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.
Repair work on two bridges in Brown County is scheduled to begin Monday, July 26, weather permitting. The bridges are located on U.S. 73 just south of Reserve.
Work is progressing nicely on the renovation of the Hiawatha Elementary School parking lot.
Little Hands Inc. is planning a Hawaiian Luau themed golf tournament on Saturday, Aug. 7.
Just weeks after another Hiawatha citizen addressed the Hiawatha City Commission about problems with the recent sales tax street project, Richard Tesoriero was present on Monday night to have his concerns heard as well.
After denying a request to provide rip rap along the shore of Mission Lake at private residences, the Horton City Commission heard from one of the homeowners directly, but again turned away the request.
The Hiawatha City Commission met on Monday night, and heard from City Code Enforcer Dave Wilson about the conditions at 211 North 5th Street.
The second year of street replacements in Hiawatha as part of the Sales Tax Street Project seems to be coming nearer to an end.
(The Center Square) – Rio Grande Valley Sector Chief Patrol Agent Brian Hastings reported that his sector at the Texas-Mexico border alone took into custody more than 15,000 illegal immigrants in one week, the most so far this year.
(The Center Square) – The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that the national eviction moratorium mandated by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is unconstitutional. The court said in its ruling that the matter ultimately needed to be resolved by Congress.
(The Center Square) – As President Joe Biden faces concerns over the economy and the crisis at the southern border, his polling numbers have dipped to the lowest point since he took office.
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(The Center Square) – The Texas upstream oil and gas sector continues to add jobs, new data from the Texas Workforce commission shows.
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 Sheriff’s Office reported on several recent arrests, including those resulting from a search warrant in Fairview on July 18.