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Council OKs Bid To Build Wastewater Treatment Plant

Posted 3/15/2018

By Randy Fogg

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THIS is an overhead view of the four lagoons that make up Moundridge’s wastewater treatment system. Moundridge has been using the lagoon system since 1982. The system is located south and east of the cityPROVIDED PHOTO THIS is an overhead view of the four lagoons that make up Moundridge’s wastewater treatment system. Moundridge has been using the lagoon system since 1982. The system is located south and east of the city

MOUNDRIDGE – Moundridge residents will have to pay more than originally anticipated for a new wastewater pretreatment facility.

The Moundridge City Council voted to award the contract to Walters-Morgan Construction in the amount of $2,318,600. Engineers from Schwab Eaton had estimated the cost of the project at $1,997,250.

Council members made the decision during its regularly scheduled meeting Monday, March 5, at the city office.

The plant will be constructed near the city’s current lagoon system, which is located south and east of Moundridge.

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Inman’s Enns Enjoys ‘Connecting’ With Others Through Music

Posted 3/15/2018

By Randy Fogg

The Ledger StaffLEDGER PHOTO
NATHAN Enns, a senior at Inman High School, was twice selected to play the trombone as a member of the Kansas Honor Band during the Kansas Music Educators Association’s annual convention.LEDGER PHOTO NATHAN Enns, a senior at Inman High School, was twice selected to play the trombone as a member of the Kansas Honor Band during the Kansas Music Educators Association’s annual convention.

INMAN – Nathan Enns, a senior at Inman High School, likes the opportunity to play music whenever possible.

“I’ve always loved music,” Enns said. “I love playing with all types of people. There’s a connection you get when playing music with other people.”

Enns has been playing trumpet since the fifth grade at Inman Elementary School. He said he choose trumpet because “it’s a cool instrument to play.”

Enns’ trumpet playing has placed him in on honor bands at both the national and state level.

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Chili And Cinnamon Rolls; Familiar Faces Take First In Pine Village Contest

Posted 3/15/2018

By Randy Fogg

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WINNERS from Pine Village’s annual Chili Cook-Off and Cinnamon Roll Contest show the certificates they received Friday, March 9, at the Pine Village Wellness Center. Judges selected a top three for chili and cinnamon rolls, and attendees were able to choose a top three People’s Choice in both divisions. Winners included, from left to right, Merle Schmidt, Julie Jantzen, Neva Kaufman, Ann Kaufman and Betta Kym.LEDGER PHOTO WINNERS from Pine Village’s annual Chili Cook-Off and Cinnamon Roll Contest show the certificates they received Friday, March 9, at the Pine Village Wellness Center. Judges selected a top three for chili and cinnamon rolls, and attendees were able to choose a top three People’s Choice in both divisions. Winners included, from left to right, Merle Schmidt, Julie Jantzen, Neva Kaufman, Ann Kaufman and Betta Kym.

MOUNDRIDGE – Familiar contestants were judged first in Pine Village’s annual Chili Cook-Off and Cinnamon Roll Contest on Friday, March 9, at the Pine Village Wellness Center.

Judges selected Jeannie Chestnut, director of dining services at Pine Village, as the winner in the chili cook-off, while Pine Village resident Neva Kaufman took first for her cinnamon rolls.

There were six entries in each category. Pine Village residents and staff members, as well as a community member, entered the contest. Community members, along with Pine Village staff and residents, tasted the chili and cinnamon rolls.

There were not any entry fees for the contests, and there was not a charge for tasting the food.

“I guess I was excited,” Chestnut said of finding out she was the winner.

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