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A donation with the Hiawatha Community Foundation is an investment in the community as over a half a million dollars has been raised in two years to benefit local organizations.

Mental health awareness has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years, especially since the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the world’s mental well-being and shined a light on our country’s shortfalls in recognizing, treating and even talking about the state of affairs of our psychologica…

Coach David Johnson The new season will be a clean slate for the Doniphan West Mustangs, after the team struggled despite four senior starters a year ago. With just one returning starter and three returning letter-winners overall, Coach David Johnson will implement a youth movement.

Coach Skylar Wikle The Horton wrestling program continues to grow under Coach Skylar Wikle, as the team celebrates its fifth season back in action, aided by a growing program at the Everest Middle School that is filtering in solid wrestlers.

Coach Chris Diller An individual State Champion and a 5th place finish as a team at State for the girls highlighted last season for the Red Hawk lifting team, led by Coach Chris Diller, and as the team continues to grow, the already impressive results should continue to improve, as well.

Coach Brady Jasper The Lady Red Hawk basketball enter the season defending the title of defending co-Big 7 Champions, after the team posted an 18-4 record a year ago. A ton of senior experience is gone, with longtime contributors Clara Lindstrom, Sarah Madsen, Bailey Pierce and Lakyn Leupold…

Coach Frank Speer The Mustang wrestling program will have a good mix of experience and youth in 2022-23, as the team returns several competitors from a season ago, but also add some new and exciting faces. Daniel Silva, Michael Lackey and Cooper Clark have all graduated, leaving the team rea…

Coach Perry Smith Bringing back three starters and seven total letter-winners from last season’s 16-6 team that fell in the Sub-state semifinal, Coach Perry Smith and the Lady Mustangs will be pushing hard for a Twin Valley League Championship this season.

Coach Garry Smith After finishing 9-12 last season, the Hiawatha Red Hawks will be restocking their roster in 2022-23, as the team accounts for graduating five seniors and losing several key players due to injuries during the football season. David Keo, Ashton Rockey and Cameron Boswell retu…

Coach David Losey A new system and a new coach will give the Chargers a hard reset, with Coach David Losey taking the reins of a program that graduated four major contributors, but that also returns a lot of underclassmen who gave quality minutes a season ago.

Coach Nick Dowell The 2022-23 powerlifting season will be the 15th for Coach Nick Dowell at Horton High School, and the season could be an outstanding one for the Chargers. With 40 athletes competing this season, the Horton squad will look to duplicate their success from a season ago, when t…

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The 5th Annual Women in Ag event is back by popular demand after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19 with a theme “With Deep Roots, We Achieve Strong Growth.”

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The 5th Annual Women in Ag event is back by popular demand after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19 with a theme “With Deep Roots, We Achieve Strong Growth.”

Add a burst of fresh color to the fall landscape with mums. This traditional fall flower is still a favorite of many. These fall beauties come in a wide range of colors and provide weeks of floral beauty. Mums are great in containers, the garden, and cut flower bouquets. Fall just wouldn’t b…

Every couple’s love story is different, which is why each wedding is unique to that couple.

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The choices are wide open for the bride to choose the type of footwear — or lack of it — when it comes time to take that step into marriage.

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There are many opinions and suggestions when it comes to weddings — what type of dress, shoes, the number of guests and so on. Another thing to consider is what to serve guests to toast the happy couple.

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The least fun chat to have about your wedding is cost. To make it easier, come up with a budget, stick to it and start mapping out potential expenses. Talk to each family and figure out what they can and cannot afford. Share your wedding vision with them.

Mainstreet Flower Shoppe in downtown Hiawatha has been in business for 16 years under the ownership of Kim Kleopfer.

Maple City Plumbing, Heating and Air is a new business that offers a variety of HVAC and plumbing services in Hiawatha and the surrounding area.

Welcome to WKG Sales & Service, LLC on Highway 73 in Northeast Kansas — home of quality agriculture and heavy equipment repair service.

Freedom Hospice is locally owned and operated by a cancer survivor and retired Army medic veteran who truly understands what it is like to receive a diagnosis that can change the life process.

The residents of Northeast Kansas and Southeast Nebraska have been going to Personal Care, Inc. for their home oxygen and respiratory equipment needs for more than three decades. Operating out of offices in Hiawatha and Falls City, Personal Care, Inc provides big city services with a small t…

Grimm’s Gardens is a family owned and operated garden center and landscape contractor. We serve Northeast Kansas, Southeast Nebraska and Northwest Missouri; we have been in business since 1992. Grimm’s Gardens was founded by Doug and Jeryl Grimm, and is now owned by two of their sons: Kurt a…

Vintage Park at Hiawatha provides exceptional assisted living services to Hiawatha and the surrounding communities.

Maple Wood Lawn Care has been in business for 18 years, and under the direction of Kristopher Kessler for the last 14 years.

The City of Hiawatha in Northeast Kansas was founded in 1857. City Officials include Mayor Bill Collins and Commissioners Brian Shefferd, Evans Woehlecke, Becky Shamburg and Dave Middendorf. The Interim City Administrator is Larry Paine and the City Clerk is Lynette Grier.