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Monday Fall Auction Items

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Monday Feature Items:   Garden Gate Florals                             Metal welcome wheel                                       #2 Kowpoke supply                                 MTDMower                                                   #1 Norton Fuel Service                             Mountainaire purification system                        #2   Monday Items: Pizza Hut/Wing Street/Taco Bell           $25.00 gift certificate Downtown Car QWash                        $25.00 gift card Moffet Drug                                         Metal sunflower                                                #3 Here’s Your Sign                                  Bluejay windbreaker                                         #2 Kansasland Tire                                    $25.00 gift certificate Fit To Go                                             Monthly Membership for a ... Read More »

Court Report

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AN ALMENA MAN WILL HAVE AN ARRAIGNMENT NEXT MONTH IN NORTON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT.  KENNETH COMPTON HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF DISTRIBUTING MARIJUANA WITHIN 1000 FEET OF A SCHOOL IN CONNECTION WITH ALLEGED INCIDENTS ON JUNE FIRST AND FOURTH.  HE WAS ALSO CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS UNLAWFUL USE OF A COMMUNICATION FACILITY, WHICH ALLEGEDLY OCCURRED ON JUNE FIRST ... Read More »

Blood Drive

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BLOOD AND PLATELET DONATIONS THROUGH THE AMERICAN RED CROSS ARE ON THE DECLINE, BUT PATIENTS CAN’T TAKE A SUMMER BREAK FROM NEEDING BLOOD.  RIGHT NOW, THE RED CROSS HAS AN EMERGENCY NEED FOR BLOOD AND PLATELET DONORS OF ALL TYPES. MAKE DONATING BLOOD PART OF YOUR SUMMER PLANS AND HELP ENSURE AN ADEQUATE BLOOD SUPPLY FOR PATIENTS IN NEED.  LOCAL ... Read More »

Photo Contest

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WHETHER PHOTOGRAPHY IS YOUR PASSION, YOUR HOBBY OR JUST AN OCCASIONAL PASTIME, THE KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT (KDHE) INVITES KANSANS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 2ND ANNUAL KANSAS GREEN TEAMS PHOTO CONTEST, CELEBRATING THE BEAUTY AND UNIQUE CHARACTER OF OUR STATE. WINNING PHOTOS WILL BE DISPLAYED ON THE HOME PAGE OF THE KANSAS GREEN TEAMS WEBSITE ON A ROTATING ... Read More »

Norton County Commissioners Minutes

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THE CANVASSING OF THE BALLOTS AND THE BUDGET WERE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT THEIR MEETING MONDAY.  THE COMMISSIONERS CANVASSED THE BALLOTS FROM THE AUGUST 7TH PRIMARY ELECTION.  MINDY HARTING AND MARIE MORITZ CANVASSED INSTEAD OF COMMISSIONERS JOHN MILLER AND CAROLYN APPLEGATE.  THE PROVISIONAL BALLOTS WERE REVIEWED FOR REASONS AND DETERMINED BY STATUTE IF THEY COULD BE COUNTED. ... Read More »

School Board Special Meeting

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THE USD 211 NORTON BOARD OF EDUCATION WILL HOLD A SPECIAL NOON MEETING MONDAY AT NOON. THEY WILL HEAR A PRESENTATION FROM MR. STEVE SHOGREN, REPRESENTING GEORGE K. BAUM BONDING AGENT. MR. SHOGREN WILL BE PRESENTING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION IN REGARDS TO THE SERVICES HIS COMPANY CAN PROVIDE IN THE EVENT THE BOARD OF EDUCATION DECIDES TO PURSUE ... Read More »

Alkathon

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THE 45TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE VALLEY HOPE ASSOCIATION WILL BE HELD AT 1 P.M. THIS AFTERNOON AT THE CATHOLIC PARISH CENTER, IN NORTON. THE ANNUAL MEETING IS BEING HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE NORTON VALLEY HOPE’S 45TH ANNUAL ALKATHON WHICH IS SET FOR TOMORROW. DURING THE MEETING, THE MEMBERSHIP WILL ELECT MEMBERS TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND RECEIVE ... Read More »

