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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 $109,500. More Ottawa information.

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3 hrs ago | OttawaHerald.com

One person killed in fatality wreck on U.S. 59

An unknown victim was pronounced dead at the scene of a two-vehicle wreck Thursday near the U.S. 59 and Haskell Road junction about six miles south of Ottawa.

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4 hrs ago | OttawaHerald.com

Today in History: August 1914

Miss Corrinne Adler of this city returned to Ottawa today after having booked five passages across the Atlantic from Europe before securing a boat and after a series of other thrilling experiences including being stranded without funds.

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8 hrs ago | OttawaHerald.com

Ask Jodie: Butler makes sense of police terminology

ANSWER : For this one, I went to Dennis Butler, Ottawa police chief, who told me by e-mail that the answer involves a combination of terminology and use of police jargon.

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12 hrs ago | OttawaHerald.com

KDOT project to benefit Princeton

The Kansas Department of Transportation expects to begin a resurfacing project on about one mile of U.S. 59 in Princeton on Sept.

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17 hrs ago | OttawaHerald.com

New student enrollment up at OU

Ottawa University saw a surge in new student enrollment for undergraduate and graduate programs of 22 percent, university officials said Monday in a news release.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

Dozens mourn death

"A reporter asked me night, 'what is the one thing that you are going to miss about Joe?' And I gave a false answer because I was still numb and in shock," Smith, Jennings' grandmother, said.

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OttawaHerald.com

Small colleges useful to students and communities

It is back to school time and Ottawa is abuzz with more cars, more people and more shoppers.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Cops Shoot Suicidal Kansas Teen Sixteen Times

Ottawa police were called about 7:50 p.m. on Saturday to Orscheln Farm and Home at 2008 S. Princeton St. on a report of a person reportedly armed with a gun.

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OttawaHerald.com

ECKAN makes changes with new and familiar faces

The East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation, 1320 S. Ash St., Ottawa, has added two new faces to their team along with a couple of old faces in new places within the organization.

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OttawaHerald.com

GOP politicians split on US military action

With the possibility of the U.S. facing another war in Iraq with another militant group, Americans are split on the action that should be taken.

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OttawaHerald.com

Schlotzhauer sentenced to more than six years in prison

A 27-year-old Ottawa man has been sentenced to more than six years in state prison in connection with a 2012 underage sex crime involving a teenage girl.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

New faces grace school hallways and classrooms

More than 30 new teachers will join the staffs of Franklin County's four school districts for the 2014-2015 school year.

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OttawaHerald.com

Commission narrows judge decision to two

Brandon Jones, an Ottawa resident and county attorney for Anderson and Osage counties, is one of two district court judge candidates whose names have been forwarded by the 4th Judicial District Nominating Commission to Gov. Sam Brownback.

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The Capital-Journal

Aunt: Ottawa man killed by police wanted to die

An eastern Kansas man who was fatally shot by law enforcement officers in a farm supply store's parking lot was depressed and intentionally goaded officers into shooting him, his aunt told reporters.

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The Raw Story

Kansas police shot unarmed suicidal teen 16 times as family says they begged them not to

Family members of a teen who was shot at least 16 times by police in Ottawa, Kansas said this week that the 18-year-old was unarmed and suicidal when he was gunned down.

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The Capital-Journal

Father of slain Ottawa man describes shooting

The foster father of an 18-year-old man killed by Kansas officers says his son was approaching authorities when he was fatally shot.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

Daily Report for August 22, 2014

11:24 a.m. Thursday, Ottawa High School, 1120 S. Ash St., a 15-year-old Ottawa boy was arrested on suspicion of distribution of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, obstruction, and disorderly conduct.

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OttawaHerald.com

Shooting Victim in Critical Condition

An unidentified white man was left dead about 8 p.m. Saturday near the Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot, 2008 S. Princeton St., Ottawa, in a shooting that involved officers from the Ottawa Police Department and the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, "There was an incident that involved an officer shooting," Stephen Hunting, Franklin County ... (more)

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Suspect Shot After Report Of Suspicious Activity In Ottawa

Ottawa police and the Franklin County Sheriff's Department are investigating an officer involved shooting where one suspect was shot.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

Ice Bucket Challenge honors former professor

When Derek Chappell first heard about the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, a viral activity that has taken over the internet as well as Ottawa, Dr. Ronnie Averyt was the first person that crossed his mind.

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