We’re all aging — but whether we do so gracefully is up to us! Join the Frontier Extension District to learn 12 keys that can help you grow old successfully, healthy and with increased longevity. This pro-gram is based on New York Times bestselling author and explorer Dan Buettner, the Blue Zones™ . Funding for the program is provided through a USDA Rural Health and Safety Grant.
The City Ottawa has recently been informed that some of its utility customers have been receiving letters and phone calls from an organization saying they missed a payment on their utility line warranty or that their warranty has expired. Please be aware, that over the last several years, the City of Ottawa has partnered with Service Line Warranties of America to offer Sewer and/or Water line warranty programs. This is a year to year voluntary program.
Spring Fling 2017 and the Ottawa Police Department proudly present McGruff Club, Saturday, March 25th from 8:30am to 12:00pm. This is a free event for all ages and will have a juggler, Mr. Stinky Feet, prizes and bikes. Concessions will be open for snacks. This is a one day event only. So join us at Ottawa Memorial Auditorium at 301 S. Hickory for a great time.
OTTAWA, Kan. — Feb. 28, 2017 — The City of Ottawa is considering options for Ottawa Municipal Airport as it transitions from a contract with OWI Services, which is set to end no later than April 19, 2017.
Ottawa, Kansas—February 27, 2017 the continued waterline replacement project in the 1300 & 1400 blocks of South Main is scheduled to affect a small portion of sidewalk including the ramp at the intersection of Main Street & 15th Street later this week.
The 312th Army Band is led by Commander and Bandmaster CW2 Nicholas Proctor, and 1SG Cardell Edwards. The program will include concert band, brass band, and large popular music rock group and will feature genres of music ranging from patriotic and traditional marches to rock music. Featured soloists will be SGT Ash Reynolds, vocalist and SPC Ryan Koesterer on piccolo. Courtney Nichols, Ottawa High School Band director will also be guest conducting. The concert is free and open to the public.
Tiffany Evans, senior marketing executive with KOFO Radio, is scheduled to start as the OMA
director March 8. “I’m ready to jump in with both feet and bring new programming to Ottawa Memorial Auditorium,” she said. “I’ll be meeting with the OMA Advisory Board, community members and organizations to get a feel for what kind of events they would like to see in their auditorium. The OMA is a beautiful, historic, intimate facility that I want to see booming with regular activity.”
After 12 years of service with the City of Ottawa, Information Technology Director Chuck Bigham is set to retire in March. Bigham started as an independent contractor for the city in 2001 and transitioned to IT director in January 2005. He supported the city’s computer systems and helped build and enhance the Government
The dates for the Legislative Coffees have been set. They will be held at City Hall in the Commission Chambers again this year starting at 10am. January 14, February 4, March 4 & April 1 (if needed)
Ottawa, Kansas November 1, 2016 --Franklin County and the City of Ottawa announced today that they have received notice of the filing of a lawsuit against the County and City arising from the August 2014 death of Joseph Jennings. The case, McHenry v. City of Ottawa, et al., was filed in the Federal District Court in Kansas City. County Counselor Derek Brown and City Attorney Blaine Finch spoke on behalf of their respective organizations. They said both entities will defend the claim but neither could comment further on matters that were currently in litigation.