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School Dismissed at 1 pm

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NCHS will dismiss classes at 1:00 pm on Friday, August 22. The bus transportation will still run at 3:30 pm today. Read More »

KDOT Program Will Reduce Number Of Deficient Bridges On Local Road Systems

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A Kansas Department of Transportation program designed to reduce the number of deficient bridges on local road systems will also benefit the state’s agriculture industry. The new $10 million program, announced today in Hutchinson by Transportation Secretary Mike King, will provide up to $120,000 to local jurisdictions – primarily counties – to replace small bridges that are rated deficient. Bridges ... Read More »

New R.B.I. Baseball 14 is here to play

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A reimagined world of R.B.I. Baseball 14 launches today on Xbox 360, PS3 and on iOS via the Apple App Store, and it is coming this spring for PS4, Xbox One and Android devices. Read More »

Human Trafficking Bill Signed into Law

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Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed into law today the state’s first ever comprehensive anti-human trafficking law. The emphasis of the new law is to protect children from commercial sexual exploitation. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt helped craft the new law. He called it, “… a great stride in the fight against modern-day slavery.” Governor Brownback said, “This will not only ... Read More »

Emergency Snow Routes

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The City of Norton is asking residents to remove their vehicles from the Emergency Snow Routes as soon as possible, to keep the streets clear for emergency vehicles.  It may be tonight or tomorrow before the plows are out, but get these vehicles moved now before the heavy snow hits later today and tomorrow. Read More »

Cancellations

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USD 326 Logan dismissing at 11:30 USD 412 Hoxie dismissing at 12:30 Thrift Shop in Norton closed today Renew Chic Boutique closed today Norton County Hospital Board of Trustees meeting for tonight postponed to Monday night at 6:30 Kansas Governor’s Hunt meeting for tomorrow postponed to next Thursday at 1 p.m. at the CCC Norton Campus Girl Scout Cookie Booth ... Read More »

Garage Sale List

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Garage Sales heard today on KQNK, Norton Storage 1 block south of the American Legion today till 4 tomorrow 8-5, 606 N. Jones, today 3-7 tomorrow 8-4, 1107 Nixon today and tomorrow 7-?, 813 N. Jones today starting at 5 tomorrow starting at 8 a.m., 904 Hartford today 4-8 and tomorrow 8-2, The Rock corner of State and Main today ... Read More »

AYSO Soccer sign up

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Registration for the Norton AYSO soccer will be TODAY and TOMORROW at the Norton Public Library.  Kids from 4 through 13 as of January first are eligible to play.  Those 15 and over and who have played at least one year on a U-14 team will be eligible for the U-19 traveling team.   The registration fee is 40 dollars and ... Read More »

Northwest Tech recognized

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In its first step to identify the nation’s best community colleges and award $1 million in prize money, the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program today ranked Northwest Kansas Technical College as one of the nation’s 120 best community colleges.  Northwest Tech will now face the challenge to compete for the Prize funds (to be announced in December 2011) by insisting on ... Read More »

Norton Public Library Activities

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DIRECTOR OF THE NORTHWEST KANSAS LIBRARY SYSTEM GEORGE SEAMON WILL BE DOING A SPECIAL PRESENTATION IN HONOR OF NATIONAL library WEEK TODAY AT THE NORTON PUBLIC LIBRARY.  HIS PRESENTATION WILL BE AT 10:30 DURING THE MORNING STORY TIME FEATURING A LIBRARY THEME.    THEN AT SEVEN TONIGHT, JOANNE EMERICK, FROM HOXIE WILL BE THE SPEAKER.  Emerick author of Courage Before Every Danger, ... Read More »

Court Report

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A NORTON WOMAN WILL BE ARRAIGNED TOMORROW (TODAY) IN NORTON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT FOR FORGERY.  ALICIA NICKELL HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH THREE COUNTS OF FORGERY, LEVEL EIGHT NON PERSON FELONIES.  THOSE CHARGES STEM FROM INCIDENTS ON DECEMBER 30TH AND JANUARY 19TH FOR CHECKS WRITTEN ON THE ACCOUNT OF JESSICA MENGER.  NICKELL WAIVED HER RIGHT TO A PRELIMINARY HEARING IN MAGISTRATE ... 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 »