Month: August 2016

Hayley Mertens now holds an Allen Community College record and the mark has a chance to stand for quite a while. Red Devil head volleyball coach Whitney Shaw and her husband Andy Shaw — the…

MIDWEST CITY, Okla. — Both Allen Community College soccer teams struggled to find the back of the net during their season-opening trip to Oklahoma.The women lost 3-0 to Rose State College and couldn’t muster much…

The Environmental Protection Agency is hosting a public meeting Thursday evening to explain the ongoing soil remediation project in town.The session begins at 6:30 at the Iola Public Library, 218 E. Madison Ave.Crews have been…

Susan Lewis, manager of the surgery department at Allen County Regional Hospital, gave trustees a brief lesson on how new technology makes it easier to hook patients up to oxygen before they undergo a surgery,…

Allen County commissioners paved the way to go another five years with the Rural Opportunity Zone program.The ROZ designation is meant to lure prospective employees this way by helping them retire their student debt by…

Carolyn Zimmerman, 72, Yates Center, mother of five children, including Clifford Muntzert of the home, died Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at Allen County Regional Hospital in Iola.Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at…

Scott Stanley is more than ready for school to begin.“We need a break,” the director of operations of USD 257 told board members at their meeting Monday night.The department’s summer punch list was long, including…

In its brief existence, Iola’s Humanity House has already gone a long way toward improving the material circumstances of the area’s neediest residents. Beginning in September the organization, led by Georgia Masterson and Tracy Keagle,…

Francis (Frank) J. Gibbons, son of Sarah and Frank Gibbons of Humboldt, was born Aug. 11, 1922. He passed away on Aug. 1, 2016, at Richmond Rehabilitation Center at the age of 93. He was…

Iola school board officials agreed Monday night to ask for “legal guidance” in regards to the Bowlus Fine Arts Center and whether they can not only remove classes from the Center but also themselves as…