Norton City Council Notes

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A PROPOSED HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AND THE BUDGET FOR 2013 WERE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON CITY COUNCIL LAST NIGHT.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR SCOTT SPROUL PRESENTED A PROPOSAL FROM A POTENTIAL DEVELOPER TO BUILD 12 DUPLEXES IN NORTON.  THEY ARE STILL NEGOTIATING FOR THE LAND FOR THE DEVELOPMENT.  THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IS WORKING ON AN APPLICATION FOR THE KANSAS HOUSING RESOURCES CORPORATION ... Read More »

Bridge Work Done

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TRAFFIC LIGHTS CAME DOWN THIS WEEK ON THE U.S. 36 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT LOCATED EAST OF NORTON. THE JOB TO REPLACE THE BRIDGE LOCATED JUST EAST OF THE INTERSECTION OF U.S. 36/K-67 (THE ROADWAY INTO THE NORTON CORRECTIONAL FACILITY) BEGAN ON MARCH 12. WORK ON THE BRIDGE IS COMPLETE, AFTER WORKERS REPLACED ONE-HALF OF THE STRUCTURE AT A TIME. ALTHOUGH ... Read More »

Roberts Visit

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U.S. SENATOR PAT ROBERTS CONTINUES HIS TRADITIONAL 105 COUNTY TOUR WITH STOPS AND TOWN HALL MEETINGS IN WESTERN KANSAS. SENATOR ROBERTS WILL HOLD A NORTON COUNTY TOWN HALL MEETING ON TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 4:30 AT THE TOWN AND COUNTRY KITCHEN.  HE WILL THEN ADDRESS THE DECATUR COUNTY FARM BUREAU ASSOCIATION ANNUAL DINNER AT 6:30 AT THE AMERICAN LEGION IN OBERLIN. ... Read More »

Court Report

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AN IOLA MAN WILL APPEAR FOR A FIRST APPEARANCE FOR A FIRE RELATED CHARGE IN NORTON COUNTY MAGISTRATE COURT.  BRANDON WILLIAMS FROM IOLA WAS CHARGED WITH A VIOLATION OF AN EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACT, WHICH WAS STARTING A FIRE, A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR.  THAT CHARGE WAS IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED JULY 9TH INCIDENT.  WILLIAMS WILL MAKE HIS FIRST APPEARANCE AUGUST ... Read More »

Norton City Council Agenda

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THE BUDGET HEARING AND A HEARING FOR A LOAN APPLICATION WILL BE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON CITY COUNCIL TONIGHT.  THE BUDGET HEARING FOR THE 2013 BUDGET WILL BE HELD AT 5:45.  THE PUBLIC HEARING FOR THE REVOLVING LOAN FUND APPLICATION WILL BE AT SIX.  ALSO ON THE AGENDA FOR TONIGHT WILL BE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR SCOTT SPROUL WILL ADDRESS HOUSING ... Read More »

Economic Development Notes

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NOTES 8/15/12 DW THE UPDATE ON THE 2012 LEGISLATIVE SESSION WAS THE MAJOR AGENDA ITEM FOR THE NORTON CITY COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD LAST NIGHT. DOUG SMITH FROM PINEGAR, SMITH AND ASSOCIATES PRESENTED AN UPDATE ON THE ACTIVITIES OF THE 2012 SESSION AND THEIR IMPACT ON NORTON COUNTY. THEY INCLUDED LEGISLATIVE VISITS THAT WERE HELD IN NORTON COUNTY, ... Read More »

Court Report

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THE CASE AGAINST AN ALMENA MAN HAS BEEN DISMISSED IN NORTON COUNTY MAGISTRATE COURT.  DANIEL RIDENOUR WAS CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT OF DOMESTIC BATTERY, A CLASS B MISDEMEANOR.  THAT CHARGE WAS IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED JUNE 29TH INCIDENT.  RIDENOUR MADE HIS FIRST APPEARANCE ON JULY 11TH.  THE CASE WAS THEN DISMISSED JULY 12TH BY THE COUNTY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE, ACCORDING ... Read More »

Economic Development Agenda

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THE PRESENTATION FROM A CONSULTING FIRM WILL BE THE MAJOR AGENDA ITEM FOR THE NORTON CITY COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD TONIGHT.  JOHN PINEGAR AND DOUG SMITH FROM PINEGAR, SMITH AND ASSOCIATES WILL BE AT THE MEETING TONIGHT TO UPDATE THE BOARD ON THE LEGISLATIVE UPDATES.  THEY WILL TALK ABOUT THE BILLS THAT WERE APPROVED OR REVOKED IN THE LEGISLATIVE SESSION ... Read More »