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On April 1, at approximately 2:20 a.m., a deputy was dispatched to Morrill on a report of a suspicious vehicle. Upon arrival , the deputy located the vehicle, which was stopped in an intersection, still running while and the driver appeared to be asleep. Upon further investigation, the drive…

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The Brown County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Horton and Sac and Fox Police Departments, executed a search warrant on Monday in the City of Horton that resulted in a drug arrest.

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A 42-year-old Atchison man is in jail following his arrest on Thursday, March 4 after police observed him driving a stolen late model vehicle reported stolen on Monday, March 1 from location in Hiawatha.

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Beginning Feb. 22 through March 5, the Hiawatha Police Department will join law enforcement agencies throughout Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma with increased enforcement near area high schools in an effort to raise awareness through seatbelt usage.

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Brown County Sheriff John Merchant said he would like to inform everyone of ongoing scams circulating Brown County.

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The Brown County Sheriffs office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the owner of the stained glass window referenced in this photograph.

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Hiawatha Middle School Design and Modeling instructor Darrin Arment, along with a pair of students, presented a trio of Little Libraries designed and constructed by the class. The project has been an ongoing effort that started pre-Covid in 2019.

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The Big Kansas Road Trip kicked off on Thursday this week and businesses, organizations and other groups in the three-county area of Northeast Kansas have been busy getting ready.

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Hiawatha Middle School Design and Modeling instructor Darrin Arment, along with a pair of students, presented a trio of Little Libraries designed and constructed by the class. The project has been an ongoing effort that started pre-Covid in 2019.

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The Horton City Commission met earlier this month, and the group heard from City Administrator John Calhoon that masks will continue to be strongly recommended at City Hall, but that it will no longer be a requirement. Calhoon said as the vaccine is now readily available he feels that it is …

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As warmer weather approaches the Hiawatha Parks and Recreation Department is releasing information for some summer activities, notably the Hiawatha Aquatic Park.

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After a request from Hiawatha Parks and Recreation Director Stacy Jasper to move the Fisher Center to a full-time “mask highly recommended” space for visitors and staff, the Hiawatha City Commission came to the decision Monday night to move all public city buildings to the same designation.

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After a Special Meeting just days ago where the Hiawatha City Commission voted to remove the requirement of wearing masks at private events at the Fisher Center — but after the date of Hiawatha High’s Prom — the commission held another Special Meeting on Friday at 5 p.m., voting unanimously …

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As a helicopter carrying Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Fox Business anchor Maria Bartiromo hovered above a parade of illegal immigrants streaming across the southern U.S. border, the two observers shouted into their headsets to be heard over the roar of the rotors.

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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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