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Howard and Lori Elliot of Hiawatha have been named to the 2020 class of the Kansas Master Farmer and Master Farm Homemaker program in recognition of their leadership in agriculture, environmental stewardship and service to the community.

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The USD 430 School Board met last Monday, and the group agreed to accept a bid of $85,000 for the district’s house at 1565 1st Avenue East in Horton. The house was built by the high school’s Home Improvement and Ag Construction classes. Two bids were received, with the high bid being accepted.

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The Hiawatha City Commission met on Monday night, and the group approved a set of dates and times to allow fireworks at the Hiawatha City Lake for the upcoming Fourth of July celebration.

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It appears scam calls are on the rise again in our county. In the last week or so I have taken over a dozen complaints from citizens on the following. We do not want our county citizens to lose their hard earned money to scammers.

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The Horton City Commission meet late in May, and the group heard from Police Chief John Boller and City Administrator John Calhoon, who had drafted a resolution to begin the process of abatement of five city properties that have been determined to have conditions that are injurious to the he…

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The White Cloud Health Center LLC staff has been working tirelessly to ensure that their patients and community are safe during the coronavirus pandemic. Led by Medical Director Dr. Michael Bryer-Ash, the facility has adjusted its practices and procedures to keep both staff and patients safe…

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Last Saturday, Cars and Coffee sponsored a Cruise for Teachers in Hiawatha and raised $615 for USD 415 teachers to purchase classroom supplies.

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TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has amended its travel quarantine list to include the countries of Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago. Several states and countries have been removed from the list, including Maine, Minnesota, all of the…

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It may be a year later than planned, but Hiawatha’s Zion Lutheran Church is excited to celebrate their 125th anniversary (plus 1) on Sunday morning at 10 a.m. with a joint partnership service for members of the NEK Lutherans.

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The Hiawatha Chamber and Visitors Bureau has kickstarted its Hometown Pride Project with participation in last weekend’s Give Back to Move Forward community fundraiser, which was sponsored by the Hiawatha Community Foundation.

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Construction of new passing lanes on U.S. 75 in Brown County is scheduled to begin Monday, June 7, weather permitting. The project is approximately three miles north of the K-20/U.S. 75 intersection and extends north 2.5 miles. The bridge over Plum Creek will also be widened during the project.

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Hiawatha Municipal Court actions for the month of May 2021, Ted Collins, Judge. Fines listed (except seatbelt violations) are in addition to court costs of $100.00 on each case.

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Howard and Lori Elliot of Hiawatha have been named to the 2020 class of the Kansas Master Farmer and Master Farm Homemaker program in recognition of their leadership in agriculture, environmental stewardship and service to the community.

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The Hiawatha City Commission met on Monday night, and the group approved a set of dates and times to allow fireworks at the Hiawatha City Lake for the upcoming Fourth of July celebration.

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City Employees Josh Haverkamp and Carol Stirton were recognized at the Horton City Commission meeting earlier this month for exemplary efforts above and beyond their daily duties. Both received appreciate awards and $25 in Chamber Bucks.

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Hiawatha Middle School Design and Modeling instructor Darrin Arment, along with a pair of students, presented a trio of Little Libraries designed and constructed by the class. The project has been an ongoing effort that started pre-Covid in 2019.

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(The Center Square) – The current housing crisis in the U.S. isn’t just fueled by unaffordability, a new study finds, but also by a sharp downturn in local mobility, fewer home purchases, slower new-home construction and an influx of young renters increasingly competing for an already limited housing supply.

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A vehicle said by authorities to have been traveling at a high rate of speed on a side road off U.S. Highway 36 crashed into a ditch on early Sunday morning, killing one of the five teenage occupants, all of whom are from Hiawatha. 

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It appears scam calls are on the rise again in our county. In the last week or so I have taken over a dozen complaints from citizens on the following. We do not want our county citizens to lose their hard earned money to scammers.