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Prep Golf: Lady Vols finish 13th at state

The Lee Williams High School girls golf team wrapped up play Tuesday at the Division II State Championships in Tucson with a 13th-place finish.

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Kingman police invites you to Coffee with Cops Thursday

The next Coffee with Cops event is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Kingman Police Department, 2730 E. Andy Devine Ave.

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Agent Orange town hall Thursday in Lake Havasu City

The Vietnam Veterans of America, Mohave County Chapter 975 has announced the date for the 2017 Agent Orange and PTSD Town Hall event.

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Prep Golf: Lady Vols open play at state

The Lee Williams High School girls golf team opened play in the Division II State Championship Monday at the Omni Tucson National Golf Course in Tucson

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Prep Roundup: Lady Bulldogs come up short against River Valley

The Kingman High School volleyball team appeared to be on its way to win No. 2 Monday night.

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Suspicious fire destroys double-wide in Butler

A suspicious fire destroyed an unoccupied double-wide mobile home in the 3000 block of Devlin Avenue in the Butler area on Saturday.

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Prep Football: Lee Williams drops tough 22-21 loss at Kofa

It appeared the Lee Williams High School football team was on its way to a road win over No. 35-ranked Kofa Friday night.

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Prep Football: Bulldogs drop 36-12 loss at home to River Valley

The Kingman High School football team kept it close in the first half against No. 31 ranked River Valley, but it wasn’t enough in a 36-12 loss at home Friday night.

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Prep Roundup: Tigers, Lady Vols find success in final home meet

The Lee Williams, Kingman and Kingman Academy high school swim teams concluded the regular season Thursday at Centennial Pool.

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Prep Football: Bulldogs host River Valley

It’s been four long weeks, but the Kingman High School football team is finally back home.

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Prep Roundup: Lady Vols take top two spots at River Valley Night Run

The Lee Williams, Kingman and Kingman Academy cross country teams participated in the River Valley Night Run last week.

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Kingman area firebug strikes again

McVicar Avenue fire Sunday is being investigated as arson

Another suspected arson

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Suspects found outside travel center passed out, covered in meth pipes

One Mohave County Sheriff’s deputy had to deal with two runners Friday, but with the help of some Good Samaritans, rounded up the two suspects and over $2,000 in counterfeit bills.

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Prep Football: Tigers drop 30-20 loss to Tonopah Valley

Friday the 13th wasn’t kind to the Kingman Academy football team.

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Prep Roundup: Lady Vols drop 3-1 loss to Mohave

The Lee Williams High School volleyball team didn’t get off to a fast start against Mohave Thursday and it proved costly in a 3-1 loss (25-22, 25-11, 17-25, 25-17).

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Council hires Applied Economics as Kingman East interchange project consultants

City Council voted (4-1) Friday to approve an agreement with Applied Economics to present a plan to request funding from Arizona Department of Transportation for the Interstate 11 East Kingman Connection Project.

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Prep Roundup: Bulldogs take second at Mohave

The Kingman High School golf team traveled to Laughlin Ranch Golf Club Tuesday and shot a 50-over-par 194 to take second place. Mohave Accelerated took first (182) and Mohave was third (202).

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Prep Roundup: Lady Vols sweep top spots at Ray Reynolds

The Lee Williams, Kingman and Kingman Academy cross country teams traveled to Lake Havasu Wednesday for the Ray Reynolds Invite.

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Prep Roundup: Vols take 1st in Lake Havasu

The Lee Williams High School boys golf team continued its season on the road Tuesday with a 43-over-par 187 to defeat Lake Havasu (189) at Lake Havasu Golf Club.

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5 things to know about the City Council meeting today

Kingman City Council agenda for Oct. 2

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Prep Football: Bulldogs fall on the road to Wickenburg

It definitely wasn’t the result the Kingman High School football team wanted in its 3A West Region opener as the Bulldogs dropped a 52-12 loss on the road Friday night.

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Prep Roundup: Lady Vols win match at Lake Havasu

The Lee Williams High School girls golf team traveled to Lake Havasu Tuesday and shot a 62-over-par 202 to take first place.

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Prep Roundup: Lady Vols conclude home schedule with a win over Lake Havasu

The Lee Williams girls golf team picked up another win Tuesday, shooting a 185 to beat Lake Havasu (210) at Cerbat Cliffs Golf Course.

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Prep Roundup: Lady Vols take 4th, Vols place 6th at Four Corners Invite

The Lee Williams cross country team traveled to Flagstaff Saturday and the Lady Vols took fourth, while the Vols placed sixth.

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Prep Football: Vols fall to Mingus

The Lee Williams High School football team suffered its first loss of the season Friday, dropping a 38-0 loss at Mingus.

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Prep Roundup: Vols, Lady Vols take first in Parker

The Kingman, Lee Williams and Kingman Academy high school cross country teams traveled to Parker last week and the Vols and Lady Vols finished in first place.

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Prep Roundup: Tigers finish 4th, Lady Tigers take 8th at Northwest Arizona Invite

The Kingman Academy swim team dealt with its fair share of Mother Nature last Saturday as it hosted the Northwest Arizona Invitational at Centennial Pool.

