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The Herald, Weekender, December 20-21, 2014

Saturday, December 20, 2014 1:00 AM
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Ottawa hit with injuries

Friday, December 19, 2014 10:41 PM
TONGANOXIE — Injuries have plagued the Ottawa High School wrestling team this season. Ottawa has five starters out with injuries and are hoping to be back at full strength following the holidays. Ottawa finished fifth at Wamego and 12th at Eudo ...READ MORE


Late rally lifts OU to win

Friday, December 19, 2014 10:38 PM
 It took a long time for the Ottawa University women’s basketball to break free from its scoring slump. Ottawa was in the 50s in its three-game skid. Ottawa was headed for another sub-60 performance until the Lady Braves found another offe ...READ MORE


Wellsville routs Central Heights

Friday, December 19, 2014 10:30 PM
WELLSVILLE - Jared Klamm put up 23 points to lead the Eagles over Central Heights 73-50 Friday night at home. Wellsville had eight players in the scoring column and out-rebounded the Vikings 28-18. “We had a young man, Trent Smith (senior), get ...READ MORE


Lady Eagles defeat Vikings in overtime

Friday, December 19, 2014 10:17 PM
WELLSVILLE — The Lady Eagles hit three free throws and held Central Heights scoreless during overtime Friday night to clinch their fourth straight win. The overtime shutout closed the door on any chance of a rally by the visiting Lady Vikings F ...READ MORE


OHS boys come alive in win over De Soto

Friday, December 19, 2014 10:13 PM
DE SOTO — Third quarters have been big for the Ottawa High School boys basketball team. Ottawa has dominated foes in every game. Ottawa took De Soto apart Friday in De Soto. The Cyclones used a 20-4 advantage in the third quarter to cruise to a ...READ MORE


OHS girls fall short Friday

Friday, December 19, 2014 10:11 PM
DE SOTO — The Ottawa High School girls basketball team appeared to be on holiday break already in the first half of Friday’s game in De Soto. The Cyclones made a lot of errors — physically and mentally — to open the game. It t ...READ MORE


New year, new building set for Herald

Friday, December 19, 2014 7:29 PM
The Ottawa Herald plans to ring in the new year from its new digs. The Herald is poised to move the weekend of Dec. 27-28 into the vacant, northern half of the Anderson Byrd LLP law offices building at 214 S. Hickory St. and be open for business Dec. ...READ MORE


Friday, December 19, 2014 7:30 PM
The Ottawa Herald is set to open Dec. 30 at its new home in this building in the 200 block of South Hickory Street. The newspaper will be located in the northern half of the Anderson Byrd LLP law office building at 214 S. Hickory St., sandwiched betw ...READ MORE


Bus drivers want voice

Friday, December 19, 2014 7:11 PM
It was dark when Jimmy Walker arrived 5 a.m. on a recent Saturday at the bus barn on West Wilson Street in Ottawa. And it wasn’t until after dark when Walker, a bus driver for the Ottawa school district, returned to the bus barn about 10 p.m. a ...READ MORE


Friday, December 19, 2014 7:12 PM
Ottawa school district bus drivers have contacted Teamsters about the possibility of forming a union. The school district would have to opt in to allow the bus drivers to vote to unionize. (Photo by Sarah Wiesner/The Ottawa Herald)READ MORE


Friday, December 19, 2014 7:08 PM
Vehicles drive down Main Street, near the intersection of Eighth and Main Streets, in Ottawa late Wednesday night during snowy conditions that blanketed the area Wednesday evening and into Thursday morning. Ottawa received about three inches of snow ...READ MORE


Old building, new face at former welding location

Friday, December 19, 2014 6:58 PM
Dec. 1 started a new month for Ottawa residents but it also started a new business. Bennett Truck, Trailer and Automotive Repair opened its doors for the first time Dec. 1 at the old Jackson Welding location at the northeast corner of I-35 and K-68. ...READ MORE


Program set to benefit fire victims

Friday, December 19, 2014 6:57 PM
A recent house fire shouldn’t ruin Christmas for the family who lost almost everything, Tammy Rhoades, owner of Raggedy Ann and Andy’s Closet, 424B S. Main St., Ottawa, said Friday. Deidre Jones and her five children — age 17, 15, 1 ...READ MORE


Now it’s Congress’ turn: Open up trade with Cuba

Friday, December 19, 2014 5:32 PM
It’s about time the U.S. buried the proverbial hatchet and started to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba. Following the lead of the Obama administration, Congress should tear down trade barriers that penalize American producers and the Cu ...READ MORE


ERICKSON: Keeping community connected crucial

Friday, December 19, 2014 5:32 PM
In Ottawa, connections truly matter. Close ties between neighbors, friends and family make this an amazing place to live and work. In the 21st century, technologies such as broadband Internet, HD TV and digital phone service are also important connec ...READ MORE


