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Brown County Commission 11.17.2017 and 11.20.2017
Friday, Nov. 17 The Board of County Commissioners met on Friday, Nov. 17, as provided by KSA 25-3101 as a Special Canvassing Board to determine the tie for one Morrill City Council position and two Robinson City Council positions from the Nov. 7 General Election. The following members were present:
HAATS presents a hilarious Christmas spoof
HAATS Presents "The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society Christmas Carol" - A hilarious spoof of the beloved Dickens classic! The play depicts an amateur theater company attempting to stage "A Christmas Carol." With ridiculous accidents, nutty direction and frequent per
Former Kickapoo Tribal Chairman guilty of criminal charges
HORTON - Former Kickapoo Tribal Chairman Steve Cadue was convicted this week of fraudulent handling of recordable instrument and tampering with records. The other seven criminal counts against Cadue were dismissed upon entry of a plea agreement. Judge C. Steven Hager, judge of the Kickapoo Nation, a
Trotters come out for Parks & Rec event
On Saturday, Nov. 18, Hiawatha Parks & Recreation hosted the 1st Annual Turkey Trot 5K and Mile Fun Run/Walk. Parks & Rec Director Stacy Jasper said both routes traveled the walking path and sidewalks along the middle and high schools, Fisher Center and Noble Field. Prior to race day, 64 participant
Thank you for Veterans Honor Assembly
To Hiawatha FFA and community, On behalf of the Homer White American Legion Post 66 and all veterans who attended the FFA sponsored Veterans Honor Assembly, we thank everyone that assisted in this very rewarding experience. Thanks to KaCee Thompson, FFA director, Principal Alan Jeffery and and speak
City Clerk announces retirement at city meeting
Longtime Hiawatha City Clerk Vivian Constable announced her retirement at Monday evening's city commission meeting. With commissioners Dustin Williams, William Collins, Toni Hull and Becky Shamburg present, along with Mayor Steffen Shamburg and City Administrator Mike Nichols, Constable informed the
Window Opening: Journey 'inside Santa's workshop'
With the theme, "Inside Santa's Workshop," Sabetha's annual Window Opening is set for 6 to 9 p.m. this Friday, Nov. 24. Throughout the evening, attendees can shop at downtown businesses, visit vendors along the downtown streets or at the Christmas Business/Craft Expo at Sabetha City Hall, take a hor
Aquatic Center boasts 200 daily visitors in first season
Area patrons eagerly dove into the newly built Sabetha Aquatic Center this past summer, and numbers prove that it was a popular place to spend summer days. Although 2017 admission and season pass revenue was significantly higher than 2016 - $53,948.75 to $7,996.50 - the Sabetha Aquatic Center did ex
Carlton County offices to close
All Carlton County offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23-24, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. This includes county courthouse offices, Transportation Department, Human Services, Public Health, Motor Vehicle License Bureau, Veterans Service Office and the University of Min
Moose Lake school dubbed 'Seizure Smart'
With its dedication and commitment to support students with seizures, the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota (EFMN) announces Moose Lake Community School has earned the distinction of being a "Seizure Smart School." Seizure Smart Schools brings students, teachers, school nurses, staff and families tog
New Cloquet Restaurant, Avenue C, Abruptly 'Closed'
CLOQUET, Minn. - A Cloquet restaurant that opened less than a year ago is in the dark with no word on its future. A sign on the door of Avenue C on Monday simply said "closed." The restaurant's Facebook and Instagram accounts were taken down. Three employees of the restaurant told FOX 21 over the we
Minnesotans in Germany say climate progress up to U.S.
Several Minnesotans are among 25,000 delegates from around the world seeking global solutions to climate change. The 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) is meeting in Bonn, Germany, through Nov. 17, to compare progress on reducing carbon emissions. President Donald Trump announce
Northland Nature: Early snow cover means early tracks
The morning was chilly when I stepped from the house. The thermometer on the porch recorded 8 degrees Fahrenheit; the first below -10 this season. Snow that fell the night before coated the yard with about one inch of new snow. It looked like the snowfall stopped about midnight. After that time, nor
Lots of talk, little movement, at Carlton school meeting
A public meeting regarding the future of the Carlton School District yielded no easy answers, but provided proof that many Carlton residents are passionately engaged in their school district, they just don't agree. School facilities were the immediate concern at the Tuesday night meeting. However, t
To the editor: Carlton school board, residents need to work together
To the editor: Carlton School public meeting recap. As a community member attending board meetings prior and post referendum, it was a pleasure to see a decent turnout. The group of students, staff and parents with children for the most part were passionate, emotional and committed to their school.
Cloquet City Council approves roundabout agreement
In contrast to a year that has featured numerous long, controversial and packed council meetings, the Cloquet City Council meeting Nov. 7 lasted less than nine minutes. Councilors unanimously approved the following items with minimal discussion:A cooperative construction agreement with the Minnesota
Woman wins $10,000 playing ASL
A Region 8 woman says she has no idea how she will spend her lottery winnings. The woman, identified by the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery as just "Wendy," won $10,000. She bought her winning $10 Loaded scratch-off ticket at Alford Tobacco, 1400 W. Dewitt Henry Dr., in Beebe. When she picked up her wi
Fayetteville Council Member Alan Long resigns
Alan Long FAYETTEVILLE -- City Council member Alan Long, one of the Ward 4 representatives, resigned effective immediately. Long told Mayor Lioneld Jordan in a letter dated Saturday he came to the decision because of family and professional obligations and the time commitment required of a council
Connection wasn't instant, but he got the message
Credit: Special to the Democrat-Gazette Jorge and Summer Mojica were married on Aug. 6, 2011. Summer drove three hours from her school, Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, to see Jorge play soccer at Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge on several occasions. He plays three games a week n
Fayetteville sticking to the basics with 2018 budget
NWA Democrat-Gazette/STACY RYBURN Mayor Lioneld Jordan speaks Saturday to Paul Becker, Fayetteville's chief financial officer, while Ward 3 Councilwoman Sarah Bunch takes notes during the annual budget meeting in Fayetteville. FAYETTEVILLE -- The city will take a bare-bones approach to the coming