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A 19-year-old Hiawatha man entered pleas to two counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child in Brown County District Court Monday.

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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.

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The following are the Horton police reports for March 16-22:

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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.

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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.

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The Hiawatha City Commission met on Monday night, and the group approved a set of dates and times to allow fireworks at the Hiawatha City Lake for the upcoming Fourth of July celebration.

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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.

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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 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.

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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.

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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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It appears scam calls are on the rise again in our county. In the last week or so I have taken over a dozen complaints from citizens on the following. We do not want our county citizens to lose their hard earned money to scammers.