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Late last month Republican gubernatorial candidate and former state Sen. Jim Barnett took the unprecedented step of selecting his wife, Rosie Hansen, to be his running mate.

When Drew Mueller graduated from Iola High School in 2009 and headed to Kansas State University in Manhattan, he thought he’d left Iola for good.

If Allen County keeps on keeping on, it’s on a trajectory to lose almost one-third of its population over the next 50 years, according to a report released by the Kansas Health Institute.

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If Allen County keeps on keeping on, it’s on a trajectory to lose almost one-third of its population over the next 50 years, according to a report released by the Kansas Health Institute.

At Week’s End

What, a young friend asked, did you do as a kid on hot summer days without televisions, computers and other gadgets?

Humanity House

This Sunday we celebrate the fathers in our lives. There are cards and BBQs and fishing and cakes, new ties, golfing, and kicking back with dad on a Sunday afternoon.

Lifestyle

To Your Good Health

DEAR DR. ROACH:

The parents of Jenna Rogers, Prairie Village, and Eric Sparks, Iola, announce the couple’s engagement and pending marriage.

Memorial Day Sunday Service began by honoring those who gave their lives in all wars and their families who served along with them.

Obituaries

Douglass Michael Close, age 67, of Coffeyville, died Wednesday, June, 13 2018 at his home. He attended and graduated from Iola High School. Friends are invited to greet the family from 6 to 7 p.m.

Leslie Eugene Andres, age 67, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at his home near Pleasanton. He was born in Iola, to Lyle Andres and Virginia Stokes Andres.

Maxine Blanche Smith, age 98, of Iola, Kansas, passed away on June 1, 2018, at Allen County Regional Hospital, Iola. Maxine was born on Feb.

State and National News

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump brought the world’s two biggest economies to the brink of a trade war Friday by announcing a 25 percent tariff on up to $50 billion in Chinese imports to ta

A new report has some advice for Kansas lawmakers looking at revenue growth that’s beating projections: Don’t count on all of it to last.

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World News

LONDON (AP) — Britain said today it will lift a cap on the number of visas granted to foreign doctors and nurses to help ease staffing shortfalls in the country’s National Health Service.

BEIJING (AP) — The United States and its Asian allies worked today to paper over any semblance of disagreement over President Donald Trump’s concession to Kim Jong Un that the U.S.

SINGAPORE (AP) — Clasping hands and forecasting future peace, President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un committed today to “complete denuclearization” of the Korean Peninsula during the first meeting

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