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Football Team Practicing For Opener

Osawatomie quarterback Seth Jones hands the ball off to Brant Johnson in a drill Monday afternoon.

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First Option Donates To Library Project


First Option Bank and its employees raised $5,920 for the Osawatomie Library Project and presented a check on Thursday.  Pictured from left are Gregg Lewis, First Option Bank Chairman; Sarah Dorsett, Osawatomie Public Library Board President; Elizabeth Trigg, Osawatomie Public Library Director and Mark Fuchs, First Option bank Osawatomie Branch Manager. The total raised represents [...]

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John Brown Memorial Park Marks 100th Anniversary


A train chugged to a stop in front of the Missouri Pacific railroad depot in Osawatomie on the morning of Aug. 31, 1910. When Col. Theodore Roosevelt stepped onto the platform of his private car, the crowd whistled and cheered. Roosevelt smiled broadly through his trademark bushy mustache and took a bow. Mounted soldiers from [...]

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Streetscape Dedication Tonight

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Lookin’ good, Osawatomie; you’re lookin’ good! The new downtown streetscape project came in as promised, and I make sure to cruise that block every-single-time I’m in town. I’ve also been telling folks elsewhere to check out the new Osawatomie downtown look: new street, new parking stalls, new sidewalks, pretty brick work, new street and stop [...]

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Down Through The Years August 25, 2010

100 Years Ago Shively and Shively began to put in the tin work on Youngberg’s new building Wednesday. They have this job and are furnishing the hardware also. It will be a snug job and means a nice bit of money for them. District Deputy Grand Master Albert Whittaker, of Louisburg, was here Thursday night [...]

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Baseball In Its Purist Form

I’m a baseball fan. A Boston Red Sox fan for more than 50 years. Given their hapless history up until just a few years ago, maybe I really was a fan of American tragedies. I played a lot of youth baseball in days of yore. As I aged, I turned to slow-pitch softball. In my [...]

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USD 367 Board Approves 2010-11 Budget, Teachers’ Contract

Property owners should not see much change in their tax bill from Osawatomie USD 367 this year. The Board of Education last Wednesday voted 6-0 to approve the 2010-11 budget. The property tax levy will be 53.146 mills, down slightly from 53.198 mills last year. Though the mill levy is lower, property owners could see [...]

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Webster’s Joy Of Reading Opens New World At Tri-ko

Everyday at 11 a.m., senior citizens and a few who are younger gather around Foster Grandparent Helen Webster in the Retirement Room at TRI-KO Inc. in Osawatomie. With newspaper in hand and wearing her pink smock, Webster begins by reading the Osawatomie Journal and other newspapers before moving on to short novels. Currently, Webster is [...]

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Griffiths Unite To Fight Cancer

Wearing grey shirts with PEACE – LOVE – CURE in pink letters, with blue lettering for the guys, and ‘TEAM GRIFFITH – UNITE FOR THE FIGHT”, members of the extended Griffith family walked in the Susan G. Komen Cancer Walk on Aug. 8. Forty-two members of the family, ranging in age from 6 months to [...]

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