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5 arrested following discovery of child during Brown Co. drug search warrant

HIAWATHA, Kan. (WIBW) - Following the discovery of a child in a Hiawatha home as Brown Co. deputies executed a narcotics search warrant, five people were arrested. The Brown County Sheriff’s Office says on Saturday morning, Sept. 25, just after 10 a.m., its Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at 111 N. 5th St. in Hiawatha. The case involved extensive investigation and coordination between the Sheriff’s Office and the Brown Co. Attorney, which resulted in five arrested and a positive outcome for the community.
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Red Hawks roughed up at Rock Creek

After dropping a close contest in Week 1 of this football season, the Hiawatha Red Hawk football team and Coach Mike Downard needed to hit the reset button, and the team will do that again this week, washing away Friday night’s 48-0 thumping at the hands of the Rock Creek Mustangs.
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Batchelder, Michael E. 1950-2021

HIGHLAND, Kan. Michael Edward Batchelder, 71, of Highland, Kansas, peacefully passed away Sept 22, 2021. Mike was born April 19. 1950, in St. Joseph, Missouri, the oldest of three children of John and Dorothy (Cole) Batchelder and was a lifelong Doniphan County resident where he attended Highland Schools, later graduated from Highland High School with the class of 1969.

East Atchison gets the shut out win in week 5

(ROCK PORT, Mo) Two undefeated teams faced off at Rock Port High School in week 5, the Rock Port Blue Jays hosted the East Atchison Wolves. East Atchison jumped out to a quick 14-0 lead and did not let up. East Atchison wins this one 48-0. Rock Port (4-1) will...
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Area football roundup: Rock Creek blasts Hiawatha and Wabaunsee bounces back

Six Dalton Whitworth touchdowns guided Rock Creek to a 48-0 blowout win over Hiawatha at home on Friday. The win is the second-straight for the Mustangs (2-2) who have rebounded nicely after facing one of the toughest two-game stretches to start the season in the state. Whitworth found the endzone...

East Atchison makes quick work of Rock Port, moves to 5-0

(Rock Port) -- For the fourth consecutive year, East Atchison claimed the Atchison County Super Bowl, doing so this time behind a fast start, 221 rushing yards and a noble defensive effort in a 48-0 win over Rock Port. "This is a huge rivalry," said East Atchison head coach Aaron...

Rock Port accident injures 1

(Rock Port) -- A South Dakota woman was injured in a two-vehicle accident in Atchison County late Thursday afternoon. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred on U.S. Highway 136 in Rock Port, near the Interstate 29 entrance and exit. Authorities say a 2017 Toyota Corolla driven by 71-year-old Rita Sutton of Kadoka, South Dakota failed to yield as it was turning east onto 136, and struck a 2019 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup driven by 26-year-old Bryce Roecker of Fairfax. Sutton's vehicle came to rest in the intersection with its wheels facing northeast, while Roecker's pickup came to a controlled stop off the roadway.

Gieber, Florence A. 1947-2021

Florence Aldine Gieb was born Aug. 2, 1947, to Jack and Aldine (Howard) Mathewson. Florence grew up in Hiawatha, graduating from Hiawatha High School, class of 1965. She then attended Southwestern College in Winfield, earning her Masters degree in Elementary Education. Flo taught in Olsburg and Chanute, Kansas, schools before moving to Topeka, Kansas, to work as a Librarian for USD 501.

Timothy and Penny Simpson anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Timothy and Penny Simpson will celebrate 50 years of marriage on Sept. 25, 2021. They were united in marriage by the late Rev. Leroy Davis in 1971 at the First Baptist Church in Troy, Kansas. Tim is the son of the late Bert and Rosalie Simpson. Penny...

Daily Weather Forecast For Falls City

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Falls City: Saturday, September 25: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Sunday, September 26: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Monday, September 27: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Tuesday, September 28: Sunny during the day;

Here’s the cheapest gas in Falls City Saturday

(FALLS CITY, NE) According to Falls City gas price data, you could be saving up to $0.00 per gallon on gas. On Saturday the cheapest gallon of unleaded regular in the area was at Phillips 66 at 1501 Harlan St. Regular there was listed at $2.89 per gallon Wednesday, compared to $2.89 at Phillips 66 at 1501 Harlan St, which GasBuddy clocked as the most expensive station in the area.

Faux fur, flannel and fall

Fall is officially here, and that means all the feels of long sleeves and boots. Yet the cooler mornings and nights don’t exactly match up to warm afternoons, so sweaters aren’t necessarily a priority yet. Many women are opting for a throwback to 90s fashion with flannels. “There are so...

Woman injured after 2-vehicle NW Missouri crash

ATCHISON COUNTY—One person was injured in an accident just before 5p.m. Thursday in Atchison County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2017 Toyota Corolla driven by Rita A. Sutton, 71, Kadoka, South Dakota, was eastbound on U.S. 136 at Interstate 29 in Rock Port. The driver failed to yield...

Rock Port leaning on ground game heading into Atchison County Super Bowl

(Rock Port) -- The Rock Port Blue Jays have relied on a potent rushing attack to a 4-0 record heading into their annual rivalry battle with East Atchison. "We feel good," said head coach Dalton Jones. "We are excited, happy and proud to be 4-0. We've worked hard. The boys are taking it one day at a time and trying to get better every day. Getting to this point is a huge accomplishment and an exciting feeling.

Daily Weather Forecast For Falls City

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Falls City: Friday, September 24: Mostly cloudy then slight chance of rain showers during the day; while chance of rain showers then partly cloudy overnight; Saturday, September 25: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Sunday, September 26: Sunny during

Doniphan County Health plans drive-in flu clinic

Doniphan County Health officials are planning to host the annual seasonal drive-thru flu shot clinic from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13 in the alley behind the Doniphan County Health Department/Home Health Office. The office is located at 201 South Main Street in Troy. For more information call...