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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 shelter is currently full to the brim!! The more that can find a home, the more space we…

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The Ryan Meininger State Farm office, joined by high school students, local law enforcement and emergency service providers from the area were at the Hiawatha Middle School and High School bright and early on Friday morning to reward drivers who had themselves and any passengers buckled up. …

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Thanks to generous donations of local businesses, a shed raffle is set to benefit the 2019 Relay For Life in Brown County.

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The Hiawatha School Board met for their regular session Monday night and among discussions was a concern by a patron about teachers’ kids being bused across town to the middle and high schools.

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September’s full Moon is coming up, the so-called “Harvest Moon,” which is the full Moon nearest to the autumnal equinox (Sept. 23). The arrival of this year’s Harvest Moon will depend on which time zone you happen to live in. If you live in the Eastern Time Zone, the moment the Moon turns f…

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The Northeast Kansas Community Action Program (NEK-CAP, Inc.) is requesting nominations for two low-income representative to be elected to serve on the agency’s tripartite Multi-County Board of Directors as a representative of the Southern Region, which consists of Atchison, Leavenworth, Jef…

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Despite a relatively early date for the Fall Homecoming dance, HHS students are preparing for a week filled with creativity, spirit, and fun. The festivities are set to begin on Monday the 9th and will end with the dance on Friday evening.

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A Fairview man was pronounced dead at the scene of a vehicle accident near the junction of 36 and 75 Highways Tuesday.

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On 8-26-2019 Charles Barrand 40, Saint Joseph, Missouri was arrested on a $500 Brown County Warrant for Possession of Marijuana

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The Horton City Commission met for the second time in August and were given an update on the goings on at Mission Village Living Center by manager LaMont Cook.

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The City of Hiawatha released a notice to citizens on Tuesday, that on Monday, Sept. 16, city crews will begin the process of GIS mapping service locations within the town in order to streamline repairs and ordering in the future.

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Hiawatha Municipal Court actions for the month of August 2019, Ted Collins, Judge. Fines listed (except seatbelt violations) are in addition to court costs of $100.00 on each case.

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While students are still settling in at Hiawatha Elementary School for the new academic year, parents are also settling into a new drop-off system that includes a bus loading zone along Miami Street.

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Area residents who are interested in learning about invasive plants and insects and how to control them are invited to attend an Invasive Species Workshop at the Troy Community Park on Tuesday, Sept. 17.

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The fallout from the Aug. 15 hail storm that strafed Hiawatha is still being felt, as the City Commission called a Special Meeting on Monday evening to approve a handful of incoming contractors, as well as to adjust the city’s policy going forward to allow for a quicker process in similar si…

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Summer is over and it’s time for fall activities around Hiawatha — the City of Beautiful Maples and home of the oldest consecutive Halloween Frolic and Parade at 105 years!

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If you didn’t like last winter, you may want to stop reading right now. The 2020 Farmers’ Almanac’s extended weather forecast is calling for a “Polar Coaster Winter,” with plenty of frigid temperatures and snow for a majority of the country.

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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 shelter is currently full to the brim!! The more that can find a home, the more space we…

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The City of Hiawatha released a notice to citizens on Tuesday, that on Monday, Sept. 16, city crews will begin the process of GIS mapping service locations within the town in order to streamline repairs and ordering in the future.

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The fallout from the Aug. 15 hail storm that strafed Hiawatha is still being felt, as the City Commission called a Special Meeting on Monday evening to approve a handful of incoming contractors, as well as to adjust the city’s policy going forward to allow for a quicker process in similar si…

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The Horton City Commission held a special meeting earlier this month, and after no comments at a public hearing, voted to approve their 2020 budget. The newly adopted $4.3 million budget calls for no increase to the mill levy, though a hike in the city’s assessed valuation will mean a bump o…

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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 Keith Olsen, Dwight A. Kruse and Richard L. Lehmkuhl. Also present were Brown County Clerk Melissa Gormley and Deputy County Clerk Dawn Boyles. Keith Olsen opened the meeting at 8:10 a…

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

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On 8-26-2019 Charles Barrand 40, Saint Joseph, Missouri was arrested on a $500 Brown County Warrant for Possession of Marijuana