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The Brown County Commission met Monday morning for regular session and among items of discussion were the temperature check station, Sen. Bob Dole and jack-braking south of town.

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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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On Jan. 13, at approximately 9:15 p.m., deputies responded to a 911 call of a single vehicle rollover injury accident in the vicinity of Raccoon near 110th road in Brown County.

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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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The Hiawatha School Board met for its first regular meeting of the new year Monday night, when they heard COVID updates from the school nurses and also voted to change meeting times for the remainder of the fiscal year.

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A St. Joseph, Mo., man was killed Tuesday morning in a semi-car accident on U.S. 36 Highway, that closed a portion of the highway for some time west of K-238 at Elwood.

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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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The USD 430 School Board met for their final regular meeting of 2021 last Wednesday, and the board approved several new hires for the 2022-2023 school year.

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(The Center Square) – A major drug trafficker and money launderer for the Mexican Sinaloa Cartel was sentenced to 188 months in prison for supervising the smuggling of multi-kilogram quantities of cocaine, methamphetamine and heroin from Mexico into the U.S. through Southern California and smuggling drug proceeds back to Mexico.

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(The Center Square) – Less than 24 hours after an 11-hour-hour hostage situation at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas, which ended with an armed gunman dead and hostages escaping, British police took two individuals into custody for questioning over their potential connection to the incident.

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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 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.