hot dog eating contest will be at 7:30 p.m. To... + continue reading

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The Hanover girls were runners-up in the league t-ball tournament. Team members were, front row, from left, Annie Tegtmeier, Kaylyn O’Dell, Mabel Hynek, Kendall Doebele, Lauren Bruna, Cora Meyn, Audrey Bruna; middle, Addy Heiman, Kate Bruna, Zaylee Stallbaumer, Ellie Bruna, Harper Bruna, Ella Hynek; back, coaches, Brad Heiman, Ben Bruna, Derek Bruna, Kellen Tegtmeier and Brent Hynek.

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The Clifton girls t-ball team was the champion of this year’s league t-ball tournament. To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://etypeservices.com/Washington%20County%20NewsID441/ + continue reading

Rhett Crowther helped lead his brother’s heifer during a walk at the fair.

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Team members are, front row, from left, Bryce Wittgartner, Ryan Sawin, Gatlin Willbrant, Gavyn LeDuc, Tucker Huband, Carson Kearn, Garrison Sand, Noah Hoover, back, Seth White, Zac Hiltgen, Octavien Cardenas, Will Otott, Kileab Willbrant, Monte Huckett, Grayson Votipka, William Svanda. Coaches are Ryan Huckett, Jay Kearn, Michael LeDuc, Doug Huband.

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The Washington Pee Wee baseball team had a perfect season in peewee league and district play going into the state championship tournament in Concordia last week. They ended up sweeping the competition and winning the first title in Washington history and finished with a 15-0 record. * * *... + 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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Will Linn and Washington County combine their high school football teams next year? The two schools will have a combined junior high football team this fall, and youth from both districts play... + continue reading

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The Hanover girls were runners-up in the league t-ball tournament. Team members were, front row, from left, Annie Tegtmeier, Kaylyn O’Dell, Mabel Hynek, Kendall Doebele, Lauren Bruna, Cora Meyn, Audrey Bruna; middle, Addy Heiman, Kate Bruna, Zaylee Stallbaumer, Ellie Bruna, Harper Bruna, Ella Hynek; back, coaches, Brad Heiman, Ben Bruna, Derek Bruna, Kellen Tegtmeier and Brent Hynek.

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The Clifton girls t-ball team was the champion of this year’s league t-ball tournament. Team members were, front row, from left, Elsie Begnoche, Anna Wilgers, Breckyn Finkbiner, Marcella Taddiken; middle, Jackie Crowl, Laney Schwab, Jersey Wurtz, Ellie LeClair, Charlee Wren; back, coaches Curtis LeClair, Cassie Wurtz.

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The Hanover girls are the t-ball champions for the local summer league.

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The Hanover girls coach pitch team won the local league title a few weeks ago.

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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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The Bremen Pee Wee team placed second in the league tournament.

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The Washington boys Pee Wee team won the Pee Wee league tournament on July 3 in Washington. Coaches are Ryan Huckett, Jay Kearn, Doug Huband and Mike LeDuc. Pictured, back row, from left, are Carson Kearn, Will Otott, Monte Huckett, Zach Hiltgen, Octavian Cardenas, Gracen Votipka, William Svanda, Kileab Willbrant. Front row: Ryan Sawin, Garrison Sand, Seth White, Gatlin Willbrant, Gavin LeDuc, Tucker Huband, Noah Hoover, Bryce Wittgartner.

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