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Help Wanted: Burlingame Community Library seeks Library Director

The Burlingame Community Library is seeking a Library Director to coordinate with the library board, town agencies, and community groups to promote library/community relations. Send resume and letter of interest, referencing Library Director, to: Burlingame Library Board, c/o Gina Shultz VP, 236 W. Chase Ave., Burlingame, KS 66413 or [email protected]. Review of applications will begin July 1, 2017. Visit for more information.

Help Wanted: Full-time custodian at senior center

The Osage County Senior Center has a full-time custodian position open. We are looking for a responsible custodian to maintain and protect our facility. It is important for a custodian to be careful and thorough in working, cleaning and tidying the premises, as well as preventing vandalism. The idea candidate will be experienced in a custodian role focused on building upkeep. They will have great physical endurance to cover a large space. A keen eye for detail and diligence are also imperative in custodial maintenance jobs. For more information call 785-528-4906 or pick up an application at 604 Market St. Osage City, KS 66523.

Help Wanted: Part-time transportation driver

Osage County General Public Transportation is searching for a certified transportation driver. The position open is a part-time position; job duties include but not limited to providing nonemergency transport of mobility-impaired individuals by accommodating wheelchairs, walkers, and strollers; and offering safe custom transportation for medical appointments and treatments.


  • Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check
  • Ability to communicate effectively with oral and written instructions in English
  • Must hold a currently valid driver’s license as required by the state and have an excellent driving record as verified by the state Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Must be reliable and capable of working independently and remaining calm in case of emergency
  • Current CPR certification preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalency degree
  • Must be 21 years or older

Applications can be acquired at the Osage County General Public Transportation office located at 604 Market St., Osage City, KS 66523. Call 785-528-4906 for more information.

Help wanted: Marilynn’s seeks full-time kitchen help

Marilynn’s Restaurant in Osage City is seeking full-time kitchen help. For more information, call 785-528-3769, or apply in person at 1216 Laing St. (east Highway 31) in Osage City.

Help Wanted: Carbondale City Library seeks Library Associate

Carbondale City Library is seeking to fill the position of Library Associate. This is a part-time position with 15-20 hours a week including Saturday hours. Must have a friendly and cheerful personality with a knowledge and love of books. The candidate must be comfortable with technology, including ebooks, smartphone usage, social media, basic computer troubleshooting, and have experience with Microsoft Office. The candidate must be enjoy working with children. To apply for this position, please send resume and cover letter to Alice Smith, [email protected]. Position will be open until filled.

Storm Damage Recovery: Let 4R Construction Company help you

Let us assist you with repairing the damage done to your home by the severe storms we have experienced this spring.

The 4R Construction Company LLC understands your concerns for getting any and all storm damaged roofs, gutters, siding, windows, doors, garage doors, repaired or replaced professionally, consequently, we are experienced working in cooperation with homeowner insurance companies.

We are licensed, insured, Kansas registered professional contractors with a solid reputation for exceeding our customer’s expectations. Our workmanship is guaranteed.

We will gladly meet with you, assess damages, and provide for you an estimate. Give our office a call now at 785-260-7988.

Competitive prices with the highest quality of standards and materials. Don’t be taken advantage of by out-of-state unlicensed scammers! We are honest, reliable, and will do you right the first time.

“We look forward to being of service to you!”

OCPR Update: Kids get ready to swim, create, sing and tumble your way through summer

OCPR-logo-redOsage City Parks and Recreation is ready for summer, with the aquatic center set to open May 27, 2017. Along with a schedule of swimming lessons, OCPR is also scheduling summer art camps, junior musical camps, and gymnastics camps.

ORBIS Corporation leads the way in manufacturing excellence

Local packaging company makes investments in equipment, training

OCONOMOWOC, Wis. – ORBIS Corporation, operating a local manufacturing plant in Osage City, Kansas, is the North American leader in plastic reusable packaging. It serves the food, beverage, retail and automotive industries with reusable totes, custom dunnage, pallets and bulk containers. ORBIS is privately owned by Menasha Corporation and has 11 manufacturing plants across North America.


Portion of new equipment being delivered to ORBIS Corporation’s Osage City plant in April.

ORBIS employs 70 people from the local Osage City area and recently invested in new presses, technology and automation to gain processing efficiency and additional manufacturing flexibility to better serve its customers. At this facility, hand-held totes, trays and bins are manufactured for use in the food, beverage and retail industries.

As the leader in plastic reusable packaging manufacturing, ORBIS offers a variety of technical jobs at the Osage City plant in tooling, press operations, process technicians and quality assurance.

“We also recently upgraded our training program to include extensive, ongoing technical and operational education. I am confident that these programs will provide our employees with growth opportunities,” said Doug Miller, regional manufacturing director for ORBIS.

As part of Menasha Corporation, ORBIS offers very competitive compensation and benefits to attract potential employees from the community.

According to Todd Mathes, vice president of manufacturing for ORBIS, “At all of our plants, employees have the opportunity to bring innovation and new ideas to plant processes and technologies. Our employees want to grow, learn new skills and have an impact on this business.”

