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Fun in the Sun

Fun in the Sun

July 30, 2015

Sometimes it’s necessary to spend money in order to make money and this appears to be Zach Allison’s approach to fundraising for the Minneapolis swimming pool and Recreation Commission this summer. On August 8, Allison and several other volunteers will be hosting a countywide event called Fun in the Sun in Markley Grove Park to […]

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Dreams Become Reality at Studio 210

Dreams Become Reality at Studio 210

July 30, 2015

Although it appears a lot of change has suddenly taken place at 210 N. Concord. Owner Mindy Cline admits she has dreamt about this moment since she was small. “Since I was five years old, I knew I wanted to grow up, go to hair school, and then buy the Mane Studio,” said Cline. However, […]

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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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Meeting of Ottawa County Commissioners

July 30, 2015

July 27, 2015 The Board of Commissioners met with all members present. They signed Resolution 15-12, updating the Treasurer’s salary to the salary the new County Treasurer will be at effective August 1, 2015. Motion carried to send a letter in support to DVACK school-based Teen Dating Violence Prevention Program. A letter was signed. The […]

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McCollough Receives Theatre Scholarship

July 30, 2015

Alex McCollough of Minneapolis was awarded a scholarship for the 2015-16 theatre season from the Butler Community College Theatre Department. Butler offers full tuition and book scholarships to qualifying students who want to participate in either performance or technical theatre.

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Delphos Lions Club

July 30, 2015

On July 24, two loads of pea gravel were deposited under the play equipment in the Delphos City Park to replace the sand that had been removed. Lion David Carver, and Phil and Cork Ballou brought their tractors. Other Lions helping out were Randy Handly, Craig Ballou, Jack Larson, Bob and Derek Klein. Chris Fruits […]

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House Committee Adopts Huelskamp Proposals

July 22, 2015

The House Veterans Affairs Committee voted to pass the VA Accountability Act of 2015, including Huelskamp’s Whistleblowing Testimony Travel Act as an amendment to the bill. The VA Accountability Act would provide additional responsibility and authority for the VA Secretary to fire any VA bureaucrat who is harming or failing our Veterans. The Congressman’s whistleblower […]

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FCCLA Members Earn National Medals

FCCLA Members Earn National Medals

July 15, 2015

Seven members of the MJSHS FCCLA chapter attended National FCCLA Leadership Conference/STAR events competition held in the nation’s Capitol July 4-9. For five days, they attended leadership sessions, toured historical sites of the city and competed in their events. With over 8,000 attendees from all over the nation, they were able to meet new people […]

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Around the County

July 15, 2015

By Karen Brumbaugh Residents of Ottawa County can renew tags on line at www.kswebtags.org, by mail or in person at the Ottawa County Treasurer’s office. Renewals are based on the first letter of the last name. A vehicle owner must show proof of current insurance on each vehicle being renewed, which includes a current expiration […]

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Senate Scene From the Office of Elaine Bowers

July 15, 2015

By Sen. Elaine Bowers The Kansas Senate approved HB2109 that was the tax proposal debated for nearly a month. For weeks the Legislature was at an impasse on tax policy determining which way the state should approach the $400 million shortfall in state revenue that is currently required to balance the state budget. HB2109 passed […]

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