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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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TOPEKA – Jan. 29, and celebrations are drawing near! While many Kansans have fond school-time memories of the holiday, the event isn’t limited to classrooms. Kansas Tourism, the Kansas Historical Society, and the Kansas State Department of Education have partnered to elevate Kansas Day “To t…

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The School Board of USD 430 met on Tuesday afternoon, and after discussing Covid protocols at the regular meeting a week prior, the group dug further into the conversation, then voted to suspend Covid testing in the district for 30 days.

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The Horton City Commission met for the first time in 2022, and the group welcomed new City Commissioners Carmela Boller and Tina Nigh. Boller was elected in the November election as the new Utilities and Finance Commissioner, while Nigh enters as the newly-elected Finance Commissioner.

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The Horton City Commission met for the final time in 2021, which was the final meeting for longtime Commissioners Wade Edwards and Ken Krug. Former Commissioner Bobby Bacon was present to thank each man for teaching him throughout the years, while Mayor Bryan Stirton and Commissioner Rex Wes…

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The ongoing saga of the Hiawatha Fire Department Chief has taken its next step, as the Hiawatha City Commission voted — at the recommendation of department members — to install Patrick Sheldon as the new Fire Chief.

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As the omicron variant continues to surge, people are spending a lot of time on digital screens for remote work or entertainment. Eye health experts warn overexposure to blue light from screens can take a toll on vision, in both children and adults.

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WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Numerous COVID restrictions will be dropped in England because government experts believe the Omicron variant "has now peaked nationally," British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday.

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The Brown County Commission met Monday morning for regular session and reorganized several aspects of the county government, as is typical for the beginning of the year.

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DONIPHAN COUNTY – A Highland man was arrested Thursday night after an investigation by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI), the Highland Police Department and the Doniphan County Sheriff’s Office.