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Kearney standoff ends with no shots fired


Kearney police blocked off a southwest side neighborhood yesterday afternoon after a man barricaded himself inside a home while threatening to harm himself. At around 2:30 p.m., the Buffalo County 9-1-1 Dispatch Center received a call from a woman who reported that a male acquaintance had sent her a text message and was threatening to […] Read More »

Jenkins competency hearing set for March 2


Experts at the Nebraska Regional Center issued a report to the court yesterday that convicted killer Nikko Jenkins is competent and understands sentencing proceedings. A three judge panel will determine his fate and Omaha Defense Attorney William Gallup says his mental illness will be a factor. Gallup says, “The primary mitigating fact would be his […] Read More »

Council Notes


An extremely short agenda faced the Norton City Council at their recessed meeting yesterday.  The council recessed their December 21st meeting to yesterday to pay year end bills and to address any other issues that came before them.  The council paid the year end bills and had no other business come before them so they adjourned.  The next meeting of ... Read More »

School Board Notes


The projects from 360 Energy Solutions and the handbooks for the next school year were items for the USD 211 Norton Board of Education yesterday morning.  Joe Hurla from 360 Energy presented the bids received for the various projects throughout the district including boiler work, lighting and heating control work.  Projections for all the projects was set at 1.1 million ... Read More »

T-Works announcements


More than 180 people were in Dodge City yesterday to hear Governor Brownback and Secretary Deb Miller announced the T-WORKS modernization and expansion projects for western Kansas.  You can view those projects here: www.ksdot.org/t-works    Dodge City Highlights: Participants were greeted by the Marshall and Miss Kitty and a few desperadoes that looked like trouble though no gunfights broke out; instead we ... Read More »

Election Results


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 »