Advertising Rates

Print Advertising*

The Osage County Herald-Chronicle is the third largest weekly in Kansas, with a 11,000+ readership.

Classified Advertising

Classified Display Ads*

$8.45 per column inch

Classified Line Ads*
Minimum order: $5 (up to 10 words); 25 cents per word after.
Card of Thanks: $5 (up to 20 words), 25 cents per word after.
Blind Ad Service: $3 addition charge plus postage.

All classified ads must be pre-paid. Click here to make payment online.

All classified ads must be submitted by 5 p.m. Monday to be
placed in that week's edition.

For classified inquiries, call (785) 528-3511,

or fax (785) 528-4811.

Display Rates*

Local Retail Rate*

Base Rate - $8.10 per column inch

Combo Rate - Place your ad in The Osage County Herald-Chronicle and The Coffey County Republican for a reduced rate of $13.70 per column inch and reach an additional 7,000 readers.

1" - $31.25
2" - $61.50
3" - $91.15
4" - $119.85
5" - $147.70
6" - $174.75
7" - $200.95
8" - $226.45
9" - $250.95
10" - $274.60

Black is provided with any ad placement. Color is chosen by first advertiser ordering. Full color - $150*

*Ask us about special discounts.

Insert Rates
Maximum finished size no greater than 7.5”
wide by 12” tall.

exceeding this measurement will be charged a $50 folding

up to 7.5” x 12” - 9 cents per piece
4-12 page tab - 9 cents per piece
Over 2 ounces - 10 cents (or call for quote).
Deliver pre-prints to: The Osage County Herald-Chronicle,
527 Market St., Osage City, KS 66523. Our loading dock is
open M-F, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Deadline is the Friday
prior to insertion.

*All rates for 2014 calendar year. Rates subject to change.

Schedule (Deadlines)

Advertising -
p.m. Monday. All ads must be submitted by 5 p.m. Monday
(for that week's edition).

Late ads placed after deadline will be accepted at the discretion
of the newspaper with up to 25% late fee based on production

Billing Information

All advertising is paid cash with order unless previous credit is established. Accounts 30 days past due charged 1.5% per month interest, or 18% annually. Co-op advertising services available.

Mechanical Requirements

on standard PASS)

1 Column 1.819” (10p10.5)
2 Columns 3.75” (22p6)
3 Columns 5.694” (34p1.5)
4 Columns 7.625” (45p9)
5 Columns 9.569” (57p4.5)
6 Columns 11.5” (69p)

Trucks take precedence over short doubles for gutter position.
Gutter charge is at regular column inch rate.


Proofs available to advertiser upon request.
No proofs on ads received after deadline. Responsibility
of correct copy and prices becomes that of the advertiser.


The Herald-Chronicle assumes no responsibility
for mechanical errors for more than the advertising cost
of the part or parts of the advertisement in error. Corrections
will be run at no charge for that part in error only.

Osage County Herald-Chronicle reserves the right to refuse
any advertisement.


Osage County Herald-Chronicle is growing on the web, with
increased advertising opportunities for you and your business.

Advertising rates are currently as low as $20/cpm in high
visibility positions. Sign up today to take advantage of
these low rates now.

more information on online advertising opportunities, e-mail
, or call Jan or Dan at (785) 528-3511.


The Osage County Herald-Chronicle
527 Market St.
Osage City, KS 66523

Phone - (785) 528-3511
Fax - (785-528-4811
E-mail -
Website -


The Osage County Herald-Chronicle

The official newspaper of Osage County; the cities of Burlingame, Carbondale, Lyndon, Melvern, Olivet, Osage City, Overbrook, Quenemo and Scranton; Burlingame USD 454, Lyndon USD 421, Marais des Cygnes Valley USD 456, Osage City USD 420 and Santa Fe Trail USD 434.

All content @1863-2016 Osage County Herald-Chronicle, unless otherwise stated.

Print edition published every Thursday.


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