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Fort Hays Arrest

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  FORT HAYS UNIVERSITY POLICE  AND THE HAYS POLICE DEPARTMENT ARRESTED A FORT HAYS STUDENT IN CONNECTION WITH AN INCIDENT AT THE UNIVERSITY YESTERDAY.  24 YEAR OLD JACOB PAUL FLAX A STUDENT AT FORT HAYS, WAS ARRESTED BY FORT HAYS POLICE AN CHARGED WITH SEVEN COUNTS OF MISDEMEANOR BATTERY, TWO COUNTS OF BATTERY ON A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER AND ONE ... Read More »

School Announcement

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The USD 211 Norton Schools have contracted with the Docking Institute to do a survey of their patrons. They will be asking questions about the school facilities, the age, repair or build and other issues centering on our schools. The surveys have started to go out and patrons are receiving phone calls asking to complete a survey. If you receive ... Read More »

Health Scholarships

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THE DANE G. HANSEN FOUNDATION ANNOUNCED THAT HEALTH CAREER SCHOLARSHIPS WOULD BE MADE AVAILABLE IN 2012.   TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP, THE APPLICANT MUST HAVE COMPLETED THE PRE-REQUISITE CLASSES AND BEEN ACCEPTED INTO THEIR CHOSEN MEDICAL FIELD.  EACH SCHOLARSHIP CARRIES A THREE THOUSAND DOLLAR ANNUAL GRANT, THAT ARE RENEWABLE, YEAR-BY-YEAR, IF SATISFACTORY PROGRESS IS MADE TOWARD COMPLETION OF PROFESSIONAL ... Read More »

Court Report

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AN INMATE OF THE NORTON CORRECTIONAL FACILITY WILL APPEAR AT THE MARCH MOTION DAY FOR DRUG RELATED CHARGES.  THOMAS ANDREW WILHITE WAS CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT EACH OF TRAFFIC IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, TRAFFIC IN CONTRABAND-TOBACCO, AND POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE.  THOSE CHARGES ARE IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED OCTOBER 9TH INCIDENT.  WILHITE WAIVED HIS RIGHT TO A PRELIMINARY ... Read More »

Norton County Commissioners Agenda

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THE NORTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS WILL HAVE THEIR MONTH END MEETING TOMORROW.  ON THE AGENDA WILL BE  THE REVIEW OF THE VOUCHERS AND WARRANTS FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY STARTING AT NINE.  NORTON COUNTY TREASURER CINDY LINNER WILL MEET WITH THE COMMISSION AT NINE.    THE MONTH END MEETING OF THE NORTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS BEGINS AT NINE TOMORROW MORNING IN THE COMMISSIONERS ... Read More »

Tag Deadline

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Tomorrow  is the deadline for the renewal of heavy truck and trailer tags and all persons whose last name begins with “A” at the Norton County Treasurer’s Office.   When renewing your vehicles, remember to include your current proof of insurance for all vehicles. For trailers proof of insurance, the office staff needs insurance for the vehicle that will pull the ... Read More »

Norton Schools late start

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The Norton Schools continue to prepare  for a transition to a program known at Multi-Tiered Systems of Support schedule to begin in the fall of 2012.  MTSS is a system whereby students are grouped for intensive instruction in areas of need in math and reading, and the groupings are based on assessment data.  This is a complicated system and requires some significant ... Read More »

Kindergarten Round-Up

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Eisenhower Elementary school will be holding the annual Kindergarten Roundup today from 4:00 to 6:00 PM.  At 5:00 there will be a meeting in the school cafeteria, with Principal Corey Roy, the kindergarten teachers and with the school nurse.  This meeting will last approximately 30 – 40 minutes.  At this meeting they will discuss what is required for school attendance.  ... Read More »

Norton County Republican Caucus

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ALL REGISTERED REPUBLICAN VOTERS IN NORTON COUNTY ARE INVITED TO THE KANSAS REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CAUCUS BEING HELD SATURDAY MARCH 10TH AT THE NORTON AMERICAN LEGION.  A CAUCUS IS HELD IN PLACE OF A PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE PRIMARY, AND IS FUNDED BY THE LOCAL REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE INSTEAD OF THE STATE LEGISLATURE.  CHECK IN WILL BEGIN AT EIGHT WITH THE CAUCUS STARTING AT ... Read More »

Norton County Commissioners Minutes

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THE UPDATE ON THE ROAD AND BRIDGE AND THE COMPACTOR FOR THE SOLID WASTE WERE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT THEIR MEETING MONDAY.  FLOYD RICHARD AND SANDY SMITH DISCUSSED ADDITIONAL FIELD ENTRANCES AND THE EXPANSION/ADD ON TO CULVERTS ALREADY IN PLACE.  THERE WAS DISCUSSION LAST FALL ABOUT THE SAME ISSUE AND AFTER DISCUSSION, THE COMMISSION AND COUNTY ATTORNEY ... Read More »

Court Report

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An Oberlin man remains in the Decatur County Jail on charges of homicide and battery from last fall.  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 with aggravated battery ... Read More »

Cold Weather Rule

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[AS WINTER IS HERE AND TEMPERATURES CAN DROP, THE KANSAS CORPORATION COMMISSION REMINDS KANSANS THAT THE COLD WEATHER RULE IS IN EFFECT THROUGH  MARCH 31. THE COLD WEATHER RULE PROHIBITS UTILITY COMPANIES FROM DISCONNECTING A CUSTOMER’S NATURAL GAS OR ELECTRIC SERVICE DURING PERIODS OF EXTREME COLD. THE RULE REQUIRES UTILITY COMPANIES TO OFFER A 12-MONTH PAYMENT PLAN TO ALLOW CONSUMERS ... Read More »

Brown Accident

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AN ALMENA MAN WAS INJURED IN A TWO-VEHICLE ACCIDENT YESTERDAY  ON THE EAST EDGE OF NORTON.  A 1999 DODGE PICK-UP, DRIVEN BY STEVEN BROWN OF ALMENA WAS ATTEMPTING A LEFT HAND TURN FROM A PRIVATE DRIVE ON U.S. HIGHWAY 36.  A 2003 INTERNATIONAL SEMI, DRIVEN BY DENNIS REICKS OF KEARNEY WAS EASTBOUND ON HIGHWAY 36.  THE SEMI STRUCK THE PICK-UP ... Read More »

Highway Work

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BEGINNING MONDAY, THE KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION  WILL BEGIN WORK TO RECONSTRUCT A SECTION OF US-36 HIGHWAY IN NORTON COUNTY.  STARTING AT THE EAST CITY LIMITS OF NORTON, AND CONTINUING EAST APPROXIMATELY 4.5 MILES TO THE US-36/K-383 JUNCTION, WORKERS WILL REBUILD THE ROADWAY ON EXISTING ALIGNMENT.  WORK WILL BEGIN IN LATE FEBRUARY TO EXTEND OR REPLACE THE DRAINAGE STRUCTURES ALONG ... Read More »

Monday at the Movies

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THE NORTON PUBLIC LIBRARY IS CONTINUING THEIR MONDAYS AT THE MOVIES COMING UP THIS MONDAY.  THEY WILL BE SHOWING THE FILM ZOOKEEPER WITH KEVIN JAMES.  REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED.  EVERYONE IS INVITED TO ATTEND.  THE MONDAYS AT THE MOVIES ARE THE FOURTH MONDAY OF EACH MONTH AT THE NORTON PUBLIC LIBRARY.  THERE IS NO COST TO ATTEND.  THE MOVIE ZOOKEEPER ... Read More »