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A visual article published earlier this month by the Wall Street Journal used statistics from Hiawatha’s struggles with nitrates in the water supply as supporting evidence that major rivers are suffering from farm runoff.

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Craig Foster, Veteran Service Officer from the Kansas Commission on Veteran Affairs, will make his monthly visit next Tuesday, at the Morrill Public Library in Hiawatha.

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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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Community members will have a decision to make this November, as one thing they will be asked to consider is a new quarter-cent Recreation Tax, which the Hiawatha City Commission voted to include on the ballot on Monday night.

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The Hiawatha Biology Club will not be recycling this coming Saturday due to the resurfacing of the high school parking lot.

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In an article printed last week about Theodore Korthanke's "Granddaddy Maple," homeowner Connie Bent thanked contractors for their work in saving the tree. In fact, while AHRS Construction has been the general contractors on many of the city street projects, including Miami and downtown - th…

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West today reminded Kansas businesses and residents of the Aug. 13, 2019, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for property damage caused by the tornadoe…

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A health insurance company will change its data security practices to settle a lawsuit over a data breach that compromised the personal information of more than 10.4 million people nationwide, including 19,247 in Kansas, Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced today.

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The USD 415 School Board met on Monday evening, with Jerad Enneking and Angie Kreider of Rainbow Communications present to discuss the company’s bid to replace the district’s wiring and phones.

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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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A local resident is very thankful to JB Contractors, for their work in rebuilding Miami Street and their involvement in protecting the original maple tree that led Hiawatha being known as the “City of Beautiful Maples.”

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Hiawatha’s potential branding initiative has been a hot topic of conversation around town since it was reported at last Monday’s City Commission meeting, which culminated in some intense dialogue at this Monday’s USD 415 School Board meeting.

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The Kansas Farm Service Agency is seeking qualified candidates for several employment opportunities at county office locations across Kansas. Kansas FSA is an exciting and rewarding place to start, build and/or continue your professional career. Be a part of our team and support the well-bei…

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Local communities celebrated the Fourth of July last weekend in a big way.

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On 6-10-2019, Charles Barrand, 40, of St Joseph, Mo was arrested on a charge of Violating the Offender Registry Act

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WINTHROP, Mo. — After two months of blockage by the swollen Missouri River, the fastest route to St. Joseph, Missouri, has been cleared as the waters recede, with some restrictions.

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DODGE CITY — Speakers are confirmed. Session notes are being prepped. The High Plains Journal is gearing up for Cattle U and Trade Show, July 31 and Aug. 1 in Dodge City, Kansas at the United Wireless Arena.

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New sidewalk-chalk art was added in front of Rainbow Communications last week by Hiawatha visitor Shibley Vande Griend, a sophomore in high school from Edgerton, Minn.

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Lawrence man files malpractice petition involving Horton Hospital A petition has been filed in Brown County District Court requesting that a medical malpractice screening be convened to determine if there is a departure from required standard of practice against Horton Community Hospital.

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Morrill Public Library will host a Summer of Space Celebration on Monday, July 15 with activities for all ages throughout the day to salute the 50th anniversary of the moon landing and NASA’s 60th birthday.

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Second Harvest Community Food Bank services a 19-county area, 15 of which are in NW Missouri and 4 in NE Kansas. With this service area, Second Harvest’s mission is to provide nourishment and hope to the hungry in Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas, while engaging and empowering the reg…

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Robert Sines of Home White American Legion Post 66 in Hiawatha was present at Monday night’s city commission meeting, and discussed the group’s plan celebrate the namesake of the Post at the end of this month.

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Local volunteers gathered in Hiawatha Saturday morning to place a long line of flags near the Fisher Center for the Flags for Forgotten Soldiers initiative, which raises awareness for suicide in veterans.

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Topeka — Kansas State Treasurer Jake LaTurner set a new Kansas record for the amount of money returned to taxpayers from the Unclaimed Property division of the State Treasury. At the close of business June 30th, the end of FY2019, the State Treasurer’s Office returned $27.1 million in unclai…

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MANHATTAN — The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s agricultural advocacy, marketing and outreach team is seeking talented Kansans to serve on the Marketing Advisory Board. The mission of the KDA marketing division is to serve all Kansans through innovative programming and deliver solutions d…

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A visual article published earlier this month by the Wall Street Journal used statistics from Hiawatha’s struggles with nitrates in the water supply as supporting evidence that major rivers are suffering from farm runoff.

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Craig Foster, Veteran Service Officer from the Kansas Commission on Veteran Affairs, will make his monthly visit next Tuesday, at the Morrill Public Library in Hiawatha.

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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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A visual article published earlier this month by the Wall Street Journal used statistics from Hiawatha’s struggles with nitrates in the water supply as supporting evidence that major rivers are suffering from farm runoff.

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Community members will have a decision to make this November, as one thing they will be asked to consider is a new quarter-cent Recreation Tax, which the Hiawatha City Commission voted to include on the ballot on Monday night.

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Due to language in their contract, AHRS Construction, who is performing the work on the City Streets Sales Tax project has been sticking to business hours to this point in the project, but with summer heat approaching and delayed by weather, the City Commission voted Monday evening to push t…

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The Pew Research Center’s definition of millennials is people born from 1981 to 1996. In 2012, the youngest millennials were still in their teens. In order to exclude those who were likely still in school, the analysis was done only on people who were at least 20 in 2012, i.e. born between 1981 and 1992.

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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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On 6-10-2019, Charles Barrand, 40, of St Joseph, Mo was arrested on a charge of Violating the Offender Registry Act