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 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Regional Administrator Jason Mohr today awarded $512,070 in Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) funding to the Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska. Funding was awarded to carry out a range of affordable housing activities in their communities.

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Brown County Humane Society, 2393 Mallard Rd., Hiawatha, KS, 785-742-1976, email: brcohs66434@yahoo.com. Please come out and see all the super wonderful dogs and cats that are available for adoption. The more that can find a home, the more space we have to save more!

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The Horton City Commission met for the first time in February, and heard a report from a meeting between Mayor Bryan Stirton, Commissioner Wade Edwards and City Administrator John Calhoon, and Atchison Hospital CEO Jeff Perry.

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Monday night marked the final February meeting for the Hiawatha City Commission, and the group was joined by representatives of Rainbow Communications to discuss upcoming changes to the services offered by the local communications company.

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Highland Community College has announced that it has authorized an investigation into claims made by an attorney alleging a violation of federal law.

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BEATRICE, Neb. — The public is invited to a presentation at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Heritage Center Theater, as they play the PBS documentary, “Boss: The Black experience in Business.”

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ATCHISON, Kan. — A leader among the Highland Scotties junior collegiate women’s basketball team has said that he believes the NAACP is right to investigate reports of racial unfairness on the Northeast Kansas campus, based on his experiences.

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Brown County Humane Society, 2393 Mallard Rd., Hiawatha, KS, 785-742-1976, email: brcohs66434@yahoo.com. Please come out and see all the super wonderful dogs and cats that are available for adoption. The more that can find a home, the more space we have to save more!

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The Hiawatha USD 415 School Board met for its regular monthly meeting Monday night and among action items, the board voted to move forward on working with the city to obtain a COPS grant for a School Resource Officer.

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Fans won’t see many slam dunks or three-point shots at the Saturday morning rec league basketball games.

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The Hiawatha Chamber and Visitors Bureau celebrated a successful and busy 2019 at the Annual Meeting and Dinner on Thursday, Feb. 6 at HCC’s Klinefelter Barn.

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The Hiawatha City Commission met Monday evening and revisited a discussion from the previous meeting regarding a downtown disabled parking space request.

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Are you and your child ready to share an experience that will enhance both of your lives? Then consider NEK-CAP, Inc. Head Start as a building block to the future education of your child.

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Hiawatha’s interim Fire Chief, Gene Atland, was present at Monday night’s meeting of the Hiawatha City Commission, seeking support for a potential reorganization of the department.

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The Hiawatha High School Dance Team sponsored it’s Kiddie Dance Clinic Friday night.

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Need a special dress for prom? But can’t really afford the prices at the department and dress stores, or can’t make it out of town to shop?

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Maximum Realty announced this week that Vicki Hubin is the newest addition to the hard-working and knowledgeable team of Real Estate Agents there.

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On 1-23-2020, deputies responded to a report of a domestic disturbance in the city of reserve, arrested on a charge of Interference with a LEO was Robert Winsea, 54, Horton.

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Low- to moderate-income individuals, families and senior citizens can once again receive free assistance in completing and filing their federal, state and local tax returns through RSVP of Northeast Kansas’ Volunteer Income Tax Assistance.

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Brown County Humane Society, 2393 Mallard Rd., Hiawatha, KS, 785-742-1976, email: brcohs66434@yahoo.com. Please come out and see all the super wonderful dogs and cats that are available for adoption. The more that can find a home, the more space we have to save more!

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Gov. Laura Kelly recently announced her intent to submit an executive reorganization order (ERO) to the Kansas Legislature, moving the Energy Office out of the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) and into a separate, independent entity. This reorganization will preserve the Energy Office’s e…

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Monday night marked the final February meeting for the Hiawatha City Commission, and the group was joined by representatives of Rainbow Communications to discuss upcoming changes to the services offered by the local communications company.

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Many Americans dream of quitting their job and becoming their own boss. Whether the goal is to live the laptop lifestyle or turn a creative pursuit into a full-time business, entrepreneurship offers flexibility and excitement, but it is not without risks.

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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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The board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session with the following members present: Keith Olsen, Dwight A. Kruse and Richard L. Lehmkuhl. Also present was Deputy County Clerk Dawn Boyles. Dwight Kruse opened the meeting at 8:10 a.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all.…

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On 2-20-2020 based on a traffic stop, Beth Mikita, 47, Hiawatha was arrested on a charge of No Proof of Insurance and Brad McGee 42 Topeka was arrested on a charge of Driving While License Cancelled, Suspended or Revoked.