Hiawatha Municipal Court is continuing all cases scheduled for the month of April in response to Kansas Supreme Court Admin. Order 2020-PR-016, the restriction of access to the public at Hiawatha City Hall, and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Hiawatha Municipal Court actions for the month of February 2020, Ted Collins, Judge. Fines listed (except seatbelt violations) are in addition to court costs of $100.00 on each case.
SHAWNEE COUNTY — The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) made an arrest Monday following an eight-month-long investigation into suspected human trafficking.
Two men have been arrested on sex charges in as the result of a joint human trafficking operation investigation conducted by deputies and detectives in Jackson and Shawnee counties.
SHAWNEE COUNTY — Special agents from the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) are investigating after an officer involved shooting occurred Wednesday morning in downtown Topeka.
Hiawatha Municipal Court actions for the month of Januray 2020, Ted Collins, Judge. Fines listed (except seatbelt violations) are in addition to court costs of $100.00 on each case.
MARYSVILLE — The former Marshall County Clerk has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for felony misuse of public funds, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said today.
On 1-15-2020, based on a traffic stop, Robert Tinoco, 33, of Garnett, was arrested on charges of Driving While License Cancelled, Suspended or Revoked---Illegal Registration and No Proof of Insurance. The passenger, Kala Marie Shupe, 26, of Independence, Mo., was arrested on a $5,000 Clay Co…
A high-profile homicide in the town of Doniphan has seen charges against the three men accused of culpability in the fall 2019 death upgraded to murder in the second degree.
Brown County Sheriff John Merchant said he received information concerning a recent press release on potential issues pertaining to paving contractors soliciting for business in the county.
On 12-23-2019, at approximately 3:30 a.m. while on routine patrol, a Brown County deputy noticed a pickup in the vicinity of the 1600 block of West Iowa Street with the drivers door open and the engine running. Upon closer investigation, it was discovered that the passengers side window was …
Three local businesses are working together to offer free pizzas on Saturday, April 18 in Hiawatha.
City crews have been busy at work recently at the Hiawatha Lake, as drainage tubes and ditches have been updated in preparation of road improvements. City Street Supervisor Nic Siebenmorgen says the city is planning road work around the lake, but that drainage work was needed to prepare for …
Today, March 28, 2020 Governor Kelly issued Executive Order No. 20-16, establishing a statewide Stay Home order effective 12:01 AM Monday, March 30, 2020 to remain in force until rescinded, April 19, 2020 or until the statewide state of disaster emergency proclaimed on March 12, 2020 relatin…
This week, the City of Hiawatha released the following guidance about water bills, along with reminders that city property is closed to the public — including parks and playgrounds. In addition, city officials reminded there is not a way to sanitize playground equipment and that the virus ca…
Given the constantly-changing nature of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency, there is a nonstop amount of information to consider. As such, the following are changes to City operations until further notice, as well as information to assist you with these changes. All is done in an effort to…
(The Center Square) – President Donald Trump on Tuesday thanked the American people for helping stop the spread of COVID-1 as he expressed the country's support for New York and New Jersey, where the pandemic is hitting the hardest.
As of April 6, governors and state agencies in at least 15 states have placed restrictions on out-of-state travelers through executive orders or public health mandates to reduce the transmission of the novel coronavirus.
(The Center Square) – Taking heart from reports of a possible easing of the worst of the coronavirus crisis in some of the hardest hit states, President Donald Trump on Monday gave credit to the American people for following social distancing guidelines that might have made a difference.
"It's easy for Americans to forget the food they eat doesn't just magically appear on a supermarket shelf. Someone had to produce it and somebody had to put it there."
A 16-year-old Hiawatha teen was killed in an early morning crash Sunday and three other teenagers remain hospitalized in serious to critical conditions.
Weather conditions are rapidly deteriorating this morning and the Brown County Sheriff is issuing a travel advisory.
Jan. 14 to Jan. 20, 2019
After a full day of testimony in a preliminary hearing in Brown County District Court Wednesday, a 28-year-old Hiawatha woman has been bound over for arraignment on charges of murder in the first degree.
Effective Thursday, March 19, 2020, Brown County will be limiting public access to Brown County departments and offices to take preventative measures designed to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus illness. We are making arrangements to adjust services to be in the best interest of the empl…
The Brown County Sheriff has reported recent scams relating to the COVID-19 emergency.