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Winter’s First Blast

City crews were out Monday trying ot clear the streets as snow kept falling. They were out again Tuesday dealing with blowing snow and extremely cold temperatures.

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Tricked Into Reading

By Kevin Gray I’ve always blamed the book, “The Cat in the Hat”, for my having “flunked” second grade. As if it happened yesterday, I can see my teacher placing this brand new book with the blue-laminated cover on the book shelf right next to my desk. Day after day, I sat there while the [...]

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Try Something New

By Jeremy Gulley I have had a lot on my mind this week. There are so many things changing and fluctuating that I have had a difficult time relaxing and thinking about anything other than my own issues. One thing that usually helps me to focus is exercise – specifically running. Last week, when things [...]

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Kansas Day Celebration

Residents are urged to come celebrate Osawatomie’s history and culture as the community marks Kansas Day on Jan. 30 at Osawatomie High School. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the west end of the high school, 1200 Trojan Drive. An Arts and Crafts Vendor Fair will showcase the talents [...]

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Visitation increases at John Brown Museum State Historic Site

Grady Atwater Osawatomie’s association with John Brown and Bleeding Kansas attracted 4, 611 visitors to the John Brown Museum State Historic Site during 2010, and increases of 303 visitors over the 4,308 visitors to the John Brown Museum State Historic Site in 2009. The combined efforts of museum staff and community volunteers working together built [...]

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Winter Blast Hits Osawatomie

By Jeff Gulley Osawatomie was spared from the worst Mother Nature had to offer Monday and Tuesday but it was still enough to cause road problems and cancel school on both days. Snow began falling in the early hours Monday and city staff were called out to clear streets about 4:25, said Public Works Director [...]

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Salon Sets Up Temporary Home After Downtown Fire

A Dec 27 fire severely damaged Mi'Lady's Hair Care and Nail Salon in the downtown business block. The shop has temporarily relocated at 559 Main St.

By Doug Carder Donna Broce has set up Mi’Lady’s Hair Care & Nail Salon temporarily at 559 Main St. after a fire gutted her business last week. “I lost most of it. The fire wasn’t big, but everything melted,” Broce said of the contents of her former shop at 535 Main St. The fire broke [...]

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No Snow Days

By Kevin Gray Just think, I was out in the yard with our dogs last Thursday evening in my shorts and a T-shirt. And when we were on a nice long walk late that afternoon, Diane asked, “What’s that sound?” I knew what she meant, and we both said at the same time, “Kids!” From [...]

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We just have to adjust

By Jeremy Gulley My family and I would like to express our sincere appreciation for all of the love and support we received since the death of my father last week. I am sure we would have made it through, but it would not have been as easy without you. It was heartwarming and motivating [...]

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Resolved to Read Tags

By Beth Gulley The trick to crafting a good New Year’s resolution lies in breaking your larger goals down into their smallest components, and then choosing the right qualifier to go along with them. For example, I like to shop at garage sales and thrift stores, but I don’t have the desire or opportunity to [...]

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