Month: February 2017

The substate brackets have all been released and here is how it stacks up for our area teams in their playoff openers.The Mustangs are the two seed in the Parsons substate bracket and will play…

HAYS — The white-headed fellow spent two days at the classes 3-2-1A State Wrestling Tournament here tucked in the staging area for Smith Center’s elite team. He called the boys by first names, but, he…

TOPEKA — Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., rallied a group of more than 3,000 spectators Saturday evening during the 2017 Washington Days Convention at Topeka High School’s gymnasium. As the keynote speaker for the Kansas Democratic…

HUMBOLDT — A reinvigorated downtown area was cited by Humboldt residents as one of their long-term goals at a recent countywide community conversation.While there have been signs of progress, including two new restaurants in the…

Iola Cub Scouts, from left, Milo Franklin, Jackson Young, Ethan Hunt and Brox Elbrader watch intently as their small wooden racecars approach the finish line Sunday during the scouts’ annual Pinewood Derby. The cars, using…

Madolyn Johnson, 98, Le Roy, died Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, at Life Care Center in Burlington. Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the LeRoy Christian Church with visitation one hour before service…

Quentin Blaue’s put-back buzzer-beating attempt teased fans in Allen Community College’s home finale on Saturday against Cloud Community College.With the score tied at 70-70 and with Cloud just having squandered a chance to win it…

SALINA — A lot of times, we look for leaders in sports based on what position they play or which sport they choose.For example, Iola seniors Ben Cooper and Sydney Wade are about as stereotypical…

The tone setter for the Iola Mustangs on Thursday wasn’t one of the eight Mustangs that found their way into the scoring column. In fact, the only stats that show up in the official scorer’s…

Marah Lenann Melvin and Wesley Preston McFadden were married at half past four in the afternoon on Sept. 24, 2016, at The Hilton President Hotel in Kansas City, Mo.Parents of the bride are Michael Blane…