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Kansas House rejects new tax plan; Democrats call for end of session
May 28, 2013
Plan would have set sales tax rate at 6 percent
Ottawa woman sentenced in federal prescription drug case tied to death
May 28, 2013
A 37-year-old Ottawa woman was sentenced Tuesday to 18 years in federal prison for her role in a prescription drug case that was tied to a man’s 2009 overdose death.
Northeast Kansas in tornado watch
May 28, 2013
Watch extends to 10 p.m.
Lawrence cowboy wins riding event at Shrine Rodeo
May 28, 2013
A Lawrence cowboy left his young competitors in the dust as he spurred his way to the Shrine Rodeo’s 2013 bareback riding title.
Baldwin City man wins Shrine Demo Derby
May 28, 2013
A Baldwin City man won the second annual Shrine Demolition Derby on Saturday in Tonganoxie.
Legislature returns to face tax, budget decisions
May 28, 2013
Lawmakers back in Topeka with GOP House and Senate at odds
Jarbalo Jottings
May 28, 2013
Helen Lohman, Iris Budenosky, Frances Jeannin and Thamar Barnett attended the senior citizens picnic Friday, May 17, at Riverfront Community Center. Jess Barnett presented entertainment with vocal music.
Officials offer safety tips for severe storm season
May 28, 2013
In the middle of severe weather season, state and local officials are reminding residents to review tornado safety techniques and prepare in advance.
Letter to the editor: Response to Postal Service food drive ‘amazing’
May 28, 2013
The public’s response and generosity to the recent United States Postal Service Mail Carriers has been amazing.
Unsolved Kansas murder muse for Ottawa author
May 28, 2013
An unsolved Kansas murder mystery literally fell into Diana Staresinic-Deane’s hands one day in August 2007.
Five questions: Read this summer
May 28, 2013
Soon it will be summertime and library summer reading programs are already in full swing. Barbara Brand, youth services manager at the Johnson County Library, talks about the importance of summer reading.
Nutter: Foundation set for more success next spring season
May 28, 2013
Snow and rain made for a crazy ride, but with summer break now upon us, the 2013 spring sports season is officially in the books.
Tidal Waves open 2013 season
May 28, 2013
The first days of summer haven’t necessarily been ideal for swimming, but that hasn’t stopped the Tongie Tidal Waves from hitting the water in preparation for their fifth season.