Wanted felon found hiding in Hiawatha
(KNZA)--A Hiawatha man, wanted on a southeast Nebraska felony warrant, is now in custody after he was found hiding in a Hiawatha building early Sunday morning. According to a release from Brown County Sheriff John Merchant, the arrest of 47-year-old Anthony Tull came after the Sheriff's Office was alerted that Tull, wanted on a Richardson County, Nebraska felony warrant for 1st degree assault, was in Hiawatha.
Deputies catch Kansas man for offender violation
BROWN COUNTy —Law enforcement authorities are investigating registered offender on new alegations. Just before 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18, deputies arrested 51-year-old Michael Ballman of Hiawatha on 2 counts of Aggravated Violation of the Offender Registry Act. Ballman has been registered as an offender since 2022 for a drug distribution...
How personal income has changed in Brown County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Brown County, Kansas and how it compares to state and national levels.
Richardson County Board meets
(KLZA)--During their February 14th meeting, Richardson County Commissioners approved the expenditure of nearly $25 thousand with the Omnigo Software company for software needed as the Richardson County Law Enforcement Center prepares to begin doing the department's dispatching in August. Chief Deputy Jeremiah Franks presented Commissioners with a contract proposal with...
Powhattan man arrested for failure to appear warrant and drug charges
A Powhattan man was arrested on Feb. 15 at approximately 10:30 p.m. on a failure to appear warrant and for additional drug charges, according to a report by Brown County Sheriff John Merchant. The report stated that Brad Donahue, 46, of Powhattan was arrested “on a Richardson County Nebraska Felony...
Two arrests made in Hiawatha
Two arrests were made in Hiawatha on Feb. 16 and Feb. 18, according to a report by Brown County Sheriff John Merchant. The report regarding the first arrest stated that on Feb. 16 at approximately 6:25 p.m., deputies arrested Michael Ballman, 51, of Hiawatha on two counts of Aggravated Violation of the Offender Registry.
South Dakota Woman Arrested in Holt County on Three Charges Monday Night
Troopers report the arrest of a Yankton, South Dakota, woman on three charges Monday night in Holt County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the arrest of 32-year-old Nadine Akimpaye around 6:00 Monday night on preliminary charges of driving while intoxicated as a persistent offender, driving in the wrong direction on a divided highway, and resisting arrest.
Schaardt announces campaign for state Legislature
TABLE ROCK – Dennis Schaardt of Table Rock announced his candidacy for state Legislature on Tuesday. Schaardt is a longtime business owner in Table Rock who has served as a Pawnee County commissioner, mayor, city councilman and volunteer fire chief. In a statement, he said he believes that his...
Accused city leader enters plea
(KNZA)--Hiawatha City Administrator Becky Berger, facing multiple traffic offenses stemming from an incident last year in Belton, Missouri, has entered into a plea agreement. According to court documents, Berger pleaded guilty in Belton Municipal Court earlier this month to a single count of failure to stay on pavement. She was fined $500 and ordered to pay court costs.
American Auto Trail-Lands of David Rankin (Fairfax to Rock Port MO)
This American auto trail crosses the Tarkio Valley after leaving Fairfax, Missouri. The route continues northwest through the farmland David Rankin made famous between the 1880s and his death in 1910. Follow us on Twitter (X) for video posts or visit our webpage at www.autotrails.net . Camera: Sony Active Camera...
“Extra! Extra!” A blast from Tarkio’s past
• Pvt. Gerald P. Dunlap, son of Mrs. James A. Dunlap of Tarkio, was a recent graduate of the Tokyo branch of the United States Armed Forces Institute. Private Dunlap enlisted in the regular Army March 3, 1948, after completing three years of high school and working at the Hy-Klas grocery store.
Richardson County makes "final offer" to Road Department union
(KLZA)--Richardson County Commissioners continued negotiations on a collective bargaining agreement with the Road Department union when they met on February 14. Following the exchange of proposals, Commissioners presented their final offer which they asked be submitted to the employees for a final vote. Union representatives relayed that final offer would likely be rejected based on the wages offered by the County.
NPPD wants to extend Cooper Nuclear Station license
(KLZA)-- During their February Board meeting, Nebraska Public Power Districts Board members approved moving forward with extending the license to operate the Cooper Nuclear Station near Brownville for an additional 20 years, which would be 2054. The Cooper Plant was issued an operating license on January 18, 1974 with the...
Rock Port R-II School Board meeting
The Rock Port R-II Board of Education held a regular meeting Tuesday, February 13, 2024. President Regan Griffin called the meeting to order at 12:13 p.m. in the board room. Other board members present were Afton Schomburg, Joanna Burke, Troy Cook, Jared Meyerkorth, Kayla Sierks, and Reven Herron (via Zoom). Also present were Dr. Bollinger, Superintendent; Mr. Parsons, High School Principal; Dr. Waigand, Elementary Principal; and Jennifer Welch, Board Secretary. Guests present were Jennifer Geib, Sheena Roup, Abby Palmer, and Tawni Ellis.
Rock Port Basketball
Ozey Hurst takes a shot from outside the arch against North Andrew. Chaney Vogler drops one of her six three point shots against North Andrew. Chaney had 18 points for the night. Avery Meyerkorth goes up and gets the rebound against North Andrew. Dylan Kemerling looks at the basket before...
Youth wrestlers compete
Five Rock Port youth wrestlers participated at Lincoln Squires Youth Tournament Sunday, February 18. Collin Stanton placed second; Cane Stanton, Case Stanton, and Piper Vansickle (pictured above) placed third; and Frank Kroeger (pictured at top) placed fourth.
Fire causes damage to Robinson welding shop
(KNZA)--Fire caused damage Saturday to a welding shop in Robinson. Robinson Fire Chief Matt Tietjens said the Robinson Fire Department responded shortly after 8:00 Saturday morning to Tork's Welding shop located at 105 Main Street after a passing Brown Co Sheriff's deputy reported smoke coming from all sides of the metal framed building.
Horton man behind bars following drug investigation in Brown County
BROWN COUNTY, Kan. (WIBW) - A Horton man is behind bars following a drug investigation in Brown County. Brown County Sheriff’s Office said that after a lengthy investigation by their Drug Task Force, they arrested Ray Atlakson, 36, of Horton, for the following:. Distribution of Methamphetamine. Possession of Methamphetamine.
Rock Port Board of Aldermen meeting
The Rock Port Board of Aldermen met Friday, February 9, 2024, at 8:30 a.m. with Mayor Amy Thomas presiding. Board members present were Lisa Farmer, Kelley Herron, Kory Paris, and Raechel Schoonover. Also present were City Clerk Emily Schulte, Lead Laborer Jarod Hudson, and Laborer Dennis Sherlock. Mayor Amy Thomas...
Today the gas price is close to $2.79 in Reserve as of 2024-02-20. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.276, a week ago the price is $3.225 , according to AAA.