The Brown County Commission voted Monday to strongly suggest the use of masks in public, but officials decided not to mandate them this time.
More than a dozen slum residents in Bhopal, India, say they thought they were being vaccinated for Covid-19. They say they later discovered from local activists that some of them hadn't been given an approved vaccine and had unwittingly taken part in a Phase 3 clinical trial for India's home…
Former ICU nurse Rachel Ellsworth says she quit her job because of the stress of caring for Covid-19 patients and the irritable person she became. She decided to move her family here and start a new life.
While most Texans had more than enough to worry about during the icy storm that led to power outages and water problem, some, like Tania Delacruz, had an added woe: Covid-19.
Medgar Evers College is opening Wednesday as one of the largest vaccination sites in New York state, equipped to vaccinate 3,000 New Yorkers a day, and 21,000 a week. CNN's Alexandra Field is in Brooklyn answering your questions.
Priscilla and David Morse tell CNN how they've been coping with the loss of their six-year-old daughter Gigi, who died of coronavirus and are warning other parents about the symptoms of Covid-19 in children.
In just over a year, Covid-19 has claimed more than half a million US lives. That's more than the number of Americans killed in World War II. The victims span every age group and corner of the country. And each left an indelible legacy. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.
CNN's Amara Walker speaks to Linda Harris, an African American community organizer in Albany, Georgia who is trying to encourage members of her community to receive the coronavirus vaccine.
These people aren't faking it, doctors say. Long COVID is real, and affecting a not-insignificant portion of those who have gotten the virus. And there aren't any magic bullet treatments just yet.
Maria Aulenbacher is the oldest known person to receive the coronavirus vaccine in South Carolina. CNN's Gary Tuchman speaks to the 111-year-old who shares her secret to a long life.
TOPEKA – The Governor’s Council on Fitness is now accepting nominations for its annual Kansas Health Champion Awards. Awards are given to individuals and organizations that make an exceptional effort to model, encourage and promote health and fitness in Kansas. The deadline for nominations i…
The Hiawatha Community Hospital has had its share of challenges within the past couple of years but hospital officials want the public to know that the hospital continues to make improvements.
Calling all new and expecting moms! Brown County Health Department has once again partnered with Hiawatha Community Hospital and UnitedHealthcare-Community Plan of Kansas to co-host a community baby shower from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Fisher Community Center in Hiawatha.
As we wrap up Black History Month in February, it is only natural to recognize one of Hiawatha’s most well-known residents who was prominent not only in the game of basketball, but in the civil rights movement.
New features have been added to the Kansas Department of Transportation’s travel information website, KanDrive, to provide motorists additional resources when planning travel routes and getting information about current roadway conditions across Kansas.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides technical and financial assistance to help Kansas farmers and livestock producers recover from damages brought on by winter storms Uri and Viola. Agricultural producers are encouraged to contact their local USDA Service Center to learn about…
The Hiawatha City Commission met Tuesday evening and approved several bids for services over the coming year, as well as for a handful of purchases.
Hiawatha City Commission meetings have been dominated in recent weeks by discussions of the city’s mask mandates and this week was no exception.
The Horton City Commission met for the second time in January, hearing purchase requests and sharing concerns regarding the Horton Fire Department.
(The Center Square) – With plans to include a $15 minimum wage in President Joe Biden administration’s COVID-19 recovery proposal quashed by rules procedures, U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, has introduced his own wage hike.
(The Center Square) – The Democrats’ $1.9 trillion emergency relief bill – which is up for a vote Friday – includes a slew of bailout money for state governments unrelated to the pandemic, opponents say.
(The Center Square) – State and local governments could have more leeway in reporting the components of their balance sheets, based on a proposal under review. Critics, however, say, it could to lead to a less-than-accurate depiction of an entity’s financial situation.
The judge overseeing Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg’s criminal case has ordered state government to stop releasing evidence and delete two videos of his police interviews it already shared.
After four years of railing against “deep state” actors who, he said, tried to undermine his presidency, Donald Trump relented to U.S. intelligence leaders in his final days in office, allowing them to block the release of critical material in the Russia investigation, according to a former senior congressional investigator who later joined the Trump administration.
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 in regular session and held several closed door sessions to interview candidate for the position of Road and Bridge secretary.
The Brown County Commission voted Monday morning to move forward on sending a letter to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment regarding a proposed industrial poultry facility.
Local landowners expressed their concern to Brown County Commissioners at Monday’s regular meeting over a proposed industrial chicken feed operation that they recently found out about.
Beginning Feb. 22 through March 5, the Hiawatha Police Department will join law enforcement agencies throughout Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma with increased enforcement near area high schools in an effort to raise awareness through seatbelt usage.