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Anderson retires from Pizza Hut after nearly 14 years

Thomas Anderson has retired from Pizza Hut in Osawatomie after nearly 14 years of working in the community. He said he values all of the relationships he's built through the years and hopes to stay connected through the "little libraries" program and other community projects.File photo OSAWATOMIE -

REPUBLIC-ONLINE.COM - 2018-03-21 13:00:00

Man, woman in custody after high-speed chase and shootout with Missouri trooper

A Missouri man is under guard at Liberty Hospital after a high-speed chase and shootout Monday with a highway patrol trooper. The incident followed a home invasion Monday in Ridgeway, near the Iowa line. The Harrison County Sheriff's Department broadcast a description of the suspects' vehicle, which

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-03-20 20:25:00

Police arrest Ottawa man in string of thefts

A 30-year-old Ottawa man has been arrested in a string of thefts over the weekend, and Ottawa police are looking for a 26-year-old Ottawa woman who they believe was an accomplice in the crimes. Anthony Underwood has been arrested in connection with the thefts in which items were stolen from vehicles

OTTAWA HERALD - 2018-03-22 10:00:00

Paola extends new housing incentive program

Several new homes are being constructed in Paola under the city's new housing incentive program, including this one in Bur Oak Estates near Lake Miola.Brian McCauley / brian.mccauley@miconews.com PAOLA - Paola City Council members last week extended the city's new housing incentive program through

REPUBLIC-ONLINE.COM - 2018-03-21 13:00:00

KC police investigate after man found shot in SUV at 39th, Prospect

Updated: 2:20 PM CDT Mar 20, 2018 Kansas City police are investigating after a man was found suffering from gunshot wounds in an SUV near 39th Street and Prospect Avenue Tuesday afternoon. Police were called to the area at 12:52 p.m. Updated: 2:20 PM CDT Mar 20, 2018 Kansas City police are inves

KMBC.COM - 2018-03-20 19:20:00

Tyson: Key lawmakers oppose Osawatomie State Hospital

The fate of Osawatomie State Hospital and mental health in Kansas was discussed by lawmakers Saturday morning at the third Legislative Coffee hosted by the Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce. Kansas State Sen. Caryn Tyson and Rep. Baine Finch both agreed that keeping the hospital open is a priority for

OTTAWA HERALD - 2018-03-22 10:00:00

Health Officials Name Possible Exposure Sites As Measles Spread In Johnson, Miami, Linn Counties

Eight measles cases have now been identified in Johnson County, with another two in Linn and Miami counties, according to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Health departments in the three counties have pinpointed where and when the individuals were infected. Because people can acquire

KCUR.ORG - 2018-03-21 17:21:11

3 Things To Do (March 22-28)

1 GRAND O' OPRY - Beginning with a pre-show performance by Rance and Caleb McKenzie at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, the Grand O' Opry takes the stage at Ottawa Memorial Auditorium, 301 S. Hickory St., Ottawa. At 7 p.m., the Grand O' Opry musicians will begin their performance, consisting of: Dale Reese, Bobb

OTTAWA HERALD - 2018-03-22 11:00:00

Kansas City police investigate homicide after woman's body found - KCTV5

Authorities are investigating a homicide after a woman's body was discovered in a park at 10th Street and Ewing. The body was discovered shortly before 2 p.m. in Kansas City. Police do not have a cause of death yet. Authorities are investigating a homicide after a woman's body was discovered in a

KCTV 5 - 2018-03-20 23:50:00

2 arrested following police pursuit ends in KCK - KCTV5

Two suspects are in custody after a police pursuit ended in Kansas City, KS. The pursuit began in Kansas City and ended up around 32nd and Orville in KCK. It's unknown why the pursuit happened. It wrapped up around 3 p.m. on Tuesday. This is a developing story. Stay tuned to KCTV5 News for more.

KCTV 5 - 2018-03-20 23:25:00

Shootings on both sides of the state line; no witnesses

Two shootings, one on each side of the state line, and both victims refuse to help police fun the gunman. Kansas City, Mo. -- Two shootings, one on both sides of the state line, and both victims refuse to help police fun the gunman. Police in Kansas City, Kansas were dispatched to 10th and Gilmore a


Fishermen find body of missing homeless man

OSAWATOMIE - Two fishermen found the body of Benjamin Leroy Wolf on Friday, two months after the 52-year-old homeless man was reported missing from the Osawatomie area. Wolf went missing Jan. 10 and was last seen in the area of the Eighth Street Bridge near the 34300 block of Plum Creek Road in Osaw


Police seek man after homeowner finds armed individual robbing h - KCTV5

Authorities in Olathe are searching for a man after a homeowner came home and found an armed person robbing his house on Sunday night. It happened at about 9:08 a.m. at a house in the 17500 block of W 111th Place. When officers arrived, they spoke with the homeowner who says a white man was stealing


Teen accepted to West Point camp

It was just after a basketball game earlier this month that Wellsville High School junior Paige McDaniel opened her email and found out she had been selected to attend West Point's Summer Leaders Experience (SLE) in June. She will be one of 1,000 students selected nationwide to attend the camp at th


Grandview couple scammed out of $2,000 after woman allegedly tries to rent out home she doesn't own

GRANDVIEW, Mo. - A Grandview couple wants the public to know about a potential rental scam after they said they were conned out of $2,000. Joshua and Ashley Easterly saw a 3-bedroom home rental listed on Facebook Marketplace on Wednesday. They said Heather Irvin made the post, and they contacted her


Man found with gunshot wound in crash, homicide investigation underway

GLADSTONE, Mo. -- Police are investigating after a man with a gunshot wound died late Saturday morning. Officers were called to the 6500 block of N. Broadway just before 11:30 a.m. for a reported one-vehicle accident. When they arrived, they found the driver unresponsive and suffering from a gunsho


Kansas City, KS police seek 2 suspects in deadly bar shooting - KCTV5

Authorities are seeking help locating two suspects in a homicide investigation after a man was shot and killed at the Firelight Lounge early Saturday morning. Kansas City, KS police responded to a shooting about 1:30 a.m. to the Firelight Lounge in the 1800 block of Parallel Parkway. When officers a

KCTV 5 - 2018-03-20 19:21:00

Measles case identified in Miami County

PAOLA - Shortly after six measles cases were reported earlier this month associated with a Johnson County daycare, a new case has been reported in Miami County. Anyone who visited El Potro Mexican Cafe at 602 N. Pearl St. in Paola between 4 and 8 p.m. March 7 may have been exposed to measles, accord


Man missing for 11 days, was supposed to visit kids in MO

OLATHE, Kan. - Day 11, and no word from 27-year-old Joshua Bunn. "I don't know what to think. I just want him back," Bunn's mother Kelly Dunkeson said Monday. Bunn's family is frantic; Bunn was supposed to be home by now. He was driving from his home in Colorado City, Colorado to his mom's house


10 cases of measles now identified in Johnson, Linn and Miami co - KCTV5

Ten cases of measles have now been identified in Johnson, Linn and Miami counties in Kansas. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said those identified include eight Johnson County residents, one Linn County resident associated with the daycare and one Miami County resident not associated