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Norton Public Library News for the week of January 20th

Sports Headlines

K-State Closes Regular Season With 61-56 Win Over Iowa State

Courtesy of K-State Athletics MANHATTAN, Kan. – K-State closed its regular season with a 61-56 win over Iowa...

Hanover Boys & Valley Heights Girls Advance To State Championships

Saturday sub-state championships decided as the Hanover boys take down Wetmore 74-37, and the Wetmore girls escape with a 33-32 win...

Bulldogs, Wildcats & Mustangs Advance To Sub-State Championships Saturday

Friday night semifinals in sub-state basketball saw the Hanover boys defeat Axtell 67-46, and Wetmore held off Linn 48-26 setting up Saturday championships with...

Royals Sign Outfielder Jarrod Dyson To A One-Year Contract

SURPRISE, AZ (March 5, 2021) – The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have signed outfielder Jarrod Dyson to a one-year...

Sub-State Action Continues As Area Teams Punch Their Ticket To The Championships

Thursday night semifinals in sub-state basketball saw the Hanover Lady Wildcats advance over Blue Valley 72-38, while Wetmore held off Linn 34-30. Hanover and...

NPL News for the week of January 20th:

Lego Club for Kids on Monday, January 20th, 4:00-5:00 p.m.  Come to the Library to see the Lego Creations on display.

“Mother Goose Moments,” an interactive story-time for babies through age 2, will be held at the Library Tuesday, January 21st, 10:30 a.m.  Bring your little ones for musical games, stories, and snacks.

Chess Club for Kids will held on Tuesday, January 21st 4:00-5:00 p.m.   Jamison Otter will be the instructor.

Art Club for Kids will be held at the Library on Wednesday, January 22nd, 4:00-5:00 p.m.  Come see our budding artists’ creations on display in our Art Club Gallery!

Preschool Storytime will be held at the Library on Thursday, January 23rd, 10:30 a.m.  Library staff will be sharing stories, songs, games and a craft.   Come join the fun!  

Cominig Soon:

Mommy & Me: Valentine’s Day Quilling Class will be held in the Library’s Community Room on Monday, February 10th, 5:00-8:00 p.m.  This class is limited to 14 people and is first come first serve! Pre sign-up at the Library is mandatory.  No children under the age of 10.  Grandmas, aunts, etc. may be counted as a “Mommy”. One child per adult.

Emily Winge

Children’s Librarian

Norton Public Library

Norton, Kansas

Kansas Headlines

Kansas Senate Republicans Swiftly Shut Door On Proposed Medicaid Expansion Amendment

By Noah Taborda - Kansas Reflector TOPEKA — Efforts to expand Medicaid in Kansas were dealt a blow Wednesday after an amendment to do just...

Legislature Moves Quickly To Spare Kansas Towns From Financial Ruin Over Gas Bills

By Sherman Smith - Kansas Reflector TOPEKA — Kansas lawmakers moved with lightning speed Wednesday to pass legislation providing $100 million in low-interest loans to...

Hearing for Proposed Adoption of Conservation Regulation

MANHATTAN, Kansas — A public hearing will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, to consider the revision of a regulation...

KDHE Launches Mobile Testing Unites

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is launching three mobile testing units for COVID-19 in order to expand testing access...

Some COVID-19 Tests Come With ‘Criminal’ Prices, Experts Say, So Get Tested For Free Instead

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service A year into the pandemic, COVID-19 testing has become easier to get — just not necessarily cheaper. If you...

Kansas News Service

Some COVID-19 Tests Come With ‘Criminal’ Prices, Experts Say, So Get Tested For Free Instead

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service A year into the pandemic, COVID-19 testing has become easier to get — just not necessarily cheaper. If you...

Investigation Continues After Three Wichita Police Officers Are Injured By Possible Booby Trap

By Tom Shine - Kansas News Service Local and federal authorities continue to investigate a shooting that injured three Wichita police officers. Police said the officers...

Kansas Customers Left To Pay The Price After Winter Storm Sends Natural Gas Prices Soaring

By Brian Grimmett - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — Last February, the city of Cheney, Kansas – located just west of Wichita – paid about $2 per...

Kansas Foster Care Providers Say They’ve Gotten Better, But Critics Say They Need To Do Better

By Nomin Ujiyediin - Kansas News Service The long-troubled foster care system in Kansas got hit with yet another complication over the last year. Pandemic complications...

Ex-KU Med Center Official Pleads Guilty To Tax And Embezzlement Charges

By Dan Margolies - Kansas News Service A former administrator at the University of Kansas Medical Center pleaded guilty on Tuesday to bank fraud and...