Month: December 2016

Santa’s Toy Shop will open its doors this evening, as soon as a kazoo parade originating from Jefferson Elementary School will make its way to 7 E. Madison Ave.Youngsters will be treated to hot chocolate,…

GARNETT — An Anderson County man, missing since his abandoned car was found near Garnett Saturday, was found dead Tuesday.The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department reported the body of Devyn Long, 24, was found Tuesday afternoon…

More than 58,000 U.S. military personnel were killed during the Vietnam War. Far more enemy soldiers and Vietnamese civilians perished.Now, more than 41 years since hostilities ended, some young Americans may be at risk of…

When legislators arrive in Topeka on Jan. 9 for the start of the 2017 session, “all kinds of ideas will be floated,” Rep. Kent Thompson told Allen County commissioners Tuesday, in many respects to deal…

Mary Lou Mahan, 86, passed away Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, at Emporia Presbyterian Manor.Mary Lou Beal was born July 10, 1930 in rural LaHarpe, the daughter of Owen and Mabel Tennant (Robenstein) Beal. She graduated…

Dear editor, This letter is to recognize two of Iola’s city employees for their job performance. At about 3:45 a.m. on Sunday I awoke and noticed my house felt colder than usual and that my electricity…

Humboldt council members last week rejected by the narrowest of margins (4-3) a proposal to mark a multi-user lane on Ninth State to provide what proponents said would be safer use of the street by…

FREDONIA — The Humboldt Middle School varsity boys’ remain winless this season, but Cubs’ coach Jeremy Weilert has been very impressed with the growth his team has shown.The Cubs lost to Fredonia on the road…

Elizabeth Cunningham made her debut as director of the Iola Middle School and Iola High School string orchestras Monday evening at the Creitz Recital Hall in the Bowlus Fine Arts Center. Above, the high school…

Supporters of a pedestrian and bicycle bridge that would span Elm Creek along South Washington Avenue may learn by the end of January if the project will be funded.Damaris Kunkler, program director at Thrive Allen…