04/27/20 thru 05/03/20
A former Hiawatha High School biology teacher was sentenced Monday morning to 36 months of probation and must register as a sex offender for 25 years for having sexual relations with a student.
On January 9th, Deputies responded to reports of a suspicious vehicle stopped in the middle of the road with its lights out. The vehicle was located and 2 arrests were made and a citation issued. Brown County K-9 alerted on the vehicle.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism (KDWPT) has issued a news release about several programs:
After being closed more than a year due to an extensive remodel and also the COVID pandemic, the Morrill Public Library is excited to announce several upcoming summer events.
Howard and Lori Elliot of Hiawatha have been named to the 2020 class of the Kansas Master Farmer and Master Farm Homemaker program in recognition of their leadership in agriculture, environmental stewardship and service to the community.
The USD 430 School Board met last Monday, and the group agreed to accept a bid of $85,000 for the district’s house at 1565 1st Avenue East in Horton. The house was built by the high school’s Home Improvement and Ag Construction classes. Two bids were received, with the high bid being accepted.
The Hiawatha City Commission met on Monday night, and the group heard from a concerned citizen who worries that the sales tax money the city is collecting for the city streets project is being wasted.
City Employees Josh Haverkamp and Carol Stirton were recognized at the Horton City Commission meeting earlier this month for exemplary efforts above and beyond their daily duties. Both received appreciate awards and $25 in Chamber Bucks.
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.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the United States Supreme Court sided with Brandi Levy, a former cheerleader at Mahanoy Area High School, who had been suspended back in 2017.
(The Center Square) – The current housing crisis in the U.S. isn’t just fueled by unaffordability, a new study finds, but also by a sharp downturn in local mobility, fewer home purchases, slower new-home construction and an influx of young renters increasingly competing for an already limited housing supply.
(The Center Square) – U.S. Senate Republicans on Tuesday used a filibuster to block debate on a Democrat-led elections bill.
(The Center Square) – As illegal immigration continues to surge at the southern border, President Joe Biden is under fire for reports that his administration is considering changing a key immigration policy to allow more people to enter the country.
After a year of violence and unrest, large American cities serve as a cautionary tale for the progressives in Washington who want to move the country further to the left. The Democrats’ airtight lock on the urban vote has allowed political leaders to pursue ideological agendas without fear of reprisal, which has revealed just how much the elite left – comprised mostly of affluent, liberal whites who dominate media narratives – is out of step with the concerns of rank-and-file urban residents.
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.
The Brown County Commissioners met Monday morning and moved forward with a backhoe purchase.
The Brown County Commissioners met three times in the past week to take care of business.
The Brown County Commission met in regular session Monday and among items of discussion was concern over disrepair to a county bridge.
The Brown County Commissioners met Monday and discussed stop signs throughout the county that have been stolen.
Four Hiawatha people were arrested late Thursday, June 17 at a Hiawatha residence on drug charges.