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Court Report

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THE BENCH TRIAL FOR TWO NORTON MEN HAS BEEN CONTINUED IN MARCH IN NORTON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT.  DWIGHT SPRIGG AND TIMOTHY SPRIGG HAVE BOTH BEEN CHARGED WITH HUNTING TURKEY WITH THE AID OF A VEHICLE, FAILURE TO TAG A TURKEY, HUNTING TURKEY WITHOUT A VALID PERMIT AND WANTON WASTE.  THE FIRST THREE CHARGES ARE BIG GAME VIOLATIONS AND THE WANTON ... Read More »

Trauma Center

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THE KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT HAS ANNOUNCED THAT THE NORTON COUNTY HOSPITAL HAS ACHIEVED THE DESIGNATION OF BEING A LEVEL FOUR TRAUMA CENTER.  LEVEL FOUR TRAUMA CENTERS ARE RURAL HOSPITALS, WHOSE PRIMARY ROLE IS TO STABILIZE SERIOUSLY INJURED PATIENTS, AND IF NECESSARY, TRANSFER THEM TO A HIGH LEVEL TRAUMA CENTER.  HOSPITALS THAT HAVE ACHIEVED LEVEL FOUR TRAUMA CENTER ... Read More »

School Board Elections

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FOUR USD 211 NORTON BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBER POSITIONS WILL BE DECIDED AT THE APRIL 2ND GENERAL ELECTION.  THE FILING DEADLINE TO BE INCLUDED ON THE BALLOT IS TUESDAY JANUARY 22ND.  THE POSITIONS OPEN ARE FOR POSITION NUMBER ONE, FOR NORTON CITY WARD THREE, PATRONS OUTSIDE THE CITY LIMITS AND WITHIN SCHOOL DISTRICT BOUNDARIES, PATRONS IN CLAYTON EDMOND, RURAL USD ... Read More »

Library News

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IT’S WINTER AND THIS WEEK’S STORY TIME WILL CENTER AROUND ONE OF THE STAPLES OF WINTER…SNOW. STORY TIME WILL BE TOMORROW (THIS) MORNING AT 10:30 AT THE NORTON PUBLIC LIBRARY. THE LIBRARY STAFF WILL BE SHARING STORIES AND ACTIVITIES ABOUT SNOW. THEY WILL ALSO BE DECORATING PAPER SNOWMEN. CHESS CLUB WILL NOT BE MEETING NEXT WEEK OR THE 21ST. THEY ... Read More »

Court Report

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A NORTON YOUNG MAN WAS FOUND GUILTY FOR SEVERAL CHARGES IN NORTON MUNICIPAL COURT.  SETH ANTRIM WAS CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT EACH OF RECKLESS DRIVING, BASIC SPEED, LEAVING THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT, REFUSAL OF A PRELIMINARY BREATH TEST AND MINOR IN POSSESSION.  ALL THOSE CHARGES ARE IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED SEPTEMBER 15TH INCIDENT.  ANTRIM PLED GUILTY TO THE ... Read More »

Economic Development Notes

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THE GRANTS FOR THE DESTINATION BUSINESS BOOT CAMP AND THE GROUND BREAKING FOR THE NORTON ESTATES WERE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON CITY COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD LAST NIGHT.  THE E-COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP TEAM MET YESTERDAY TO REVIEW THE APPLICATIONS RECEIVED FOR THE JON SHALLERT DESTINATION BUSINESS BOOT CAMP COMING UP IN MARCH IN COLORADO.  THE TEAM APPROVED THE GRANTS GOING TO ... Read More »

KBCA Basketball Rankings – Jan. 7

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BOYS BASKETBALL RANKINGS – JANUARY 7TH 6A Boys 1. Blue Valley NW 2. Olathe South 3. Wichita North 4. Blue Valley North 5. SM East 6. Derby 7. Olathe East 8. Blue Valley West 9. Manhattan 10. Dodge City 5A Boys 1. Shawnee Mission South 2. Emporia 3. Lansing 4. Kapaun Mount Carmel 5. KC Washington 6. Blue Valley Southwest ... Read More »

K-State Falls to Oregon in Fiesta Bowl 35-17

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GLENDALE, Ariz. — De’Anthony Thomas returned the opening kickoff 94 yards for the first of his two touchdowns, Marcus Mariota accounted for three scores, and No. 5 Oregon raced past No. 7 Kansas State 35-17 at the Fiesta Bowl on Thursday night. Oregon (12-1) jumped out to a 15-0 lead behind Thomas’ opening return and 23-yard touchdown catch in the ... Read More »