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EDITORIAL: Lessons from courthouse debate, election

Last week’s special election in which Hutchinson County voters cast their ballots in favor of a new courthouse in Olivet was a lot of work — and expense — for county officials. 

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What comes next

Hutchinson County officials, who have been at a standstill waiting for county residents to decide whether they should proceed with plans to build a new courthouse, are back in business after voters last week overwhelming approved what is expected

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Water rates expected to increase July 1

Freeman city officials are planning to raise water rates starting this summer. 

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Gall, Miller eager to continue work

The Freeman Public School Board will remain unchanged following the re-election of Corey Gall and Mark Miller in last Tuesday’s election.

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Photo of the Day: Again

Dave Kaufman shoves his front sidewalk during yet another snowstorm, this one coming on the 30th day of spring and just four days after the community was hit with nearly a foot of snow.

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Photo of the Day: Face lift

Workers are putting up new steel siding on the front of the old Carquest building on the east side of Main Street, which today is used as a warehouse for Mr. G's Tires.

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The wintery weather has prompted Freeman Public to call off the Flyer Track Invitational scheduled for Thursday, April 19.

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Photo of the Day: Waiting game

Happy, swimsuit-clad children like the ones painted on the side of the bathhouse at the Freeman Swimming Pool will make their return eventually, but it feels like it's still a long way off as the Freeman landscape continues to be blanketed in snow

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