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Moundridge’s Housing Market Moving Well

Posted 4/26/2018

By Randy Fogg

The Ledger Staff

MOUNDRIDGE – Local Realtor Rachel Schrag described the Moundridge housing market as “moving as well as it has been.”

“Real estate is fun right now,”  Schrag said. “The buyers are happy and the sellers are happy. We feel good about being able to bring new people to our community.”

She noted there has been more of an interest in rural property.

Schrag explained in many cases rural homes are being purchased as soon as they come on the market. She noted there have been times when sellers come to them with their homes and they have potential buyers who have already talked to them about the type of house they want to buy.

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Inman Parents Ask Board For Second First-Grade Teacher

Posted 4/26/2018

By Randy Fogg

The Ledger Staff  HARMANHARMAN   THIMMESCHTHIMMESCH

INMAN – A group of parents asked the USD 423 Board of Education to consider having two teachers for each grade level from kindergarten to second grade at Inman Elementary School (IES) for the 2018-19 school year.

Nine parents came to the Monday, April 16, board meeting to bring up the issue during the patron comment section.

Superintendent Scott Friesen said the district is anticipating having 20 students for first grade and 22 in second grade.

Board members reached a consensus to try a blended classroom situation for first and second grades.

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All In One Offers Drug Testing, Safety Services

Posted 4/26/2018

By Randy Fogg

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COURTNEY Warden, co-owner All In One Safety LLC, told Moundridge Chamber of Commerce members about her business, which offers drug and alcohol testing, background checks, finger printing, first aid and other safety-related service. A Moundridge resident, her business is located at 1411 S. U.S. Hwy 81 Bypass in McPherson.LEDGER PHOTO COURTNEY Warden, co-owner All In One Safety LLC, told Moundridge Chamber of Commerce members about her business, which offers drug and alcohol testing, background checks, finger printing, first aid and other safety-related service. A Moundridge resident, her business is located at 1411 S. U.S. Hwy 81 Bypass in McPherson.

MOUNDRIDGE – Courtney Warden, of Moundridge, said her business – All In One Safety, LLC – can assist businesses in becoming a drug-free workplace.

“We want to be a one-stop shop for everybody,” Warden said.

Warden noted her family had left Moundridge five or six years ago to move to western Kansas. They came back to Moundridge three years ago and started the business a year later.

Warden said the business is located at 1411 S. U.S.  Hwy 81 Bypass, in McPherson. The building used to be home to a John Deere dealership.

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Eichelberger Sets MHS Stolen Base Record As Cats Sweep Eagles

Posted 4/26/2018

By Randy Fogg

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LYNN Eichelberger (No. 2), Moundridge High School’s head baseball coach, talks strategy with son Noah Eichelberger during the Wildcat’s 11-1 five-inning win against Canton-Galva Tuesday, April 17, at the Moundridge baseball field. This was Moundridge’s annual cancer awareness game.LEDGER PHOTO LYNN Eichelberger (No. 2), Moundridge High School’s head baseball coach, talks strategy with son Noah Eichelberger during the Wildcat’s 11-1 five-inning win against Canton-Galva Tuesday, April 17, at the Moundridge baseball field. This was Moundridge’s annual cancer awareness game.

MOUNDRIDGE – Senior Noah Eichelberger set the Moundridge High School’s career stolen base record as the Wildcats easily swept Canton-Galva in a doubleheader Tuesday, April 17, at the Moundridge baseball field.

Eichelberger has a total of 91 stolen bases in his high school career. He stole two bases in each game against the Eagles.

“Obviously, when your dad gives you the green light, it helps the cause,” MHS head coach Lynn Eichelberger said.

All of the Wildcats ran the bases well in the opening game. Moundridge claimed an 11-1 win in five innings.

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