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Lingenfelter, Wayt to discuss sales tax, KAA Monday

The Conservative Republican Club of Kingman will be holding its monthly meeting at 11:15 a.m. Monday at the Dambar Steakhouse, 1960 Andy Devine Ave.

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Final Sounds of Kingman concert of the season today at Metcalfe Park

The “Sounds of Kingman” presents a free concert in the park featuring “Monkey Biz’nezz” today.

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‘Snake Gulch: A Passage through Time’ showcases ancient rock art

The Kaibab National Forest has released a short video telling the story of a remote canyon that is home to an incredible array of prehistoric paintings and etchings.

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Flash flooding, lightning, rain forecasted for Friday, Saturday

Flash flooding, frequent lightning strikes and heavy rain are in the forecast for today and Saturday, the National Weather Service reported Thursday.

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Plenty of interchanges work for Council Tuesday

City Council is poised to work on the continuing controversial interchange projects during its regular meeting 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Mohave County Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St.

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Dying mother seeking to locate troubled daughter

Linda Morton, 70, has made a dying wish to her daughter, Cynthia Andres. “Finding my youngest sister,” Andres relayed to the Daily Miner on behalf of her mother Thursday. “It’s her dying wish.”

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Mayor expresses TPT concerns on Facebook, councilpersons react

As one of the two dissenting votes when the Kingman City Council raised the Transaction Privilege Tax, or sales tax, rate at its Aug. 15 meeting, Mayor Monica Gates took to Facebook Friday questioning its validity and transparency.

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Neighborhood suffering from unattended properties

There’s not one. There’s not two. There are three combined properties on Christianson Lane, Edie Drive and Mary Lynn Lane that have the neighborhood figuratively held hostage.

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Organizer: Petition drive to recall Mayor Gates off to good start

Tanya Smith was one of Monica Gates’ biggest supporters when the mayor defeated Richard Anderson in the fall of 2016.

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Council hires economic consulting firm before director is on board

Before Arizona Town Hall could conclude its efforts in gauging the residents of Kingman and their thoughts surrounding the planning and implementation of a strategic economic development program for Kingman and before the City of Kingman hires an economic director, City Council hired an economic consulting firm at Tuesday’s meeting.

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Kingman Heights Apartments rehabilitated by FSL Real Estate

FSL Real Estate has completed the acquisition and rehabilitation of Kingman Heights Apartments and Amy Neal Retirement Center, both Section 8 subsidized properties.

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73rd Mohave County Republican Picnic on Saturday

The 73rd annual Mohave County Republican Picnic will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in Recreation Area No. 1 at Hualapai Mountain Park, milepost 11 on Hualapai Mountain Road.

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City Council approves funding mechanism for two I-40 interchanges

After a lengthy debate with statements from the public and among the Kingman City Council, a funding mechanism for two Interstate 40 interchanges – Kingman Crossing and Rancho Santa Fe Parkway – was approved Tuesday by the council.

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Assistance needed in Kmart burglary

KINGMAN – The Kingman Police Department is requesting the public’s help to identify suspects in a Kmart burglary early Monday morning.

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City Council calls special meeting on airport

KINGMAN – The City Council will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday in Council Chambers, 310 N. Fourth St., to discuss the retention of legal counsel regarding the Kingman Airport Authority.

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Kingman man arrested for shooting on Airfield Avenue

No one was injured when a Kingman man fired a shot at a house from a vehicle during an argument Monday night.

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4-H’ers demonstrate their public speaking skills

Mohave County 4-H members showed off their public speaking skills when they held their annual 4-H Demonstration Day at the Mohave County Agriculture Center Aug. 5.

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MAGNET arrest for possession of dangerous drugs, drug paraphernalia

KINGMAN – Jon Guy Longoria, 57, board member of Mohave Community College, was arrested Monday on felony charges of possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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Sales tax debate includes both I-40 projects

Financing, scope of projects are battlegrounds for Kingman’s future

How the Kingman City Council votes on the different options it has available on handling the city’s sales tax rate is tied to what approach is taken regarding the Kingman Crossing and Rancho Santa Fe Parkway projects.

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Kingman Airport Authority bows out of last workshop with city

KAA says ‘few, if any, of the public comments have offered anything constructive’

The Kingman Airport Authority, through its attorney, has notified the City of Kingman it won’t be participating in the fourth and final workshop between the two entities that was scheduled for Aug. 17.

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Council set to make parking ban for recreation vehicles in Kingman

In the name of public health, safety and welfare, the Kingman City Council has directed staff for a new or amended code to ban the parking of recreational vehicles on city streets in residential districts.

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El Trovatore Hill repairs months away from completion

Federal regulations appear to be the culprit in keeping the El Trovatore Hill portion of Andy Devine Avenue from being completed before the end of April.

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Council paving way for broader project

When the City Council denied the nearly $1.2 million modification to the contract with AECOM for the design of the Kingman Crossing Project at Tuesday’s meeting by a unanimous 7-0 vote, the council spoke to the pressing need for the Rancho Santa Fe Parkway project to be included in the discussion.