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The board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session with the following members present: Chairman Keith Olsen, Dwight A. Kruse and Richard L. Lehmkuhl. Also present were Brown County Clerk, Melissa Gormley and Deputy County Clerk Dawn Boyles.

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The board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session with the following members present: Chairman Keith Olsen, Dwight A. Kruse and Richard L. Lehmkuhl. Also present was County Clerk Melissa Gormley. County Attorney Kevin Hill was present for a portion of the meeting. Keith Olsen op…

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The board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session with the following members present: Chairman Keith Olsen, Dwight A. Kruse and Richard L. Lehmkuhl. Also present were Brown County Clerk Melissa Gormley and Deputy County Clerk Dawn Boyles. Keith Olsen opened the meeting at 8:10 a…

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The Brown County Commissioners met in regular session with following members present: Chairman Keith Olsen, Dwight A. Kruse and Richard L. Lehmkuhl. Also present were County Clerk Melissa Gormley and Deputy County Clerk Dawn Boyles. County Attorney Kevin Hill was present for a portion of the…

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On Monday, the Brown County Commission approved for publication a proposed $11.3 million budget for 2020 that calls for a tax levy decrease of nearly a half mill.

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May 1 was the deadline for cities and school boards to certify to the Brown County Clerk the positions for the 2019 elections.

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Downtown Hiawatha is a busy place with street work that continues and this week restoration work on the Brown County Courthouse began.

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The board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session with the following members present: Chairman Keith Olsen, Dwight A. Kruse and Richard L. Lehmkuhl. Also present were Brown County Clerk Melissa Gormley and Deputy County Clerk Dawn Boyles. County Attorney Kevin Hill was present f…

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Sabetha city and hospital officials asked the Brown County Commission, at their regular meeting Monday morning, for a share of the revenues from a half-cent sales tax for the Hiawatha Community Hospital.

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The Brown County Commission voted 2-1 Monday morning to pass a resolution that would set a special election to implement a half-cent county-wide retailers sales tax for 10 years with proceeds to benefit the Hiawatha Community Hospital to provide health services in the county.

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We are receiving many concerns of scams that are circulating Brown County and surrounding areas. I would like to send out this information so the public can be more aware of how to avoid these potentially financially devastating incidents.

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After a day full of activities and programs honoring veterans in Hiawatha and Brown County on Monday, the 25th annual Brown County Veterans dinner at the Hiawatha National Guard Armory served as a nice conclusion to the busy holiday.

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The Brown County Farm Bureau Association Board of Directors extends an invitation to all members to attend the Annual Business Meeting on Thursday, Nov. 21.

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The Horton City Commission met for the first time in October, and after hearing a reading of the Letter of Conditions for Phase III of the Wastewater Treatment Facility Application and Mitigation Measures, the group voted to give the go-ahead for the loan.

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Jan. 14 to Jan. 20, 2019

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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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The board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session with the following members present: Chairman Keith Olsen, Dwight A. Kruse and Richard L. Lehmkuhl. Also present were Brown County Clerk, Melissa Gormley and Deputy County Clerk Dawn Boyles.