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2013: The Year in Headlines


Headlines from more the 150 of the top stories in 2013, with links to the original articles. Certain articles may only be available to online subscribers.

January Headlines

Osage County EMS completes first year of service
William Prescott to join attorney general’s staff
Lyndon’s Jiskra selected to play in Shrine Bowl
Zoning requirements keep homes from being built
Santa Fe Trail leaves ‘No Child Left Behind’
Lyndon Tigers take boys’ FHL Tourney
Osage City places bets on dry year
MdCV Trojans take LCL league title

February Headlines

Osage City a potential site for growing business
Burlingame to proceed with downtown demolition
Sellers ordered to pay $2 million restitution for Medicaid fraud
Quenemo fire district not up and running
Lyndon High School cleans up with green grants
Dirt work begins at USD 420 track and field
Osage City airport passes narrow vote, again
SFT’s Dennison, West compete at state wrestling
Scranton wraps up sewer project
Osage County sees 10 inches of snow
ACC talks expansion with Burlingame

March Headlines

Harveyville remembers deadly tornado
Storm knocks tree into Lyndon lumber yard
Sewer, library discussed at Carbondale town hall
MdCV Elementary School to gain addition
Lyndon Tigers qualify for state basketball
Carbondale to begin $3.7 million sewer project
Commission, townships anxious over House bills

April Headlines

Santa Fe Trail USD 434 voters approve $4.6 million bond
Survivors of I-35 crash reunite with rescuers a year later
Osage County couple writes about homestead lifestyle
Commissioners canvas votes, break tie for Osage City Council
Demolition of downtown Burlingame buildings begins
Smoke settles after Osage City State Barbecue Competition
Car show brings admirers to Osage City
County bridge estimates come in under budget
Sail-A-Way prepares for sewer addition

May Headlines

Governor visits county on bus tour
Burlingame City Clerk suspended following tax issue
Burlingame clerk resigns, interim clerk hired
Carbondale prepares for sewer project
Patriot riders headline Burlingame rodeo
USD 420 mulls tight budget
USD 434 saves $500,000 on bond sale
• Osage County schools graduate 212 seniors – Osage City | Santa Fe Trail | Burlingame | MdCV | Lyndon
Osage City golfers win regional, league tournaments
Possible tornado damages homes in Burlingame
Melvern man drowns at Melvern Lake
Scranton City looks into water system overhaul
Tigers place fifth at state track and field meet

June Headlines

Lyndon runner rides in Dirty Kanza 200
Carbondale council member resigns to lead Lions Club
Mental Health Center requests assistance from county
Deputy honored for action in finding missing child
Honor flights ferry veterans to Washington, D.C., memorials
Lyndon awards bid for Jones Park Trail
Osage City resubmits lake dredging bids
USD 420, contractor work to overcome improvements project delays
Lyndon, Scranton celebrate summer with park celebrations

July Headlines

Melvern Sunflower Days kicks off fair season in Osage County
Concealed carry allowed in Osage City public buildings
Neighbors conceded with construction of Bettis Asphalt plant
Council president, city clerk resign in Carbondale
County reject dirt from Osage City dredging project
Osage City hosts annual county fair
Overbrook raised levy 3 mills, Lyndon 2 mills
Harveyville farmer relives elder age of agriculture

August Headlines

Rain pushes track, field project past deadline
Body of missing Lyndon man found in Marion County
Highway construction projects begin in Osage County
Jiskra key in East 22-19 win at Kansas Shrine Bowl
Hazardous materials found near demolished Burlingame buildings
Rural crimes reported near Burlingame
Mayor walks out, resigns at Quenemo City Council meeting
Thompson farm host mud and obstacle 5K
Osage City secret ballot violates Kansas Open Meetings Act
County approves plant for Bettis Asphalt plant
Osage City plays first football games at Emporia State
New staff begin year at Osage County schools
Osage City Council appointment repeated after violation
Speed limit set to slow traffic on unofficial K-268 detour
Scranton City Council responds to employee bar brawl

September Headlines

Osage City business owner seeks help with collapsed roof repair
Stain glass mosaic to be presented to Harveyville Church
State approves dust control on unofficial detour
Roundabout, K-31 projects begin in the fall
Santa Fe Trail football snaps winless streak with 28-22 win
Carbondale host annual fall festival
Enrollment, ACT scores down at Santa Fe Trail
USD 420 to offer advertising at Football Stadium
KDOT announces five-year plan for K-31 Highway
Mission Covenant Church demolished in Osage City
Osage City schedules local fall barbecue event
Boil water advisory issued for Carbondale after plant shutdown

October Headlines

Resident posts unapproved speed limit signs
Osage City discusses sewer overflow issues
Sunset Stroll raises funds for memorial scholarships
Harveyville hosts city fair
Overbrook hosts Santa Fe Trail Days
Osage County resident honored for military service at Royals game
Indians open newly completed football field with win
Topeka couple donates caboose to Melvern Train Park
Fall Festival draws thousands to Lyndon
Tailgate Showdown continues cook off tradition in Osage City
KDOT award construction bids for U.S. 75 roundabout
Lady Chargers battle with Joy
Post office pickup times moved forward
County rallies support for state map project
South Americans tour Kansas fields to learn about sorghum, soybeans
Audit, shortcomings illuminate Burlingame budget woes
Scranton to dismantle recreation commission
MdCV Elementary School addition nears completion
USD 421 consider plan to close Sixth Street in facility improvements
Osage City dam rehabilitation project approaches completion
Santa Fe Trail wins Prairie View sub-state volleyball tournament
Six cross country runner, one girls’ golfer qualify for state

November Headlines

Santa Fe Trail celebrate state volleyball Championship
Chargers filed on remains found in 2012 near Carbondale
Lyndon Tigers roll undefeated into football playoffs
MdCV Trojans top South Haven in first-round football win
Koger conquers state cross country meet
Area schools, groups honor veterans
$3,000 shop-at-home campaign begins in Osage County
County eliminate information technology department
Osage City youth produces home brewed beer
MdCV challenges 8-man’s toughest in 68-52 loss
Burlingame financial audit reveals $800,000 in uncertainties
Burlingame plans to increase electrical rates
USD 420 rethinks plans to close Sixth Street in Lyndon
Harveyville woman killed in accidents near Overbrook
Burlingame council faults engineer for electrical rate hikes
Inexperienced driving leads to accidents along dirt roads
Lyndon Tigers end season with sub-state loss to Centralia

December Headlines

Melvern Celebrate Community Christmas
Highway 75 reopens after three-month restrictions
USD 420 bids for community center, storm shelter over budget
County tightens straps on spendings
Lacey opens convenience store in Melvern
County health department proposes cuts
Slick roads cause multiple accidents in two-hour period
Scranton mayor signs ordinance to dissolve recreation commission
USD 421 focus committee discusses plans for buildings
Osage City Lake dredging awarded by 5-4 vote
 Woman dies after falling from startled mule
Overbrook standoff ends with arrests
Updates plans presented for USD 420 shelter, concessions
Overbrook library begins move to new buildings
 Osage Wrestling Club wins $2,500 grant
Skip’s sells store after 43 years in business
Croucher reinstated as Scranton Fire Chief
Harmison to retire as Overbrook police Chief
USD 421 Focus committee offers recommendation to board
Potter, Wilbanks claim $1,000 prizes in Christmas on Us

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