Month: July 2010

Submitted Photo The Humboldt Heat claimed the first runner-up trophy at the Kansas Babe Ruth State Baseball Tournament in Altamont Friday through Tuesday. The Heat beat Ottawa 14-8 in game one of the championship round,…

PITTSBURG —  Six high school musicians reported to the 27th Annual Kansas Masonic All-State High School Marching Band camp this week. The camp is at Pittsburg State University.The 200-plus member marching band will preform at…

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Less than 24 hours after reporting to their respective training camps in Salina and Emporia, members of the two Kansas Shrine Bowl football teams embarked on a day-long trip that has…

Jim H. Turley, 82, of Kansas City died Wednesday, July 28, 2010, at Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, Mo.He was born Oct. 7, 1927, in Hopkins County, Texas, to William Lawson and Linnie…

Hospitals are the linchpin for health care. Health care and education are the base of the economy in most cities.A recent story in the Wichita Eagle compared the economies of Wichita and Oklahoma City. Health…

Since the Civil War, baseball has been a metaphor for explaining history, Fred Krebs said here Tuesday evening. He supported his contention by saying that baseball brought people together and led them to become more…

Tonight, scores of people who went on bus trips with Iolans Bill and Marjorie Mentzer will gather at Community National Bank to bid them farewell as occasional hosts.They’ll have plenty to talk about and Marjorie,…

The Republican primary election ballot is loaded with choices. Here are a few that have not been in the headlines.Sen. Derek Schmidt of Independence is asking for the nomination for attorney general. He is opposed…

Allen County commissioners Dick Works and Gary McIntosh said Tuesday they would decide later whether to support a proposal for Humboldt to have zoning control of land in nearby rural areas. Commissioner Rob Francis was…

Noting that the city pays more to incarcerate animals than it does people, Iola commissioners agreed Tuesday to begin sending dogs and cats collected by the city to the new Allen County Animal Rescue Facility…