NEWS

Daniels looks for efficiencies in county

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Everybody wants a lean government, Jerry Daniels said.“Sometimes taxes go up,” Daniels said. “I think the main concern from people I’ve talked to is to make sure the money is being spent wisely and efficiently.”Daniels, Humboldt, is seeking a seat... [More]

Mueller touts work with Moran Council

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Allen County voters have many of the same concerns as those elsewhere across the state, and even the country, Jim Mueller noted.“Pretty much all I’m hearing is jobs, employment and housing,” Mueller said, “and the ambulance issue.”Mueller, Moran,... [More]

Businesses form charity block party

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Students, brace yourselves: Autumn is coming. While some look forward to another school year and others not so much, one woman saw an opportunity to use the upcoming semester as a reason to celebrate life and help local people in need. With Pam Tressler’s vision and PowerUp... [More]

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SPORTS

Vanatta, Pearish onto JUCO

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Two former Humboldt High baseball standouts are moving to the collegiate level next season. Grayson Pearish and Caleb Vanatta also starred for Iola’s American Legion team over the summer. Pearish will pitch for Independence Community College, while Vanatta is headed to... [More]

Murrow, Weir to walk onto ACC baseball team

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Iola’s AA American Legion Post 15 baseball team may have wrapped up its season last week, but key contributors Derrick Weir and Alex Murrow will continue to play at Allen Community College next year. Both Weir and Murrow will be walking on to the team.“My thoughts... [More]

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OPINIONS

Annual auction helps youngsters

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Sixty-odd years ago Ralph Smith had an idea that has been a godsend for scores of Allen County youngsters.Smith, who died in 2010, was farmer, banker and auctioneer by trade, and when he proposed and started the Allen County Fair Livestock Auction, open to 4-H and Future Farmers... [More]

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