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An 18-year-old Hiawatha male has been arrested on two counts of voluntary sex charges involving a victim between the ages of 14 and 16.

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Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse reports that shortly after 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, a Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputy stopped a black Neon for alleged traffic infractions near 190th and U.S. 75 Hwy.

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Citizens State Bank and Trust Co., in Hiawatha wants to make customers aware of a scam.

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Beginning Saturday, Nov. 19 through Monday, Nov 27, Hiawatha Police Department will join many other law enforcement agencies across the state, including the Kansas Highway Patrol, in the Kansas THANKGIVING SAFE ARRIVAL traffic enforcement campaign. Although all Kansas Traffic Laws will be en…

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Hiawatha Municipal Court actions for the month of October 2022, Ted Collins, Judge. Fines listed (except seatbelt violations) are in addition to court costs of $100.00 on each case.

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The Brown County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a person of interest wanted for questioning in a recent criminal case.

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Hiawatha Municipal Court actions for the month of September 2022, Ted Collins, Judge. Fines listed (except seatbelt violations) are in addition to court costs of $100.00 on each case.

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At approximately 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1, the Hiawatha Police Department received a theft report of a catalytic converter from a pick-up truck in the 700 block of North First.

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Hiawatha Municipal Court actions for the month of August 2022, Ted Collins, Judge. Fines listed (except seatbelt violations) are in addition to court costs of $100.00 on each case.

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Six people were arrested and illegal drugs confiscated after search warrants were served Thursday night at two Hiawatha houses at the same time.

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Hiawatha Municipal Court actions for the month of July 2022, Ted Collins, Judge. Fines listed (except seatbelt violations) are in addition to court costs of $100.00 on each case.

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The Hiawatha City Commission met on Monday evening, and was presented a request for American Rescue Plan Act funding by the Brown County Historical Society.

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Wells Fargo has rolled out a small-dollar loan program that offers instant, automated loans received in minutes and with a fraction of the fees typically attached to payday loans. The bank joins a growing list of major financial institutions offering the alternative to the millions of people who use payday loans each year ...

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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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The Brown County Commission met on Monday morning, as the group once again returned to discussions surrounding the distribution of American Rescue Plan Act funds.

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The Brown County Commission met on Wednesday morning, and returned to the discussion of paying out American Rescue Plan Act funds. Tim Lentz and John Calhoon representing the Horton ballfield project came to give an update on the project and ask for an update on the chances of their receivin…

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The Board of Brown County Commissioners met on Monday morning, and after several discussions of a potential Cost of Living Adjustment raise over the past month, approved a $.50 raise for all employees, excluding commissioners.

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The Brown County Commission met Tuesday morning, and much of the meeting was devoted to discussing American Rescue Plan Act funding.

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The Brown County Commission met on Monday morning for their first meeting of November, with Commissioners discussing funds from the American Rescue Plan Act, and approving four requests.

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Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse reports that shortly after 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, a Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputy stopped a black Neon for alleged traffic infractions near 190th and U.S. 75 Hwy.