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Down Through The Years Jan. 22 2011

By Shirley Erickson 100 Years Ago Business picked up for the amateur detectives Tuesday morning when the intelligence of the burglary of the R. B. Hanson Clothing Co. and the theft of $625.00 in cash and currency and about $200 in checks became generally known on the streets of this city. Full two dozen theories [...]

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Walking With A New Attitude

By Jeff Gulley Saturday I went on a hike at Hillsdale Lake. It was a beautiful morning, snow still covered the ground as we began walking on one of the trails that surround the lake. With my daughters out of town for the weekend, it was just me, Stacie and the boys along with Jeremy [...]

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Facebook friend found me

By Kevin Gray Over the years, I’ve become savvy about finding old friends by using the internet. Much of this took place, even before I dove into Facebook, which has helped put me in touch with so many more people I last saw more than 40 years ago. Originally, I had to find comrades of [...]

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Life Care Center Names New Director

By Jeff Gulley Life Care Center of Osawatomie has a new executive director. Aimee Seck was appointed interim executive director on Jan. 7 succeeding Cameron Hodges. “I’m happy to be chosen for this position and happy to be working close to home,” Seck said. Seck had been serving at Life Care Center as marketing director [...]

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My New Year Resolution In Dream Form

By Jeremy Gulley My New Year resolution was simply said but difficult to practice: I decided to try to give people a break and not let what they do affect what I do or how I feel. I decided to let people be who they are and not project my own opinions on them. In [...]

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The Gift of Misapplied Chinese Wisdom

By Beth Gulley I heard a scholar of Ancient Chinese speak on Thursday morning, and he encouraged us to look beyond our usual expectations when we judge China’s progress. He called this concept first tier and second tier human rights. Later in the week I had a birthday, and I decided to misapply the speaker’s [...]

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BREAKING NEWS: USD 367 Gifted Teacher Dies

USD 367 gifted education teacher Cindy Schwarz died this afternoon. The school announced her death in a press release last Tuesday afternoon. EMS were called to the school about 2:45 when Schwarz was found in her office unresponsive. School staff performed CPR until paramedics arrived. She was taken to Miami County Medical Center. Ms. Schwarz worked for the [...]

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Abandoned Shoe Becomes Facebook Sensation

By Jeff Gulley For nearly 34 hours last week, a lone abandoned shoe became the object of possibly the largest game of hide-and-seek ever played in Osawatomie. Fueled by Facebook posts, more than 30 people hunted for, found and hid an old tennis shoe for nearly two days. The impromptu game began Thursday when Jenny [...]

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Trojans Win League Openers

Tess Newport leans in for a basket against the Jayhawks.

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Trojans Win League Openers


The Osawatomie boys’ basketball team topped Jayhawk-Linn 66-29 in the opening game of Pioneer League play Friday night. The girls’ team also got off to a good start beating the Jayhawks 53-36. In other league games. The Central Heights boys beat Anderson County 41-20 and Prairie View beat Wellsville 47-21. The Central Heights girls won [...]

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