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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.

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On Feb. 8, Glenn Whitney, 24, of Omaha was arrested on charges of Driving While License Cancelled, Suspended or Revoked.

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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.

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I would like to alert the public to a recent scam circulating Brown County.

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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…

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Cledale Caldwell, Horton, drive while suspended and defective tail lights, $488.50

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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.

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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.

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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 …

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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 …

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It has been nearly five years since Ryan Meininger State Farm opened its doors in downtown Hiawatha, and with that fifth anniversary approaching, Meininger has announced that his office will be changing locations in April.

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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 …

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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…

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The Hiawatha City Commission met on Monday evening for a Special Meeting, and the group was given updated information on how the city is handling precautions for the coronavirus pandemic.

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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…

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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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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…