Month: September 2015

Renowned jazz vocalist Donna Singer will be at the Bowlus Fine Arts Center’s Creitz Recital Hall at 4 p.m. Oct. 10.A four-piece jazz group will accompany Singer, whose appearance is being sponsored by Allen Community…

For about five minutes, Allen Community College men’s soccer team looked as if it was going to snap its two-game losing skid.Logan Harris scored with 25 minutes remaining in the game to break a 0-0…

In their previous 10 games this season, the Lady Red Devils had never scored more than five goals in a single game.On Tuesday afternoon, they scored six in 45 minutes. The Allen Community College women’s…

When it rains it pours — and water flows right into the locker rooms at the Iola football stadium in Riverside Park.Drainage issues, mold and inadequate dressing rooms were among the issues Citizens Involvement Task…

One day Allen County may have about 100 wind turbines producing electricity from farmland in a spacious tract north of LaHarpe and Moran.Rorik F. Peterson told Allen County commissioners Tuesday the project, first mentioned a…

Iola High’s varsity and freshman team, as well as Iola Middle’s eighth-grade team, played Tuesday afternoon.The Fillies traveled to Garnett to face off against Central Heights and Anderson County.The varsity squad lost its match against…

The city’s ability to generate electricity took center stage Monday as Iola City Council members discussed short- and long-term projects with Iola’s electric plant.Council members voted to spend upwards of $840,000 over the next two…

The Allen Community College volleyball team took on Johnson County Community College at home on Monday night but lost in three sets (25-11, 25-12, 25-22).With the loss, Allen drops to 5-10 overall on the season…

HUMBOLDT — Anyone who can’t find something to enjoy in Humboldt Saturday will be much too hard to please.The much-awaited Smithsonian Institution’s “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shaped America” and the 58th annual Biblesta will have…

Betty Jean Johnson Meadows, 88, Iola, died Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015, at St. Francis – Via Christi Hospital in Wichita.Betty was born Jan. 14, 1927, on a farm near Climax, the youngest child of Lowell…