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HCVB's Easter Egg Hunt promises hippity-hoppity fun!

The Easter Bunny is back! He will be making an appearance at the Hiawatha Chamber and Visitors Bureau's Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Debbie Philips, Chamber Easter Committee chairwoman said the bunny-hopping event will be Saturday, March 31 at the Brown County Courthouse. Be there a little earlier this y

HIAWATHAWORLDONLINE.COM - 2018-03-23 14:00:00

Brown County Sheriff's Office receives traffic safety award

On Monday, March 19, at the regular meeting of the Brown County Commissioners, Sheriff John Merchant and his department were recognized with the presentation of the American Automobile Association's, Platinum Community Traffic Safety Award by Robert Hamilton, the Kansas Traffic Safety Resource Offic

SABETHAHERALD.COM - 2018-03-22 15:43:25

Hiawatha Happenings with the HCVB

I am excited and honored to join the Hiawatha Chamber and Visitors Bureau (HCVB) as the new director. I want to thank everyone for your warm welcome. Also, I want to thank Deidra Leander, past director, for her support and assistance in helping me transition into this position. Following in Deidra's

HIAWATHAWORLDONLINE.COM - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

Smalley walks off in Labette split against No. 6 Highland

For the second series in a row, the Labette Cardinals split against a nationally ranked team as No. 6 Highland won Game 1 on Friday 5-1 before the Cardinals took the second game 5-4 in walkoff, nine-inning fashion. Labette is now 8-14 overall, including 8-6 over its last 12 games which includes thr

PARSONS SUN - 2018-03-24 02:33:00

New director settling in at HCVB

After nearly a month as director of the Hiawatha Chamber and Visitors Bureau, Elizabeth Lane is settling into her new job quite nicely. Lane started her position officially Feb. 19 and has been busy getting acquainted with community and business leaders in Hiawatha, as well as working with her board

HIAWATHAWORLDONLINE.COM - 2018-03-23 06:30:00

Sidney High School student arrested for threats

SIDNEY, Iowa (WOWT) -- The Fremont County Sheriff's Office arrested a 14-year-old student Wednesday after an alleged shooting threat. Deputies were called to Sidney High School by school officials after the reported threat. Investigators isolated the student upon arrival. The student is being char


Glass pipe discovery smokes out meth conviction

A rural Effingham man is possibly facing some prison time after he was convicted on a felony drug charge Friday in district court. Glen E. Ballard, 58, pleaded guilty to one felony count possession of methamphetamine in connection with residue discovered on a glass smoking pipe that belonged to him.

ATCHISONGLOBENOW.COM - 2018-03-23 20:01:00

U.S. 36 Highway Association: Multiple local members honored

The US 36 Highway Association Inc., formed in Belleville in March 1913. It became incorporated July 12, 1968! Celebrating 105 years and 50 years of incorporation didn't happen by itself. In each of the thirteen counties across the state, businesses and community people annually support with their me

SABETHAHERALD.COM - 2018-03-22 15:57:00

Judge rejects defense's lack of evidence argument in missing Peru State College student, sends case to trial

Joshua Keadle, right, and defense attorney Jeff Pickens during a court appearance in Auburn in October 2017. (The Associated Press) LINCOLN - The first-degree murder charge against Joshua Keadle in the disappearance of a Peru State College student will advance to the trial stage after a judge reject


Nebraska man to stand trial for first-degree murder

AUBURN, Neb. (AP) - A judge has ruled that prosecutors have presented enough evidence to try a man for first-degree murder in the case of a Peru State College coed who went missing more than seven years ago. Nemaha County Judge Curtis Maschman made the ruling Tuesday in the case of 36-year-old Joshu


4-H Club: Morrill Tip-Top 2.26.18

Thadd Menold gives a talk on how to show lambs at the fair. The Morrill Tip-Top 4-H Club last met on Monday, Feb. 26, at the Morrill Community Building. Prior to the meeting, the club cleaned the community building.Lucas Menold gives a project talk on the basics of rocketry. At 7 p.m., the meeting w


Rex West sworn in as interim Police Commissioner

The Horton City Commission met on Monday evening, with standing Commissioners Ken Krug, Wade Edwards and Jeremy Forkenbrock present, along with new Commissioner Rex West, Mayor Bryan Stirton and City Administrator Kim Knudson. Commissioner West was sworn in by Adminsitrator Knudson, and will fulfill

HIAWATHAWORLDONLINE.COM - 2018-03-22 15:28:00

City reminds residents NO TRASH at limb and brush dumping site

Due to an increase in trash brought to the city limb and brush dumping area north of town, the city is reminding citizens that ONLY limbs and brush are accepted. This dumping area is located about 1 mile north of town on US 73 Highway at the airport, east of the Quonset. Leaves are accepted as well,


Hiawatha Police Chief awarded Traffic Safety Award

The Hiawatha Police Department was recognized with a traffic safety award at Monday night's regular city meeting. Commissioner William Collins, Commissioner Toni Hull, Commissioner Becky Shamburg, and City Administrator Mike Nichols were present. Mayor Steffen Shamburg and Commissioner Dustin Willia


Glacial Hills houses an array of area businesses

Glacial Hills Business Resource Center Area businesses ranging from insurance and catering to agriculture technology and a veterinary practice are just three of the 13 businesses currently operating out of Glacial Hills Business Resource Center in Sabetha. The former assisted living facility turned


Second Harvest to host Cong. Lynn Jenkins in Sabetha

Second Harvest Community Food Bank is honored to have Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins in attendance at the Fresh Mobile Pantry in Sabetha, on Tuesday, March 27. The location of the Fresh Mobile will be on the corner of 8th St. and Main St., in Sabetha. Second Harvest is proud to have the ability to trans


St. Joseph man killed on I-29

OREGON, Mo. - A 55-year-old St. Joseph man was killed early Saturday morning after the sport-utility vehicle he was driving traveled off Interstate 29 in Holt County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Jesus J. Faudoa-Morales was later pronounced dead at the scene by the Holt County Coroner's of


Reynolds named President and CEO of Morrill & Janes Bank and Trust Company

Submitted by Steve Ward Effective March 22, Wendy Reynolds has been named President and CEO of Morrill & Janes Bank and Trust Company (MJB). Reynolds currently serves as Senior Vice President and Market President at Citywide Banks in Denver, Colo. Steve Ward, current MJB President and CEO, has been


Farmer City Welders helping the disabled literally get off the ground in third-world countries

(Tarkio)--Good people doing great things for people in need. It's a familiar mantra for folks in KMAland and it continued recently at the Glenn Rolf Farm of Atchison County, Missouri, about 9 1/2 miles northwest of Tarkio. Glenn and many of his good friends are once again involved in Mobility Worldw


West Campus plan includes tearing down A Hall, third gym

The Manhattan-Ogden school board's plan to expand Manhattan High School's West Campus includes tearing down the wing known as A Hall on the school's south side and building a two-story wing with an attached gym in its place. The board on Wednesday appeared to reach a consensus on moving forward with