District asked to take action on school bond issue

LYNDON — At the Jan. 8 school board meeting, board members, principals as well as the mayor looked back through eight previously designed building concepts and viewed the latest addition, concept nine.

Citizen's comments place chief back under fire

SCRANTON—It didn’t take long at Scranton’s city council meeting, Jan. 7, to pin someone under fire. This time, that happened to be re-instated fire chief, Ken Croucher.

Amy Miner, citizen of Scranton, started off by thanking the fire department, firefighters, emergency responders and police authority who showed up to fight a fire at her home Jan. 5. Miner’s tone quickly changed, however, when she brought up disapproval of a missing fire chief to the call.

Tuesday basketball scores

Burlingame 10 17 12 11 — 50
Southern Coffey 12 12 7 15 — 46

Burlingame — Lee 5 2-3 12, Carlson 3 (2) 2-2 10, Sporing 3 (2) 2-2 10, Giffin 2 (1) 3-4 8, Ricley 2 2-2 6, Hope 1 0-2 2, Buche 1 0-0 2. Totals 17 (5) 11-15 50.
Southern Coffey — Houston 4 (4) 0-0 12, Walker 1 6-8 8, True 3 (1) 0-0 7, Newkirk 2 (1) 2-2 7, Nelson 3 0-0 6, Witteman 2 2-2 6. Totals 15 (6) 10-12 46.

Northern Hts. 8 9 8 8 — 33
Lyndon 12 15 13 10 — 50

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Freezing Rain Advisory

FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING...
..FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
10 AM CST FRIDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED A FREEZING RAIN
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM CST
FRIDAY.
* TIMING...WIDESPREAD FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL OVERSPREAD THE
ADVISORY AREA BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND 3 AM. DRIZZLE WILL CONTINUE
INTO FRIDAY MORNING WITH PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN AS WELL.
TEMPERATURES WILL WARM ABOVE FREEZING FROM SOUTH TO NORTH AND

City of Lyndon explores online bill payment options

LYNDON— Those who have a bill to pay in Lyndon can look for new payment options soon. The city of Lyndon is taking the steps needed to ascend into the new year using Municipay, an electronic bill pay system.

With existing options and the addition of the electronic system, individuals will be able to pay utilities as well as court costs, using credit cards, checks and payments over the phone.

The council appeared to share acceptance for the new system, but quickly thought of counter arguments, like the convenience fee.

Osage County Guide - Coming out Spring-Summer 2014

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Winter Weather Advisory

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 AM CST SUNDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND DRIFTING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 AM CST SUNDAY.
* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW
IS LIKELY TO BE AT ITS PEAK INTENSITY BETWEEN 6 PM AND 3 AM. THE
SNOW SHOULD BE TAPERING OFF BY 7 AM.
* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AROUND 2 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

2013: The Year in Photos


Osage County saw storm-average snowfall as around 10 inches fell on much of the county in back-to-back snowstorms in late February, dubbed the Blizzard of Oz.

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