Month: April 2010

Allen County Community College’s golf team is competing in the Jayhawk Conference Championships today at Sand Creek Station golf course in Newton.Last week, the Red Devils played in the Baker University Spring Invitational at Alvamar…

HUMBOLDT — Rodney Sigg’s patience paid off last Friday at Humboldt Speedway.Sigg stayed back watching for the right time to get past race leader Justin Folk. Folk led the race most of the time being…

Saturday will be a day of fun and frolic at Iola’s Riverside Park when the May Day Family Fun Festival takes place. “Absolutely everything about this is free to families,” said Bowlus Fine Arts Center…

Brandon and Shauna Berntsen, Iola, announce the birth of a son, Hunter Cole, born April 19, 2010, at Allen County Hospital in Iola. He weighed 7 pounds, 2.3 ounces and was 17 1/2 inches long.…

MOUND CITY — Uniontown High’s Justin Query had a strong first round at Monday’s Jayhawk-Linn High Invitational to pull out the 10th-place medal.Query shot a 44 in his first nine holes but had a little…

When I read Friday’s paper and saw that decorating the downtown of Iola would result in losing parking spaces I wondered how stupid some people can get.The stores are there to sell things. But how…

The news was sobering, but the hope uplifting as 60 representatives from nine counties gathered in Iola Monday morning to discuss the health of their districts.County commissioners, city managers, health and business professionals found common…

MORAN — Nancy Meyer, completing her fourth year as superintendent of USD 256 schools, resigned effective June 30 Monday night. As an adjunct to Meyer’s resignation, board members agreed to pay her health insurance premiums…

I am writing in concern of the four-wheeler situation in our town. I called to find out if you could ride a moped on the streets. I was told that if it is 49cc or…

Iolans can sound off through an online survey on their views about the city’s parks system.The survey has been prepared by Vision Iola, which is looking at potential improvements in the city’s downtown business district,…