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Court Report

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A CLAYTON MAN WILL NOW FACE CHARGES IN NORTON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT.  DEVON HUSTED WAS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA IN NORTON MUNICIPAL COURT.  THOSE CHARGES ARE IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED MARCH 11TH INCIDENT.  THE CHARGES WERE DISMISSED IN MUNICIPAL COURT BY THE CITY PROSECUTOR AND REFERRED TO DISTRICT COURT, ACCORDING TO MUNICIPAL JUDGE ... Read More »

Track Dismissal

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THE ANNUAL NCHS TRACK MEET  WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAY AT TRAVIS FIELD.  COMPETITION WILL BEGIN AT 3:30 P.M. DUE TO THE LARGE NUMBER OF STAFF AND STUDENTS INVOLVED WITH THIS EVENT EITHER AS COACHES, COMPETITORS OR WORKERS, NCHS WILL DISMISS AT 2:45 P.M. ON THAT DAY; HOWEVER BUSES WILL RUN AT THE NORMAL TIMES.   THIS EARLY DISMISSAL AFFECTS ... Read More »

Election Slate

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IT IS ELECTION DAY FOR TWO OF THE CITY COUNCILS IN NORTON COUNTY TODAY.  FOR NORTON CITY WARD ONE, THE POSITION HELD BY JEFF OTTER, HARRIETT GILL WILL BE ON THE BALLOT.  OTTER DID NOT REFILE.  IN WARD TWO, DONNA FOLEY IS ON THE COUNCIL AND REFILED FOR HER POSITION.  IN WARD THREE, THE POSITION HELD BY TOBY KUHN, RONNIE ... Read More »

Court Report

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A ELLIS MAN WILL HAVE A BENCH TRIAL IN JUNE IN NORTON COUNTY MAGISTRATE COURT. ROBERT KLEINSORGE HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH SPEEDING, 91 IN A 65 MILE PER HOUR ZONE, FIRST OFFENSE DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE, A CLASS B MISDEMEANOR, AND TRANSPORTING AN OPEN CONTAINER, A CLASS C MISDEMEANOR. AT HIS ARRAIGNMENT KLEINSORGE PLED NOT GUILTY TO ALL THE CHARGES. ... Read More »

V.A. Help

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JODY TUBBS WITH THE KANSAS COMMISSION ON VETERAN’S AFFAIRS WILL BE MEETING WITH CONSTITUENTS TOMORROW (TODAY) IN THE NORTON AREA.  TUBBS WILL BE AT THE DECATUR COUNTY EXTENSION OFFICE AT NINE TOMORROW MORNING, FOLLOWED BY AT THE SENIOR CENTER/COMMUNITY BUILDING IN NORTON AT 10:45 THEN AT THE GRAHAM COUNTY LIBRARY IN HILL CITY AT ONE.  TUBBS WILL BE ABLE TO ... Read More »

Reservation Line Down

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THE KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE, PARKS AND TOURISM (KDWPT) WILL BE UNABLE TO TAKE CABIN, CAMPSITE, OR OTHER RESERVATIONS FROM NOW THROUGH APRIL 16TH. THE TEMPORARY SHUTDOWN WILL ALLOW THE AGENCY TO TRANSITION TO A NEW RESERVATION SITE HOSTED BY RESERVE AMERICA, A NATIONWIDE CAMPGROUND RESERVATION SYSTEM. DURING THIS TIME, NO RESERVATIONS WILL BE TAKEN EITHER ONLINE OR BY PHONE. ... Read More »

Court Report

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AN OBERLIN MAN WILL HAVE A TRIAL AT THE END OF OBERLIN FOR CHARGES FROM THE DEATH OF ANOTHER OBERLIN MAN.  25-YEAR-OLD DYLAN ROBERT CORYELL, JR, OF OBERLIN, WAS CHARGED WITH FIRST-DEGREE PREMEDITATED HOMICIDE AND AN ALTERNATIVE COUNT OF FELONY MURDER IN CONNECTION WITH THE DEATH OF 22 YEAR OLD COREY RYAN COOK, ALSO OF OBERLIN. CORYELL WAS ALSO CHARGED ... Read More »

