Month: February 2017

Attendees of Allen Community College’s Red Scholarship Gala March 25 will be treated to a memorable night of dining, music and mingling with former Kansas City Chief players. “This is something we have never had…

Avarice may cause injustices, but more often pragmatism is the tipping point that wins the day.That likely will be true of the Dakota Access pipeline being built to carry oil from the Bakken shale fields…

YATES CENTER — The Yates Center boys basketball team entered Monday’s matchup with eighth-seeded Madison as massive favorites, and the top-seeded Wildcats didn’t disappoint.Yates Center doubled up the over-matched Madison squad with a 60-30 rout…

It has been a terrific senior campaign thus far for Baker University star Kelsey Larson.The 2012 Iola High School  graduate has led the Wildcats to a 26-4 record overall and a 23-2 record in Heart…

Wednesday morning dawns the first of the Community Lenten Breakfasts. Coffee and fellowship begins at 6:30 a.m. at Calvary United Methodist Church, 118 W. Jackson, with breakfast being served at 7 a.m. Devotions follow at…

Iola is the new owner of 80 acres of land near Russell Stover Candies.City Council members voted, 5-1, Monday to pay $400,000 for the land that had been owned by Iola Industries.The acquisition serves two…

The crowd was in a frenzy at Monday’s Humboldt vs. Southeast (Cherokee) game in the first round of the Kansas Class 3A girls substate tournament. To find out what all the fuss was about, check…

HUMBOLDT — The Cubs just didn’t seem right early against Southeast (Cherokee) in Monday’s substate game in Humboldt.The top-seeded Cubs clung to a 17-15 lead midway though the second quarter against the eighth-seeded Lancers and…

After extended discussion of the matter at a previous meeting, the USD 257 board of education voted on Monday to institute a random drug testing policy at Iola High School. Any student hoping to participate…

Iolan Amber Boeken pleaded guilty Monday to her role in the March 13, 2016, murder of Iolan Shawn Cook, and in so doing, provided the first public accounting of the circumstances surrounding Cook’s death.Boeken, 25,…