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Emergency Snow Routes

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The City of Norton is asking residents to remove their vehicles from the Emergency Snow Routes as soon as possible, to keep the streets clear for emergency vehicles.  It may be tonight or tomorrow before the plows are out, but get these vehicles moved now before the heavy snow hits later today and tomorrow. Read More »

Cancellations

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USD 326 Logan dismissing at 11:30 USD 412 Hoxie dismissing at 12:30 Thrift Shop in Norton closed today Renew Chic Boutique closed today Norton County Hospital Board of Trustees meeting for tonight postponed to Monday night at 6:30 Kansas Governor’s Hunt meeting for tomorrow postponed to next Thursday at 1 p.m. at the CCC Norton Campus Girl Scout Cookie Booth ... Read More »

State Wrestling Delayed Due To Winter Storm

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The Kansas State High School Activities Association today announced that due to the upcoming winter storm, the 2013 State Wrestling Tournaments will be delayed by 2 hours on Friday, February 22nd. This will impact all sites across the State of Kansas. Weight in will start at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, with first round competition beginning at noon. The second round ... Read More »

Hospital Agenda

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THE CONCERN OVER AN ACCOUNT AND THE UPPER LEVEL RENOVATION WILL HIGHLIGHT THE AGENDA FOR THE NORTON COUNTY HOSPITAL BOARD OF TRUSTEES AT THEIR MEETING TOMORROW NIGHT. THE BOARD WILL HEAR A CONCERN OVER A PATIENT ACCOUNT. THEY WILL CONTINUE THEIR DISCUSSION ON THE UPPER LEVEL RENOVATION. THE ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD DEVELOPMENT, MIGRATION AND PROGRESS WILL BE UPDATED. THE BOARD ... Read More »

Business Appreciation Month

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NOMINATIONS FOR THE KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE’S ANNUAL BUSINESS APPRECIATION MONTH AWARDS ARE NOW OPEN. THE AWARDS SERVE AS A STATEWIDE TRIBUTE TO BUSINESSES FOR THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO KANSAS AND THEIR LOCAL COMMUNITIES.  THE AWARDS ARE ANNOUNCED EACH JUNE. REGIONAL FINALISTS ARE RECOGNIZED AT AN AWARDS CEREMONY DURING THE TEAM KANSAS/KANSAS CAVALRY AWARDS BANQUET, WITH THE TOP NOMINEE RECEIVING THE ... Read More »

Court Report

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A NORTON MAN WILL HAVE A PRELIMINARY HEARING NEXT WEEK IN NORTON COUNTY MAGISTRATE COURT.  RUSSELL BRILL JUNIOR HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH ONE COUNTY OF RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY, A LEVEL SEVEN PERSON FELONY, THEFT, A LEVEL NINE NON PERSON FELONY AND ANOTHER COUNT OF THEFT, A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR.  THOSE CHARGES ARE IN CONNECTION WITH ALLEGED INCIDENTS ON OCTOBER 30TH OF ... Read More »

Wrestlers Win Regional; Qualify 9 for State

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The NCHS Wrestling team competed in the Class 3-2-1A Regional Wrestling Tournament on February 15-16. The Team captured the Regional Championship, and qualified 9 wrestlers for the State Tournament to be held at Fort Hays State University. NCHS Qualifi... Read More »

Kugler Company to Host Water Management Meeting

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MCCOOK, NE, February 14, 2013 – On February 26 in McCook, Nebraska, Kugler Company will present four industry experts to discuss water management issues and their ever-emerging impact on growers. Mike Peterson of Orthman Manufacturing in Lexington, NE will discuss Root Structure and Development. Dave Lankford from Earthtec Solutions in Vineland, NJ will cover Water Management on the High Plains. ... Read More »

Slam Dunk Cancer Night

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Spread Cancer Awareness by wearing the colors representing either a loved one or yourself while cheering on the Norton Bluejays as they take on the Ellis Railroaders on Thursday, February 14 in Stull Gymnasium!! Read More »

December Students of the Month Announced

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The December 2012 NCHS Students of the Month have been announced. Congratulations to Rachel Slipke and Austin Duscher on the honor!! Read More »

Court Report

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AN ALMENA WOMAN WILL BE ON A DIVERSION AGREEMENT FOR A DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE CHARGE IN NORTON COUNTY MAGISTRATE COURT.  JAYME HORACEK WAS CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT EACH OF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE, TRANSPORTING AN OPEN CONTAINER AND FAILURE TO MAINTAIN A SINGLE LANE OF TRAVEL.  THOSE CHARGES ARE IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED JULY 24TH INCIDENT.  SHE WAS ... Read More »

KHP Accident

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A GAYLORD MAN LOST HIS LIFE IN A ONE VEHICLE ACCIDENT THURDAY NIGHT SOUTHWEST OF SMITH CENTER.  A 2008 CHEVY PICK-UP, DRIVEN BY 59 YEAR OLD DAVID BECKMAN OF GAYLORD WAS WESTBOUND ON 240TH ROAD.  BECKMAN LOST CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE ON A CURVE.  THE PICK-UP SLID INTO THE NORTH DITCH, STRIKING THE EMBANKMENT AND CAME TO REST IN A ... Read More »

Blood Drives

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ABOUT EVERY TWO SECONDS, A PATIENT IN THE U.S. NEEDS BLOOD. TO BE PREPARED TO RESPOND TO PATIENT NEEDS AND EMERGENCIES ON A DAILY BASIS, THE AMERICAN RED CROSS RELIES ON THE GENEROSITY AND DEDICATION OF ITS BLOOD DONORS. WITH BLOOD DRIVES SCHEDULED NEARLY EVERY DAY, THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR ELIGIBLE DONORS TO HELP SAVE LIVES ARE PLENTIFUL. ONLY THROUGH THEIR ... Read More »

Court Report

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AN ALMENA WOMAN WAS SENTENCED FOR SEVERAL CHARGES IN NORTON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT. DIANE DANTANO WAS CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT EACH OF BURGLARY, AND THEFT.  THOSE CHARGES ARE IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED OCTOBER 13TH INCIDENT.  DANTANO ENTERED INTO A PLEA AGREEMENT WITH THE COUNTY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE TO PLEAD GUILTY TO BURGLARY AND THE THEFT CHARGE WAS DISMISSED.  SHE WAS ... Read More »

School Board Special Meeting

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THE USD 211 BOARD OF EDUCATION WILL HOLD A SPECIAL MEETING AT NOON ON MONDAY.  USD 211 IS IN ITS THIRD AND FINAL YEAR OF THE “BUDGET BLESSING” AFFORDED US DUE  TO THE ATTACHMENT OF THE FORMER USD 213 IN 2010.  THE RAMIFICATIONS OF LOSING THIS ADDITIONAL BUDGET AUTHORITY IN 2013-14 WILL BE REVIEWED.  THERE WILL ALSO BE TWO EXECUTIVE ... Read More »