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November 19, 2019

 Beginning Monday, November 25, through Sunday, Dec 1, 2019, the Ottawa Police Department will join many other police agencies across the state, including the Kansas Highway Patrol, in the Kansas Thanksgiving Safe Arrival traffic enforcement campaign.  A grant from the...

September 3, 2019

WEF Program Recognizes Ottawa WRF Superintendent
Dan Riney, City of Ottawa Water Reclamation Superintendent, was recently named a 2019 Fellow by the Water Environment Federation, a not-for-profit technical and educational organization of 35,000 individual members and 7...

June 6, 2019

The City of Ottawa has selected Interim Chief Adam Weingartner as the next police chief of the Ottawa Police Department....

May 10, 2019

OTTAWA AWARDED $75,280 ATTRACTION GRANT FROM KANSAS WILDLIFE, PARKS, AND TOURISM

OTTAWA, May 10, 2019-The Federal Highway Administration notified Wynndee Lee, City of Ottawa Community Development Director, an Ottawa project has been selected to receive $75,280.00 for a...

April 5, 2019

The City of Ottawa recently added signs to existing pet waste stations in parks around town along with new pet waste stations on Prairie Spirit Trail. What is a pet waste station? A pet waste station provides users bags to pick pet waste and a trash can to dispose of t...

February 4, 2019

The City of Ottawa staff were recently notified that the City of Ottawa has been approved for a Transportation Alternatives (TA) Grant for sidewalks and trail improvements on a portion of the K-68 corridor.   The grant is through the Kansas Department of Transportation...

December 10, 2018

Keurig Dr Pepper and KaBOOM! Award Ottawa Let’s Play Construction Grant

OTTAWA, KS, – Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) and the national non-profit KaBOOM! awarded the City of Ottawa a Let’s Play Community Construction Grant that will be used to complete the third phase of the Gop...

November 26, 2018

November 26, 2018 (Ottawa, KS) – One percent of the population has trained in mindfulness through a course offered by Ransom Memorial Health, the local hospital. Course alumni who staff local service organizations are, in turn, applying mindfulness in their work with c...