Archive | January, 2016

Sheriff Warns Residents of Text Message Scam

Brown County Sheriff John Merchant is alerting residents of a scam being sent by text message. Merchant says several county residents have reported receiving a text informing them they may have an inheritance coming if they reply back by email or phone. In said one such text message read, “ we have an inheritance of […]

Prayers for Hiawatha Police Department Michael Thompson

Hiawatha Police Chief John Defore announced Wednesday morning the passing of a long-time Hiawatha police officer, Michael Thompson. “It is with a heavy heart and great sorrow that I sit here this morning, drafting this press release,” Defore said in his press release. “The Hiawatha Police Department has lost a vigilant and loyal son. Officer […]

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