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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 »

LIEAP Applications Taken

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The Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) is accepting applications for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) March 29.  LIEAP provides an annual benefit to help qualifying households pay winter heating bills. Individuals with disabilities, elderly persons, and families with children are the primary groups assisted. An average benefit of $520.81 was provided to 53,683 households in 2012. ... Read More »

Check on Neighbors

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WITH THE COLD WEATHER HERE FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF MONTHS, KEEPING OURSELVES AND LOVED ONES SAFE IS A NUMBER ONE PRIORITY.  ALSO, BE A GOOD NEIGHBOR AND CHECK ON OTHERS ESPECIALLY THE ELDERLY.  WHEN WINTER WEATHER PUTS US IN THE DEEP FREEZE MAKE CERTAIN THAT YOU TAKE TIME TO CHECK ON FAMILY, FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS WHO ARE ESPECIALLY AT ... Read More »

Court Report

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THE PRELIMINARY HEARING FOR A NORTON MAN HAS BEEN CONTINUED IN NORTON COUNTY MAGISTRATE COURT.  CLOYCE CULVER WAS CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF CRIMINAL THREAT, LEVEL NINE PERSON FELONIES AND ON COUNT OF DOMESTIC BATTERY, CLASS B PERSON MISDEMEANOR.  THOSE CHARGES ARE IN CONNECTION WITH ALLEGED INCIDENTS ON NOVEMBER 15TH AND 16TH OF 2012.  CULVER’S PRELIMINARY HEARING HAS BEEN CONTINUED ... Read More »

Election Deadline

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THE DEADLINE IS TODAY TO FILE FOR NORTON CITY COUNCIL POSITIONS OR THE MAYOR’S POSITION.  POSITIONS HELD BY DAVID CORNS, MAYOR, JERRY JONES IN WARD ONE, ROBERTA RYAN IN WARD TWO AND JERRY MORITZ IN WARD THREE WILL BE ON THE APRIL BALLOT.  A PRIMARY ELECTION WILL BE HELD TUESDAY FEBRUARY 26TH IF MORE THAN THREE PERSONS FILE FOR ONE ... Read More »

Court Report

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A LOGAN RESIDENT PLED GUILTY TO A DRIVING WHILE SUSPENDED CHARGE IN NORTON MUNICIPAL COURT.  SHANNON PLUMMER OF LOGAN WAS CHARGED WITH DRIVING WHILE SUSPENDED AND NO PROOF OF INSURANCE.  THOSE CHARGES ARE IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED DECEMBER 12TH INCIDENT.  PLUMMER PLED GUILTY TO THE DRIVING CHARGE AND THE INSURANCE CHARGE WAS DISMISSED WITH PROOF PROVIDED TO THE COURT. ... Read More »

Huelskamp Visit

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KANSAS FIRST DISTRICT CONGRESSMAN TIM HUELSKAMP WILL BE IN NORTHWEST KANSAS FOR A TOUR TOMORROW.  HUELSKAMP CONDUCTED FOUR TOWN HALL MEETINGS DURING THE FIRST WORK WEEK OF JANUARY. UPON COMPLETING THESE ADDITIONAL TOWN HALL MEETINGS, HUELSKAMP WILL HAVE HOSTED 150 TOWN HALL MEETINGS SINCE TAKING OFFICE IN 2011.  CONGRESSMAN HUELSKAMP WILL START THE DAY IN ST. FRANCIS FROM EIGHT TILL ... Read More »

Facility Steering Committee

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NEARLY ALL 35 MEMBERS OF THE USD 211 NORTON FACILITY STEERING COMMITTEE WAS IN ATTENDANCE LAST NIGHT FOR THEIR FIRST MEETING.  THE MEETING CONSISTED OF AN OVERVIEW OF WHAT THE COMMITTEE WILL BE DOING, WHY IT WAS FORMED AND HOW THEY GOT TO THIS POINT.  SUPERINTENDENT GREG MANN PRESENTED THE OVERVIEW OF THE DISTRICT.  HE ALSO PRESENTED THE INFORMATION ON ... Read More »

Library Happenings

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ACTIVITIES FOR ALL AGES CAN BE FOUND THIS MONTH AT THE NORTON PUBLIC LIBRARY.  BRIDGE LESSONS WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOONS AT TWO.  THERE IS STILL ROOM FOR MORE AND THERE WILL BE NO EVENING SESSIONS FOR BRIDGE DURING THE WINTER MONTHS.  TOMORROW’S (TODAY’S) STORY TIME WILL FEATURE SHARING BOOKS, SONGS GAMES, AND A CRAFT ABOUT WINTER PREPARATIONS, INCLUDING ... Read More »

Court Report

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FOUR KANSAS CITY MEN WILL HAVE THEIR BENCH TRIAL IN MARCH IN NORTON COUNTY COURT.  ERVIN JOSENBERGER, JOSEPH BAILEY, JEFFERY BAILEY AND JEFFERY BAILEY THE SECOND HAVE ALL 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 ... Read More »

Council Agenda

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THE UPDATE ON THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND A PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON CITY COUNCIL TONIGHT. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR SCOTT SPROUL WILL PRESENT HIS SEMI ANNUAL REPORT TO THE COUNCIL ABOUT THE ACTIVITIES AND THE SUCCESSES OF THE OFFICE. ALSO, JON KEISWETTER HAS REQUESTED A HEARING WITH THE COUNCIL ON A NOTICE AND ORDER OF VIOLATION ISSUES ... Read More »

Hospital Board Agenda

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THE NEW BOARD MEMBER APPOINTMENTS AND THE BOARD TREASURER WILL BE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON COUNTY HOSPITAL BOARD OF TRUSTEES AT THEIR MEETING TOMORROW NIGHT (TONIGHT).  STEVE BERRY WAS RE-APPOINTED TO THE BOARD AND CAROLYN APPLEGATE WILL FILL THE TERM THAT WAS VACATED BY WARREN WHITE, WHO CHOSE NOT TO BE RE-APPOINTED.  THE BOARD WILL ELECT A BOARD TREASURER AS ... Read More »

Amber Alert Day

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KANSAS ATTORNEY GENERAL DEREK SCHMIDT REMINDED KANSANS TO STAY ALERT WHEN THE PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO HELP LOCATE MISSING CHILDREN. SCHMIDT’S REMINDER COMES AS NATIONAL AMBER ALERT AWARENESS DAY WAS OBSERVED ON JANUARY 13. THE KANSAS AMBER ALERT SYSTEM IS COORDINATED BY THE KANSAS ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE AND KANSAS BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION. WHEN AN ALERT IS ISSUED, THE MEDIA ... Read More »

Court Report

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A NORTON WOMAN HAD HER PROBATION REVOKED IN NORTON MUNICIPAL COURT.  A MOTION WAS PRESENTED AND GRANTED TO REVOKE THE PROBATION AND EXECUTE THE SENTENCE FOR AMANDA WILLMES.  THE 500 DOLLAR FINE WAS REINSTATED.  SHE WAS SENTENCED TO 30 DAYS IN JAIL, SUSPENDED TO TIME SERVED IF SHE VOLUNTARILY ENTERS VALLEY HOPE AND COMPLETES THEIR RECOMMENDATIONS.  WILLMES WILL BE ON ... Read More »