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Goessel budget reduces levy by 6.27 mills

The Goessel school board passed the 2014-15 budget during its Aug. 11 meeting that includes a reduction of more than 6 mills in the district levy. Superintendent John Fast said the tax rate for USD 411 patrons will drop from 59.89 to 53.62 mills. He said the drop is due partly to the Kansas Supreme Court ruling that poor valuation […]

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Threshing Days start ignited by local engine club

Hundreds of people attended Goessel?s Country Threshing Days this past weekend?taking a step back in time to enjoy agricultural demonstrations, exhibits, food, entertainment and other family events. Now in its 41st year, the Wheat Heritage Engine and Threshing Co. and the Mennonite Heritage and Agricultural Museum host the three-day event with the goal of fostering a legacy. For James Wiens, […]

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Goessel council clarifies fireworks policy ahead of July 4 holiday

The Goessel City Council discussed fireworks within the city limits during its June 16 meeting With the Fourth of July approaching, the council decided to allow fireworks from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thurs?day, July 3; 8 a.m. to midnight Friday, July 4; 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, July 5, and 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday, July 6. […]

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Farewell set for Goessel city clerk

The Goessel City Council decided at its May 19 meeting to set Friday, June 20, as the date for a come-and-go farewell reception for City Clerk Anita Goertzen. The reception, marking her 24 years of service to the city, will be from 2-5 p.m. in the city building community room. Goertzen began working for Goessel in 1990 as the utility […]

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Goertzen resigns as Goessel city clerk after 18 years

Anita Goertzen has resigned as Goessel city clerk effective June 30 after 18 years in that position. She and her husband will be moving away. The city council met in special session April 8 to discuss the resignation. The council authorized Goertzen to place ads in area newspapers for the full-time clerk position. The job description states the clerk needs […]

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