Month: July 2010

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…

Come see Fido strut his stuff at this year’s 4-H dog show Thursday. The event begins at 7 p.m. in the fairground show arena at  Riverside Park.

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…

Thomas Everett Heidrick, 70, of Humboldt, died Sunday, July 25, 2010, at his home.He was born April 8, 1940, in San Diego, Calif., to Victor and Shirley (Smith) Heidrick. He graduated from Lompoc High School…

Iola commissioners put the finishing touches Tuesday on a charter ordinance that will establish the city’s next governing body next spring.The charter ordinance puts in place a five-member city commission beginning in April, with one…

Hospital put first In an effort to keep the hospital front and center, Allen County commissioners Tuesday morning reversed their decision to rescind the $80,000 it pays to the city for its ambulance services to…

The Rev. George Monroe Fleming, 89, of Chanute died Tuesday, July 27, 2010, at Chanute Health Care Center from complications of a stroke. He was born Dec. 14, 1920, in Kansas City, Mo., to Andrew…

Randy “Ran” Blomquist, 62, of Iola died Monday, July 26, 2010, in Coffeyville.He was born July 22, 1948, in Newton, to Reinhold and Dollie (VanFleet) Blomquist II. He grew up in Peabody and Marion and…

CHANUTE — Iola American Legion Post 15’s Indians came up short — by one run — in Sunday’s Kansas American Legion AA Zone 4 tournament championship game.Baxter Springs edged out Iola 4-3 in the title…

In a move atypical in today’s political environment, USD 257 board members Monday night voted to cut the property tax levy for the 2010-11 budget to less than last year’s.Dr. Craig Neuenswander proposed a budget…