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District Court

August 19, 2015

Criminal: Jerry Huckabey, Salina, was found guilty of theft and was sentenced to 12 months in jail, suspended, 12 months supervised probation and was ordered to pay $208 in costs and fees. William Whitaker, Delphos, was found guilty of aggravated endangering a child and battery and was sentenced to 13 months in the Kansas Dept. […]

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Meeting of Ottawa County Commissioners

August 19, 2015

August 17, 2015 The Board of Commissioners met in regular session with all members present. Motion carried to revise the Ottawa County Employee Handbook to add a policy saying Ottawa County will allow for gratuity not to exceed 15% of total meal expense. Proof of tip is required. Sara Hodges, Health/Aging Administrator, gave an update […]

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Around the County

August 19, 2015

By Karen Brumbaugh A culvert is a structure that allows water to flow under a road, railroad, trail, or similar obstruction. Typically embedded so as to be surrounded by soil, a culvert may be made from a pipe, reinforced concrete or other material. A structure that carries water above land is known as an aqueduct. […]

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Moran Visits OCHC

Moran Visits OCHC

August 19, 2015

Senator Jerry Moran visited Ottawa County Health Center last week. Following a meeting with Jody Parks, OCHC Administrator, Sen. Moran toured the hospital and met some of the OCHC staff. “We were pleased that Sen. Moran had the opportunity to visit our hospital,” Parks said. “He is a major supporter of small hospitals like ours, and […]

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Ottawa County Commissioners

August 16, 2015

August 3, 2015 The Board of Commissioners met with Commissioners Brumbaugh and Kay present. The commissioners held a hearing to determine if a road would be suitable for vacating in the Northeast quarter (NE ¼) of Section 1, Township 11 South, Range 1 West of the 6th P.M. The commissioners viewed the road several weeks […]

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Around the County

August 14, 2015

by Linda Brumbaugh The Ottawa County LEPC (Local Emergency Planning Committee) is a product of federal legislation passed in the wake of the Bhopal disaster in India, where thousands of people died because of an accident involving the release of hazardous chemicals. To prevent similar occurrences in our communities, Congress passed the Emergency Planning and […]

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Copple Sworn in as Treasurer

Copple Sworn in as Treasurer

August 5, 2015

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Minneapolis City Council

Minneapolis City Council

August 5, 2015

The July meeting of the Minneapolis City Council came to order at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7, 2015. Members of the council present at the meeting were: Hope Spano, David Sweat, Russ Thornton, Kerm Wedel, Cathy Hoover, and Kaely Jackson. The Council was joined by Mayor Ryan White, City Attorney Rob Walsh, City Administrator […]

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Register of Deeds Report

August 5, 2015

Total of 98 documents were recorded in July including 25 deeds. 29 mortgages, 27 mortgage releases, two affidavits, two death certificates, five surveys, three UCC financing statement/fixture filings, a UCC continuation, a memo of lease, two Department of Justice lien notices and a release of lien. July mortgage indebtedness is $2,585,693.00 Transfers: John V Darrow […]

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District Court

July 30, 2015

Marriage licenses were issued to Jon Nelson and Karla Nelson, and Brad Wilson and Thea Thompson. Ronnie Mills, Burton, was found guilty of attempting to flee a police officer, improper driving on a landed roadway, failure to stop at stop sign, and no seat belt and was sentenced to 60 days in jail, suspended, six […]

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