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Airport Board Agenda

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THE NORTON CITY COUNTY AIRPORT BOARD WILL HAVE THEIR REGULAR MEETING TONIGHT.  THE BILLS AND MINUTES WILL BE PRESENTED FOR APPROVAL.  THE MEETING OF THE NORTON CITY COUNTY AIRPORT BOARD WILL BE TONIGHT AT 5:30 IN THE BASEMENT OF CITY HALL.  ALL MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Read More »

Economic Development Notes

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THE UPDATE ON PROJECTS WERE THE MAJOR ITEMS FOR THE NORTON CITY COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD LAST NIGHT.  THE GRANT APPLICATION HAS BEEN TURNED IN FOR THE RENOVATION OF THE DOCTORS CLINIC FOR COLBY COMMUNITY COLLEGE.  THE TOTAL COST OF THE PROJECT WILL BE 416 THOUSAND DOLLARS.  THE ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE MADE THE THIRD WEEK OF AUGUST AND THEN OTHER ... Read More »

Norton County Commissioners Minutes

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THE VIEWING OF COUNTY ROADS AND THE CLOSE OUT OF THE GRANT FOR THE EMS BUILDING WERE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT THEIR MEETING MONDAY.  THE COMMISSION SPENT THE FIRST TWO HOURS OF THE AFTERNOON TOURING COUNTY ROADS WITH THE ROAD CREWS.  THEY ALSO MET WITH TOM BENNETT OF B.G. CONSULTANTS ABOUT THE BI-ANNUAL BRIDGE INSPECTIONS.  TWO BRIDGES ... Read More »

School Board Notes

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SCHOOL BOARD NOTES  7/12/11  DW    THE BUDGET FOR THE NEXT YEAR AND THE ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING WERE ITEMS FOR THE USD 211 NORTON BOARD OF EDUCATION LAST NIGHT.  ONLY FOUR BOARD MEMBERS WERE ABLE TO BE PRESENT AT THE MEETING.  THERE WAS NO PRESIDENT OR VICE PRESIDENT, SO THE MEMBERS APPOINTED CHRIS HARTING TO BE THE ACTING PRESIDENT.  SUPERINTENDENT GREG ... Read More »

Economic Development Agenda

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGENDA  7/12/11  DW   THE UPDATE ON PROJECTS WILL HIGHLIGHT THE AGENDA FOR THE NORTON CITY COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD TONIGHT.  THE BOARD WILL REVIEW THE AG VALLEY CONTRACT, THE BUSINESS AND VISITOR STATION AND THE HEATON BUILDING.  THEY WILL DISCUSS A GEOMETRIC IMPROVEMENT PROJECT FOR THE CITY OF NORTON.  THE BOARD WILL ADDRESS THE CONTRACT WITH THE ... Read More »

Bussing requests

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NORTON USD 211 REMINDS PARENTS OF CHILDREN WHO RESIDE IN NORCATUR, AND WHO WILL BE ATTENDING THE NORTON SCHOOLS FOR THE 2011-12 SCHOOL YEAR, THAT OUT OF DISTRICT TRANSPORTATION BUSING APPLICATIONS ARE DUE IN THE OBERLIN SCHOOL DISTRICT OFFICE.  CURRENT STATUTES ALLOW THE NORTON BUSSES TO ENTER NORCATUR TO PICK UP STUDENTS PROVIDING THE STUDENT’S APPLICATION HAS BEEN FILED WITH ... Read More »

Father’s Day Fatality

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A HAYS MAN LOST HIS LIFE IN A ONE-VEHICLE ACCIDENT YESTERDAY IN TREGO COUNTY.  A 2000 FORD RANGER PICK-UP, DRIVEN BY STEVEN SCHMEIDLER OF HAYS WAS EASTBOUND ON A TREGO COUNTY ROAD FIVE AND A HALF MILES SOUTH OF THE I-70 EXIT AT ELLIS AND THEN 2.3 MILES WEST ON AN ELLIS COUNTY ROAD INTO TREGO COUNTY.  THE PICK-UP ENTERED THE ... Read More »

Soil Health and Wealth

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WITH THE CURRENT COMMODITY MARKETS AT HIGH PRICE LEVELS, IT’S IMPERATIVE THAT THE SOIL FOR GRAIN PRODUCTION BE MAINTAINED.  SOIL HEALTH AND WEALTH WILL BE HELD TOMORROW AT 9:30 AT THE FAIRGROUNDS IN NORTON.  DISCUSSION WILl INCLUDE MANAGEING SOIL FERTILITY USING COVER CROPS, CROP ROTATIONS, TRANSITIONING TO ORGANIC CROP PRODUCTION AND MARKETING ORGANICALLY GROWN CROPS.  PRESENTATIONS WILL BE GIVEN BY ... Read More »

