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Sod in place at new field

Workers from Topeka Sod Farm spent much of the day Thursday installing sod at the new football field in Osage City Thursday. Rains have delayed progress on the field, and will force at least one home-game rescheduling, but after a month of uncertainly, the grass is finally on the field.

Lights, visiting bleachers and the concrete pad for the home bleachers are now up as well.

Scranton resident voices budget concerns

SCRANTON—Many budget meetings go unattended by the public. In Scranton, the Aug. 6 budget hearing for the 2014 budget received harsh criticism from members of the community.

Scranton resident Tom Carnes questioned the allotment of money between the parks department and recreation commission.

August 15, 2013 PDF Edition

Quenemo mayor walks out, council reorganizes

QUENEMO—Eight minutes after calling the meeting to order, Quenemo Mayor Bruce Rose responded to a disagreement by asking maintenance supervisor Mike Watts for a pen, then scribbled “I resign” on the back of a piece of paper, and walking out of the council chambers.

The paper just happened to be a copy of a resignation letter from Chris Boggs, who served just four months after being elected in April.

Mud, fun lined up for Cross Country Chaos 5K

OSAGE CITY—No showers have been promised to wash off the mud, but a fun time with plenty to drink, eat and live country-rock music has certainly been scheduled.

That is the pledge from Perry Thompson, organizer of Cross Country Chaos, a 5K obstacle run set for Saturday near Osage City.

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