Local News

Iola’s elementary school students had an in-the-body experience Friday.

Normally filled with flowers during the spring and summer, the plant holders will feature trees and candy canes.

Allen County 911 Communications Center’s education program received a combined, $7,810 in contributions in recent weeks.


Riley County cheers and Queen’s “We Are the Champions” echoed through Hal Prichard Stadium Friday night as a solemn bunch of Humboldt High players gathered around their coach.

Kansas is finalizing a contract to make Les Miles its next football coach, according to a report from Sports Illustrated’s Ross Dellenger.

Lagerald Vick had declared for the NBA draft and Kansas had moved on without him, recruiting a trio of backcourt players to take his place and planning for the upcoming season.

State News

If elections have consequences, the top-of-the-ticket win for Democrats in Kansas likely carries no more obvious upshot than the probable expansion of Medicaid in the state.

Seven Kansas school districts freed from some state rules now say getting that special status isn’t worth the effort.

The federal public defender’s office has asked for the release of 67 inmates from a Kansas federal prison.

National News

The potential magnitude of the wildfire disaster in Northern California escalated as officials raised the death toll to 63 and released a missing-persons list with 631 names on it more than a week after the flames swept through.

A federal judge ordered the Trump administration on Friday to immediately return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta.

Dozens of lawmakers in Congress are using tracking tools on their campaign websites to collect personal information about online visitors.


Vada Snodgrass had a wonderful life as a child in south Iola, “better than I realized at the time,” as the Great Depression gave way to World War II and beyond.

As the March 29 deadline nears for Great Britain and the European Union to agree on how the former will extricate itself, I feel increasingly sorry for Theresa May.

By this time next week, the Iola and Humboldt town squares will be lit up for the holidays.


Iolans Rex and Loretta Ellis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 24 at the John Silas Bass North Community Building.

Please come celebrate Chub and Helen Bolling’s surprise 60th anniversary celebration from 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 25 at the Bronson Community Center.

News from the Carlyle area


Donna Mae (Badders) Cannady-Meyer, age 81, of Ottawa, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2018 at her home.

Patrick Hicks, 63, passed away in Kansas City, Kan., the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, with his beloved wife, Mickey, by his side.

Ruth Naomi Farmer, 96, Chanute, passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.

World News

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.

For President Donald Trump in Paris, America First meant largely America alone.


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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