Norton County Commissioners minutes

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THE MOWING OF THE MOUNT CALVARY CEMETERY AND A FUNDING REQUEST WERE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT THEIR MONTH END MEETING LAST WEEK.   KENNETH REIMANN, A RURAL DENSMORE RESIDENT DISCUSSED A LETTER HE RECEIVED ON THE MOWING OF THE MOUNT CALVARY CEMETERY IN THE WEST UNION TOWNSHIP.  THE SOLOMON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES HAVE SENT A LETTER TO FAMILY MEMBERS ... Read More »

Scholarships Awarded

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THE S.T. AND MABLE NUTTYCOMB CHARITABLE TRUSTEES ANNOUNCE THE SELECTION OF SCHOLARSHIP AWARDEES FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR BEGINNING IN AUGUST.  RECEIVING THREE THOUSAND DOLLAR SCHOLARSHIPS ARE SPENCER SHIRK OF NORTON AND MARK PAKKEBIER OF LOGAN.  TWO THOUSAND DOLLAR SCHOLARSHIPS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO DUSTYNA SPRIGG AND DAKOTA DREHER OF NORTON, BETHANY BADGER AND MEGAN SUCHSLAND OF PHILLIPSBURG AS WELL AS BRADY ... Read More »

Allen’s new job

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ALLEN NEWS  5/20/11  DW  A NORTON COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE HAS RETURNED TO THE WORLD OF MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL.  JOHN ALLEN HAS BEEN SELECTED AS THE ASSISTANT TO THE MONITOR OF THE LOS ANGELES DODGERS TOM SCHIEFFER.  ALLEN, THE FORMER CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER OF THE CINCINNATI REDS WILL HELP WITH THE OVERSIGHT OF THE DAY-TO-DAY OPERATIONS, BUSINESS AND FINANCES OF ... Read More »

Red Cross Blood Mobile

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EVERY TWO SECONDS, SOMEONE IN AMERICA NEEDS BLOOD.  THE SUMMER BLOOD SUPPLY IS OFTEN AT CRITICALLY LOW LEVELS, WHICH COULD PUT HOSPITAL PATIENTS’ LIVES IN JEOPARDY.  EVERY DAY, 500 BLOOD DONORS ARE NEEDED IN KANSAS AND NORTHERN OKLAHOMA FOR HOSPITAL PATIENTS.  IMAGINE WHAT A DISASTER IT WOULD BE TO HAVE NOT BLOOD ON HOSPITAL SHELVES FOR THOSE IN NEED.  YOU ... Read More »

Norton City Council Agenda

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THE DATES FOR CITY WIDE CLEAN UP AND THE INMATE WORK CREW WILL BE ADDRESSED DURING THE MEETING OF THE NORTON CITY COUNCIL TONIGHT.  CITY ADMINISTRATOR ROB LAWSON WILL PRESENT DATES FOR THE ANNUAL NORTON CITY WIDE CLEAN UP.  THIS IS THE CLEAN UP THAT WILL BE COUNTY WIDE.  THE INMATE WORK CREW BEGAN WORK LAST MONDAY AND LAWSON WILL ... Read More »

Economic Development Agenda

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THE UPDATE ON THE BUSINESS CHANGES AND THE PRISON WORK CREW WILL BE ITEMS DISCUSSED DURING THE MEETING OF THE NORTON CITY COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD TONIGHT.  THE BOARD WILL DISCUSS THE CHANGE IN OWNERSHIP AT BELLA SOLE AND WOODY’S DINER, FORMERLY ADVENTURES.  THEY WILL DISCUSS THE Z WIRELESS STORE THAT WILL BE COMING AS WELL AS A STORE SELLING ... Read More »

Election Day is Here

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  NORTON COUNTY RESIDENTS WILL BE GOING TO THE POLLS TODAY TO VOTE ON SCHOOL BOARD POSITIONS MAYORAL AND CITY COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES.  ON THE BALLOT FOR NORTON MAYOR ARE INCUMBENT DAVID CORNS, SARAH DURHAM AND RON BRIERY.  FOR NORTON CITY COUNCIL IN WARD ONE, JERRY JONES IS ON THE BALLOT, ROBERTA RYAN IN WARD TWO AND JERRY MORITZ AND JUSTINA ... Read More »