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  1. Daily Report for July 28, 2014Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | OttawaHerald.com

    ... and Lee Knudsen, Ottawa. 11:19 p.m. Friday, 500 block of Poplar Street, James Cox Jr., 35, Ottawa, on a Franklin County warrant for failure to appear. 9:49 p.m. Saturday, Franklin County Adult Detention Center, 305 S. Main St., Benjamin Mastel, 34, ...

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  2. Sheriff candidates talk tacticsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | OttawaHerald.com

    The Franklin County Sheriff's Office has become a more friendly and cooperative group since Jeff Richards was appointed sheriff, Richards told The Herald.

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  3. Rural gun theft reports prompt fresh alert for tipsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | OttawaHerald.com

    For the third consecutive week, law enforcement officials are asking for help after a new report of guns stolen in rural Franklin County.

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  4. Fluke: Mailers lying about Medicare views, trying to boost liberal-voting RepublicansRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | OttawaHerald.com

    ... provisions that helped other groups rather than actually funding public education. Fluke, who serves as Franklin County Republican Central Committee chairman, also is on record as opposing the education funding bill. "I just want a fair campaign," ...

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  5. Finch offers more than - majority rule' with balanced leadership for districtRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | OttawaHerald.com

    ... Yet, depending on the outcome of the Aug. 5 primary, that person might not actually represent a majority of Franklin County voters. Whomever the majority of GOP voters pick for the position - challenger Bob Fluke or incumbent Blaine Finch - will be ...

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  6. Convicted felon in child sex case returns to jail after teen girl's reportRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... incident told police she was repeatedly followed by Schlotzhauer at various locations, including the Franklin County Fair, Capt. Adam Weingartner, Ottawa Police Department patrol division commander, said. As another condition of Schlotzhauer's bond ...

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  7. Republicans spar, expose GOP riftRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... at the candidate forum, as well as to The Herald, to explain their campaigns. Fluke, who also serves as Franklin County Republican Central Committee chairman, said his reason for running against Finch is because he wants to represent the people, not ...

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  8. Primary is importantRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... able to understand the complexities of proposed legislation, and resulting law. As a contributing member of Franklin County and Kansas Farm Bureau Associations, as well as the Kansas Livestock Association, I am proud that both of these member-driven ...

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  9. Daily Report for July 23, 2014Read the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | OttawaHerald.com

    5:53 p.m. Monday, Franklin County Adult Detention Center, 305 S. Main St., Cody Weien, 22, Ottawa, on two Franklin County warrants for failure to appear.

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  10. Campaign spending reports dueRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... or county candidate who receives any contribution of $300 or more by July 31. The reports are public record. Franklin County candidate reports will be available for review in the county election office, which is the county clerk's office at the ...

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  11. MCFARLAND: Wise parents aim for right purposeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... and is the family and consumer sciences extension agent for Frontier Extension District No. 11, which serves Franklin County. For more information, call her at (785) 229-3520 or email rmcfarla@ksu.edu

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  12. Finch calls Realtors' attack misleadingRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... reasoning for choosing Fluke over Finch is not entirely accurate, he said. Finch, who previously served as Franklin County Development Council president, voted to approve HB 2047 on final action, he said, but voted against an earlier draft of the ...

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  13. Library delaying expanded hours amid budget cutsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... ." The city commission is planning a budget hearing 7 p.m. Aug. 6 in the county's Commission Chambers in the Franklin County Office Annex, 1416 S. Main St., Ottawa.

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  14. Today in History: July 1914Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... time, but the Lane schools will be improved. Plans had been made for a consolidation of three districts in Franklin County, including Lane and two in Miami County. If these district had consolidated, a big union high school with a new building ...

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  15. Two-vehicle wreck leaves injuries; car swipes houseRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... involved in the wreck was wearing a seat belt, Waterman said. The Ottawa Police and Fire departments and Franklin County Emergency Medical Services were on scene Monday morning, and Cedar Street from Sixth to Eighth streets and Seventh Street from ...

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  16. County OKs at-home gunsmithingRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | OttawaHerald.com

    County commissioners hesitated before pulling the trigger, but ultimately fired a shot to allow at-home gunsmithing in Franklin County.

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  17. Key primary election dates nearRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | OttawaHerald.com

    With several close Kansas election races expected in the Aug. 5 primary election, the Franklin County Clerk's Office announced advanced voting opened Monday morning.

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  18. Rantoul man arrested after shootingRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | OttawaHerald.com

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

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  19. Fair nearly as storied as Ottawa itselfRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... Charles Hires and average farm labor rates were $15 a month without board. It also was the year a group of Franklin County businessmen encouraged everyone to "bring the family, hired hands and neighbors to the first annual Franklin County Fair to be ...

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  20. Rural shooting lands Rantoul suspect in jailRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | OttawaHerald.com

    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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