Month: February 2017

The winter 2017 Iola Reads selection is “Getting Life” by Michael Morton. On Aug. 13, 1986, just one day after his 32nd, Michael Morton went to work at his usual time. By the end of…

The Allen Community College baseball team’s scorching-hot start to the season continued on Monday with a dominating performance in a home sweep of Ottawa University’s junior varsity.Game one saw the Red Devils cruise to a…

The legal system in America is based on the simple ideas of fulfilling the promises made and obeying the rules. For centuries people were forced to submit to a king that they did not choose…

Kendall H. Ashford, 92, Iola, died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, at Windsor Place in Iola. His funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church in Iola, with visitation an hour prior…

HUMBOLDT — Second Chance Cafe, soon to open on Humboldt’s downtown square, is an icon of Laura and Justin Houk’s journey that includes a second chance at life and a second chance to live out…

Last Saturday, Iola senior Colton Toney and Humboldt wrestlers Dagen Goodner, Noah Johnson and Gunner Elder all punched their tickets to the Kansas State Championships. Now they know who they will be facing on the…

By the end of February Gov. Sam Brownback will decide whether to give up his experiment with supply-side economics for Kansas.House Bill 2178 passed both the House and Senate late last week. The measure would…

PITTSBURG — ACC sophomore Kaitlyn Shoemaker stole the show this weekend at the Jayhawk East and Region VI Championships.Shoemaker won conference titles in the mile, 3000 meters and 5000 meters while winning all three events…

Technology has taken root in the backwoods of Kansas.The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism has created a Facebook page. The innovation gives Kansans a better idea of what game wardens, and other employees,…

LAHARPE — A statewide effort to protect farmers, construction companies and others victimized by scrap metal theft brought unintended consequences, Ray Maloney contends.The Ray’s Metal Depot owner in LaHarpe spoke about the Kansas Scrap Metal…