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Haddam student part of KSU national champion crops team

MANHATTAN — The Kansas State University Crops Team took fi rst place in the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) national crops contest held April 12, at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Mo. K-State students also took home three of the top five individual placings.
 
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FORMER SENATOR BOB DOLE TO VISIT MONDAY

Senator Bob Dole is visiting Kansans as part of a multi-day tour around Kansas. He will be in this area next week and the public is invited to come by and greet the Senator.
 
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‘Weather the Weather’

Elementary students at Washington wrap a maypole as part of the 92nd annual May Fete musical performance on Friday in the main gym. This year’s theme was “Weather the Weather.”

“Weather the Weather” was the theme of the 92nd annual May Fete on Friday, May 2 at Washington County Schools. Students in kindergarten through fifth grade performed a variety of weather related songs under the direction of Gay Lynn Manning, Washington Elementary music teacher. Props of umbrellas, fans, winter hats, sunglasses, beach balls and scarves made each weather report from across the nation come alive.
 
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At work in Washington County

The Washington City Crew works on spreading out cement provided by Midwest Products outside of the new Gametime bar and grill in Washington. The city put a new water meter in the sidewalk outside the business.
 
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White Way car run to bisect county May 10

Vintage vehicles pass through the unincorporated town of Rice east of Concordia during the fi rst Kansas White Way car run in 2006. This year’s car run celebrates the 100th anniversary of the inaugural car run in 1914.

At the beginning of the 20th century, there was no organized network of connecting highways in any state in the union, author Pete Davis wrote in his book, American Road. “In the rural United States as late as 1907,” he said, “there was not one single mile of paved road. In short, when the car appeared, there was nothing for it to drive on.”

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Airplane crashes in Oklahoma after departing from local hunting trip

Law enforcement offi cials look over the wreckage of a plane that went down in Oklahoma near the Kansas border after taking off from Washington County.

Three men from the Montgomery, Ala., area are recovering after surviving a plane crash in Oklahoma. Family members are calling the landing “miraculous.” The single-engine plane went down in Nowata County, Okla. Nowata County is located in Northeastern Oklahoma on the Kansas border. Offi cials say the plane went down northwest of the small city of Nowata around 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

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Stream bank stabilization effort continues on Little Blue

With Randy Kelley steering the tractor, Thad Rhodes, Kansas Forest Service District Forester, plants saplings from the tree planter while Ashley Montgomery, NRCS Soil Conservationist, hands him the trees.

BY TOM PARKER.
 
Long before Randy and Robin Kelley returned to the family farm on the southwestern edge of Hanover, the original homestead stood a short distance from the Little Blue River. Too short, it turned out, as the river slowly but inexorably ate away at the bank, encroaching each year toward the house and the surrounding fields and reducing the buffer separating the house and the river.

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Senate highlights during

During the fi nal week of this year’s regular session, the Kansas Senate worked seven days straight and held late night debates into the weekend to pass an education bill that would fully comply with the Kansas Supreme Court ruling in the Gannon v. Kansas case. A proposal, HB 2506 was approved by both chambers on April 6 with the Senate adjourning around 11 p.m. after the Kansas Corporation Commission confi rmation vote on Senator Pat Apple.

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Is a Hungry Man enough?

BY DAN THALMANN.
 
WASHINGTON – The Washington County Commissioners said they are taking their time studying their options with the future of the seven-year-old jail in Washington and immediate closure is not in discussion right now, but discussion recently has moved to the cost of providing meals to inmates. CBM, the company providing meals to the jail, terminated its contract with the jail on April 2, citing too few inmates to make their services feasible.

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EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE

Youth from the Methodist, Presbyterian and Lutheran churches in Washington helped lead the sunrise service, which has become an annual Easter morning tradition for many.

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