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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 »

Relay Fund Raiser

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Court Report

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A NORTON MAN WILL HAVE A PRELIMINARY HEARING LATER THIS MONTH IN NORTON COUNTY MAGISTRATE COURT.  JASON KINGHAM HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT OF CRIMINAL THREAT, A LEVEL NINE PERSON FELONY, VIOLATING A PROTECTION ORDER, A CLASS A PERSON MISDEMEANOR, POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA AND DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, CLASS A MISDEMEANORS AND TRANSPORTING AN OPEN CONTAINER, AN UNCLASSED MISDEMEANOR.  THOSE CHARGES ... Read More »

CRP Meeting

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The Norton County FSA Office will be providing an informational meeting on the upcoming General Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) sign-up that will begin on March 14th and run through April 15th.  The meeting will be held this afternoon at the Prairie Land Electric Conference Room between 1:30 pm and 3:00 pm.  Discussion will concentrate on land eligibility, environmental benefits, common ... Read More »

Stockton man to be sentenced Monday

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A STOCKTON MAN WILL BE SENTENCED MONDAY FOR AMENDED CHARGES IN NORTON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT.  CARLOS GALLOWAY WAS CHARGED WITH BURGLARY AND THEFT BOTH FELONIES.  THOSE CHARGES ARE IN CONNECTION WITH THE ALLEGED JULY 16TH 2009 BURGLARY AND THEFT OF THE HOME OF ED DESBEIN IN ALMENA.  GALLOWAY ENTERED INTO A TWO YEAR DIVERSION AGREEMENT.  HE FAILED TO PAY THE ... Read More »

Norton City Council sets Agenda

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The hearing for an unsafe property will be on the agenda for the Norton City Council tonight.  The council has granted two extensions to Kevin Wiltfong for his properties at 507, 509 and 511 North graves.  The council granted the second extension at the last meeting with the stipulation that Wiltfong or his representative be at this meeting tonight.  Also, the council ... Read More »

Election Results

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The field for the City of Norton Mayor has been narrowed to three for the April General Election.  Voters in the City of Norton went to the polls yesterday and narrowed the field.  Unofficial results show incumbent Mayor David Corns received 229 votes, Ronnie Briery 78, Sarah Durham 63 and Allan Taylor 6.  380 out of 2003 registered voters cast ... Read More »

Special School Board meeting

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  The USD 211 Norton Board of Education held a special meeting thursday to meet with Doctor Karl Clauset.  Doctor Clauset was at the meeting to discuss the Professional Learning Communities in general and particularly the whole facility study group.  Due to previous appointments and plans of staff as well as Thursday’s uncertain weather, the staff meeting that was scheduled for ... Read More »

Doctors on Call

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  Venous Insufficiency is the topic for this week’s program in the sixth season of Doctors on Call on Smoky Hills Public Television.  Doctor David Hendrick,  and Registered Nurse Shawna Moresco,  both from The Vein Clinic at Salina Surgical Arts Center will answer questions in this live viewer call-in program.   The hour-long program will air tomorrow night at 7.  Smoky Hills Public Television ... Read More »