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Court Report

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A NORTON MAN IS ON A DIVERSION AGREEMENT FOR A LIST OF CHARGES IN NORTON MUNICIPAL COURT.  TAD HARTSOUGH WAS CHARGED WITH 15 COUNTS OF CRIMINAL USE OF A FINANCIAL CARD, IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED JANUARY 15TH INCIDENT. HE ENTERED INTO A ONE-YEAR DIVERSION AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY PROSECUTOR.  HE WAS ASSESSED RESTITUTION TO WHITNEY FARMS OF 894.06, A ... Read More »

Women in Ag

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THE WOMEN IN AG CONFERENCE FOR THE NORTHWEST KANSAS AREA WILL BE COMING UP ON FRIDAY AT THE IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH.  ATTENDEES HAVE THE CHOICE OF CHOOSING THE AFTERNOON TRACT FROM 2:30 TILL 7 OR THE EVENING TRACT FROM 4:30 TILL NINE.  BOTH SESSIONS WILL INCLUDE PRESENTATIONS FROM CRYSTAL BLIN, OWNER OF JJB CATTLE AND DOCTOR JEANNE ERIKSON, A MEDIATOR ... Read More »

Pool Meeting

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A SPECIAL COMMITTEE WAS FORMED TO WORK ON OPTIONS FOR THE NORTON SWIMMING POOL.  THE COMMITTEE IS RECOMMENDING A NEW POOL BE BUILT.  THE COMMITTEE HAS EXPLORED THE TYPE OF POOL NEEDED AND THE COUNCIL HAS HAD A PRESENTATION ON THE FUNDING OPTIONS FOR THE PAYMENT.  THE COUNCIL HIRED A BOND UNDERWRITER TO HELP WITH THE FUNDING OPTIONS.   NOW ... Read More »

New Reservation System

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TOMORROW AT 12:01 AM, THE NEW OUTDOOR RECREATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (ORMS) FOR CAMPING AND CABIN RESERVATIONS WILL TAKE EFFECT FOR ALL KANSAS STATE PARKS.  THIS SYSTEM WILL ALLOW USERS TO MAKE RESERVATIONS FROM THEIR HOME COMPUTER AND TO CHECK SITE AVAILABILITY.  IT WILL ALSO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF RESERVABLE SITES AT PRAIRIE DOG STATE PARK FROM TEN TO SIXTY-FIVE.  ALL ... Read More »

After Five Meeting

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IT’S GUEST NIGHT THIS MONTH FOR THE NORTON AFTER FIVE CLUB THIS THURSDAY.  THE DINNER AND MEETING BEGINS AT 6:30 AT THE TOWN AND COUNTRY KITCHEN.   “ATTIRE TO ADMIRE” IS THE THEME FOR THE EVENING.  THE SPECIAL FEATURE FOR THE EVENING IS “FASHION TO DESIRE” PRESENTED BY ROBIN TOWNSEND AND STEPHANIE THOMPSON, RENEW CHIC BOUTIQUE, NORTON. THE DUO WILL ... Read More »

State-wide Changes

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The Kansas Department of Revenue is ready to upgrade to a new, more efficient system for titling and registering vehicles, and people who have license plate registrations or driver’s licenses that expire in April or the first week of May are being urged to renew no later than April 30 to avoid problems with expired plates and licenses. The department ... Read More »

National Library Week

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THIS WEEK IS A TIME TO CELEBRATE READING AND SO MUCH MORE THAT CAN BE FOUND AT OUR PUBLIC LIBRARIES. THE COMMUNITY WILL SEE SOMETHING NEW ON THE LIBRARY’S WEBSITE WWW.NORTONPUBLICLIBRARY.ORG . THROUGH NORTHWEST KANSAS LIBRARY SYSTEM WE NOW HAVE GALE REFERENCE DATABASES AVAILABLE. ANYONE CAN TYPE IN A SUBJECT TO SEARCH AND LOTS OF CURRENT AND CREDIBLE INFORMATION WILL ... Read More »

Sheriff’s office investigates Accident

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A NORTON MAN WAS SLIGHTLY INJURED IN A ONE-VEHICLE ACCIDENT MONDAY ON THE EAST EDGE OF NORTON.  A 2002 DODGE PICK-UP DRIVEN BY DEREK PFANNENSTIEL, WAS TURNING INTO THE NEW AGE PARKING LOT.  PFANNENSTIEL STATED HE DROPPED HIS COFFEE.  AS HE WAS REACHING FOR IT, HE TURNED TOO SHARP AND THE PICK-UP RAN OFF INTO THE DITCH, HITTING THE CULVERT. ... Read More »

