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Court Report

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A 20-YEAR-OLD HAS PLEADED NO CONTEST TO A CHARGE OF FIRST-DEGREE MURDER IN THE 2011 DEATH OF 14-YEAR-OLD KAILEE CLAPP OF MCCOOK. THE RED WILLOW COUNTY DISTRICT COURT OFFICE REPORTS STATHIS KIRKPATRICK APPEARED BEFORE THE COURT AT 10 AM THURSDAY, SEPT. 6, WITH HIS TWO COURT-APPOINTED ATTORNEYS, AND ENTERED A PLEA OF “NO CONTEST” TO THE CHARGE OF 1ST DEGREE ... Read More »

Airport Board Agenda

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THE UPDATE ON THE FUELING PAD AND THE REPAIRS TO EQUIPMENT WILL BE ON THE AGENDA FOR THE NORTON CITY COUNTY AIRPORT BOARD TONIGHT.  THE BOARD WILL RECEIVE THE UPDATE ON THE FUELING PAD CONSTRUCTION.  THEY WILL ADDRESS REPAIRS NEEDED FOR THE LIGHTENING DETECTOR AT THE AIRPORT.  THE TERRACING UPDATE AND THE BILLS WILL BE PRESENTED.  THE MEETING OF THE ... Read More »

School Board Agenda

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PRESENTATIONS AND THE START OF SCHOOL WILL BE ITEMS FOR THE USD 211 NORTON BOARD OF EDUCATION TONIGHT. THE BOARD WILL HEAR A PRESENTATION FROM AN ARCHITECTURAL FIRM AND A PRESENTATION FROM A BONDING AGENT. THEY WILL THEN ADDRESS THE BOND ISSUE AND TIMELINE. ALSO, THE BUILDING PRINCIPALS WILL PRESENT THEIR START OF SCHOOL REPORTS. THE BOARD WILL CONSIDER THE ... Read More »

Northern Valley Cross Country

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Results from Stockton XC: Junior Varsity Girls: Allison Keith 1st Junior Varsity Boys: Macy Kasson 1st, Camden Cox 3rd, Cody Land, 9th Varsity Girls, Brooke Baird, 6th Varsity Boys, Jon Compton, 6th Next Competition is in Alma, NE, next Monday Read More »

Northern Valley Junior High Sports Scores

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Northern Valley Junior High at Logan – September 6, 2012   Football Logan/Damar – 40 Northern Valley – 20     Volleyball A-team Northern Valley over Damar in 3 games Logan over Northern Valley in 3 games   B-team Damar over Northern Valley in 2 games Logan over Northern Valley in 3 games   C-team Northern Valley over Logan in ... Read More »

Norton Junior High Volleyball Scores

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Here are the scores from the Jr. High Volleyball games last night in Ellis. Varsity Won 25-16, 25-18 B Team Lost 15-25, 20-25 C Team Won 25-14, 25-18   Read More »

Schmidt to Committee

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SENATOR ALLEN C. SCHMIDT, OF HAYS, WAS APPOINTED TO THE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND INSURANCE SPECIAL COMMITTEE BY SENATE MINORITY LEADER ANTHONY HENSLEY.  AS A MEMBER OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND INSURANCE, SENATOR SCHMIDT WILL HELP DEVELOP POLICIES TO BE INTRODUCED NEXT LEGISLATIVE SESSION.  THE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND INSURANCE SPECIAL COMMITTEE WILL REVIEW THE IMPACT OF NEW REGULATIONS ... Read More »

Two-Vehicle Accident

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THE NORTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATED A TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT TUESDAY IN LENORA.  A 2007 CHEVY PICK-UP, DRIVEN BY JUSTIN WAGGONER WAS PULLING FORWARD AND BACKING UP TO PACK DOWN ROCK THAT HAD JUST BEEN PUT ON THE STREET IN LENORA.  A 1994 BUICK PARK AVENUE WAS BEHIND AND WAGGONER FAILED TO SEE THE BUICK, DRIVEN BY JACQUELINE LYND OF ... Read More »

