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The board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session with the following members present: Keith Olsen, Dwight A. Kruse and Richard L. Lehmkuhl. Also present was Deputy County Clerk Dawn Boyles. Dwight Kruse opened the meeting at 8:10 a.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all.…

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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 Brown County Clerk Melissa Gormley. Brown County Attorney Kevin Hill was present for a portion of the meeting. Ke…

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The half-cent sales tax question to benefit the Hiawatha Community Hospital on the Nov. 5 ballot was defeated by 2 votes.

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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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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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Monday night marked the final February meeting for the Hiawatha City Commission, and the group was joined by representatives of Rainbow Communications to discuss upcoming changes to the services offered by the local communications company.

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Many Americans dream of quitting their job and becoming their own boss. Whether the goal is to live the laptop lifestyle or turn a creative pursuit into a full-time business, entrepreneurship offers flexibility and excitement, but it is not without risks.

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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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Jan. 14 to Jan. 20, 2019

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The board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session with the following members present: Keith Olsen, Dwight A. Kruse and Richard L. Lehmkuhl. Also present was Deputy County Clerk Dawn Boyles. Dwight Kruse opened the meeting at 8:10 a.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all.…

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On Feb. 8, Glenn Whitney, 24, of Omaha was arrested on charges of Driving While License Cancelled, Suspended or Revoked.