Local News

With the elections in the rearview mirror, Congress members will return to Washington, D.C., next week for what typically is considered a lame-duck session.

Each day at work is a learning experience for Kari Smith, office professional at Southwind Extension District’s Iola office.

Reports from the Iola Police Department


Jared Goff threw a 40-yard touchdown pass to Gerald Everett for the go-ahead score with 1:49 to play, and the Los Angeles Rams outlasted the Kansas City Chiefs for a 54-51 victory.

A federal racketeering lawsuit filed Monday morning on behalf of basketball player Brian Bowen II has the potential to affect Kansas Athletics and other Adidas schools.

Dean Wade wanted nothing more than to win a regular-season tournament title for Kansas State coach Bruce Weber.

State News

The Kansas Legislature agreed to pay education nonprofit Teach For America more than $500,000 this year for a pilot program to recruit 12 teachers to the state.

The state of Kansas will pay $75,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging that the Department of Children and Families failed to intervene to protect an 18-month-old girl who eventually died.

Administrators at Haskell Indian Nations University underreported crime statistics for a two-year period.

National News

Cat lovers know when kitties groom, their tongues are pretty scratchy.

A cancer-causing chemical that leaked from a closed industrial site near the Springfield airport is appearing in the Fantastic Caverns tourist stop.

The recent turbulence in the U.S. stock markets is spooking some older workers and retirees, a group that was hit particularly hard during the most recent financial crisis.


Just to be clear, there is no “master race.”

Dear editor,

Since 2014, Your Community Foundation has been involved in #GivingTuesday.

November 1992


After the gathering, most Thanksgiving hosts find they have an abundance of turkey leftovers. 

Kansas State University provides you with research-based information through many avenues.

My partner wants a baby and I don’t, and because we are same-sex there would be some difficulty involved in having one.


On Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, Dian Prasko made her triumphant entrance into heaven following a tenacious battle with lymphoma.

Judy Helman, 75, Iola, died on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Iola.

Mildred Ruth Clements, age 79, Gas, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at Diversicare, Chanute.

World News

British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to seal business support for her Brexit deal with the European Union on Monday.

British Prime Minister Theresa May was battling today to save both her Brexit deal and her job.

Chinese consumers will remain the driving force for luxury goods market.


Southwind Extension District recognized 4-H’ers young and old Wednesday evening at the Allen County 4-H Achievement Banquet.

Check out these great photos of some of our coloring contest participants and the winning drawings!

On Saturday, the top runners from around the state in class 1, 2 and 4A convened at the Wamego Country Club golf course to compete in the State Cross Country Championship meet.

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