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All-State Academic Team: Honorable Mention Team - News  Salina Journal

Each year, The Topeka Capital-Journal chooses the All-State Academic Team, a recognition of the best and brightest young minds the Sunflower State has to ...

This year's Hiawatha prom an 'Enchanted Evening'  Hiawatha World

The 2019 Hiawatha High School prom is fast approaching and much is planned for this year, including some new additions to the experience.

New teachers report for duty in Hiawatha  Hiawatha World

New teaching staff for Hiawatha USD 415 schools reported for duty this week and were at the board office on Wednesday for inservice and a district tour.

Hiawatha Red Hawks Girls Basketball  Hiawatha World

Coach: Brady Jasper. After losing basically his entire varsity roster heading into last season, Coach Brady Jasper knew his fourth season at Hiawatha would be ...

Hiawatha Homecoming - Zootopia  Hiawatha World

With Fall Homecoming right around the corner, the Hiawatha Red Hawks are gearing up for a week full of competition, camaraderie, and football beginning on ...

Hiawatha Homecoming  Hiawatha World

Hiawatha High School celebrated its fall Homecoming Friday night with a parade at 2 p.m. downtown, where classes displayed their floats and candidates ...

Lucille and B.H. Pennel named as Frolic Grand Marshals  Hiawatha World

Longtime Hiawatha educators Lucille and B.H. Pennel were selected as this year's Grand Marshals of the 104th Hiawatha Halloween Frolic.

Enrollment and athlete meetings just around the corner for Hiawatha students  Hiawatha World

Summer break is almost over for Hiawatha-USD 415 students as enrollment and the start of athletic practices is just around the corner.

Liz Kettler signs to run at Creighton University  Hiawatha World

Hiawatha High School senior Elizabeth Kettler signed on to run cross country and track for Creighton University.

Hiawatha Class of 2018 celebrates commence, receives awards | Schools  Hiawatha World

Hiawatha High School's Class of 2018 celebrated its commencement on Sunday, May 20 in the school gymnasium.

Lady Hawks hold up against tough competition  Hiawatha World

In what was a daunting way to start a season, the Hiawatha High School volleyball team hosted a pair of State-ranked opponents for a triangular on Thursday ...

HHS planning Alumni Weekend activities  Hiawatha World

Hiawatha High School alumni are planning a weekend of activities to celebrate reunions over Memorial Weekend.

Hiawatha prom an 'Enchanted Evening'  Hiawatha World

The Hiawatha junior and senior prom was Saturday, April 13. The theme of the year was “Enchanted Evening.”

'Addams Family' production laced with laughs for theatergoers  Hiawatha World

The Addams Family,” a classic musical production that everyone should be aware of, was put on by the actors and actresses of Hiawatha High School on Friday, ...

Fordyce selected as new Hiawatha High principal  Hiawatha World

After a closed door session at a special school board meeting on Wednesday evening, Superintendent Lonnie Moser announced that the district would be hiring ...

Hawks narrowly miss wins in first home contests  Hiawatha World

For the first time this season, fans of the Hiawatha Red Hawks got to see their basketball teams in action in the Roundhouse, as Hiawatha played their first home ...

From believer to achiever - the journey of Marc Mero  Hiawatha World

Hiawatha High Schoolers were instructed on how to be “The Happiest Person on the Planet” on Jan. 9 when motivational speaker, professional wrestler and ...

Santa's Attic set for Oct. 27  Hiawatha World

While downtown Hiawatha businesses are busy celebrating Christmas in July, other organizations are getting planned for other festive events coming this fall.

Shirt Shack moves to new shop around the square  Hiawatha World

The Shirt Shack and Apparel LLC recently relocated to a more convenient location around the square in downtown Hiawatha.

Former Hiawatha teacher enters plea to unlawful sexual relations  Hiawatha World

A former Hiawatha USD 415 teacher entered plea of no contest Monday in Brown County District Court to one count of unlawful sexual relations with a student.

