Chargers snap streak at Royal Valley

HOYT—The Santa Fe Trail Chargers had been told going into the season they weren’t favored to win a single game on their schedule. They put that and a two-year winless streak to bed Friday night, knocking off long-time rivals Royal Valley in a 28-22 overtime win to start the season with a winning record for the first time in seven years.

Sheriff seeks help solving burglaries, thefts

LYNDON—A recent string of burglaries and thefts in the area has prompted county authorities to seek assistance in solving and preventing crime in a press release issued Friday.

“The Osage County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for assistant for help in solving the continued burglaries and auto thefts in Osage County,” the report said. “Also reminding citizens to take the keys and valuable out of your vehicles and lock them.”

Downtown business owner seeks assistance

OSAGE CITY—A downtown business owner approached the Osage City Council at the Aug. 27 regular meeting concerning saving a structure that was damaged during a winter storm this year.

“I’m the owner of a building in dire need,” said Randy Sherman. “I've seen you had demolition permits. Is there anything in the city that could allow that $2,500 to go toward trash or material coming off the roof?”

“Not as it stands,” said Osage City Mayor Quintin Robert. “The demolition permit, as written, is for demolition and removal of dilapidated dangerous structures.”

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State approves dust control on ‘detour’

LYNDON—The Osage County Commission is taking continued steps toward mitigating issues created by an unofficial detour around a bridge replacement project on State Highway 268.

“We’re trying out there,” said commission Ken Kuykendall.



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