Tennis Team 2nd at Phillipsburg

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The NCHS Tennis team traveled to Phillipsburg on September 4 to compete in the Phillipsburg Quadrangular. The team finished in 2nd Place. Individual results were as follows: #1 Singles--Tawni Griffey 1st #2 Singles--Sierra Black 1st #1 Doubles (Ric... Read More »

Roll Over Accident

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THREE YOUNG MEN WERE SERIOUSLY INJURED IN A ONE VEHICLE ROLL OVER ACCIDENT YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) IN SHERIDAN COUNTY.  A 2002 PONTIAC FIREBIRD, DRIVEN BY 17 YEAR OLD COLTEN WACHENDORFER OF SELDEN WAS NORTHBOUND ON K-23 HIGHWAY.  HE FAILED TO STOP AT THE STOP SIGN AND ENTERED THE K-123 INTERSECTION, WHERE IT WENT INTO A BROADSIDE SKID.  THE FIREBIRD THEN WENT ... Read More »

Court Report

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A COLORADO MAN WILL APPEAR FOR A PRELIMINARY HEARING LATER THIS MONTH IN NORTON COUNTY MAGISTRATE COURT.  AUSTIN NOYES OF FORT COLLINS WAS CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT OF POSSESSION WITH THE INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE DRUGS, AND NO TAX STAMP.  THOSE CHARGES ARE IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED MAY 19TH INCIDENT.  NOYES MADE HIS FIRST APPEARANCE JUNE 6TH.  HIS PRELIMINARY HEARING ... Read More »

Cancer Meeting

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TWO PHYSICIANS WILL BE HOSTING A CONFERENCE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT BREAST CANCER TONIGHT IN NORTON. DOCTOR GLENDA MAURER FROM THE NORTON MEDICAL CLINIC AND DOCTOR ANNE O’DEA BREAST ONCOLOGIST FROM THE HAYS MEDICAL CENTER WILL BE HOSTING A CONFERENCE TO ADDRESS ARE YOU AT RISK FOR BREAST CANCER? WHAT CAN YOU DO TO PREVENT BREAST CANCER? ARE YOU LIVING ... Read More »

Council Notes

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THE ABATEMENT OF A PROPERTY AND THE VACATION OF A STREET WERE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON CITY COUNCIL LAST NIGHT.  CODE INSPECTOR JEFF WOLF INVESTIGATED A PROPERTY AT 411 WEST LINCOLN FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CODE.  HE FOUND SEVERAL AREAS THAT WERE IN VIOLATION.  CITY ATTORNEY KAREN GRIFFITHS PRESENTED A RESOLUTION TO THE COUNCIL FOR THE ABATEMENT OR GETTING ... Read More »

Norton Public Library Activities

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ACTIVITIES FOR THE KIDS AND A CLASS FOR CARDS CAN BE FOUND AT THE NORTON PUBLIC LIBRARY.  THIS WEEK THERE WILL BE STORY TIME AT THE NORTON PUBLIC LIBRARY TOMORROW (THIS) MORNING AT 10:30. THE CHILDREN WILL BE HEARING STORIES, SINGING SONGS, AND DOING ACTIVITIES ABOUT APPLES. BEGINNING BRIDGE LESSONS WILL BE HELD AT THE LIBRARY ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, ... Read More »

Court Report

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AN IOLA MAN IN ON A DIVERSION AGREEMENT FOR A CHARGE FROM NORTON COUNTY MAGISTRATE COURT.  BRANDON WILLIAMS FROM IOLA WAS CHARGED WITH A VIOLATION OF AN EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACT, WHICH WAS STARTING A FIRE, A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR.  THAT CHARGE WAS IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED JULY 9TH INCIDENT.  HE ENTERED INTO A SIX-MONTH DIVERSION AGREEMENT WITH THE COUNTY ... Read More »