Free Park Day

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TOMORROW THE KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE, PARKS AND TOURISM (KDWPT) WILL HOLD AN “OPEN HOUSE” AT ALL STATE PARKS FROM 10 A.M. TO 6 P.M., WITH FREE PARK ENTRANCE. TO HIGHLIGHT THE EVENT, VISITORS WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO ENTER A STATEWIDE DRAWING TO WIN A FREE ONE-NIGHT STAY AT A STATE PARK OR PUBLIC LANDS CABIN OF THEIR CHOICE. ... Read More »

Norton County Commissioners Minutes

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THE UPDATE ON THE ANNUAL MEETING AND THE ROAD AND BRIDGE UPDATE WERE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT THEIR MEETING LAST MONDAY.  THE ALMENA SENIOR CITIZENS BOARD MEMBER AND THEY ELECTED BEV WHITNEY AS PRESIDENT, AS WELL AS BOARD MEMBERS LAURA CRAIG, BILL ECKHART, VICKI WENDEL AND KATHY DONALDSON.  THEY ARE WORKING TO UNIFY THE SENIOR CITZENS AND ... Read More »

Salt Awareness Week

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THE KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT (KDHE) IS PROMOTING WORLD SALT AWARENESS WEEK THIS WEEK TO RAISE AWARENESS OF THE LINK BETWEEN A DIET HIGH IN SODIUM AND HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE AND TO ENCOURAGE KANSANS TO MONITOR THEIR SODIUM INTAKE. REDUCING SODIUM INTAKE CAN HELP PREVENT OR DELAY HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE. A LEADING CAUSE OF STROKE, CORONARY HEART DISEASE, ... Read More »

Tag Deadline

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THE DEADLINE FOR BUSINESSES OR PERSONS WHOSE LAST NAME BEGINS WITH “B” TO RENEW AUTOMOBILE, LIGHT TRUCKS, MOTORCYCLES AND MOTORIZED BIKES WILL BE SATURDAY AT THE NORTON COUNTY TREASURE’S OFFICE.  WITH THE DEADLINE ON SATURDAY, TAGS CAN BE PURCHASED UNTIL MONDAY, BUT THERE IS THE POSSIBILITY OF A TICKET FOR EXPIRED TAGS.  THE OFFICE STAFF NEEDS TO VERIFY THE VIN ... Read More »

Choir Recital

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THE NORTON CHURCH OF GOD CHOIR WILL PRESENT THE EASTER MUSICAL “DAY 3″ AT WHISPERING PINES ON TOMORROW EVENING, AT 7:00. AND AT THE CHURCH OF GOD ON SUNDAY AT 10:45 A.M. SOLOS WILL BE PERFORMED BY DWIGHT WILLIAMS, DONNA SEVERNS, LUJUAN GREGERSON, SCOTT KENTFIELD, AND TERRY HILLMAN. NARRATORS ARE PHIL LOUGHRY AND JANE BURTON. THE COMMUNITY IS INVITED TO ... Read More »

Court Report

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AN ALMENA MAN WILL HAVE AN ARRAIGNMENT NEXT WEEK 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 MACH 21ST AND THEN WAS ABLE TO POST BOND AFTER A BOND HEARING THAT ... Read More »

Water Conference

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KANSASWORKS WILL PRESENT A WORKSHOP FOR THOSE INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE ABOUT CAREERS IN THE WATER QUALITY TREATMENT FIELD ON MONDAY. THE WATER QUALITY TREATMENT FIELD IS PROJECTED TO LOSE MORE THAN ONE-THIRD OF ITS KANSAS WORKFORCE TO RETIREMENTS IN THE NEXT THREE TO FIVE YEARS, WHICH COULD LEAD TO WELL-PAYING JOBS FOR THOSE INTERESTED IN MOVING INTO THE FIELD. ... Read More »

Updated Thursday Auction Items

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Thursday feature items (Will not be sold before 11:30) Sander Furniture: Mattress Set : $1500.00 Kansasland Tire: set of 4 Kelly navigator gold tires 225 60 R 16 $440.00 Norton Fuel Service: Sunheat Generation 2 fireplace $429.00 Cole Family Eyecare: Frame and premium lens package $840.00 Thursday auction items: Ardent tech: PC tune up and Diagnostics $69.95 PC tune up ... Read More »