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OCWC Wrestlers Headed to State

March 25, 2015

The Ottawa County Wrestling Club competed at Districts on March 21 at Emporia. Wrestlers placing and qualifying for State in Topeka on March 27-29 are: 1st place Braylon Smith and Gunnar Smith; 2nd Lacie Wilson; 3rd Ethan Copple, Austin Roth, Tristin Hauck; and 4th Brody Murk.

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Tax Impact of Bond Issue Will be Minimal

Tax Impact of Bond Issue Will be Minimal

March 25, 2015

By USD 239 Superintendent Chris Vignery Voters in North Ottawa County USD 239 will go to the polls on April 7 to decide a bond issue proposal to expand and improve school facilities in Minneapolis. The District and Board of Education believe that now is an opportune time to consider the needed improvements financially. A […]

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Meeting of Ottawa County Commissioners

March 25, 2015

March 23, 2015 The Board of Commissioners met in regular session with all commissioners present. The township report of Morton was confirmed by the board. Jody Parks, Ottawa County Health Center Administrator, gave an update on the hospital bond project and gave the board the recent hospital audit. Jason Rourke, RMA Engineering, gave the commissioners […]

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DAR Chapter Meets

March 25, 2015

The Mary Wade Strother Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, met on March 16 at Presbyterian Manor in Salina. The meeting opened with the reciting of the DAR Ritual and the Preamble to the Constitution. Sharon Foust of Minneapolis, National Defense Chair, gave information about a DAR member who recently retired from a career in […]

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Delphos Mayor’s Minute

March 25, 2015

The City of Delphos has hired Mandy Jamison as the 2015 Recreational Director. Mandy started March 1 and immediately organized the Delphos Walk Kansas teams. We have five teams walking from Delphos this year. Each week a team will be picked at random for a prize from the Delphos Rec program. This week’s winning team […]

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FHSU Awards Scholarships

March 25, 2015

Area students were recognized at the recent Student Recognition program in Salina for the scholarships they have been awarded by Fort Hays State University for the 2015-16 year. Bennington seniors recognized were Michaelyn Laflen, who accepted a $1,200 Miller Black and Gold Academic Award and a $900 Academic Opportunity Award in allied health; Kayla Schlachter, […]

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Minneapolis Has Two Choices for Mayor

Minneapolis Has Two Choices for Mayor

March 25, 2015

Virginia Hoover For the last 18 years, Virginia Hoover has been heavily involved in city leadership, and she’d like to keep it that way. “I would like to serve at least one more term as Mayor of Minneapolis to complete the projects we have started,” Hoover said. “I can promise this city a continuation of […]

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District Court

March 25, 2015

A marriage license was issued to Thomas Zorn and Amanda Quay. Criminal: Brandon Harder, Minneapolis, was charged with interference with law enforcement. Kyle Tipton, El Dorado, was charged with DUI. Small Claims: Angela Reinking seeks judgment against Michele Wendt, Tescott, for amount owed of $2,715.00 for daycare. Limited: Discover Bank was granted judgment against Richard […]

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Lott Attends Scholarship Day

March 25, 2015

Outstanding high school seniors attended Scholarship Day at Southwestern College in Winfield on March 7. Kiley Lott, the daughter of John and Kristen Lott and a senior at MHS, was one of the participants. Scholarship Day is an invitation-only event for students officially accepted into SC and awarded academic scholarships at the college. These students […]

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Around the County

Around the County

March 25, 2015

By Karen Brumbaugh A lot of progress is being made on the 50th Rd. (landfill) bridge. On March 10, I went out to watch the process of the Ottawa County highway crew using cutting torches to dismantle the old steel stringers and beams that will be replaced with new ones. On March 16, John Copple and […]

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