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The USD 430 South Brown County School Board met last Monday evening, and ended the meeting approving the hires of two new long-term substitute teacher for the school year, along with a new first grade teacher and a para/tutor.

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It was an emotional moment for a Hiawatha City Commission meeting on Monday evening, as a group of friends, family and former players gathered to request a special honor for the recently-passed Paul Rockey.

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Brown County Humane Society, 2393 Mallard Rd., Hiawatha, KS, 785-742-1976, email: brcohs66434@yahoo.com. Please come out and see all the super wonderful dogs and cats that are available for adoption. The more that can find a home, the more space we have to save more!

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Despite a recent run from deputies to avoid arrest on a Brown County warrant, an Atchison man is in Atchison County Jail facing a local charge.

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Fast-rising country music star Brett Young will headline LakeFest 2018 in Atchison this coming weekend. He’ll be joined by breakout duo Maddie & Tae, and A Thousand Horses.

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BONNER SPRINGS | The whole family will enjoy new adventures as they follow the Yellow Brick Road to the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame, 630 N. 126th St. in Bonner Springs, when Oz Comes to Kansas… Dorothy Returns to Farm Town.

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A Horton woman and her passenger were injured in a single-vehicle wreck on a county road near Horton early Sunday morning.

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After hosting several informational meetings across the Ag Partners Cooperative and Nemaha County Coop Association areas, members had the opportunity to learn about the proposal to unite the two local cooperatives, which span in location from Tarkio, Mo. to Wamego.

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USD 415 Maintenance Director Matt Cluck updated the Hiawatha School Board on Monday evening on ongoing projects around the district. Cluck said that all of the planned summer work is on track to finish on time, and also brought one new item to the Board’s attention.

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Brown County Humane Society, 2393 Mallard Rd., Hiawatha, KS, 785-742-1976, email: brcohs66434@yahoo.com. Please come out and see all the super wonderful dogs and cats that are available for adoption. Our shelter is still really full. The more that can find a home, the more space we have to s…

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An Effingham man has been arrested during the weekend in connection for leaving the scene of an injury accident the previous week downtown Atchison.

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Many families in Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas have to worry about providing meals for their children on a daily basis. Government and charity programs can help alleviate some of the worries — if they are available.

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There will be a Kansas Hunter Education Class held in Hiawatha, at the Fisher Center, 201 East Iowa Street, on Tuesday, July 31, Thursday, Aug. 2, and Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018.

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The Brown County Fair is just around the corner with some events kicking off later this week and regular events July 9-13 in Horton.

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Community members and organizations are sponsoring benefits for a local family who lost a wife and mother in a recent car accident.

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Wednesday was a great day to celebrate our country’s independence with everything from pancakes, jazz music, parades, ice cream, fishing derbies, soap box car races and more!

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Brown County Humane Society, 2393 Mallard Rd., Hiawatha, KS, 785-742-1976, email: brcohs66434@yahoo.com. Please come out and see all the super wonderful dogs and cats that are available for adoption. Our shelter is still really full. The more that can find a home, the more space we have to s…

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Every year, National Guard units complete two weeks of training. Referred to as Annual Training, or AT, to hone and refine their respective combat skills in preparation for potential future missions.

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The Hiawatha City Commission made a long-awaited change official on Monday evening, accepting the resignation of Mayor Steffen Shamburg with their first course of action at the meeting, then appointing Finance Commissioner Bill Collins as Interim Mayor.

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When the agenda was released early on Monday for that evening’s special meeting of the Horton City Commission, it contained a surprise item — breaking the news that Parks and Recreation Commissioner Jeremy Forkenbrock had resigned from his position.

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The data used in this analysis is from the U.S. Census Bureau 2016 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates. For statistics on stay-at-home parents, only married-couple families with children under 18 years old were evaluated. A family is considered to have a stay-at-home parent if one parent is in the labor force and the other parent is not. A family is considered to have a stay-at-home mother if the husband is in the labor force and the wife is not. Similarly, a family is considered to have a stay-at-home father if the wife is in the labor force and the husband is not. Families with both parents not in the labor force were not evaluated. Only the largest one hundred cities with the most married-couple families with children under 18 years old were included in the analysis.

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Horton Police Chief Beau Hasenohr officially announced his resignation from the top post with the city's police department during the city commission meeting Monday. He has been chief for more than 18 months, and has been in law enforcement for 14 years.

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Officials at Hiawatha City hall announced Tuesday the city will be hiring an interim city administrator while they conduct a nationwide search to replace the exiting administrator, Lynne Ladner. 

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The board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session with the following members present: Chairman Steve Roberts, Dwight Kruse and Keith Olsen. Also present were County Clerk Melissa Gormley and Deputy County Clerk Dawn Boyles. County Attorney Kevin Hill was present for a portion of…

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The Board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session with the following members present: Dwight Kruse and Keith Olsen. Also present were County Clerk Melissa Gormley and Deputy County Clerk Dawn Boyles. County Attorney Kevin Hill was present for a portion of the meeting. Steve Robe…

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Despite a recent run from deputies to avoid arrest on a Brown County warrant, an Atchison man is in Atchison County Jail facing a local charge.

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An Effingham man has been arrested during the weekend in connection for leaving the scene of an injury accident the previous week downtown Atchison.