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Second Harvest Canceling Numerous Fresh Mobile Pantry Stops

America’s Second Harvest in St. Joseph has announced a reduction in the popular Fresh Mobile Pantry program that delivered food to a number of area communities. Due to rising operating costs, including increased food and fuel costs, as well as decreases in donations and available product, Second Harvest says they will be conducting fewer Fresh Mobile Pantries each month and that a number of locations will no longer be stops starting in August.
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Local arborist sends warning about Emerald Ash Borers

Hiawatha arborist Nick Haedt posted a Public Service Announcement for community members on social media, last week about the presence and danger of the Emerald Ash Borer in the town. Haedt, working with the Hiawatha Tree Board, helped identify the wood-boring pest in a tree at the Hiawatha City Lake,...
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Doris K. Pirret, 93, St. Joseph, Missouri

Location: Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio. Visitation Location: Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio. Visitation Start: 1:00 P.M. Visitation End: 2:00 P.M. Union Grove Cemetery, Northboro, Iowa. Funeral Home: Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio. Cemetery: Union Grove Cemetery, Northboro. Notes: www.minterfuneralchapels.com.
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Horton holds 53rd Fishing Derby

The Horton Fish & Game Club hosted their annual 4th of July Weekend Fishing Derby on Saturday morning. Despite the rain, 170 kids and their parents turned up for the yearly competition. In the 0-3 age group, Cyrus Gullickson won the division with a crappie weighing in at 2.6 pounds....
HORTON, KS
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History Mysteries at the Museum, "Lick Skillet!"

As usual, off on a journey involving all things history. This story was a bit more elusive, and I hope I can uncover more. I was down at the BCHS President’s shop, and one of the visitors (another history investigator), as many of us are! One historical journey to the next led us to a conversation about the origin of the name of a small town aptly Robinson, Kansas.
ROBINSON, KS
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Cedar Hollow Barns named Chamber Member of the Month

The Hiawatha Chamber and Visitors Bureau named Cedar Hollow Farm and Buildings and owner Bob Sines as Member of the Month for July. The recognition is based on nominations from fellow Chamber business members for his community involvement and support of Hiawatha. Sines said he was very honored for the recognition.
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Junior Legion struggles with rust against Lathrop

After 10 days off, getting back into the swing of competitive baseball can be a tall task. On Thursday evening, the Post 66 Junior Legion squad tried to do just that, taking a nearly two hour trip to Lathrop and battling against a game opponent. Things did not work out in Hiawatha’s favor, as the home team won big in game one as the Braves shook their rust off, and then pulled out another win in game two.
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Abe Forney officially starts as director for city's public works & transportation department

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The city's department of public works and transportation officially has a new director this week. "It's a big job, we've got a lot of responsibility to make sure that we're taking care of the citizens, not of just St. Joe, the community, people that come in and see our town," new director of public works and transportation Abe Forney said.
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This is the City in Missouri With the Most COVID-19 Cases

The U.S. has reported more than 86.4 million confirmed COVID-19 cases as of July 5. More than 1,007,000 Americans have died of COVID-19 — the highest death toll of any country. Nationwide, there were an average of 33.4 daily new coronavirus cases per 100,000 Americans in the week ending July 5. Cumulatively, the U.S. has […]
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Eileen Kling 1920-2022

Eileen Ada Cawood Kling, 101, Hiawatha, died Monday, July 4, 2022. She was born Aug. 26, 1920, in Palmer, the daughter of Walter F. Cawood and Ada Mae Stiles Cawood. She graduated from Corning High School in 1938 and attended classes at KSU for nursing. Mrs. Kling worked in various...
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Second Harvest Food Bank to reduce number of stops beginning in August

Second Harvest Food Bank in St. Joseph has announced a reduction in the number of mobile pantry stops in northwest Missouri communities, effective in August 2022. The communications coordinator, Mackenzie Osborn, reports the reduction in community visits is due to rising operating costs including increased expenses for food and fuel. She also noted decreases are being experienced in donations and available products.
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Library celebrates halfway point with summer activities

Hiawatha’s library has finished up the first six weeks of their twelve week Summer Library Program, “Oceans of Possibilities.” Library staff have provided over 30 events just for summer so far, including weekly and bi-weekly programs for children and adults. Volunteers have been a big help, too, with event assistance, decorations, and even showing up to work on the front entrance’s landscaping.
HIAWATHA, KS

Platte City man killed in late June shooting remembered for his love of friends, music

On a recent day in late June, Taylor Hawkins was on the phone with one of his closest friends, reminding her that he would keep the promise he made. He was planning to start teaching her kids to play music. It was a trade off they agreed to not long ago after she gave him her electric guitar, his longtime friend Sarah Muntean recalled during an interview with The Star on Wednesday.
PLATTE CITY, MO
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