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Ottawa, Kansas is located in Franklin County. Zip codes in Ottawa, KS include 66067. The median home price in Ottawa is $115,000. More Ottawa information.

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19 hrs ago | OttawaHerald.com

Today in History: July 1914

There will be no consolidation of school districts at Lane at the present time, but the Lane schools will be improved.

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23 hrs ago | OttawaHerald.com

Library delaying expanded hours amid budget cuts

With Ottawa city commissioners asking departments to look for places to cut back, the Ottawa Public Library said it uncovered a way to trim $12,000 from its budget.

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Yesterday | OttawaHerald.com

Hopefuls spar on voter rights

"When the government starts telling, because of fear, that we have to limit your right to protect your right, I start getting very nervous," Morgan, a Kansas secretary of state candidate, said Tuesday night during a candidate forum organized by the Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

Schoolhouse set to mark 125th anniversary

With Ottawa planning to celebrate its 150th birthday this fall, a community landmark to the north also is set to pass a major historical milestone.

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Keep Finch going

The voters of Kansas House District 59 are fortunate to have a legislator as skilled and knowledgeable as Blaine Finch.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

Two-vehicle wreck leaves injuries; car swipes house

Three Ottawa residents received minor injuries in a two-vehicle collision Monday morning at the intersection of Seventh and Cedar streets.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

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State education candidate planning fairgrounds visit

A candidate running for the Kansas Board of Education District 9 position, which includes Franklin County, is expected to be among the primary hopefuls looking for voter support this weekend at the local fair.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

Fair nearly as storied as Ottawa itself

Recovery from the Civil War still was in its infancy, root beer had just been invented by Charles Hires and average farm labor rates were $15 a month without board.

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Rural shooting lands Rantoul suspect in jail

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office responded 10:39 p.m. Wednesday to a report of a shooting in the 1100 block of Vermont Terrace, rural Franklin County, near Rantoul, Richards, Franklin County sheriff, said.

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Nature trail gets $1.9M grant

The trail, which stretches 117 miles between Osawatomie and Herington, and includes a run through Ottawa - has been awarded a $1.9 million federal Transportation Alternatives grant by the Kansas Department of Transportation.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

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Community welcomes new Ransom CEO

"For us, this is a dream come true," Heyn said. "We're getting closer to family and we're at a hospital that is a very good size and a community that we can raise our kids in.

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Rantoul man arrested after shooting

A 32-year-old Rantoul man was in custody Thursday morning after a late-night shooting in rural Franklin County.

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Finch, Rickel earn KNEA backing

Supporting Kansas schools isn't a partisan issue, the state's largest teachers union said in issuing its primary election season endorsements Tuesday.

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Ask Jodie: Even obvious city addresses come with more context

QUESTION: Why is it necessary to include the addresses of parks, the courthouse, police and sheriff's offices and other public buildings and areas in stories in the newspaper? QUESTION: Why is it necessary to include the addresses of parks, the courthouse, police and sheriff's offices and other public buildings and areas in stories in the ... (more)

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

104 - proud' Republicans back Davis bid

Kansas can do better, Democrat Paul Davis said Tuesday, and more than a 100 prominent Republicans agree with him in his bid to unseat Gov. Sam Brownback.

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Event nearly as storied as Ottawa itself

Recovery from the Civil War still was in its infancy, root beer had just been invented by Charles Hires and average farm labor rates were $15 a month without board.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

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Board of Tax Appeals chairman resigns

The chairman of the Kansas executive branch agency that resolves taxation disputes between taxpayers and state and local governments has resigned.

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OttawaHerald.com

Why no Babe Ruth?

I am writing in response to a letter submitted by Bob Willis, Kansas Babe Ruth Leagues Inc., state commissioner, and which was published in the July 8 Herald.

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Tyson tops - Freedom Index'

When Caryn Tyson told Franklin County residents, "I'm for freedom," at an April legislative coffee event in Ottawa, she meant it, a state conservative group said.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

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Neosho sets Ottawa enrollment

Enrollment begins 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 24 at the college, 900 E. Logan St., Ottawa.

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