Nathan Coleman finds no KOMA violation occured

July 30, 2014 The Cherokee County Attorney’s Office and the City of Galena have reached a mutually agreeable resolution to the ongoing Kansas Open Meetings Act “KOMA” investigation ...

Galena Mayor and Council appear in court on indictment

M. Smith | Columbus On Thursday, July 2, the mayor of Galena, five current council members and one past council member made their first appearance in Cherokee County District Court, ...

HB 2003 signed into Law

Topeka, Kan. – On Monday, June 8, 2015, Governor Sam Brownback signed HB 2003 into law. HB 2003 deals with island annexation, this bill gives property owners a voice through their ...

Oglesby presents Landfill application to Commission

Machelle Smith | Columbus Senator Jacob LaTurner came before the commission to update them on the happenings in Topeka. Galena Mayor Dale Oglesby came before the Cherokee County Commissioners ...

County Commission approvesSolid Waste Management Committee recommendations

Machelle Smith | Columbus Kristen Seal, noxious weed, came before the commission to request that they sign the annual report. Commissioner Richard Hilderbrand asked Gene Langerot, lot ...