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Brown County Commissioners discussed budget concerns and fielded questions from a concerned resident at Monday morning’s regular meeting.

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Brown County and Hiawatha City officials met Monday morning to discuss dispatch services — which have been combined under the county’s jurisdiction for the past several years.

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The Brown County Commissioners met for regular session Monday and among discussion items was review of budget requests.

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The Brown County Commission met twice within the past week for end-of-month bill paying on the 30th and a regular session on Monday of this week.

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The Brown County Commission heard from RJ Hamilton of Hamilton Recycling, who requested on Monday morning for the commission to consider going in with neighboring counties for a recycling center.

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Monday morning was a turning point for the Brown County Commission as two new county commissioners were among elected officers sworn in.

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The Brown County Commissioners have approved the recommendation of the Phase III SPARK Committee to make 100 free standing hand sanitizer stations available to businesses in Brown County.

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Despite a recommendation from hospital and county health officials to keep the county mask mandate in effect until Jan. 18 to allow adequate time following all holiday gatherings the Brown County Commission voted 3-0 to rescind the mask mandate that has been in effect since Nov. 16.

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

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As Hiawatha is gearing up to celebrate 107 years of Halloween tradition, it’s only fitting to pay tribute to Mrs. Elizabeth Krebs — who started it all in 1914 — and look back at a few photos from the past.

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A rural Hiawatha man has been sentenced on charges of supplying alcohol to several local teenagers just prior to them being involved in a fatal accident in November of 2019.

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The Horton City Commission met for the final time in September, and the commissioners heard responses to the decision made at the previous meeting on raising camping fees at Mission Lake.

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The Hiawatha City Commission met on Monday evening, and the group discussed a couple aspects of this Friday’s Hiawatha High School Homecoming celebration.

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(The Center Square) – The majority of Americans believe the threat of the coronavirus is getting less serious, and a plurality believe President Joe Biden and government health officials like Dr. Anthony Fauci don’t want lockdowns to end, according to a new poll conducted by the Convention of States Action in partnership with The Trafalgar Group.

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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