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NORTON IDOL is now accepting applications
It's that time of year and plans for the Norton Idol are underway! The 2013 Norton Idol contest will be held the evening of Friday, July 26th, at Elmwood Park.
Norton County Farm Bureau is accepting written bids from individuals who have a great sound system. Click here for information on submitting bids. (in PDF format)
Norton County Farm Bureau is also accepting contestant Entry Forms. Click here for the Entry Form and Release Form. (in PDF format)
June Business in the Spotlight: KQNK Radio
Highway Work Will Resume On US 36 East of Norton
As early as May 1, construction work will begin on the driving lanes of US 36 from the east city limits of Norton to the east US 36/K383 Junction - pending weather conditions
This project began last February, with work to extend and replace the drainage structures along the right-of-way. The work continued through last summer's construction season with earthwork - creating wider and flatter shoulders along this portion of the route. MORE
Norton Public Library events week of June 18th
Beginning Bridge lessons will be held on Wednesday, June 19th, from 2:00 - 4:00 pm in the library community room. Everyone is welcome!
Thursday, June 20th at 10:30 am, Cindy Mordecai will present a special program for preschoolers - 1st graders, "Digging into a Garden." Also, on Thursday afternnon at 2:00 pm, Russ Erbert will present a program for second through sixth graders, "Digging into Native American Artifacts."
Fun Night activities for 7th - 12th graders on Thursday evening, June 20th from 6:30-8:00 pm, is Wii Game Night. Teens are asked to bring their favorite Wii or PlayStation 2 games to play with friends as they pig out on fudge.
Monday at the Movies will be held Monday, June 24 at 1:30 pm, for adults in the library community room. The featured movie is "The Shunning," taken from the novel by Beverly Lewis. Refreshments will be served.
"Mother Goose Moments," a special interactive story-time for babies to age 2, will be held Tuesday, June 25th at 10:30 am.
Come join the summer fun as you "Dig into Reading" at the Norton Public Library!
Bricks still available for Norton's Veteran Memorial
The Norton Veteran’s Memorial, located on west Highway 36 in Water Tower Park, was dedicated in May, 2012. A granite memorial stone was erected and the memorial includes paving bricks etched with veteran’s names, military branch and years of service. Bricks can still be purchased to honor Norton’s Veterans. Contact Gary or Carol Erlenbusch at 785-877-5611, or email email@example.com.
Pheasants Forever - Norton Longspur Chapter
- Wildlife Habitat Improvement Program
NESTING and BROOD COVER PROGRAM
Disking/Legume Upgrades $25 per acre
Provide the “Best Legume Mix” seed free of cost and a one-time payment for the cost of disking and interseeding the legume mix in existing grass stands (CRP fields are eligible). MORE