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The Kansas Highway Patrol will be working to ensure students are safe on their travels to and from school. Every July and August, KHP troopers, in conjunction with school districts across the state, check all school buses to ensure they are in good working condition.

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TOPEKA – The Governor’s Council on Fitness is now accepting nominations for its annual Kansas Health Champion Awards. Awards are given to individuals and organizations that make an exceptional effort to model, encourage and promote health and fitness in Kansas. The deadline for nominations i…

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Hiawatha Hospital CEO John Broberg was present at Monday night’s meeting of the Hiawatha City Commission, and presented the commission with a request for the city to mandate the use of masks in public places where social distancing is not feasible.

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The Hiawatha Foundation for Economic Development has been named the Hiawatha Chamber and Visitors Bureau Member of the Month.

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August has hit and while there remains many questions about the upcoming academic year, local residents can rest assured teachers are back in action and making plans along with district administrators.

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The U.S. Census Bureau is inviting Kansas residents to join in our "Stop the Knock" campaign. The campaign kicks off this week and is designed to encourage residents to respond to the Census now, to lessen the possibility of a Census employee knocking on their door this month.

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After much discussion over the county's role concerning enforcing the state's guidelines for schools this coming academic year, the Brown County Commission voted Monday morning to allow schools to use lesser or stricter guidelines as set forth in the Kansas Department of Education's Navigati…

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Hiawatha Community Hospital is proud to announce that the OB Department has been named a Center of Excellence in Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) education and training by the Vermont Oxford Network.

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As the number of Covid-19 cases has grown in recent weeks and mandates have been discussed and imposed, the debate over the use of facial coverings has raged across an impatient country that is eager to return to a sense of normalcy. However, a long look at both anecdotal and research-based …

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The hope for a successful Covid-19 vaccine took steps forward and back lately. Reports of positive outcomes in the Pfizer, AstraZeneca and Moderna trials have optimism high that a successful vaccine could be on tap for later this year or early 2021, though recent biological study of the viru…

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The Medical Wellness Center Nachtigal, downtown Hiawatha, continues to focus on your overall medical wellness and preventative measures as it welcomes new members to its staff.

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The Hiawatha Community Hospital has had its share of challenges within the past couple of years but hospital officials want the public to know that the hospital continues to make improvements.

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Hiawatha Municipal Court actions for the month of July 2020, Ted Collins, Judge. Fines listed (except seatbelt violations) are in addition to court costs of $100.00 on each case.

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MANHATTAN — The Kansas Department of Agriculture is excited to announce they are now accepting nominations for the first ever Kansas Agriculture Heroes Program. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kansas farmers, ranchers, and agribusinesses have performed essential functions to ke…

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After much discussion that at times became a little heated, the Hiawatha School District voted 5-2 Tuesday night to get students back into the classroom on Wednesday, Sept. 2.

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The Brown County Sheriff’s Office was recognized by the Kansas Department of Transportation at Monday morning’s Brown County Commission meeting.

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TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has amended its travel quarantine list. Florida as well as those countries with a CDC Level 3 Travel Health Notice with restrictions remain, but Arizona, Bahrain and French Guiana are removed effective today. Those traveli…

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TOPEKA – Shawnee County District Attorney Mike Kagay recently announced that he has filed criminal charges against Brett Hollister, Shawnee County District Court Case 20-CR-1408, in relation to an excessive use of force incident that took place in June at a Topeka hospital.

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A few months ago the world seemed relatively normal. Kids would run and play on public playgrounds, stores were open without restriction, there wasn’t a shortage of toilet paper, hamburger or anything else that really affected our daily lives.

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MUSCOTAH, Kan. — Residents of Muscotah were worried that the Muscotah Mercantile Cafe had seen its final days when the well-renowned establishment closed down in early April.

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In light of the continued concern over the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hiawatha Chamber and Visitors Bureau has canceled the Maple Leaf Festival, planned for Saturday, Sept. 26.

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The Kansas Highway Patrol will be working to ensure students are safe on their travels to and from school. Every July and August, KHP troopers, in conjunction with school districts across the state, check all school buses to ensure they are in good working condition.

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Hiawatha Hospital CEO John Broberg was present at Monday night’s meeting of the Hiawatha City Commission, and presented the commission with a request for the city to mandate the use of masks in public places where social distancing is not feasible.

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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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After much discussion over the county's role concerning enforcing the state's guidelines for schools this coming academic year, the Brown County Commission voted Monday morning to allow schools to use lesser or stricter guidelines as set forth in the Kansas Department of Education's Navigati…

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The Brown County Sheriff’s Office was recognized by the Kansas Department of Transportation at Monday morning’s Brown County Commission meeting.

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Hiawatha Municipal Court actions for the month of July 2020, Ted Collins, Judge. Fines listed (except seatbelt violations) are in addition to court costs of $100.00 on each case.