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Tennis Travels to Colby


NCHS Tennis Results--Colby Invitational--Tuesday, October 1Team ResultsTribune         1st     23WaKeeney    2nd    20Norton           3rd    19Colby&nb... Read More »

Cross Country Competes at Oberlin


On Tuesday, October 1 the NCHS Cross Country team continued a busy part of the schedule by traveling to Oberlin to compete in the Oberlin Invitational. The girls team was able to earn the team title, while the boys finished in 2nd place.NCHS Results--2... Read More »

October is “Co-op Month” – Kansas Co-ops Support Communities Through Food Drives


Topeka, Kansas – October is national “Co‐op Month” and Governor Brownback has proclaimed it “Co‐op Month” in Kansas, as well. Cooperatives across the state and throughout the nation will be celebrating all month long. “Co‐op Month” also includes “International Credit Union Day” on Oct. 17. The Kansas Cooperative Council and our member cooperatives host numerous events in October, highlighting the ... Read More »

Former Ness City man sentenced to additional 12 ½ years in prison for escape, aggravated burglary


NESS CITY – A former Ness City man was sentenced yesterday to an additional 151 months in prison after pleading guilty to escape from custody and two counts of aggravated burglary, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. Benito Cardenas, Jr., 38, was awaiting sentencing on two Jessica’s Law convictions when he escaped from the Ness County jail in August 2012. ... Read More »

Homecoming Candidates Announced


The 2013 NCHS Homecoming King and Queen candidates have been announced. Queen candidates include Bailey Ambrosier, Darcy Bainter, Katelyn Engelbert, and Johnnye Ruder. King Candidates include Austin Hager, Kolton Harting, Toby Nickell, and Cole Renner.... Read More »

Cross Country Competes at Hays


On Thursday, September 19, the NCHS Cross Country team traveled to Hays to compete in the Hays High Invitational. In team action, the girls were able to come home with the meet title, while the boys team finished in 6th place.NCHS Results--2013 Hays Hi... Read More »

Tennis Wins at Phillipsburg


NCHS Results--Phillipsburg Tennis Quad--Tuesday, September 17Team resultsNorton          1st   20Phillipsburg    2nd  14Scott City      3rd   15Concordia      4th &nbs... Read More »

Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week Helps Keep Kids Safe On Our Roads


Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week is September 15-21, 2013, with National Seat Check Saturday occurring on September 21. This annual observance brings child safety advocates together to help educate families on the importance of selecting the right car seat for their child and how to use it correctly. “The safety of our children across the state relies on their caretakers. ... Read More »

Cross Country Successful at Wamego


On Saturday, September 14, the NCHS Cross Country team traveled to Wamego to compete in the Wamego Invitational. The day went very well, and the girls won the meet for the 4th year in a row, and the boys finished in 5th place. Good Job!NCHS Results--Wa... Read More »

The Broadcast Home Of Norton Football All Season Long


Norton Community High School Blue Jay Football airs LIVE on Classic Hits KQNK AM 1530/FM 106.7 this fall with several exciting games. Every game will be broadcast live over-the-air on KQNK, and streamed live on our website at KQNK.com. 2013 NORTON HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCHEDULE DATE OPPONENT LOCATION RESULT Sept. 6 Smith Center Away L 13-34 Sept. 13 Goodland Home AM 1530/FM 106.7 Sept. ... Read More »

On The March: Parade, Halftime Performance Highlight K-State Band Day Sept. 14


MANHATTAN — High school marching bands from across Kansas — and even Missouri — are coming to Manhattan on Saturday, Sept. 14, to participate in Kansas State University’s annual Band Day. Band Day starts with a parade at 1 p.m. in Aggieville’s Triangle Park, with the bands starting east on Moro Street, turning south on 11th Street and then west ... Read More »

U.S. Highway 36 Road Closure Planned In Jewell & Republic Counties


Monday, September 16 will see the start of a road closure in eastern Jewell and western Republic Counties. US-36 will be closed at the rail road crossing one mile west of the Highway 36 and K-199 junction. Crews will be working on improvements for two days at the crossing. Eastbound traffic will be taken from the Highway 36 and K-14 ... Read More »

Consumer Alert: Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger Fines Marketing Firm, Issues Cease/Desist Order


TOPEKA, Kan. — Sandy Praeger, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance, has issued fines totaling $9,000 and a cease and desist order against an Ohio-licensed insurance marketing firm for illegal activities in Kansas. The company, now known primarily as Lead Generating Systems, LLC, was fined $5,000 in August as part of a judgment by the Kansas Insurance Department. An earlier fine of ... Read More »

Tennis 3rd at Colby


Colby Tennis Invitational Saturday September 7, 2013Team results1st      Phillipsburg  182nd     Ulysses        143rd tie Norton         133rd tie Tribune        ... Read More »

Cross Country Opens Season with Wins


On Thursday, September 5, the NCHS Cross Country team opened the 2013 season by hosting the Norton Invitational. It was a great start for the Jays, as both the boys and girls teams were victorious. This marks the 8th consecutive girls victory and the 5... Read More »