SMITH: Dynamic leadership, not dynamic scoring

Friday, December 19, 2014 5:30 PM
With the election over, this month’s hot topic in Kansas politics returns to the budget. Are we in a huge budget hole, created by the tax cuts championed by Governor Brownback? Or, will economic growth save the day? The state’s own conse ...READ MORE


Organization receives grant for mentor program

Friday, December 19, 2014 5:12 PM
At a time when employment opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math are more abundant than ever, the United States is facing a crisis because employers are unable to fill jobs in these fields, Meg Pearson said. The United Way of Fran ...READ MORE


Daily Report for December 19, 2014

Friday, December 19, 2014 5:05 PM
Hospital Notes Admissions • Thursday: Joyce Teter, Ottawa. Dismissals • Wednesday: Ester Garcia, Garnett; David Markley, Ottawa; Roxanna Walker, Wellsville. • Thursday: Hayley Rooker, Ottawa. Franklin County Jail Sheriff’s Depart ...READ MORE


Neosho County Community College to close for winter break

Friday, December 19, 2014 5:04 PM
The Ottawa and Chanute campuses of Neosho County Community College are scheduled to close at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 23 and reopen Jan. 5, according to a news release. Both campuses will be closed Jan. 12 for in-service and Jan. 19 in observance of Martin Lut ...READ MORE


Kansas Farm Bureau thankful for tax bill

Friday, December 19, 2014 5:04 PM
The Kansas Farm Bureau thanks the U.S. Congress for passing the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014, the bureau announced Wednesday. While a multi-year bill would be preferable for the bureau, the extension of tax provisions contained in the legislat ...READ MORE


City strolls toward new sidewalks on east side

Friday, December 19, 2014 5:03 PM
A walkway from the Don Woodward Community Center to Freedom Park could be in the community’s future. In a Dec. 10 city memo, Wynndee Lee, director of planning and codes administration, Scott Bird, finance director, and Bill Ramsey, interim publ ...READ MORE


SERMON: Christmas rings true

Friday, December 19, 2014 3:57 PM
The Christmas story is detailed for us in Luke 2:1-16. Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the Roman world. Quirinius was the governor at the time. The purpose of the census was for taxation. Because of increased governme ...READ MORE


CHICKEN SOUP OF THE SOUL: An adoptive mother gets the reassurance she needed

Friday, December 19, 2014 3:56 PM
These were the words that every adoptive parent was afraid to hear, according to Susan Peters: “Mom, would you be upset if I tried to find my birth mother?” Susan’s daughter Genevieve asked her this at the age of 21 when she had jus ...READ MORE


SCHLAGECK: Adapting to change

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:17 PM
Without question, agricultural research is one of the most vital investments we can make to feed our increasing population and protect our planet. Agricultural research has been helping people by fighting hunger and lowering food costs for years. It ...READ MORE


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New year, new building set for Herald
-12/19/2014, 7:30 PM

Bus drivers want voice
-12/19/2014, 7:26 PM

Old building, new face at former welding location
-12/19/2014, 7:06 PM

Program set to benefit fire victims
-12/19/2014, 6:58 PM

Organization receives grant for mentor program
-12/19/2014, 5:13 PM

Neosho County Community College to close for winter break
-12/19/2014, 5:05 PM

Kansas Farm Bureau thankful for tax bill
-12/19/2014, 5:04 PM

City strolls toward new sidewalks on east side
-12/19/2014, 5:04 PM

Investigation: Fire cause undetermined
-12/18/2014, 1:52 PM

Post office eases Santa’s workload
-12/17/2014, 6:13 PM

Homeowner suspects arson in fire
-12/17/2014, 6:10 PM

ASK JODIE: Race track shifts residents’ memories into overdrive
-12/17/2014, 5:57 PM

County deputy graduates Kansas Law Enforcement training
-12/17/2014, 5:56 PM

KDOT prepares for winter weather
-12/17/2014, 5:55 PM

Officials decline re-election bid
-12/17/2014, 5:52 PM

Sylvester Ranch to take over city land
-12/17/2014, 9:27 AM

County rolls on with new purchases
-12/17/2014, 5:45 PM

City manager’s contract extended through 2017
-12/17/2014, 5:44 PM

Senior program receives Walmart grant
-12/17/2014, 4:42 PM

KDOT treats roads ahead of forecasted snow
-12/17/2014, 3:07 PM

Hometown star leaving Duke: Where do fans think he should go?
-12/16/2014, 11:27 AM

Homeowner suspects arson in house fire
-12/16/2014, 11:20 AM

KVC holds gift drive for county foster children
-12/15/2014, 6:35 PM

County justice center work ‘coming along real well’
-12/15/2014, 6:32 PM

Congress passes spending bill to avoid government shutdown
-12/15/2014, 6:30 PM

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Investigation: Fire cause undetermined
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Bus drivers want voice
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New year, new building set for Herald
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Old building, new face at former welding location
Friday, December 19, 2014 6:58 PM

Program set to benefit fire victims
Friday, December 19, 2014 6:57 PM

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