Tuesday, September 16, 2014


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  • Mental health focus in Ottawa shooting 9/15/2014

    I read with interest the article published in your paper Sept. 8, 2014, titled, “Ottawa shooting renews focus on crisis intervention training&rd ...

  • Governor candidate has worked hard and made sacrifices to campaign 9/3/2014

    [Editor’s note: This letter is in response to a guest editorial written by Pat Lowry, editor and publisher of sister newspaper The Hays Daily News, which published in The Herald’s Aug. 30-31 Weekender edition.] My name is Eileen Umbehr and I’m Keen Umbehr’s wife. As you know, Mr. Lowry, Keen is the Libertarian candidate for Kansas governor. I rea ...

  • Mention brings back memories 9/3/2014

    Mention of the Cayot [Dry Goods Company, Ottawa] fire brought vivid memories to mind. Upon hearing sirens, our family along with two aunts visiting from small town Plainville lo ...

  • Thanks for a thank you 9/3/2014

    Jogging south on Main Street about 4 p.m., a black pickup stopped. The guy inside asked “Are you Dave Hale?” He looked sturdy and lots you ...

  • City helpers essential 9/3/2014

    On July 3, I missed a step on my porch, landing face first in my yard. My mail carrier helped me to my feet and found my bent glasses for me. I don&rs ...

  • Thanking Stottlemire 8/11/2014

    In the past year, I’ve personally learned first-hand how much time goes into serving in public office. During this time, Don Stottlemire has bee ...

  • Who’s to blame? 8/6/2014

    As the saying goes, “We have seen the enemy, and the enemy is us.” I have decided after watching the past six years of politics, that quot ...


With football season under way, which league(s) do you watch?

  • It's all about the NFL.
  • College football is the greatest, hands down.
  • I love my local and hometown high school teams.
  • I prefer to test my skills in fantasy football.
  • Some of the above.
  • All of the above.
  • None - I don't like football.