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City Late On State Water Monitoring Test

Posted 5/17/2018

By Randy Fogg

The Ledger Staff

MOUNDRIDGE – The City of Moundridge was one month late last summer in performing monitoring tests on the city’s water supply.

The Kansas Department of Health and Enivornment (KDHE) requires municipal water systems to conduct regular testing on water provided to customers.

KDHE required the city to send information with the May utility bill explaining the situation.

Each year, Environmental Protection Agency regulations require the city to sample the water for the disinfection byproducts of haloacetic acids (HAA) and total trihalomethanes (TTHM) in the month of July. The city sampled in August instead.

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Ullom-Minnich Repeats As Extemp. State Champ

Posted 5/17/2018

By Randy Fogg

The Ledger StaffLEDGER PHOTO
MOUNDRIDGE High School qualified four students for the Class 2A State Forensics Tournament Saturday, May 5, at Bishop Carroll High School in Wichita. Shown from left to right are Viviane Guenole, Jessica Ullom-Minnich and Christian Walls. Not pictured is Allie Sparks.LEDGER PHOTO MOUNDRIDGE High School qualified four students for the Class 2A State Forensics Tournament Saturday, May 5, at Bishop Carroll High School in Wichita. Shown from left to right are Viviane Guenole, Jessica Ullom-Minnich and Christian Walls. Not pictured is Allie Sparks.

MOUNDRIDGE – Jessica Ullom-Minnich, a senior at Moundridge High School, was one point away from earning a perfect score in the extemporaneous speech category in the Class 2A State Forensics Tournament Saturday, May 5, at Bishop Carroll High School in Wichita.

Ullom-Minnich was still able to repeat as the state champion in the category.

All of the judges ranked her as the top speaker in the category during each of the five rounds, except for one.

“To have this validation is much appreciated,” Ullom-Minnich said.

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DeVore Places Second In Serious Solo Acting

Posted 5/17/2018

By Randy Fogg

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KIRSTAN DeVore, a senior at Inman High School, shows the second-place medal she received in the serious solo acting category in the Class 2A State Forensics Tournament Saturday, May 5, at Bishop Carroll High School in Wichita.LEDGER PHOTO KIRSTAN DeVore, a senior at Inman High School, shows the second-place medal she received in the serious solo acting category in the Class 2A State Forensics Tournament Saturday, May 5, at Bishop Carroll High School in Wichita.

INMAN – Kirstan DeVore, a senior at Inman High School, used an extremely emotional story to take second place in the serious solo acting category in the Class 2A State Forensics Tournament Saturday, May 5, at Bishop Carroll High School in Wichita.

“I was hoping I would get into the finals,” DeVore said. “I wasn’t sure how I’d place.”

DeVore said she was able to watch the other finalists perform.

“They were really amazing,” she said.

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