Former Hiawatha teacher charged with unlawful sexual relations  Hiawatha World

A former Hiawatha USD 415 teacher was arrested on Tuesday on charges of one count of unlawful sexual relations, a level 5 person felony.

Hiawatha Track | Special Sections  Hiawatha World

After another successful season on the track, the Hiawatha High School Red Hawks return a contingent of State competitors, including a State champion, as they ...

104th Halloween Frolic | News  Hiawatha World

Images from the 2018 Hiawatha Halloween Frolic. We will add more this next week, so be sure to check back! Photos, unless otherwise noted, by Josephine ...

Candidate Profile: Rich Lehmkuhl, Brown County Commission  Hiawatha World

Pastor Richard Lehmkuhl has lived in Hiawatha most of his life, along with his wife, Susan, and two children. A Hiawatha High School graduate, Lehmkuhl ...

Ex-teacher gets probation for sex with student  News-Press Now

A former Hiawatha High School biology teacher was sentenced Monday to 36 months of probation and must register as a sex offender for 25 years for having ...

Powhattan American Legion Auxiliary awards scholarships  Hiawatha World

Members of the Powhattan American Legion auxiliary, Wenger Post 373 announce the awarding of scholarships to Mikayla Neibling and Alan Simpson of ...

Lonnie Moser to be new USD 415 superintendent  Hiawatha World

The Hiawatha School Board has offered the position of superintendent to Lonnie Moser of Chetopa-St. Paul school district in SE Kansas.

Leahy's impact and inspiration  Hiawatha World

Matthew Leahy, Hiawatha High School art teacher and one of the newest additions to the faculty, is making huge impacts not only on his students, but also in the ...

HHS presents 'The Addams Family' | Uploaded-photos  Hiawatha World

Hawkeye Staff. Kids kneeling: L-R Quinn Boye, Allera Roberts, Lily Puvogel, Emilynn Farnen, Malaya Donato, and Lukin Searcy The Hiawatha High School ...

Trap Club ends inaugural year on top  Hiawatha World

The Hiawatha High School Red Hawk Trap Club ended its season with an outstanding performance at the Kansas State Clay Target League State Tournament.

Hiawatha Senior Legion baseball is back in play  Hiawatha World

After a couple years away, Hiawatha's American Legion program is again fielding a varsity squad, led by Coach Chuck May and new General Manager Judd ...

USD 415 welcomes new faculty and staff to district  Hiawatha World

Linda Barnhill, 4th grade teacher. Linda Barnhill is a native of Hiawatha and a graduate of Hiawatha High School. She has earned degrees from Highland ...

Hiawatha Girls Basketball | Special Sections  Hiawatha World

The 2017-18 season will mark the second straight year that 4th year head coach Brady Jasper will have to replace the team's leading scorer and rebounder, but ...

Hiawatha students statebound in forensics  Hiawatha World

Several Hiawatha High School students are statebound in forensics this coming weekend at Wichita.

'Sunset in the Country' for Hiawatha Prom 2017  Hiawatha World

Hiawatha High School's prom “Sunset in the Country” was Saturday, and it was certainly one for the books.

Three candidates interviewed for Hiawatha superintendent  Hiawatha World

Three finalists for Hiawatha USD 415 superintendent were interviewed this week.

Hippity-Hoppity  Hiawatha World

It was a beautiful morning Saturday for the Hiawatha Chamber and Visitors Bureau's annual Easter Egg Hunt around the courthouse square.

Hiawatha Boys Basketball | Special Sections  Hiawatha World

Andrew Eckert is in his 6th season as Hiawatha's head boys basketball coach, and this season he will begin the transition to youth that started midway through ...

Hiawatha High School celebrates prom | Schools  Hiawatha World

Hiawatha High School celebrated its junior and senior prom on Saturday at the Hiawatha Fisher Center.

