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Jingle Bell Ride brings in horses, riders and toys  Hiawatha World

The 22nd Annual Jingle Bell Ride brought in around a dozen riders and lots of toys for Brown County children, despite the cold and snowy weather.

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.

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.

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.

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 students named Kansas Honor Scholars | Schools  Hiawatha World

Hiawatha High School recognized six Kansas Honor Scholars students this week.

HHS to host suicide survivor for presentation  Hiawatha World

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and Hiawatha High School will be participating in an upcoming event regarding suicide prevention ...

Hiawatha students statebound in forensics | Schools  Hiawatha World

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

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 ...

Lady Hawks hold up against tough competition | Sports  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.

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.

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 ...

Hiawatha Homecoming | Sports  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 ...

Maple Leaf Festival set for Sept. 22  Hiawatha World

This year's Maple Leaf Festival promises a full day of family fun that includes a sand volleyball tournament, inflatables, pony rides, bands, magicians, a children's ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

HHS theater presents 'The Addams Family' | Schools  Hiawatha World

Hiawatha High School's fall production “The Addams Family” will be hitting the stage next weekend with shows Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Show times are 7 ...

Five days of ghoulish activities for 104th Hiawatha Halloween Frolic  Hiawatha World

The 104th Hiawatha Halloween Frolic is almost upon us. And you wouldn't be in Hiawatha if there wasn't five days of ghoulish activities to take part in.

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.

Red Hawk Trap Club gearing up for spring competition  Hiawatha World

The Red Hawk Trap Club will be starting practices soon for their spring season.

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 ...

Lonnie Moser to be new USD 415 superintendent | Schools  Hiawatha World

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

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 ...

Missy Newell Run set for Oct. 6  Hiawatha World

The Annual Missy Newell Run/Walk is set for Saturday, Oct. 6 in Hiawatha.

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 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 High crowns Winter Homecoming royalty | Schools  Hiawatha World

Hiawatha High School celebrated its Winter Homecoming on Friday, Feb. 9 after a full week of fun activities.

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 ...

HHS basketball takes on Panthers at home | Sports  Hiawatha World

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

HP&R events set the stage for a spooky October  Hiawatha World

The Hiawatha Parks and Rec Department is setting the stage for a spooky Halloween in Hiawatha with a series of events planned for this month.

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 ...

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.

'Sunset in the Country' for Hiawatha Prom 2017 | Schools  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.

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 ...

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.

Mock DUI crash touches students | Schools  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 ...

Special KS Supreme Court session at Hiawatha High School  KSNT

This marks the 155th year since the Kansas Supreme Court's last visit to Hiawatha.

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

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

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.

Joshua and Christal Coufal | Weddings  Hiawatha World

Christal Leigh Hannigan and Joshua Levi Coufal were married at 5 p.m. Oct.7, 2017, in an outdoor ceremony overlooking the lake at the Topeka Zoological Park ...

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 ...

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 ...

District welcomes new principal, teachers  The Sabetha Herald Inc.

New Teachers: New teachers to the Prairie Hills USD No. 113 district for the 2018-19 school year gather for a photo Tuesday morning, August 14. Pictured are ...

Thompson named KAAE Outstanding Teacher | Schools  Hiawatha World

Hiawatha High School ag teacher KaCee Thompson was recently recognized by the Kansas Association of Agricultural Educators (KAAE) as Outstanding ...

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.

Red Hawks host Winter Sports Banquet | Sports  Hiawatha World

Hiawatha High School opened its doors last Thursday evening to welcome friends and family of its winter sports athletes, to celebrate the seasons the teams had ...

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.”

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 ...

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.

Hiawatha High School celebrates prom | Schools  Hiawatha World

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

Hiawatha High School Winter Sports Banquet | High School Sports  Hiawatha World

Hiawatha High School held its annual Winter Sports Banquet on Thursday March 12 at the high school auditorium. Vice Principal and Activities Director Kim ...

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.

Hiawatha Youth Football | Sports  Hiawatha World

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

Class of 2015 | Schools  Hiawatha World

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

Hiawatha CC teams take first at Holton | Sports  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 ...

Class of 2014 moves onward | Local  Hiawatha World

Fifty-seven graduates along with friends and family, filled the Round House at Hiawatha High School on Sunday afternoon for the Class of 2014's graduation ...

Hiawatha Eighth Grade Recognition Night | Schools  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, ...

