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The Hiawatha City Commission met on Monday evening, with new Hiawatha Mayor Becky Shamburg taking over at the head of the group and new City Administrator Becky Berger taking her place in the meeting, as well.

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WASHINGTON — The top 10% of recipients of federal farm payments raked in more than 79% of total subsidies over the last 25 years — producing billions of dollars for a relatively small group of U.S. producers, according to a new analysis of federal data from an environmental group. In total, the federal government paid […]

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WASHINGTON – In its first meeting of the new congressional session, the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry gathered Wednesday for a hearing on the trade and horticulture titles in the upcoming farm bill. The legislators prioritized enforcing the nation’s agricultural trade agreements, expanding access to international markets and supporting underserved producers. “The […]

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It's 2023 and the Federal Reserve just announced a federal funds rate range increase of 0.25%. This is after seven rate increases in 2022. This increase brings the target funds rate range up to 4.5%-4.75%. This increase is smaller than some of the steep changes in 2022, but another increase means rates are at their...

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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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At the final meeting of the Brown County Commission on Dec. 30, the group dealt with year-end budget concerns created by over-estimates of revenue and cash balance at the beginning of 2022.

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The Brown County Commission met on the 27th of December, and was joined by phone by associates of MEI Elevator on jack repairs to the courthouse elevator, after declaring the repairs an emergency for expedition purposes at the last meeting.