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  • Lessons in governing from Nebraska 12/17/2014

    I read various articles in The Ottawa Herald about Gov. Sam Brownback’s belated admission that Kansas is in a worse economic mess than he earlie ...

  • Good neighbor? 12/12/2014

    Monday, Dec. 8, I found a doorknob hanger on our front door when I stepped out to get the mail. It was from Ottawa University students conducting thei ...

  • Kansas highways 12/12/2014

    Transportation in Kansas has long been the envy of other states. With a series of comprehensive highway programs adopted by Kansas lawmakers over the ...

  • Rural Water 6 changes needed 12/8/2014

    I am a single mother of two and purchased a house in Princeton which had water run to it already. The previous owners had spent over $12,000 to have t ...

  • Ferguson truth 12/5/2014

    Those who have refused to believe the truth in the Ferguson story is a reflection of mankind’s most basic flaw which started with our first pare ...

  • Benefit proves heartfelt for church 11/24/2014

    Ottawa was offered Saturday night a concert of Frank Sinatra songs. It was sung by Ken Frank as a benefit to Bethany Chapel Baptist Church, which rece ...

  • Inconsistent with homosexuality 11/24/2014

    I’m writing in response to Dylan Lysen’s article in The Herald’s Nov. 21-22 Weekender edition — “Mean-spirited fight fue ...


A special election is set for June 2 on the issue of a 1-cent sales tax to help fund economic development, city services and more. The proposed tax would replace an existing half-cent sales tax set to expire. Would you support this effort?

  • Yes.
  • No.
  • I don't know.