NEWS

ACC online program honored

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BURLINGAME — Late last week, Allen Community College received word from AffordableColleges.com that, after a nationwide survey, ACC had been selected third in a list of the country’s most affordable community colleges that offer online courses. It’s one of... [More]

Sweatt to get HOF designation

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WICHITA — George Sweatt, a Humboldt native who later made his mark as one of the state’s most decorated baseball players of all time, will be inducted Sunday into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame. Sweatt was born in 1893 in Humboldt, and eventually became the first... [More]

JUSTICE FOR ALL: Supreme Court justices pay visit to Iola

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Justice Marla Luckert may have won over a few fans Tuesday afternoon when she told a gathering of high school seniors, “I’m a nerd. I love to do research and write, which is one reason I love my job.”Luckert is senior justice on the Kansas Supreme Court. She... [More]

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SPORTS

Royal letdown — Vikings fend off Mustangs comeback attempt, spoil Homecoming

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Iola coach Doug Kerr summed it all up directly after Friday’s Week Five 48-42 loss to Parsons when he simply said, “I don’t feel like a 1-4 football team.” But that is exactly what the Mustangs are after a gut-wrenching loss to the Vikings — who... [More]

CHANGE OF PACE: Vikings offer Mustangs a different style to prepare for

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For the past two weeks, the Mustangs have had the challenge of facing the two most physically imposing teams on their schedule.Now in Week Five of the regular season, they have a different type of challenge as Parsons rolls into Iola with its sights set on spoiling the Mustangs’... [More]

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OPINIONS

Take a chance with downtown — At Week's End

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“The universal similarity — that is the expression of the philosophy of a dull safety,” Sinclair Lewis wrote a century ago in “Main Street,” focusing on ethnic racism and cultural divides in an early 1900s everytown of the Midwest, Gopher Prairie. One... [More]

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