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Spring Hill Player DIes After Being Taken From OHS Game By Air Ambulance

Spring Hill High School football player Nate Stiles has reportedly died following the Broncos game with Osawatomie. Stiles was injured late in the second quarter and was taken to the hospital by air ambulance. The type of injury has not been released. Stiles is the son of Miami County Commissioner Ron Stiles.

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Dear Voters of Osawatomie:

By Phil Dudley I am writing this guest editorial to communicate to you, the voter, the purposes of Charter Ordinance #13 and the need to approve the creation of the Stormwater Utility. There are very real consequences for voting no and I ask that you consider seriously these consequences. I also hope that you utilize [...]

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Voters To Decide Fate Of Storm Water Utility On Tuesday

By Doug Carder Osawatomie voters will decide whether or not to establish a storm water utility to help pay for upgrades to the city’s storm water system and for a $400,000 levee certification process. The approval or disapproval of the utility, which will appear on the ballot as Charter Ordinance No. 13, will be decided [...]

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Moon Letter to Editor

October 26, 2010 Dear Editor, One of the ways Webster defines misinformation is as information supplied in a suspicious manner. You know, the kind of things that get said in such a way that leads the reader to form incorrect conclusions because of misleading or missing facts that the writer leaves out in order to [...]

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OHS Students Enjoy Work Day


Osawatomie High School students learned a lesson in giving back to the community last week during the annual Community Service Day. High school students spent four hours in the community doing various odd jobs, cleaning lawns, painting and even building a walking path at the Osawatomie Public Library. “The reason we do it is two-fold,” [...]

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Trojans Fall To Wildcats In District Play

By Jeff Gulley The Trojans were no match for the undefeated Louisburg Wildcats Friday night. The Wildcats rushed for 426 yards and eight touchdowns in a 62-8 win in the second round of district play. The loss clinched a playoff berth for Louisburg and Paola. Louisburg took a 49-0 lead into the locker room, scoring [...]

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Cross Country Team Competes At Regionals

By Jeff Gulley The cross country season came to an end for Osawatomie Saturday at the Anderson County Regional. The Trojans will not be sending a runner to the state meet but first-year coach Matt Higgins saw a lot of improvement by a large group of runners this season and the outlook for the program [...]

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Farley Letter to Editor

Dear Editor: In my profession there are at least three important skills: 1) listening; 2) analyzing; and 3) working hard. From what I have listened to, I really cannot tell you why we need Ordinance 13. There have been so many reasons put forth I am reminded of the “spaghetti analogy.” Throw the spaghetti to [...]

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Letters to Editor

Dear Editor: ‘Tis the season for ghosts, spooks and spirits galore, but the really scary thing knocking at the door is Ordinance 13. Mayor Phil would have you believe that the town will fall to pieces without a new utility. The EPA will be banging at the door! They will storm the town in black, [...]

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Volleyball Season Ends at Regionals

By Jessica Jones Both Osawatomie’s and Prairie View’s hopes to advance to state were taken away with both losing in the first round of the substate tournament Saturday. The teams in this sub-state were Prairie View, Osawatomie, Louisburg, Paola, Fort Scott, Spring Hill, Anderson County and Iola. Prairie View came in as the eighth seed [...]

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