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Correctional facility near Oswego to reopen in 2013

  OSWEGO — Senator Dwayne Umbarger, R-Thayer, today joined Kansas Secretary of Corrections Ray Roberts in announcing plans to reopen the Labette County correctional facility in Oswego. The reopening, scheduled for January 2013, would bring more than 55 corrections jobs … Continue reading

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Trunk or Treat at Oswego on Monday

The Oswego Recreation Commission will hold its 2nd annual Trunk or Treat and a Monster March on Monday, Oct. 31 at 6:30 p.m., at the Oswego Rec. Commission located at 715 E. 4th St. The businesses and the public are … Continue reading

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Oswego hospital files for Chapter 11

The Oswego Community Hospital and its parent company, HMC/CAH Consolidated, Inc., have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Officials say finances of the company which operates 12 hospitals are in need of restructuring. In the meantime, they emphasize that the local … Continue reading

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Oswego prepares for annual festival

Oswegofest is set for Saturday, Oct. 1 in the picturesque setting of Riverside Park, Oswego. There will be events for all ages starting early and continuing throughout the day. Read this week’s Labette Avenue for details.

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Oswego High School to receive national honor

Oswego High School was one of five Kansas schools recently named 2011 National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Secretary of Education. Three Oswego staff members will travel to Washington, D.C. in November to receive the award. Attending will be … Continue reading

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Earlier mail collection times starting Monday, Sept. 19

All post offices in the area will adjust their afternoon collection times effective the end of this week. That means starting next Monday, Sept. 19, you should be aware that your outgoing mail will need to be dropped at your … Continue reading

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Patriotic/spiritual observance set for Sedan on Sunday

A 9/11 memorial observance is set for Sunday evening at 6 p.m. in Sedan, sponsoring by Grace Fellowship. The public is invited to bring your own lawn chairs to the Chautauqua County Courthouse lawn and participate in this patriotic and … Continue reading

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9/11 service set for Sunday in Oswego

A 9/11 memorial service will be held Sunday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. in the lot located south of the Oswego Sonic. The Oswego Ministerial Alliance will host the service and everyone should bring their own chairs.

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