Mock DUI crash touches students  Hiawatha World

Hiawatha High School's student council organized a mock crash last Thursday. The crash, staged for presentation prior to HHS's junior and senior prom, was ...

Biology teacher, 25, pleads no contest to six-month sex romp with teen student  Fox News

A former Kansas teacher pleaded no contest to one count of unlawful sexual relations with a student during her arraignment Monday.

Hiawatha to celebrate Homecoming | Schools  Hiawatha World

Floats have been built, dresses and ties have been picked out, games have been played, and six candidates have been chosen, all in preparation and ...

A matter of tradition | Local  Hiawatha World

It's a matter of history, tradition and pride in Hiawatha schools.

Stacie's Dance celebrates 10 years  Hiawatha World

Stacie's Dance Academy just celebrated 10 years in Hiawatha with their spring recital last Saturday at Hiawatha High School.

1960s Civil Rights activist to visit Hiawatha for school and public events  Hiawatha World

It was a world of segregation, a world of violence and uprisings as the people in the Deep South's war on civil rights came under the scrutiny of the whole.

Class of 2015 | Schools |  Hiawatha World

The Hiawatha High School graduating Class of 2015 posed for a class photo Wednesday prior to graduation practice.

Husband and wife team up to offer two business opportunities to Hiawatha residents  Hiawatha World

Two new businesses have joined the Hiawatha community and celebrated a joint open house and ribbon cuttings with the Hiawatha Chamber and Visitors ...

Hiawatha eighth graders honored at recognition | Schools  Hiawatha World

Hiawatha Middle School held it's recognition for eighth graders Monday night at the Hiawatha High School gymnasium.

Hiawatha Youth Football | Sports  Hiawatha World

The Hiawatha Youth Football teams kicked off their fall season last weekend.

HHS basketball takes on Panthers at home  Hiawatha World

Hiawatha High School basketball teams took on the Royal Valley Panthers at home on Friday night.

Special KS Supreme Court session at Hiawatha High School  KSNT

HIAWATHA (KSNT) -- Two cases will be heard by the Kansas Supreme Court Tuesday night in a Kansas high school. Hiawatha High School will host the court ...

James Patton reappointed chief judge of 22nd Judicial District  Hiawatha World

TOPEKA, Kan. — Chief Justice Lawton R. Nuss announced today the Supreme Court has reappointed Judge James Patton to a two-year term as chief judge of ...

Kansas science teacher accused of 'sexual relations' with student headed to trial  Fox News

A science teacher in Kansas, is heading to trial after being accused of having sexual relations with a student earlier this year.

Local family starts nonprofit organization  Hiawatha World

Hiawatha USD 415 teachers Brent and Kim Krauter are in the process of starting a nonprofit organization to help families with children who have been ...

Freedom Hospice opens its doors in Hiawatha  Hiawatha World

One of the most difficult facts of life for many to deal with is its inevitable end.

'Extraordinary Christmas' by Stacie's Dance Academy  Hiawatha World

Stacie's Dance Academy is gearing up for its 6th annual Christmas Show.

New teachers ready for a promising school year  Hiawatha World

School for Hiawatha USD 415 students was back in session this week.

Hiawatha students spend 'An Evening in Vegas' | Schools  Hiawatha World

While the date was April 14, and Hiawatha High School juniors and seniors were set to celebrate prom, the weather was a little more winter-like than the date ...

Prom-goers come out with glitz and glamour for 'Old Hollywood'  Hiawatha World

The Hiawatha High School Prom 2016 was Saturday, April 9 with a theme “Old Hollywood.”

Scholar-Athlete of the Week: Hiawatha's Sydney Campbell  WIBW

This week our scholar-athlete of the week goes to Hiawatha High School's Sydney Campbell!

Hiawatha High crowns Prom King and Queen  Hiawatha World

Hiawatha High School crowned its 2015 Prom King Dylan Levret and Queen Lauren May at the banquet at the Fisher Community Center.

