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One arrested on narcotics charges
A Hiawatha woman was arrested during a search warrant Wednesday on narcotics charges. Police Chief John Defore said that at 5:56 p.m., officers of the Hiawatha Police Department executed a search warrant at 903 Shawnee. He said the search warrant was obtained after a lengthy investigation into the o
The hap-happiest season of all!
In the words of Edward Pola and George Wyle, "It's the most wonderful time of the year!" In our house, we love the Christmas season! Meagan has been counting down the days to start decorating the house and I have had to institute a budget because if I didn't, Meagan would want to buy everything poss
KBI releases more details after 15-year-old attempted murder suspect shot in north-central Kansas
SMITH CENTER, Kan. — The Kansas Bureau of Investigation have released more details after a 15-year-old attempted murder suspect was injured after shooting at law enforcement in north-central Kansas.
Police: Missing 11-year-old Kansas boy found safe
SEDGWICK COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities reported Sunday that missing 11-year-old boy has been found and is safe, according to Wichita Police. Just after 10:15a.m. Thursday, Joan Ibarra walked away from Hamilton Middle School, 1407 South Broadway in Wichita, according to office Paul Cruz.
Kansas girl dies after 18 years of fighting Cystic Fibrosis
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) The family of Madison Taliaferro says the 18-year-old Holton girl died Saturday evening. She had been waiting for a new lung transplant after lung function fell from 48 percent to 22.5 percent.
Locomotive 4141 travels through Hiawatha on way to Omaha
Several local people were fortunate enough to see the locomotive that had carried George H.W. Bush to his final resting place travel through Hiawatha on Saturday. Brenda Siebenmorgen of Hiawatha submitted photos of the train, as she just happened to be stopped at the tracks when it came through shor
HAATS presents "The Music of Christmas"
The Hiawatha Area Arts and Theatre Society (HAATS) will present the 7th Annual "Music of Christmas" program at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Brown County Memorial Auditorium at 611 Utah in Hiawatha.
Church puts on live nativity
TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - A Topeka church spent Sunday evening bringing Christmas scenes to life. The First Lutheran Church held their annual live nativity scene. Church members and animals got dressed up to recreate bible scenes and cars lined up to drive through and see them.
Jury: Kansas man guilty of murder during drug deal fight
WICHITA — A Kansas man accused in the shooting death of a man at a mobile home in Wichita has been found guilty. On Friday, a jury in Judge Ben Burgess’ Sedgwick County courtroom found Keeshaun Milo, 29 of Wichita, guilty of first-degree murder in the December 2, 2016 shooting of Michael Hamilton in
The Family Owned Restaurant In Kansas That Feels Like Going Home For Dinner
Eating at a family owned restaurant is always a treat. There are so many across the state that it’s hard to eat at every one of them, but you’ll see soon how some of them are special enough to make a trip for. Eating at these restaurants feels just like going home for dinner, and there’s nothing bet
Drug usage sends area mom to jail
A young local mother who nearly died from a summertime heroin overdose is serving jail time for the presence of dangerous drug paraphernalia in the home where she resided with a young child.
Juvenile shot after shooting at authorities in north-central Kansas
SMITH CENTER, Kan. — A suspect who fired shots at Kansas Highway Patrol troopers was taken by air ambulance to a Nebraska hospital after they were shot by troopers in north-central Kansas.
Homeless man sues Topeka for $2.77 million after fall from gap in Kansas Avenue Bridge
A former resident of the Topeka Rescue Mission says his fall from a gap in the Kansas Avenue Bridge in July left him physically and mentally damaged for the rest of his life. Topeka attorney Eric Kjorlie filed the $2.77 million lawsuit on behalf of Trong Turner, 20, who fell 30 feet through the gap
USD 415 gets glowing review on audit, approves master contract with teachers
The Hiawatha School Board met on Monday evening, with two members of the board absent as they heard good news on the district's audit and approved the master contract with teachers.
Teen faces violent felony charges
Felony charges were filed earlier this week against a local teen on allegations he made threats with a knife and damaged a vehicle Thanksgiving night in midtown. Jace M. Crail, 18, of Atchison, faces two counts aggravated assault and one count attempted aggravated battery; all are felony offenses. C
Topeka man arrested for bizarre police chase
JACKSON COUNTY, Kan. (KSNT) - Topeka police arrested a man Wednesday morning after they said he escaped sheriff's deputies in a high-speed chase, then falsely reported his car as stolen.
Tigers win after stall in McLouth
"Slow and steady wins the race" apparently applies to Tigers as well as tortoises. The Atchison County Community High School girls basketball team overcame the McLouth Bulldogs on Friday on the road, 45-40, following a sluggish start that saw the team score only 12 points in the first half.
Chamber unveils 2018 Holiday Homes Tour locations
Mark your calendars for Saturday, Dec. 15 for the Hiawatha Chamber and Visitors Bureau annual Holiday Homes Tour. There will be six fantastic homes on this year’s tour, which will be from noon to 4 p.m.
ACCHS mauled by Bulldogs on road
The Atchison County boys basketball team had a chance to recover Friday on the road after letting the game on Tuesday get away from them late. The recovery didn't happen, and the first win of the Tigers' season remains elusive, as the boys folded 23-64 against the McLouth Bulldogs.
Atchison ambulance involved in accident
ATCHISON, Kansas — A patient was transported to a St. Joseph hospital after an ambulance was involved in an accident Wednesday night in Atchison County, Kansas. The accident occurred at about 6 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. Highway 73 and Kansas Highway 9, Atchison County Sheriff Jack Laurie said