Make your meals just a bit more special with homegrown garnishes. You invest time and money growing, purchasing, and preparing quality ingredients. But do not stop there. Add a nutritional and decorative flair as you plate your meal by adding a garnish of homegrown herbs.

Fall is a great time to create new garden beds. Cool, usually drier, fall weather makes it easier to work in the garden and for plants to establish. Plus, the Garden To-do list is often a bit shorter this time of year and you will get a head start on the next growing season.

Fall is here and once again, folks across the nation are focusing on local food for our school districts. October is Farm to School Month which provides a chance for teachers and administrators to inspire and educate students on where their food comes from.

As the seasons change, we adjust our gardening tasks and plantings to match. Animals also make changes this time of year, often changing their eating habits and dining locations. These adjustments can impact your gardens. Reduce the risk of damage by starting in fall to protect your landscap…

Year three for Coach Andrea Keller will feature a roster heavy with seniors and returning varsity experience, after losing just one player, strong contributor Makinley Smith, to graduation. Keller said the team was up and down last year, but found a groove late in the season.

Entering year two leading the Lady Charger volleyball squad, Coach Shelly Smith is looking for contributors. Five of the team’s six starters graduated this summer, leaving room for new faces to play important roles.

The Hiawatha Red Hawk football team will have a different look in 2020. Coach Michael Downard returns for year two, but some key names from recent years have graduated, leaving room for the next wave.

A strong season a year ago with very little attrition should mean big things for the Hiawatha cross country squad in Coach Becky Shamburg’s sixth season running the program. Madison Gilbert was the lone graduating senior among the girls and boys teams, and a handful of young runners will bat…

2020 marks the start of another new phase in Lady Red Hawk tennis, as Coach Kelsey Hubin takes over for her inaugural season at the helm. In Hubin’s debut season, she is graced with five seniors on the roster to help guide the team. “My leaders are my seniors,” says Hubin, “Laurel Madere, Cy…

Year five for Coach Brenda Siebenmorgen at the helm of the Red Hawk volleyball team has the potential to be the best yet, as a pair of All-Big 7 performers are back, along with other strong players and some talented underclassmen that should make an impact.

The Horton Chargers are hoping another season of change will bring a spark, as David Losey takes over for his first year as head coach of the program. A pair of winless seasons have been rough, but a new coach and some fresh faces may be the shakeup the team needs.

The Horton Charger cross country team continues to grow under Coach Skylar Wikle, who enters his fifth season with the squad in 2020. Four-year runner Dennis Rush is gone, but the rest of the group returns with some additions who will help this year become the first putting forth full teams …

Injuries and low numbers have held the Mustang football team back in recent years, as the team has dropped to 8-man football and has been competitive but fallen short of their goals. With just sixteen players out for the squad, numbers will not be a strength, but Coach Perry Smith hopes the …

The 2019 season is proof for third year coach, Gina Clevenger, that competition breeds success. The girls squad featured two top runners who went back and forth all season taking turns breaking the school record on the way to championship finishes in the TVL, Regionals, and 1A State.

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Hiawatha Community Hospital is proud to announce that the OB Department has been named a Center of Excellence in Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) education and training by the Vermont Oxford Network.

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As the number of Covid-19 cases has grown in recent weeks and mandates have been discussed and imposed, the debate over the use of facial coverings has raged across an impatient country that is eager to return to a sense of normalcy. However, a long look at both anecdotal and research-based …

The hope for a successful Covid-19 vaccine took steps forward and back lately. Reports of positive outcomes in the Pfizer, AstraZeneca and Moderna trials have optimism high that a successful vaccine could be on tap for later this year or early 2021, though recent biological study of the viru…

The Medical Wellness Center Nachtigal, downtown Hiawatha, continues to focus on your overall medical wellness and preventative measures as it welcomes new members to its staff.

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 City of Hiawatha in Northeast Kansas was founded in 1857. City Officials include Mayor Bill Collins and Commissioners Toni Hull, Dave Middendorf, Becky Shamburg and Dustin Williams. The City Administrator is Mike Nichols and the City Clerk is Tish Sims.

Founded in 1976, AHRS Construction of Bern has evolved from a small construction company performing residential and agricultural construction to a General Contracting/Construction Management/Design-Build firm. It performs commercial, residential, agricultural, and construction management/des…

Heartland Realty in Hiawatha is working for you. Owner Sheila Schwalm said the agency can assist with buying or selling residential, commercial, or agricultural property, as well as property management and storage.

With more than 112 years at the same location in downtown Hiawatha, Citizens State Bank and Trust Company has the history and strength to earn your business.

Let us give you our best at GNBank! Established in 1918 in Girard, KS, our family ownership is proud to have served our local communities for over a century. Benefiting from the newest technology available, GNBank easily provides service in 15 communities across Kansas and Colorado. We belie…

Hiawatha Tire & Lube located at 1211 South 1st Street (at the intersections of Hwy 36 & 73). The shop has 6 full time employees and is managed by Brad Brockhoff. Hiawatha Tire & Lube offers a wide variety of tire sales, repairs and vehicle maintenance services.

The Pines of Hiawatha has been offering a “home-like” experience in nursing home care in the Brown County community for the last 15 years. Carol and Heidi Voigts are the owner/operators and maintain the daily operations of the business.

At Rainbow, we quickly adapt to the ever-changing technology industry. We recognize the importance of embracing change and realign when needed. As we forge ahead as a broadband provider, we find that it’s time to refresh our brand image to correlate with our brand promise.

The Medical Wellness Center Nachtigal, downtown Hiawatha, is focusing on your overall medical wellness and preventative measures. Manager, Dave Nachtigal PT, RT and his wife, Laurie Nachitgal, PTA strives to make “medical wellness” a top priority at 700 Oregon St., downtown Hiawatha. Our Med…

Union State Bank of Everest and Horton Feature New Signage

Since the beginning, in 2000, Outback Guidance has been dedicated to delivering advanced precision farming systems that are easy to use and affordable. With dedicated customer service and innovative products, we have grown to become one of the world’s leading aftermarket suppliers of GPS sys…

Maple Grove Complex is dedicated to making Senior Living the best it can be. We offer independent living for all seniors 62 years of age or older. We create an environment of clean and comfortable living with security being our utmost objective.

The Brown County Sheriffs office and Sheriff John Merchant would like to remind everyone of some of the services we offer, which make your county a safer place to live and raise a family.

Thrivent Financial opened its doors 3 years ago in Hiawatha. Kyle Olson is a financial professional with Thrivent Financial.

The COVID-19 pandemic has been part of our lives now for over 3 months. Our residents and staff have missed seeing family members and friends! I feel blessed to work with this excellent team of health care providers and care givers. They have done an excellent job adjusting to the new polici…

Grimm’s Gardens is a family owned and operated garden center and landscape contractor. We serve Northeast Kansas, Southeast Nebraska and Northwest Missouri. Grimm’s Gardens has been in business since 1992.

Do you love all things history or generally have a love for a good history mystery? Well then, Brown County Historical Society invites you to visit the Memorial Auditorium Museum location at 611 Utah Street, the Ag Museum & Windmill Lane at 301 East Iowa Street. You are welcome to visit …

The Hiawatha World has been the premier news and marketing source in Brown County since 1908.