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Tag Archives: NORTON COUNTY

Norton County Burn Ban

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At their regular meeting yesterday, the Norton County Commissioners passed a resolution calling for a burn ban for Norton County.  In accordance with Kansas Statutes, Norton County is declared to be in a state of extreme fire emergency and all outdoor open burning, discharge of fireworks and field burn off activities are prohibited unless a written burning or discharge is ... Read More »

Court Report

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A Norton man will be serving a year in jail for probation REVOCATION in Norton County District Court.  BILLY TALLENT PLED GUILTY TO THE TWO DUI’S AND THE two OTHER charges WERE DISMISSED.  Tallent was sentenced to 12 months in jail on each charge to be served concurrently.  He must serve 48 hours and then is eligible for house arrest, ... Read More »

Town Hall Meeting

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The Norton County Hospital and the Norton County Health Department are required to complete a community health needs assessment every three to five years. In order to gauge the overall health needs of Norton County, the Hospital and Health Department invites community members to participate in a community health care needs assessment town hall discussion group.  The Town Hall will be ... Read More »

Health Care Town Hall

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The Norton County Hospital and the Norton County Health Department are required to complete a Community Health Needs Assessment every three to five years.  In order to gauge the overall health needs of Norton County, the Hospital and Health Department invites community members to participate in a Community Health Care Needs Assessment Town Hall discussion group.  The Town Hall will ... Read More »

Tag Deadline

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THURSDAY iS THE DEADLINE TO RENEW VEHICLE TAGS AT THE NORTON COUNTY TREASURER’S OFFICE IF YOUR LAST NAME OR BUSINESS NAME BEGINS WITH THE LETTERS “H”, OR “I”.  THE OFFICE STAFF needS A current proof of insurance to verify the VIN number, policy number and current expiration date.  Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Driver license renewals ... Read More »

Court report

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AN ALMENA MAN WILL HAVE A JURY TRIAL IN OCTOBER IN NORTON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT.  SHANE LENTZ HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT OF POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA WITH THE INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE.  THAT CHARGE IS IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED FEBRUARY 9TH INCIDENT.  AT HIS ARRAIGNMENT LENTZ STOOD MUTE.  A NOT GUILTY PLEA WAS ENTERED FOR HIM.  HIS JURY TRIAL IS ... Read More »

Court Report

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An Almena man will be spending time with the Department of Corrections for charges in Norton County District Court.  Brian Spooner has been charged with one count of felony theft, in connection with an alleged February 28th incident in which a vehicle belonging to William Alexander was taken from Almena.    Spooner pled guilty. He was also sentenced for three worthless checks.  ... Read More »

Court Report

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A CALIFORNIA MAN WILL HAVE A TRIAL IN SEPTEMBER IN NORTON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT.  GERALD SALDO OF SANTA MONICA CALIFORNIA HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT EACH OF POSSESSION OF A HALLUCINOGENIC DRUG WITH THE INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE, AND POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA WITHOUT A TAX STAMP.  THOSE CHARGES ARE IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED DECEMBER 6TH INCIDENT.  SALDO PLED NOT ... Read More »

Norton County Comment

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The Norton County Commissioners are striving to keep Norton County citizens up to date on county services and departments.  They are highlighting a different department each month.  Norton County EMS leads the way in providing quality care and compassion to all they serve. NCEMS has 20 technicians covering three stations within 990 square miles. There are 3 First Responders, 15 ... 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 »

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 »

Red Cross Blood Drive

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blood drive  2/22/11  dw  With the latest round of severe winter storms, the Red Cross has been unable to collect blood donations in certain parts of the state and areas of the nation.  As a result, there is a ten-year low on blood collections across the United States.  There is a recovery plan in place.  The Norton Community Blood Drive ... Read More »

NORTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MINUTES

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COMMISSIONERS NOTES  2/21/11  DW  THE AGREEMENT FOR COMPUTER SUPPORT AND AN UPDATE ON THE ROAD AND BRIDGE WERE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT THEIR MEETING MONDAY.  APPRAISER ALAN HALE AND CLERK ROBERT WYATT ASKED ABOUT COMPLETING A COMPUTER USAGE AGREEMENT WITH KOMTEK SYSTEMS.  NORTON COUNTY IS NEGOTIATING A CONTRACT WITH KOMTEK TO PROVIDE THE AVAILABILITY OF PROGRAMS, MAINTENANCE ... Read More »