OCPR Update: Tykes tee off for tee-ball; signup for lifeguard, WSI, swim lessons, football, yoga

OCPR-logo-redIn less than a month, Osage City Aquatic Center will be open for recreation and water safety training, and Osage City Parks and Recreation is gearing up for a summer full of fun. On OCPR’s upcoming schedule are tee-ball, youth football, lifeguard and water safety training, swim lessons, and yoga.

Notice: City of Osage City, summer hours to begin for trash pickup

City of Osage City
Summer Hours Trash Pickup

The City of Osage City Sanitation Department will begin working summer hours from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. starting Monday, March 20, 2017.

Please have your carts at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on your regular day of pickup service.

For more information, call Osage City Hall at 528-3714.

OCPR Update: Spring is here along with BBQ season

OCPR-logo-redWith spring starting next week, Osage City Parks and Recreation activities are peeking into summertime with youth baseball and softball and tee-ball signup deadlines approaching, lifeguard, water safety instruction, and CPR certification classes scheduled. And with spring here, that means smoke will follow, as in Smoke in the Spring, the annual barbecue weekend in Osage City, April 7-8, 2017.

Seeking to recover property stolen from near Carbondale: Greenhouse hoops

Stolen hoops were disassembled, but looked similar to these.

Stolen hoops were disassembled, but looked similar to these.

We are seeking information to locate 80 greenhouse hoops taken from a residence just north of Carbondale, Kan., off U.S. Highway 75 on the east side. They were removed without consent from the owners of the property, and believed to have been taken on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. The picture is what they would have looked like, except ours were completely disassembled and in a pile. If you have any information, please contact the Osage County Sheriff’s Office at 785-828-3121. Any information at all – maybe you’ve seen someone hauling them or know of someone that is selling some, etc. See additional information and pictures here:

OCPR Update: Youth baseball and softball, summer lifeguards needed, BBQ season starts

OCPR-logo-redSpring is almost here and Osage City Parks and Recreation is getting out the balls and bats for youth baseball and softball. Also, applications are being taken for summer lifeguards. And of course it’s everyone’s favorite season in Osage City with Smoke in the Spring scheduled for April 7-8, 2017.

OCPR Update: Kick off the winter blues with tae kwon do

OCPR-logo-redWith the groundhog predicting six more weeks of winter last week, Osage City Parks and Recreation is already planning for springtime. Coming up: Spring session of Tae Kwon Do, gets underway Feb. 13, 2017; softball pitching and hitting clinics begin this week.

OCPR Update: Explore your artistic abilities for the holidays

OCPR-logo-redOsage City Parks and Recreation’s arts and crafts camp features holiday art, such as greeting cards, wrapping paper and other projects; signup deadline is next week! Along with softball pitching and hitting clinics, OCPR is gearing up for youth basketball. See the latest schedule:

Osage County Health Department: Get the shot, not the flu

093015-Seasonal_Flu_Logo-LGCome get your flu shot at the Osage County Health Department! We accept KanCare, Medicare, Medicaid, and most Blue Cross plans. For 65 and over we have the recommended high dose, and for under 65 we have the 4 dose shot. Monday to Wednesday 8-6. Questions? Call 785-828-3117, or stop by at 103 E. Ninth St., Lyndon.

OCPR Update: Hit, pitch, dribble and dabble

OCPR-logo-redWith a new year just around the corner, Osage City Parks and Recreation is setting up for winter youth basketball, with signup deadline on Jan. 2, 2017, and scheduling appointments for softball pitching and hitting clinics that start in December. Also, young artists are invited to show their talents during Christmas arts and crafts camp scheduled for Dec. 10. Here are the details and schedule for upcoming activities:

OCPR Update: Run, jump, tumble while learning basic gymnastics

OCPR-logo-redStudents through eighth grade are invited to tumble on down to Osage Parks and Recreation for basic gymnastics classes beginning in October; fall youth football is underway with more games scheduled. See below for more information about OCPR’s fall activities:

OCPR Update: Summer recreation winds down as fall arrives

OCPR-logo-redWith fall just around the corner, Osage City Parks and Recreation is getting ready for shorter days and evening recreation. Scheduling now are basic gymnastics and Tae Kwon Do classes.

Osage City Hall parking area under construction, blocked off temporarily

From Monday, August 22, through Tuesday, September 6, Osage City Hall parking from 5th and Main to 5th and Lord will be blocked off for new parking, sidewalk, curb and gutters. Parking will be available for the public to use at the north end of City Hall.

For the Osage City Council meeting on Tuesday, August 23, council members, staff and the public may park in the gravel parking lot (behind) west of the council chambers.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

City of Osage City
201 S. Fifth St., Osage City, Kan., 785-528-3714

OCPR Update: Summer starts cool down while fall sports heat up

OCPR-logo-redDog days of summer signal cooler times ahead, just as youth sports heat up for Osage City Parks and Recreation. Signup deadlines approach for fall youth sports camps and leagues, including volleyball, cheerleading, soccer and football.

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