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Court Report

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A LONG ISLAND MAN WILL BE BACK IN COURT NEXT WEEK IN NORTON COUNTY MAGISTRATE COURT.  BRIAN SPOONER HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT OF FELONY THEFT, A LEVEL NINE NON PERSON FELONY.  THAT IS IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED FEBRUARY 28TH INCIDENT IN WHICH A VEHICLE BELONGING TO WILLIAM ALEXANDER WAS TAKEN FROM ALMENA.  SPOONER WILL have HIS PRELIMINARY ... Read More »

Secretary of State in Norton

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Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach plans to speak at the Annual Meeting of Sunflower Electric Power Corporation at Prairie Land Headquarters tomorrow (today) starting at 12:45 p.m.  His remarks will include the voter identification bill being considered by the legislature.  house bill 2067 is called the Secure and Fair Elections (SAFE) Act.  It was passed on the floor of ... Read More »

Commissioners Minutes

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THE UPDATE ON THE ROAD DEPARTMENT AND A GRANT FOR THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT WERE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT THEIR MEETING MONDAY.  SANDY SMITH AND TOPPER COOK FROM THE ROAD DEPARTMENT REPORTED THAT SEVERAL MAINTENANCE PROJECTS ARE COMPLETE AND OTHERS ARE BEING SCHEDULED.  THE NEXT PROJECT IS THE MOWERS AND MOWER TRACTORS.  A DISCUSSION WAS HELD ON THE ... Read More »

Court Report

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A NORTON WOMAN WILL BE ARRAIGNED TOMORROW (TODAY) IN NORTON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT FOR FORGERY.  ALICIA NICKELL HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH THREE COUNTS OF FORGERY, LEVEL EIGHT NON PERSON FELONIES.  THOSE CHARGES STEM FROM INCIDENTS ON DECEMBER 30TH AND JANUARY 19TH FOR CHECKS WRITTEN ON THE ACCOUNT OF JESSICA MENGER.  NICKELL WAIVED HER RIGHT TO A PRELIMINARY HEARING IN MAGISTRATE ... Read More »

Superintendent Mann Award

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Norton Community School Superintendent Greg Mann has been named the Kansas School Superintendents’ Association (KSSA) 2011 Distinguished Service Award recipient. Mann was recognized by fellow superintendents during the recent Council of Superintendents meeting at the State Department of Education in Topeka on February 23rd.  Each year, KSSA recognizes a superintendent for outstanding contributions and exemplary leadership – in the organization ... Read More »

School Board Agenda

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The audit report and the staff appreciation event will be items for the USD 211 Norton Board of Education tonight.  The board will receive the presentation of the financial audit for the 2009-10 budget year.  They will also consider the summer school program for the eisenhower school that was presented at the last meeting.  They are proposing to split up the ... Read More »

Hospital Board Agenda

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THE UPDATE ON THE CLINIC AND THE RENOVATION OF THE EXISTING CLINIC BUILDING WILL BE ON THE AGENDA FOR THE NORTON COUNTY HOSPITAL BOARD OF TRUSTEES TOMORROW NIGHT.  THE BOARD WILL GET AN UPDATE ON THE CLINIC PROJECT THAT IS SCHEDULED TO BE FINISHED NEXT MONTH.  THEY WILL ALSO DISCUSS THE PLANS FOR THE CURRENT AND CLINIC RENOVATION PLAN.  THE ... Read More »

Airport Board Report

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GRANT MONEY FOR IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE AIRPORT AND A REQUEST WERE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON CITY COUNTY AIRPORT BOARD LAST NIGHT.  THE BOARD WELCOMED JERRY JONES AS THE APPOINTEE FROM THE CITY ON THE BOARD TO REPLACE KIM SNYDER.  TOM BENNETT FROM BG CONSULTANTS WAS AT THE MEETING TO DISCUSS THE FEDERAL GRANT MONEY THE AIRPORT WILL BE RECEIVING.  THEY ... Read More »

Court Report

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A NORTON MAN HAS REQUESTED A COURT REPORTER FOR HIS PRELIMINARY HEARING IN NORTON COUNTY MAGISTRATE COURT.  JONATHAN DAVIS HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT EACH OF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE A FELONY FOR HIS THIRD OR SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE AND TRANSPORTING AN OPEN CONTAINER, AN UNCLASSED MISDEMEANOR.  THOSE CHARGES ARE IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED OCTOBER 31ST INCIDENT.  DAVIS MADE ... Read More »

Economic Development Agenda

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AN UPDATE ON THE MANUFACTURER’S ROUND TABLE AND THE COLBY COMMUNITY COLLEGE WILL BE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON CITY COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TONIGHT.   THE MEETING FROM LAST TUESDAY WAS POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER.  DIRECTOR SCOTT SPROUL HELPED TO HOST THE FIRST MANUFACTURER’S ROUNDTABLE EARLIER THIS MONTH IN NORTON.  HE WILL TALK ABOUT THEIR DISCUSSIONS.  ALSO, THE COLBY COMMUNITY COLLEGE AND ... Read More »

Relay for Life Fund Raiser

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A Norton County Relay For Life Team is hosting a unique Fundraiser – If you find a purple potty in your yard, you have been asked to help flush out cancer.  For the low cost of a $15 donation they will remove the potty from your yard.  Give them a name to forward the potty to and pay only $10. ... Read More »

County Club Day

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Norton County 4-Hers will be participating in the annual club day presentations events Tuesday night at the Norton Junior High.  4-H members and their families will be preparing various presentations and numbers.  Some will be given as individuals and some will be with groups.  There will be demonstrations, illustrated talks, show me’s tell me’s and more for the individual presentations.  ... Read More »

Court Report

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A NEBRASKA MAN WILL REMAIN IN JAIL WHILE MOTIONS ARE FILED IN RED WILLOW COUNTY DISTRICT COURT.  18 YEAR OLD STATHIS KIRKPATRICK OF BARTLEY NEBRASKA HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH MURDER IN THE FIRST DEGREE, USE OF A DEADLY WEAPON TO COMMIT A FELONY, TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE AND UNLAWFUL BURIAL, ALL FELONIES.  THOSE CHARGES ARE IN CONNECTION WITH ALLEGED INCIDENTS ON ... Read More »

Norton County Commission minutes

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THE CANVASSING OF THE BALLOTS AND THE ESTIMATES FOR RENOVATIONS WERE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT THEIR MEETING MONDAY.  THE COMMISSION CANVASSED THE BALLOTS FOR THE CITY OF NORTON MAYOR’S PRIMARY ELECTION AND SIGNED THE BOOK WITH THE OFFICIAL RESULTS.  ALSO, THEY MET WITH STEVE NELSON FROM NELSON BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION.  HE PRESENTED A BID ON THE COURTHOUSE ADA ... Read More »

Norton County Commissioners Agenda

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THE NORTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS WILL HAVE THEIR REGULAR MEETING MONDAY (TODAY).  ON THE AGENDA WILL BE SOLID WASTE SUPERVISOR CURT ARCHIBALD WILL MEET WITH THE COMMISSION AT 10:30.  THERE MAY BE REPORTS FROM OTHER DEPARTMENTS AND WALK INS ARE WELCOME.  THE MEETING OF THE NORTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS BEGINS AT NINE MONDAY (THIS) MORNING IN THE COMMISSIONERS ROOM ON THE SECOND FLOOR ... Read More »