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Thursday, October 30, 2014 1:00 AM
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Can lawmakers break spending habits?

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:53 PM
The biggest issue looming over the Kansas House of Representatives is how the state will balance its budget when reports of tax revenue shortfalls keep coming. State Rep. Blaine Finch, R-Ottawa, who is seeking re-election for the Kansas House Distric ...READ MORE


Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:55 PM
State Rep. Kevin Jones, R-Wellsville, above left, and challenger Cleon Rickel, D-Garnett, above right, answer questions Oct. 13 at a candidate forum at the Ottawa Municipal Auditorium, 301 S. Hickory St., Ottawa. The House District 5 candidates &mdas ...READ MORE


Halloween cycles back for clown family after 30 years

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:49 PM
HIAWATHA — They’re all a little older, but a former Herald photographer and his family are planning a picture-perfect reproduction of their Halloween parade entry from 30 years ago. Matt Bristow, a former Herald photographer, participated ...READ MORE


Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:51 PM
Ed Bristow poses with the newly restored bicycle cart before the Hiawatha Halloween Frolic set for Friday. Bristow restored the cart and son Matt Bristow, a former Herald photographer, bought a similar bike from Craigslist to recreate the original 19 ...READ MORE


Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:50 PM
The Bristow family — Nik, Matt, and Mark seated in the cart, and parents Ed and Pam — poses before the Hiawatha Halloween parade in 1984. The parade is the oldest in the country and has been featured on the Travel Channel, according to th ...READ MORE


Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:50 PM
The Bristow family — Nik, Matt, and Mark seated in the cart, and parents Ed and Pam — participates in the Hiawatha Halloween parade in 1984. The parade is the oldest in the country and has been featured on the Travel Channel, according to ...READ MORE


Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:47 PM
Smokey Bear talks with students Oct. 10 at Appanoose Elementary School as part of the Pomona Fire Department’s fire prevention week activities. Smokey, who turned 70 Aug. 9, spent the day in the area, also visiting Williamsburg Elementary Schoo ...READ MORE


Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:44 PM
Macayla Harmon, freshman, tries to keep her balance walking a straight line with Fatal Vision Goggles on while being instructed by Deputy Tera Brooks, with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Tuesday in the West Franklin High Schook parking l ...READ MORE


Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:43 PM
Kirsten Hoyt, freshman, and Carissa Mora, senior, drive through an obstacle course in a golf cart Tuesday afternoon in the West Franklin High School parking lot, Pomona, during a drunk driving simulator demonstration for Safe Driving Week and Red Rib ...READ MORE


Get ready to fall back

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:38 PM
It’s time to turn the clocks back one hour before going to bed Saturday night. Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday. As residents roll their clocks back an hour, the Ottawa Fire Department is encouraging people to change and test the batt ...READ MORE


No tricks: City urges Halloween safety

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:37 PM
While a treat for most children, Halloween doesn’t have to be a ghoulish evening for parents Friday. Here are a few health and safety tips from the City of Ottawa: • Eat a full meal before trick-or-treating. • Pick a few favorite cand ...READ MORE


Wednesday, October 29, 2014 5:55 PM
Royals rookie pitcher Yordano Ventura delivers a pitch during Game 6 of the World Series Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. Ventura pitched 7 shutout innings to slam the door on the San Francisco Giants. Kansas City cruised to a 10-0 w ...READ MORE


ASK JODIE: Eyes on the skies? Uncertain origins for ‘birds’ overhead

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 5:49 PM
QUESTION: What’s going on with helicopter activity around Ottawa in the past month? ANSWER: As much as I’d like to say that scenes from “Mission: Impossible 5” were being shot here, I think we can safely rule out that theory. ...READ MORE


Officials warn about Ebola scams

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 5:48 PM
TOPEKA — Scam artists might be planning to cash-in on Americans’ Ebola fears. Following the outbreak of Ebola in western Africa and its appearance in North America, Kansas Securities Commissioner Josh Ney Wednesday cautioned investors to ...READ MORE


TODAY IN HISTORY: October 1914

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 5:47 PM
• New wars breaking. England is in more trouble each day. Battle in Belgium still waging. Fire of British Warships on villages which were occupied by Germans was fierce. • A Democratic automobile imbued with enthusiasm after a day spent wit ...READ MORE


LARS BRANT ALLEN

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 5:41 PM
Lars Brant Allen, 51, Ottawa, Kansas, passed away Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at Methodist Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska. Family members plan to welcome friends for a visitation service 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home ...READ MORE


Wednesday, October 29, 2014 5:45 PM
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NEVAEH MARIE FAITH MEGENITY

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 5:41 PM
Nevaeh Marie Faith Megenity, age 10 weeks, Ottawa, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, in Ottawa. Visitation was planned for Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, Ottawa. A funeral service is set for 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, at the f ...READ MORE


NAOMI MEDEARIS

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 5:40 PM
Naomi Medearis, 96, Ottawa, died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at Ottawa Retirement Village. Visitation is planned 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at First Baptist Church, Gardner. Graveside inurnment is to follow at 3 p.m. Saturday at Sche ...READ MORE


LEE KELLERMAN

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 5:40 PM
Lee Franklin Kellerman, 90, Garnett, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at Anderson County Hospital, Garnett. Memorial services with military honors are planned for 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel, Garnett. He ...READ MORE


JEANNETTE LAWRENCE KARR

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 5:39 PM
Jeannette Lawrence Karr, 91, formerly of Ottawa, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at Warrensburg Manor Care Center, Warrensburg, Missouri. Cremation is planned with arrangements by Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia, Missouri. She was born April 13, 1923, in O ...READ MORE


DELORIS JANE HARDY

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 5:39 PM
Deloris Jane Hardy, 77, Ottawa, died Oct. 27, 2014, at Ransom Memorial Hospital, Ottawa. Visitation is planned for 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at Apostolic Living Way Church, Ottawa. A funeral service is set for 11 a.m. Saturday at the ...READ MORE


TERRILL C. COX

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 5:38 PM
Terrill C. Cox, 63, Topeka, died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. Arrangements are pending and expected to be announced later by Dengel & Son Mortuary, Ottawa.READ MORE


Wednesday, October 29, 2014 5:14 PM
The former Ottawa Music building, along with several nearby vacant homes, sits in rubble Wednesday afternoon. The structures are being leveled this week by Scott Construction, Ottawa, to make room for a 54,000-square-foot Price Chopper supermarket to ...READ MORE


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No tricks: City urges Halloween safety
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ASK JODIE: Eyes on the skies? Uncertain origins for ‘birds’ overhead
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