Area musician, artist to feature talents in upcoming concert  The Sabetha Herald Inc.

The public is invited to a Sunday concert “Synchronicity: A Journey of Music and Art” at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 29, at the Hiawatha High School Auditorium.

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 ...

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.

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 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 ...

Youth Basketball League closes with Saturday tourney | Sports  Hiawatha World

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

Hiawatha Winter Homecoming Candidates | Schools  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 ...

Hiawatha Halloween Frolic promises new events  News-Press Now

Hiawatha, Kansas, residents are gearing up for the town's 102nd Halloween Frolic.

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 ...

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 ...

Pyle seeking fourth term in Kansas' First Senate District  Holton Recorder

Republican Senator Dennis Pyle, 55, Hiawatha, is running for re-election to represent the First District in the Kansas Senate this general election. Pyle has ...

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 ...

Sarah and Michael Bannister | Hometown  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 ...

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 ...

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.

Kopp earns top place at Greenhand Leadership Conference  Hiawatha World

On Sept. 17 Hiawatha High School freshmen in KaCee Thompson's ag classes traveled to Silver Lake for the annual Greenhand Leadership Conference.

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 ...

The family who plays together stays together | Lady A  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 ...

Several Hiawatha track and field athletes statebound | Sports  Hiawatha World

Hiawatha High School has several state track qualifiers. The track and field athletes qualified at regionals Thursday and Friday at Silver Lake.

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 ...

Mt. Zion Rustlers | Hometown  Hiawatha World

Mt. Zion Rustlers January report. The meeting of the Mt. Zion Rustlers 4H Club was at 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15. Keithen Kopp, club president, called the meeting ...

Teams kick off season with Gatorade Scrimmage | Sports  Hiawatha World

The Hiawatha High School winter sports teams kicked off the season Tuesday night with a Gatorade Scrimmage at the Roundhouse. Basketball and wrestling ...

New teachers ready for a promising school year  Hiawatha World

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

Homecoming Hawks roll over Tigers | Sports  Hiawatha World

The Hiawatha Red Hawks picked a fine time to play their most complete game of the football season, as Coach Ted Brown's team played a sound four quarters ...

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 ...

Weinberg wedding | Weddings  Hiawatha World

Doug and Cindy Weinberg are honored to announce the marriage of their son William Weinberg to Jamie Andrisen.

Demel-Leander Engagement | Engagements  Hiawatha World

Rick and Kay Demel of Hiawatha are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Deidra Leigh Demel, to Brandon Lee Leander, son of Wally and ...

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 ...

It takes two  Hiawatha World

What do you do when your twin daughters tell you they are both getting married? And by the way, the weddings are just two months apart?

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 ...

Dance studios perform spring recitals  Hiawatha World

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

Kansans Are Moderate As Hell And They're Not Going To Take It Anymore  Huffington Post

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas -- A boring thing happened in Kansas last week. In a nondescript conference room in a nondescript community ...

Trip to India is 'life-changing' for Hiawatha grad  Hiawatha World

The Journey began one year ago when our nursing class was presented with two trip options-one to Russia and one to India. In my mind, I immediately picked ...

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, ...

Hiawatha takes care of Riverside | Sports  Hiawatha World

The Hiawatha Red Hawks took care of the Riverside Cyclones on Friday night for Winter Homecoming.

Red Hawks prepare to rough up the Raiders  Hiawatha World

Excitement is building at Hiawatha High School as students and staff members participate in homecoming activities in preparation to “Rough up the Raiders.”

Wade Reynolds promoted to Chief Warrant Officer 5 | Hometown  Hiawatha World

On Jan. 8, 2016 in a promotion ceremony at the Naval Air Technical Data and Engineering *Service* Center, San Diego, California, Wade F. Reynolds, son of ...

Standing strong together  The Sabetha Herald Inc.

Osage City fans and players sign a banner in support of the Ukele family and the community of Sabetha. Osage City wore blue at Friday's game in support of the ...

Trial for Kansas teacher who had sex with student  Daily Mail

Former high school science teacher Gabrielle Bauman from Hiawatha, Kansas, is heading to trial after being accused of having a sexual relationship with a ...

Noll-Akuretiya Engagement | Engagements  Hiawatha World

Mark and Joanne Noll of Hiawatha are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Anna Noll to Achala Akuretiya, son of ...

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