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  • 082814wreckphoto

    One person killed in 2-vehicle wreck on U.S. 59 8/28/2014

    An unknown victim was pronounced dead at the scene of a two-vehicle wreck Thursday near the U.S. 59 and Haskell Road junction about six miles south of ...

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    Dozens mourn death 8/27/2014

    There isn’t just one thing that Charlene Smith will miss about Joseph Jennings. It’s everything, she said. “A reporter asked me (Mon ...

  • ASK JODIE: Butler makes sense of police terminology 8/27/2014

    QUESTION: In the Herald’s police reports, how can you have an “unknown suspect” if you have no suspect? - Jim, Ottawa ANSWER: For th ...

  • 082814ou1

    New student enrollment up at OU 8/27/2014

    By The Herald Staff Ottawa University saw a surge in new student enrollment for undergraduate and graduate programs of 22 percent, university official ...

  • Attorney to be offered county counselor position 8/27/2014

    One of the two positions left vacant by former Franklin County Administrator and Counselor Lisa Johnson is about to be filled. The Franklin County Boa ...

  • Osage death caused by vehicle 8/27/2014

    LYNDON — A 20-year-old Carbondale man who was found dead on U.S. 56 early Sunday morning in Osage County was struck by a vehicle, the Osage Coun ...

  • KDOT project to benefit Princeton 8/27/2014

    The Kansas Department of Transportation expects to begin a resurfacing project on about one mile of U.S. 59 in Princeton on Sept. 2, the department an ...

  • Commission narrows judge decision to two 8/25/2014

    By DOUG CARDER Herald Senior Writer Brandon Jones, an Ottawa resident and county attorney for Anderson and Osage counties, is one of two district cour ...

  • ECKAN makes changes with new and familiar faces 8/25/2014

    In with the old and in with the new as well. The East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation, 1320 S. Ash St., Ottawa, has added two new face ...

  • 082614jennings01

    SCHOOL MOURNS GRAD’S DEATH 8/25/2014

    By The Herald Staff Joseph Jennings created a strong bond with several staff members and students at Ottawa High School and the recent news of his dea ...

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    GOP politicians split on US military action 8/25/2014

    With the possibility of the U.S. facing another war in Iraq with another militant group, Americans are split on the action that should be taken. Allud ...

  • New faces grace school hallways and classrooms 8/25/2014

    More than 30 new teachers will join the staffs of Franklin County’s four school districts for the 2014-2015 school year. The Herald asked these ...

  • FAA says investigation ongoing 8/25/2014

    The Federal Aviation Administration’s investigation into a skydiving mishap that claimed the life of a 54-year-old Wichita man Aug. 9 east of Ot ...

  • Brownback: more federal overreach 8/25/2014

    Upset by what he considers another form of Federal government overreach, Gov. Sam Brownback announced he will challenge a federal Department of Labor ...

  • Schlotzhauer sentenced to more than six years in prison 8/25/2014

    A 27-year-old Ottawa man has been sentenced to more than six years in state prison in connection with a 2012 underage sex crime involving a teenage gi ...

  • Body identified in Osage County 8/25/2014

    The Osage County Sheriff’s Office has identified a 20-year-old man who was found dead in the roadway of U.S. 56, about a half mile west of Paule ...

  • Cobbs selected for Greenbush 8/25/2014

    Ryan Cobbs, Ottawa High School principal, has been selected to join a team of current and aspiring school district leaders from 22 Kansas school distr ...

  • Shooting Victim's Aunt Said Teen Was on Suicide Mission 8/24/2014

    The aunt of an 18-year-old Ottawa man who died in a shooting Saturday night with law enforcement officers in Ottawa said she thought her nephew, Josep ...

  • Man Identified in Fatal Ottawa Shooting 8/24/2014

     By The Herald Staff An 18-year-old Ottawa man who died in a shooting Saturday night with law enforcement officers has been identified as Josep ...

  • Man killed in Ottawa Shooting 8/24/2014

    By The Herald Staff                 An unidentified white man was left dead ...

  • Judges vie for position in district 8/22/2014

    The 4th Judicial District Nominating Commission had its work cut out for it Friday. The panel of legal professionals and lay persons from the judicial ...

  • KCC files Westar complaint 8/22/2014

    TOPEKA — The Kansas Corporation Committee believes Kansas residents have been charged wrongfully to pay for energy to their homes. The KCC has f ...

  • Election receives endorsements 8/22/2014

    Candidates for the Kansas governor’s election have both racked up some endorsements. Republican Gov. Sam Brownback received an endorsement from ...

  • Fluke keeps GOP chair 8/22/2014

    Although he may have lost his bid to represent District 59 in the Kansas House of Representatives, Bob Fluke is still a Republican leader in Franklin ...

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    Ice Bucket Challenge honors former professor 8/22/2014

    When Derek Chappell first heard about the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, a viral activity that has taken over the internet as well as Ottawa, Dr. Ronnie Av ...

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    Moran promotes rural US 8/20/2014

    Rural America is not understood in Washington D.C., U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran told a crowd Wednesday morning during his Ottawa visit as part of his Listen ...

  • Judge could rule on defendants statements 8/20/2014

    A district judge could issue a ruling Aug. 29 on whether statements defendant Kyle T. Flack made to investigators about one of the killings in a sprin ...

  • Flags lowered in honor of late Kansas state representative 8/20/2014

    Flags will be lowered to half-staff in honor of state Rep. Joe Edwards, R-Haysville, who died Tuesday evening, according to a news release from Gov. S ...

  • Phone call and letter scam may affect Kansas residents 8/20/2014

    The Kansas Department of Revenue said Wednesday customers have alerted the department of multiple fraud schemes where taxpayers are threatened with ga ...

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