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Minneapolis T-Ball Mighty Orange

Minneapolis T-Ball Mighty Orange

July 22, 2015

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Senior Olympics Registration

July 22, 2015

Registrations are now open for the 32nd annual Kansas Senior Olympics, sponsored by Shawnee County Parks and Recreation. An estimated 800 athletes from Kansas and across the U.S. are expected to compete this year at the games in Topeka. The 2015 Kansas Senior Olympics offers competition in 18 different sports for individuals who will be […]

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Garrison Earns Award

July 22, 2015

Kasie Garrison of Bennington received the Superior Academic Achievement Award in softball from Cloud County Community College Athletic Department. The award is presented to student-athletes who achieve a GPA of 3.8-3.99.

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Fair Parade Winners

Fair Parade Winners

July 22, 2015

   

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Pat Baccus Retires After Years of Service to Ottawa County

Pat Baccus Retires After Years of Service to Ottawa County

July 22, 2015

In less than a week, Pat Baccus, Ottawa County Treasurer, will work her very last day in the only office she’s known for over 30 years. Baccus is a native of Ottawa County and 1969 graduate of Bennington High School. Upon graduation, she attended Fort Hays State University and was then hired as an executive […]

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Common Threads: Something to Be Proud Of

Common Threads: Something to Be Proud Of

July 22, 2015

00By Parker Roth “Dad, the parade was supposed to start a minute ago. What’s the deal??” “It’s our town, kiddo. We’ll give them all the time they need.” I have always dreamed of traveling the world. Living someone’s “normal”, experiencing a culture that is molded around a completely different history—it’s a thrilling thought. But it’s […]

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FFA Grand Champion – Ag Mechanics Construction

FFA Grand Champion – Ag Mechanics Construction

July 22, 2015

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Baby Show Winners: Fame and Fortune at a Young Age

Baby Show Winners: Fame and Fortune at a Young Age

July 22, 2015

   

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Health Department Scavenger Hunt Winners

July 22, 2015

A record number of individuals weathered the heat and participated in the Ottawa County Health Department Scavenger Hunt at the fair Tuesday evening. Each age group had a list of ten items to find on the fairgrounds and the first with a completed list won the prize. Winners were:  age 8 and under – Isaiah […]

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Minneapolis Sports  Hall of Fame Inductee: Dr. John Matt

Minneapolis Sports Hall of Fame Inductee: Dr. John Matt

July 22, 2015

At 6’6” tall, John Matt was one of two tall players known as the ‘Twin Towers’ on the record-setting 1959 basketball team. For the first time in school history, a Minneapolis basketball team qualified to play in the finals of the State Class ‘B’ tournament. Led by Coach Gerald Shoemaker, his team went 25-1 losing […]

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