Hiawatha CC teams take first at Holton  Hiawatha World

It was another week, another milestone performance for the Hiawatha Red Hawk cross country squad that is quickly establishing itself as a dynasty within the ...

Wisdom CPAs opens in Hiawatha  Hiawatha World

It's only wise” is the new logo for Wisdom CPAs, LLC, and Jake Wisdom agrees his recent decision to purchase a well-known firm in Hiawatha fits right in with ...

HHS seniors earn many awards, scholarships | Schools  Hiawatha World

Hiawatha High School said farewell and good luck to the Class of 2017 on Sunday during commencement exercises at the school.

Making their dreams come true  Hiawatha World

Walt Disney World — a place where dreams come true.

Hiawatha High to present 'Life With Mother Superior'  Hiawatha World

Hiawatha High School thespians will be presenting “Life With Mother Superior,” a light-hearted comedy, at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday in the school ...

Dodgeball fun at Hiawatha High | Sports |  Hiawatha World

Hiawatha High School students came together last Friday night for some dodgeball fun.

Class of 2014 moves onward | Local  Hiawatha World

The Hiawatha High School Class of 2014 includes, front from left: Brianna Schmitz, Riann Waggoner, LaTesa Ruckstuhl, Paige Williams, Shania Brown, Caitlyn ...

Hiawatha revealed as a city of Archie's  Hiawatha World

The tale of a former Hiawatha resident recently made clear the popularity of long-time TV quiz show “Jeopardy” when Alex Trebek read a question that ...

Hiawatha Baseball | Special Sections  Hiawatha World

There is plenty of buzz around the start of the season for the Red Hawk baseball squad, as the inaugural season of Hiawatha High School baseball looks to start ...

Shirt Shack celebrates ribbon cutting, open house  Hiawatha World

The Shirt Shack & Apparel celebrated a ribbon cutting and open house on Nov. 16 at their location, 510 Oregon St., Hiawatha.

Bread Bowl Bakery opens its doors in Hiawatha  Hiawatha World

One of the more noticeable drawbacks of living in a small town is the general lack of options – particularly food options – available to consumers. Hiawatha ...

HHS honors new NHS members  Hiawatha World

On March 5, parents and family members gathered at Hiawatha High School to see their students pledge in as new members of the National Honor Society, ...

Hiawatha National Bank | Business Review  Hiawatha World

Hiawatha National Bank is a family owned bank focused on serving the needs of our local community. As one of The Girard National Bank's locations found in ...

Geneva Jane Will  Salina Post

Geneva Jane Will, of Salina, Kansas, died Friday, April 5, 2019. She was born September 5, 1930, at Greeley, Colorado. She was the daughter of Robert Keith ...

Hiawatha eighth graders honored at recognition night | Schools  Hiawatha World

Hiawatha eighth graders at Monday night's recognition ceremony: front (l-r): Liam Jones, Isabella Eppens, Erica Merz, Tonya Merz, Isaiah Koelliker, Hannah May ...

Haws Ink aims to add to the burgeoning art scene in Hiawatha  Hiawatha World

The function of body art as a vehicle for communicating the values, dreams and fears of a culture and its component individuals has a rich history on this pale ...

Youth Basketball League closes with Saturday tourney  Hiawatha World

The Hiawatha Youth Basketball League ended with a bang Saturday as teams battled their way to championships.

New leader to be named at Atchison County schools  News-Press Now

An Atchison County, Kansas, school district is close to naming a new leader.

Former Hiawatha, Washburn student killed in Doniphan Co. crash  WIBW

DONIPHAN CO., Kan. (WIBW) A former student at Hiawatha High School and Washburn University is dead after a crash in Doniphan County Tuesday.

Celebration of Life set for former Hiawatha man killed in accident  Hiawatha World

A Celebration of Life is planned for Friday, Dec. 29 in Hiawatha for a former local man who was killed last week in a three-vehicle accident at Elwood.

