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Osawatomie Native Named To Top Doctor List

Kevin Gray Former Osawatomie resident, Alicia Arbaje, has been chosen one of Baltimore, Maryland’s, ten best doctors by the Baltimore Sun’s Sun Magazine. In the piece by writer, Jill Rosen, titled, “Generation RX: Driven, brilliant and not even 40, these 10 doctors are the future of local medicine,” Dr. Arbaje, a geriatrician at John Hopkins [...]

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City Refuses To Consider Reversing Union Vote

By Jeff Gulley Nearly a year to the day since the Osawatomie City Council voted to opt out of the union, the council refused to hear more discussion on the issue. Council member John Farley asked to add a resolution to the agenda Thursday night for the city to opt back into the Public Employer-Employee [...]

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Old Stone Church Vespers 2010

By Kevin Gray Although the heat was on, visitors and performers at the Old Stone Church Vespers Service Saturday evening felt what it must have been like to worship at the first Christmas time service there in 1861. As the winds howled, snow swirled around on the street, and one frozen soul repeatedly rang the [...]

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Down Through The Years 12-15-2010

100 Years Ago There has been a lot of stealing from freight cars at this place this winter. The special agents of the company have been watching and laying traps for the thieves, but they have not laid any of them by the heels yet. A son of Roll Kelly was hunting on the north [...]

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A Big Meal At A Big Event

Kevin Gray All I could think at the Miami County Big Brothers Big Sisters first annual Pancake Feed on Saturday morning is how they got that title all wrong. It should’ve been the Miami County Big Brothers Big Sisters first annual pancake, eggs, sausage, bacon, toast, etc., All You Can Eat Feed thanks to the [...]

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Christmas or Retailmas

By Jeremy Gulley Every year it’s the same thing. People everywhere say that this year they are going to cut back and remember the true meaning of Christmas. Then at midnight on Thanksgiving, people crowd in to Walmart trying to get the perfect present for the lowest price or the lowest priced perfect present. Every [...]

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Darner To Celebrate 50 Years At OSH

By Jeff Gulley Donna Darner has witnessed a lot of changes at the Osawatomie State Hospital. For the past 50 years, Darner has been employed at OSH, starting as a high school student in the dietary department and advancing through the years to her current role as Director of Nursing. “The hospital has been very [...]

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Big Brothers, Big Sisters Celebrate Christmas

By Kevin Gray Christmas came early to two Miami County children when they won bicycles at the first annual Miami County Big Brothers Big Sisters Pancake Feed hosted by BBBS and Applebee’s at the Applebee’s Restaurant in Paola Saturday morning. In a raffle to cap off the morning, Trojan Elementary third grader Tabitha Friend won [...]

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Down Through The Years 12-8-10

By Shirley Erickson 100 Years Ago The girl’s basket ball team of the Osawatomie High School are on the war-path this season. They have a most enviable record. We have not heard of a defeat registered against them so far this season and they have been playing some mighty good teams, too. They played Parker [...]

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Two FCA Groups Come Together For The Nathan Project

By Jeff Gulley As students in two high schools are trying to make sense of the death of a 17-year-old football players, the schools’ Fellowship of Christian Athletes organizations came together recently to promote healing for both groups and to kick start the Nathan Project program. Ron and Connie Stiles, along with former Green Bay [...]

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