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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 Big Kansas Road Trip kicked off on Thursday this week and businesses, organizations and other groups in the three-county area of Northeast Kansas have been busy getting ready.

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Ranchland Trust of Kansas (RTK) opened its 10th annual photography contest on May 1. The contest will be open to professional and amateur photographers of all ages. Photographs entered will showcase the natural beauty of ranching and grazing lands across the state. The competition offers Kan…

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This past week, Ag Partners presented six donations to area schools for the first quarter of their 2021 “Fuel Your Vehicle And Your School” program. The program, which donates a portion of sales from every gallon sold at Ag Partners’ cardtrols, is new this year.

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Beef farmers and ranchers make impactful contributions to societal, economic fabric of Kansas

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After going back and forth for months with the newly formed Hiawatha Baseball and Softball Club, the City of Hiawatha agreed at Monday’s City Commission meeting to approve a lease for the land needed for the first phase of the proposed baseball and softball complex at Noble Park.

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The Morrill Public Library’s StoryWalk project is kicking off May 6 — just in time for the Big Kansas Road Trip.

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The Horton City Commission met earlier this month, and the group heard from City Administrator John Calhoon that masks will continue to be strongly recommended at City Hall, but that it will no longer be a requirement. Calhoon said as the vaccine is now readily available he feels that it is …

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Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and the Kansas State Child Death Review Board are encouraging Kansans to wear blue and post a picture on social media with the hashtag #WearBlueDay on Friday, April 30, to increase awareness of child abuse.

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TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) announced Monday that Kansas will resume administration of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine following an announcement on April 23 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Dru…

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U.S. Senator Roger Marshall, M.D., will hold a public town hall from 10-11 a.m. on Saturday, May 1 at the Morrill Public Library. The public is invited to attend the town hall to learn about federal legislative issues and ask questions of the Senator. The event is open to the press. “I look …

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The Hiawatha Chamber and Visitors Bureau announced that the Davis Memorial has been chosen as the “Sight of the Week” by the editors of Roadside America.

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The Brown County Commission heard from RJ Hamilton of Hamilton Recycling, who requested on Monday morning for the commission to consider going in with neighboring counties for a recycling center.

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As warmer weather approaches the Hiawatha Parks and Recreation Department is releasing information for some summer activities, notably the Hiawatha Aquatic Park.

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After a request from Hiawatha Parks and Recreation Director Stacy Jasper to move the Fisher Center to a full-time “mask highly recommended” space for visitors and staff, the Hiawatha City Commission came to the decision Monday night to move all public city buildings to the same designation.

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After a Special Meeting just days ago where the Hiawatha City Commission voted to remove the requirement of wearing masks at private events at the Fisher Center — but after the date of Hiawatha High’s Prom — the commission held another Special Meeting on Friday at 5 p.m., voting unanimously …

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May is National Mental Health Awareness Month. To celebrate, on May 1 Kanza is kicking off a project that provides free, anonymous, quick access to mental health tools through the Facebook page and website, www.kanzamhgc.org.

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People of all ages and fitness levels can benefit from interval training, which is simply alternating short bursts of intense activity with lighter activity. In fact, interval training can be better for overall health than slow, sustained exercise.

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Narconon New Life Retreat would like to remind families to stay educated on the signs and dangers of drug abuse. Methamphetamines and opioids are on the rise in both rural and city areas. Learn the signs and protect your loved ones from drug abuse and addiction.

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The local Wolf River Chapter of Quail Forever has announced that it will again host their annual youth turkey hunt on Saturday, April 24. The group has continued to work toward an event that any youth can attend.

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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 Horton City Commission met earlier this month, and the group heard from City Administrator John Calhoon that masks will continue to be strongly recommended at City Hall, but that it will no longer be a requirement. Calhoon said as the vaccine is now readily available he feels that it is …

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As warmer weather approaches the Hiawatha Parks and Recreation Department is releasing information for some summer activities, notably the Hiawatha Aquatic Park.

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After a request from Hiawatha Parks and Recreation Director Stacy Jasper to move the Fisher Center to a full-time “mask highly recommended” space for visitors and staff, the Hiawatha City Commission came to the decision Monday night to move all public city buildings to the same designation.

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After a Special Meeting just days ago where the Hiawatha City Commission voted to remove the requirement of wearing masks at private events at the Fisher Center — but after the date of Hiawatha High’s Prom — the commission held another Special Meeting on Friday at 5 p.m., voting unanimously …

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As a helicopter carrying Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Fox Business anchor Maria Bartiromo hovered above a parade of illegal immigrants streaming across the southern U.S. border, the two observers shouted into their headsets to be heard over the roar of the rotors.

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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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