A 16-year-old Hiawatha teen was killed in an early morning crash Sunday and three other teenagers remain hospitalized in serious to critical conditions.
Weather conditions are rapidly deteriorating this morning and the Brown County Sheriff is issuing a travel advisory.
Jan. 14 to Jan. 20, 2019
After a full day of testimony in a preliminary hearing in Brown County District Court Wednesday, a 28-year-old Hiawatha woman has been bound over for arraignment on charges of murder in the first degree.
The Hiawatha Chamber and Visitors Bureau has unveiled the design for this year's hometown Christmas ornament and greeting cards.
While several local communities held lighting and other events over the Thanksgiving holiday, there are still a few events on the calendar for local communities.
The Hiawatha USD 415 School Board voted in a special meeting Monday night to extend remote learning with a proposed return to in-school learning date of Thursday, Dec. 10.
TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), has lifted all remaining public health advisories for Kansas lakes affected by blue-green algae. At the end of the recreation season in October, …
A few weeks ago, the Hiawatha City Commission approved the purchase of a fire truck, and that truck was delivered to the Hiawatha Fire Department this week.
The Hiawatha City Commission met on Monday evening, and the group came to an agreement, given the recent rapid spike in Covid-19 cases in Hiawatha and Brown County, that as of Wednesday, the City will close the Fisher Center, as well as City Hall, which will be open by appointment only. The …
The Horton City Commission met for their first November session, and returned to the subject of local bidder preferences.
Given the continuing increasing cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community, the Hiawatha City Commission has taken the following steps in an effort to slow the spread of the virus. We apologize for any inconvenience but truly feel it is in the best interest of Hiawatha, Brown County an…
(The Center Square) – A top Georgia election official offered an impassioned plea to President Donald Trump on Tuesday after death threats were leveled at a local election worker.
(The Center Square) – U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy on Tuesday joined a “bipartisan, bicameral coalition” of lawmakers to announce a $908 billion COVID-19 aid package they hope can pass both chambers before the end of the year.
When it comes to making news about protests and action for liberal causes, schools in New England seem to dominate the news. We’ve seen violence and protests surrounding visits from Charles Murray and Ryszard Legutko at Middlebury College. Brown University spent hundreds of millions of dollars in response to student protests related to questions of diversity and inclusion. Yale has seen numerous protests and student arrests, and students there attacked and harassed a faculty couple who headed a residential college in 2015 claiming that they felt unsafe because of an email message about Halloween costumes.
(The Center Square) – Craft beer often brings to mind small shops and a few people brewing up a unique blend to share with family, friends and maybe a few others. But, in Ohio, it’s big business.
(The Center Square) – Taxes, fees and government surcharges on wireless consumers increased again in 2020, a new report by the Tax Foundation found, part of an ongoing trend of these fees rising year after year.
The Brown County Commission gave it’s approval for the Health Department to implement a “modified quarantine” protocol within the county’s schools at Monday morning’s regular meeting.
Effective Monday, Nov. 30, at 8:00 a.m. Brown County will be limiting public access to Brown County departments and offices to take preventative measures designed to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Since the courthouse will be closed to the public starting Monday, Nov. 30, please contact the Treasurers office to make arrangements to complete transactions that cannot be completed by mail, online or dropbox (which will be located on the south side of the courthouse 24 hours a day.
Beginning Friday, Nov. 20, through Sunday, Nov 29 Hiawatha Police Department will join many other law enforcement agencies across the state, including the Kansas Highway Patrol, in the Kansas Thanksgiving Safe Arrival traffic enforcement campaign.