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HUTCHINSON, Kan., July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Data Center Inc. (DCI), the privately-owned developer of iCore360® core banking software and related digital technologies for community financial institutions nationwide, today announced that Sarah Fankhauser, DCI President and COO, has been named as the company's fifth Chief Executive Officer, and reportedly the only current female CEO among major core providers in the U.S. bank technology industry.

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MISSION, Kan., June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) While there are many ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle, pet ownership offers a plethora of mental and physical health benefits and adds value to your quality of life. A pet can be a constant companion around the house as a snuggle buddy on the couch, a friendly face when you walk into the room and a great partner to stay active with.

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On Saturday several hundred people gathered in a unity rally on the Courthouse Square to show vandalism with racial slurs will not be tolerated here and the community stands in solidarity with those affected by it.

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MISSION, Kan., June 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) One of the perks of working from home is more time with your pets. While it can be exciting to have your furry friends by your side all day, it's important to know how to make the day as productive and pleasant as possible for you and your pet. Mindfully incorporating your pet and his needs into your routine can allow for an efficient and successful workday with your four-legged coworker.

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment, along with local public health, is encouraging people who are attending sporting tournaments to please exercise appropriate prevention measures for COVID-19 as clusters are beginning to develop and potential exposures have occurred.

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TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly directed the Kansas Department of Revenue to begin phasing in the availability of drive tests. To start administering these tests, steps had to be taken to ensure the health and well-being of all who interact with the Kansas Department of Revenue offices.

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TOPEKA — Governor Laura Kelly announced that her administration, as well as officials with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, recommend that communities do not move into Phase Out of “Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen Kansas,” which was originally planned to begin June 22, and instead…

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The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, posted a revised, borrower-friendly Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness application implementing the PPP Flexibility Act of 2020, signed into law by President Trump on June 5, 2020. In…

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TOPEKA – Major technology companies must take responsibility for the rapid proliferation of apps that claim to help contain the spread of COVID-19 through ‘contact tracing’ but that in fact may put consumers’ personal information at risk, Attorney General Derek Schmidt has told Google and Apple.

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced the allocation of $2.96 billion in Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG), including $14,805,197 in funding to Kansas to support homeless Americans and individuals at risk of becoming homeless …

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Statewide cases of COVID-19 continue to increase daily with mid-week numbers hovering around 10,170 throughout 89 counties and 222 deaths, as of Wednesday

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HUTCHINSON, Kan. — A traveling memorial dedicated to the thousands of men and women who died while fighting the War on Terror is coming to the Kansas State Fair Sept. 11 to 20.

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Despite the number of cases increasing daily, state health officials say the spreading of the COVID-19 is actually peaking and headed toward a decline with the number of hospitalizations and deaths stabilizing.

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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) will issue regular mandates on travel-related quarantines for international, domestic, and cruise-related travel.

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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) will issue regular mandates on travel-related quarantines for international, domestic, and cruise-related travel.

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Department for Children and Families Secretary Laura Howard announced today that DCF service centers will remain closed to the public until further notice. The offices have been closed since March 23. 

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TOPEKA, Kan. – Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) Secretary Jeff Zmuda announced today that one staff member at the Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex (KJCC) tested positive for COVID-19. This is the fourth KDOC facility with a confirmed case, with the first cases reported at the Lans…

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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…

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The Hiawatha City Commission met on Monday evening, and Police Chief John Defore brought several requests for the Police Department that were approved by the group.

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The Hiawatha City Commission met on Monday evening, and Police Chief John Defore brought several requests for the Police Department that were approved by the group.

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The issue of pooling sewage at a Hiawatha residence was addressed in Hiawatha City Court last week, and the property owner was given two weeks to bring the house within code before further action is taken.

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Warmer weather has brought progress on Hiawatha’s City Sales Tax street projects, as contactors AHRS begin to move beyond their initial jobs of the spring and onto other work.

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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.

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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.

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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: 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 …

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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 …

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The Brown County Commissioners voted 2-1 Monday morning to lift all COVID-related restrictions in the county. Commissioner Richard Lehmkuhl was the nay vote.

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On 6-28-2020, Renee Francouer, 38, Topeka was arrested on Brown County and Topeka Driving While Cancelled Suspended or Revoked Warrants.

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Hiawatha Municipal Court actions for the month of June 2020, Ted Collins, Judge. Fines listed (except seatbelt violations) are in addition to court costs of $100.00 on each case.