Full Circle

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AS WE GROW OLDER AND OUR PARENTS DO TOO, WE OFTEN WONDER WHAT WILL HAPPEN NEXT. SOMETIMES WE ARE TRYING TO HELP OUT WITH OUR PARENTS BUT WE STILL MIGHT HAVE OUR OWN CHILDREN WE ARE TRYING TO RAISE. IF YOU HAVE A PARENT THAT HAS BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH DEMENTIA IT MIGHT START OUT BEING VERY MILD, BUT CAN PROGRESS ... Read More »

Economic Development Notes

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THE UPDATE ON ACTIVITIES HIGHLIGHTED THE AGENDA FOR THE NORTON CITY COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD LAST NIGHT. DIRECTOR SCOTT SPROUL REPORTED ON THE MEETING HE HAD WITH THE CHAMBER DIRECTOR AND NEX-TECH ABOUT THE WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT. IT WOULD BE A THREE-YEAR AGREEMENT WITH AN ANNUAL FEE OF 79 DOLLARS. THE FEE IS SHARED WITH THE CHAMBER AND TRAVEL AND TOURISM. ... Read More »

National Library Week

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THIS IS NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK AND THE NORTON PUBLIC LIBRARY IS A GREAT SOURCE FOR ALL TYPES OF INFORMATION AND SERVICES.  IN TODAY’S WORLD WHERE THERE NEVER SEEMS TO BE ENOUGH MONEY AT THE END OF THE MONTH, LET YOUR LIBRARY HELP YOU OUT. THE LIBRARY PROVIDES MANY SERVICES AND MOST OF THEM ARE FREE.  ONE OF THE NEWEST ITEMS ... Read More »

Pool Meeting

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A SPECIAL COMMITTEE WAS FORMED TO WORK ON OPTIONS FOR THE NORTON SWIMMING POOL.  THE COMMITTEE IS RECOMMENDING A NEW POOL BE BUILT.  THE COMMITTEE HAS EXPLORED THE TYPE OF POOL NEEDED AND THE COUNCIL HAS HAD A PRESENTATION ON THE FUNDING OPTIONS FOR THE PAYMENT.  THE COUNCIL HIRED A BOND UNDERWRITER TO HELP WITH THE FUNDING OPTIONS.   NOW ... Read More »

Economic Development Agenda

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THE UPDATE ON THE ACTIVITIES FOR THE OFFICE WILL BE ON THE AGENDA FOR THE NORTON CITY COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD TONIGHT. THE BOARD WILL RECEIVE INFORMATION ON THE YOUTH RETENTION/K-STATE YOUTH LEADERSHIP SEMINAR THAT DIRECTOR SCOTT SPROUL ATTENDED LAST MONTH. HE WILL ADDRESS THE GAP FINANCING PROGRAMS THAT WAS ATTENDED BY MANY OF THE LOCAL BANKS AND ACCOUNTING FIRMS. ... Read More »

Hospital Information

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THE NORTON COUNTY HOSPITAL AND THE NORTON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT ARE REQUESTING ADDITIONAL COMMUNITY INFORMATION TO BE USED TO COMPLETE THE COMMUNITY HEALTH NEEDS ASSESSMENT REPORT.  IN ADDITION TO THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE NORTON AREA CITIZENS AT THE FEBRUARY 13TH TOWN HALL MEETING, A SURVEY HAS BEEN POSTED ON THE HOSPITAL’S WEBSITE GIVING RESIDENTS THE OPPORTUNITY TO PRESENT THEIR ... Read More »

Court Report

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AN ALMENA MAN WILL HAVE A BENCH TRIAL IN NORTON COUNTY MAGISTRATE COURT.  DEREK HORACEK HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT OF DOMESTIC BATTERY, A CLASS B PERSON MISDEMEANOR.  THAT CHARGE IS IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED MARCH 18TH INCIDENT.  HORACEK MADE HIS FIRST APPEARANCE MARCH 21ST.  AT HIS ARRAIGNMENT HE PLED NOT GUILTY.  HIS TRIAL TO THE BENCH WILL ... Read More »