The Kansas Commission on Veteran Affairs has announced that their Regional Service Officers are now back in their offices. Currently, they are not expected to resume their itinerant schedules to the counties in the near future but will be available to Veterans, their families and survivors o…
At Monday night’s Hiawatha City Commission meeting, the city’s policymakers discussed the near future of city facilities as the town continues to re-open from the Coronavirus pandemic shutdown.
The Hiawatha City Commission met on Monday evening with all commissioners present and Mayor Bill Collins absent.
(The Center Square) – States with fewer restrictions are doing better economically than states that put in place more stringent lockdowns to slow the spread COVID-19, according to an analysis of jobs data by 50economy.org.
The National Bureau of Economic Research recently announced that the U.S. officially entered a recession in February 2020. Unprecedented levels of unemployment and declines in economic activity triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic abruptly ended the economy’s 10-year period of expansion. With job prospects looking bleak for the near future, pursuing an advanced degree may become an attractive option for recent college graduates and those who find themselves unemployed.
In early June, Massachusetts’s ban on flavored e-cigarette products went into effect. Massachusetts is the first state to prohibit the retail sale of flavored vaping products and flavored tobacco products like menthol cigarettes. While flavored e-cig use is still allowed in a handful of state licensed “smoking bars,” products in those establishments are hit with a whopping 75 percent excise tax.
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.
(Editor’s Note: Monday’s meeting will now be aired via Zoom Conference at 8:15 a.m. and anyone wishing to listen can be OUTSIDE of the north side of the courthouse. The Zoom conference code is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88133340066.)
The Board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session with the following members present: Chairman Dwight A. Kruse, Keith Olsen, and Richard L. Lehmkuhl. Also present was County Clerk Melissa Gormley. Dwight Kruse opened the meeting at 8:10 a.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited …
The Board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session with the following members present: Chairman Dwight A. Kruse, Keith Olsen, and Richard L. Lehmkuhl. Also present was Brown County Clerk Melissa Gormley. County Attorney Kevin Hill was present for a portion of the meeting. Dwight …
TOPEKA – On average, more than 415 traffic crashes occur over the Fourth of July weekend in Kansas each year. This is attributed to increased traffic and impaired drivers.