Washington County Newswire

Washington County Newswire

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  1. Jury: DuPont should pay Ohio man $10.5M more in cancer suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | Kansas City Nursing News

    A federal jury says DuPont should pay an additional $10.5 million in damages to an Ohio man who says he got testicular cancer because of a chemical used to make Teflon. Jurors in Columbus awarded punitive damages Thursday in the lawsuit of Washington County resident Kenneth Vigneron Sr. The jury previously found DuPont should pay Vigneron $2 million in compensatory damages.

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  2. Mom killed by husband on Christmas was 'a shining light'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 29 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... his parents to drop off their 11-month-old daughter for a visit when Tylka shot her outside the house, the Washington County Sheriff's Office said. Tylka, 30, drove off and then shot 32-year-old State Trooper Nic Cederberg several times when police ...

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  3. Farmland protection plan nears completion in Washington CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | Kansas City Nursing News

    Bob and Mary Pratt feed their lambs on their farm, the Elihu Farm, in Easton, on Tuesday. A draft farmland protection plan for Washington County calls for shared facilities for area farmers, a concept supported by the Pratts.

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  4. Central Plains Oiler Kylee Kasselman joins her parents, Melinda and Kyle Kasselman.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 20 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... a 43-0 season. In 2014, the Oilers defeated Spearville 25-23, 25-18 for third place. The Oilers lost to Washington County, the eventual state champion in the Class 2A semifinals. The Oilers finished with a 149-18 record during Kasselman's career, ...

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  5. Washington County commissioners to seek OK for $6.75 million in LSA projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | O-R Online

    When gamblers plunk down money at The Meadows Racetrack & Casino, a whole spate of projects from sewers to senior-citizen centers in Washington County collectively benefit, even if the individual bettors do not.

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  6. PWD: Water is safe, despite sabotage effortRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2016 | The Quoddy Tides

    ... used a drone to survey the area and did not find any more bags. On December 2 the bags were taken by Washington County Sheriff's Department Deputy Matt Carter, and the sheriff's department will have the bags tested to determine what was in them. ...

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  7. Early Morning Fire Takes LEI HillsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | Fairbury Journal News

    Early Saturday morning emergency responders were called to Livingston Enterprises Inc.'s Hillside site which is located south of Reynolds on the Kansas side. Losses are still being determined, all personnel is reportedly ok. Responders from Washington County, KS,

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  8. Macaw poses in man's mug shot after unlucky court appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    A 4-year-old macaw named "Bird" is an instant celebrity after appearing in a posed booking mug shot in Oregon with his unfortunate owner. Craig Buckner left Bird in a tree outside court in Washington County while he went in for an appearance Thursday in an ongoing drug and theft case, said Sgt.

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  9. New district judge named for southeast Iowa districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    A new judge has been appointed for a southeast Iowa district. Washington County Attorney Shawn Showers was selected by Gov. Terry Branstad.

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  10. UI Grad, Washington County Attorney Tabbed as District Court JudgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    UI Grad, Washington County Attorney Tabbed as District Court Judge AP 11/24/16 A University of Iowa graduate and current Washington County attorney has been appointed for a southeast Iowa district judgeship. Shawn Showers of Washington was selected by Gov. Terry Branstad.

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  11. Nemaha Central rolls into showdown with RossvilleRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    ... 9-2, getting a pair of touchdowns from Dexton Swinehart, including a 78-yard kickoff return. Colgan 29, Washington County 22 - Washington County hung tough with perennial power Colgan, leading 8-7 early in the second quarter and getting within 22-14 ...

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  12. Taking a look back: Boys' hoopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... defensive spark for the 2016-17 Demons. Season recap: The Eagles may have been the most consistent team in Washington County last season, and they used their balanced, experienced attack to advance all the way to the district finals. Opening up the ...

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  13. Morgan remembered for his upbeat perseverance on Starpointe projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | O-R Online

    Max Morgan pauses at the entrance to Starpointe in Hanover Township in 2008, at the time of his retirement as executive director of Washington County Council on Economic Development.

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  14. Valley Heights' Pishny seeks golden finish to stellar yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    ... placing I got. I've been very surprised by this." Pishny began his winning streak with a victory at the Washington County Invitational and not only did he keep winning, he kept dropping time. His winning mark at Washington was 17 minutes, 47 seconds ...

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  15. Kansas FFA Alumni Recognized For Outstanding ServiceRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2016 | Agri Marketing

    KANSAS FFA ALUMNI RECOGNIZED FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE Oct. 24, 2016 Source: FFA news release The National FFA Alumni Association strives to support FFA many different ways. This year, at the 89th National FFA Convention & Expo, the FFA Alumni awarded the Washington County FFA Alumni Chapter for Washington County, Kansas, the Outstanding FFA Alumni Chapter.

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  16. Union asks court to reverse Wal-Mart trespassing orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Kansas City Nursing News

    A labor union is asking the Arkansas Supreme Court to reverse a judge's order barring it from trespassing on the retail giant's property in the state, arguing that the issue needs to be settled by a federal board. Attorneys for the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union and Wal-Mart appeared before the state Supreme Court Thursday over a Washington County judge's order blocking the union from entering the Bentonville-based company's stores or property for any activities other than shopping.

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  17. For the record 10-18-16Read the original story

    Oct 14, 2016 | Blade-Empire

    Police Dept. Report Arrest - Officers initiated a traffic stop in the 100 block of West 1st which led to the arrest of Arin White, 18, Washington, on a Washington County Warrant for Bond Violation.

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  18. Courthouse 10-18-16Read the original story

    Oct 14, 2016 | Blade-Empire

    ... a traffic stop in the 100 block of West 1st which led to the arrest of Arin White, 18, Washington, on a Washington County Warrant for Bond Violation. He was transported to the Cloud County Law Enforcement Center. Accident - Officers... [More] A new ...

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  19. Washington County house fire that left 6 homeless ruled arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | WPXI

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  20. Troy claims Twin Valley League championship with win over Washington CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Kansas City Nursing News

    Both teams struggled to find any offensive momentum early in the game. Washington County got on the board first, after a 50-yard pass play set up a 2-yard touchdown run with 91 seconds to go in the second quarter, giving the Tigers a 6-0 lead.

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