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Down Through The Years Nov 24 2010

By Shirley Erickson 100 Years Ago Joseph Nicely, Frank Wilson, R. B. Hanson. H. H. Reed, C. S. Biby, W. E. Murphy and several others went to Kansas City, Kan., yesterday to stage the night’s work in the Scottish Rite Temple in that city. William Bixby is taking the 32 degrees of Scottish Rite Masonry [...]

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Library Grant Application Put On Hold

By Jeff Gulley The Osawatomie Library has pushed back the application for a Community Block Development Grant to next fall. Osawatomie librarian Elizabeth Trigg said timing constraints led to the delay on the grant, which would make it possible to move forward with phase two of the renovations project. While having to delay the implementation [...]

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USD 367 Board Talks Capital Improvements

By Jeff Gulley With budget uncertainty looming again, the USD 367 Board of Education spent time during Thursday’s meeting looking toward future capital improvement needs and the costs. The board crossed one item off a list of proposed four-year capital projects by voting to accept a bid of $16,290 to fix roofing areas over three [...]

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Down Through The Years Nov. 17, 2010

By Shirley Erickson 100 Years Ago In spite of the unfavorable circumstances which the Machinists’ here, as well as other points on the Missouri Pacific, have had to contend with for some time past, the Ninth Annual Ball given by that order in Convention Hall, Monday evening, was a decided success. It was eventful in [...]

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Creating Golf Ball Art

By Jeff Gulley It was on the golf course that Henry Workman was challenged to do something new. It was four years ago when his golfing partner picked up a ball that had been run over by a mower and asked him what he could do with it. Workman went back to his shop in [...]

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Iola Accepts Offer to Join Pioneer League

By Jeff Gulley The Pioneer League has found a replacement for Jayhawk-Linn beginning in 2012. The Iola Register reported in its Nov. 10 edition that Iola is leaving the Southeast Kansas League and will be joining the Pioneer League beginning with the 2012-2013 season. “We feel real good about it,” Osawatomie principal Doug Chisam said. [...]

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Two Trojans Earn Pioneer League Volleyball Honors

Two Trojans earned Pioneer League volleyball honors. Osawatomie sophomore Tayler Soucie led the Trojans in kills and blocks and earned Pioneer League first-team honors. Brianna Crain finished her senior campaign with an all-league honorable mention selection. Rounding out the first team were Paige Rockers, a senior from Anderson County, Chelsea Beckman, a senior from Jayhawk-Linn; [...]

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From the Mailbag

By Jeremy Gulley This week I received a letter from a fan of our newspapers, who was not too happy with me. The reader used the name Fergie Fergie, and wrote: “Recently read another one of your pompous columns,mostly about yourself and now about the games you play with your own children who you seem [...]

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Sonic Raises $6,000 For Breast Cancer

By Jeff Gulley Thanks to an anonymous late-night donor, the Osawatomie’s Sonic-Drive In topped $6,000 for Breast Cancer Research in October. The annual fundraiser was a huge success this year according to Sonic manager Gary Elmquist. “Don’t let anyone tell you this town doesn’t care,” he said. “It was just a phenomenal month.” The final [...]

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La Cygne Police Chief Fired By Council

Courtesy of Judy Kinder, Linn County News Following a lengthy executive session on last Wednesday evening, the La Cygne City Council made the unanimous decision to terminate the employment of the city’s police chief. Although the council had previously held two special meetings regarding personnel issues – one on Oct 28 and the most recent [...]

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