Month: August 2016

LAHARPE — A little common sense will go a long way when it comes to more strict enforcement of code violations, LaHarpe City Council members agreed Monday.The Council met in a special session with a…

Allen Community College cross country coach Vince DeGrado didn’t beat around the bush when talking about the importance of the season-opening Tramec Fall Classic cross-country meet.“They have to let go of high school and thinking…

The Iola Fillies and Humboldt Cubs had very similar beginnings to their volleyball seasons with Humboldt finishing fourth in the Prairie View Invitational on Saturday and Iola taking fifth in the same tournament.“I’m excited,” Humboldt…

HUMBOLDT — Humboldt’s answer to The Mighty Casey, Gary Larson, shanked a looping hit down the field line Saturday during an old-time baseball game at Walter Johnson Field. At 51, he puffed into first, and…

The Red Devils were not happy with their season debut last Tuesday in Oklahoma against Rose State College and wanted to come out aggressively to make sure they evened their record at 1-1 in their…

Jim Peres, 73, LaHarpe, died Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, at his home.Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service in Iola. Memorials are suggested to Allen County Animal Rescue Facility…

Jenna Higginbotham, the new sixth-grade teacher at Iola Middle School, may contain in her person the genetic secret to being a great teacher: She likely picked up from her mother, a longtime employee at the…

To call Sid Fleming’s first two weeks on the job as a whirlwind is an understatement.“It’s still going pretty fast,” Fleming said Friday after introducing himself to the community as Iola’s new city administrator via…

  Dear editor, I think we have a great person among us in this little town. She does a lot behind the scenes that we probably don’t even know about.  She takes a lot upon…

Soil cleanup can be a lengthy process. It’s been more than a decade since the Environmental Protection Agency first targeted Iola’s properties as in need of remediation, contaminated from when zinc smelters operated a century…