Hi, Carolyn: I am in my late 30s, and after being stuck in the wrong career for, well, my whole career, I have made the decision to apply to full-time business school.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he has chosen Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department, a surprise announcement that appea

Allen Community College President John Masterson spoke Monday at Iola’s Sorosis Club meeting at Mary Ann Magnuson Patterson’s home.

VOLCANO, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii residents covered their faces with masks after a volcano menacing the Big Island for weeks exploded, sending a mixture of pulverized rock, glass and crystal into the a


CHICAGO — Kansas center Udoka Azubuike had a strong showing during the first day of scrimmages at the NBA draft combine here, but he knows that might not change the league’s perception of him as a

I didn’t mean to stumble onto a Jay Wright secret ... but that may have been what happened this week when I started to research a potential blog topic.

Senior Josh Vanatta’s smile said just about everything you needed to know after Humboldt’s 5-4 win at home over Jayhawk-Linn in the 3A regional championship game Thursday night.

The Yates Center baseball team saw their season put to pasture on Tuesday with a 10-0 loss to Cedar Vale/Dexter in the 2-1A West Elk regional semifinals.


Legislatures are unpopular. Most voters think that legislators do little more than bicker, bicker, bicker. Major problems often go ignored, and back-room deals predominate.

Dear Child,

No matter your age, whether you are in grade school, middle or high school, you are loved.

Letter to the Editor:

Nothing generates fits of nostalgia like having a grandchild complete an educational journey.


HUMBOLDT — Humboldt Elementary School has announced its honor rolls for the fourth quarter of the 2018-19 school year.

The rolls follow:

All A’s

Iola Middle School presented several year-end awards at the conclusion of the 2017-18 school year.

Carlyle Presbyterian Church

Bruce Sanders, guest pianist, played “Blessed Be the Name” for the prelude and “I Will Sing of the Mercies of the Lord” for the offertory.

Brice Jones

Brice Eugene Jones, son of Brandon and Jennifer Jones, Yates Center, was born Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Coffey County Hospital in Burlington.


Lucy Darlene “Cookie” Butler, 70, of Iola, died May 16, 2018, after losing her fight with cancer. She fought to the bitter end for those she loved.

Norma Jean Rickerson, age 83, of Iola, died Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at Olathe Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m.

Marissa Danielle Lansdown “WaWa”, age 14, of Colony, passed away on Sunday, May 13, 2018.

Tom Highberger, age 73, of Westphalia, passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018 at his home.

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