Hiawatha Winter Homecoming Candidates  Hiawatha World

With Winter Homecoming around the corner, Hiawatha High School students elected six candidates, two of whom will be elected to serve as Queen and King of ...

Kevin Haskin: Tarkanian helped Hiawatha teen learn he could cope  Topeka Capital Journal

The phone call came at the beginning of the work day.Kathy Patton Strunk had just sat behind her desk at WIBW-AM's Kansas Ag Network, a position she held at ...

The family who plays together stays together  Hiawatha World

The family that plays together, stays together. With five children, from just under the age of 3 to 16, Ben and Katie Kettler of Hiawatha have their hands full of ...

Scholars Bowl teams take first and third at Horton  Hiawatha World

Hiawatha High School JV and varsity scholars bowl teams competed at Horton on Nov. 2.

Local student is recipient of Dale M. Dennis Award  Hiawatha World

Eva Peters, senior at Hiawatha High School, has received the Dale M. Dennis Excellence in Education Award, sponsored by United School Administrators of ...

Hiawatha Eighth Grade Recognition Night  Hiawatha World

The Hiawatha Middle School eighth grade recognition was Monday night at the Hiawatha High School. Eighth graders included: (not in order) Brandon Adams, ...

Community Happenings | Local  Hiawatha World

Saturday, May 18. Biology Club will be recycling from 9-11 a.m. in the Hiawatha High School parking lot. Sunday, May 19. Hiawatha High School ...

Sarah and Michael Bannister  Hiawatha World

Sarah Ann Ronnebaum and Michael Joseph Bannister were united in marriage on July 1, 2017, at St. Michael's Catholic Church, in Axtell, Kansas. Father Barry ...

'Calamity Jane' a hit  Hiawatha World

Hiawatha High School's “Calamity Jane” was a hit with a variety of singing, dancing and comedy.

Remembering Todd Widman  Hiawatha World

Fifteen years ago tragedy struck in Hiawatha. On Sunday, March 1, 2015 it wasn't the tragedy that people came together to remember. It was the life of Brown ...

Local students recognized for academic and other honors  Topeka Capital Journal

Stuart Sprague of Manhattan was recently selected as one of 10 Kansas State University graduate students to earn honors at Research and the State held in the ...

Shufelberger runs to win at Rim Rock Classic  MileSplit

Washburn Rural's Jaybe Shufelberger and Yates Center's Hadley Splechter led an all-star cast of Kansas cross country runners Saturday at the Rim Rock Farm ...

Veteran teacher Chris Vitt receives HDEA Leadership Award  Hiawatha World

On Wednesday, May 6, long-time Hiawatha High School science teacher Chris Vitt was honored by the local chapter of the Kansas National Education ...

Hiawatha Chamber and Visitors Bureau | Business Review  Hiawatha World

If you are cruising the square in Hiawatha and find yourself passing by the Brown County Historical Society's downtown museum, you might notice a seemingly ...

Six students nominated for Udall Scholarships  KU Today

LAWRENCE — Six students at the University of Kansas are nominees for Udall Undergraduate Scholarships, which recognize students who demonstrate ...

Puvogel signs letter of intent to become a Pitt State Gorilla  Hiawatha World

Hiawatha High School senior Jordan Puvogel, a contemporary legend in both track and cross country, signed a letter of intent with Pitt State University this ...

Area students win social media contest  Hiawatha World

The Brown County Prevention Alliance recently partnered with USD 430 and USD 415 school districts in a social media contest.

Dance studios perform spring recitals  Hiawatha World

The past two weeks were a whirlwind of activity for close to 200 young dancers in Hiawatha.

2017 Topeka Capital-Journal All-State Academic Team Honorable Mentions  Topeka Capital Journal

Anderson County High School: Katie Lybarger, daughter of David and Myra Lybarger, Kansas State UniversityAndover Central High School: Nicholas Detter, ...

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