Connect With John – August 16th 2019

Dear Chamber Supporters:   It is starting to feel like summer is winding down…students go back to school today, Ottawa University students are back in town, even the temperatures the past couple of days have been, shall we say, not oppressive…and, of course the Chiefs...

Connect With John – August 9th 2019

Dear Chamber Supporters:   It was just a week ago we were reeling from the devastating 10-inch rain which drowned our community. The official word is the storm concentrated on an area beginning at Lone Star in Douglas County south to about Rock Creek Road in Franklin...

Connect With John – August 2nd 2019

Dear Chamber Supporters:   What a time Thursday was…a week’s worth of activity in a day!! For me it started with water in our basement…I woke Cherry up at 6:00 a.m. with the water rising fast…already past 6″. For the most part we have kept things out and...