Month: October 2012

Nina Ruth Ingels, 96, of Chanute, formally of rural Savonburg, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 at Chanute HealthCare.Funeral arrangements are pending.Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

“You could hear the house groan” when Hurricane Sandy struck the East Coast on Sunday, Mark Chagaris told the Register Tuesday evening.He and wife Jennifer, daughter of Iolans Jay and Sharon Thyer, live about 10…

HUMBOLDT — This week seemed to be business as usual for the Humboldt Cubs — except this week they held the bi-district champion plaque over their heads as the final gun sounded in their win…

MORAN — Marmaton Valley High exhibited sufficient amounts of thunder and lightning on the way to victory Tuesday night.The “thunder” — in the form of lane-clearing blocks on offense and punishing tackles on defense —…

Hurricane Sandy closed the stock market on Wall Street and caused President Barack Obama to cancel campaign stops in Florida. How long its 50 mph winds and torrential rains will dominate the last frantic days…

KIOWA — It’s not often a team can give up 50 points, yet still point to its defense as the key to victory.That’s precisely what transpired for Crest High’s Lancers Tuesday night.After giving up 42…

Oren Melvin Nelson, 95, formerly of Elsmore, passed away Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at his home in Toluca Lake, Calif.Oren was born Feb. 18, 1917, at Elsmore, the son of Oscar and Rebecca (Smading) Nelson.…

Julia Helen Blattner, 94, of Frontenac, formerly of Humboldt, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, at Girard Medical Center.  Julia was born in Humboldt, Oct. 13, 1918, the daughter of Robert William and Grace…

June L. Wichman, 89, of Iola, passed away Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at Windsor Place, Iola.June was born June 23, 1923, at Deshler, Neb., the daughter of Vernon and Gertrude (Brown) Coit. She moved with…

A project under way at the Allen County landfill will improve disposal of natural gas generated by decomposition of organic matter embedded there, Bill King, director of Public Works, told county commissioners Tuesday.Sixteen wells that…