Month: March 2017

Ninth Street, the main north-south route through Humboldt and formerly a portion of U.S. 169, will get a facelift perhaps as early as this month.Mitch Garner, director of Public Works, told Allen County commissioners Tuesday…

The Associated Press: “In a week’s time, the state House approved a huge increase in personal income taxes, voted to override Brownback’s all-but-inevitable veto and approved an expansion of the state’s Medicaid program he vigorously…

Viola Anna (James) Moser, “Viola from Iola,” 95, was born June 23, 1921 to Allen and Bertha James in Andover, and passed into the arms of Jesus on Saturday, Feb 25, 2017. She graduated from…

Lois Alberta Squire, 94, Humboldt, passed away peacefully on Feb. 25, 2017, at  Diversicare of Chanute.  Lois was born Feb. 25, 1923, the daughter of Henry and Mary (Thomson) Baeten. She grew up attending Prairie…

Dale Stokes, 60, passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. Dale was born on Nov. 21, 1956, in Iola, to the late Allen and Rose Stokes.He proudly enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in…

Fifth-graders at Iola Middle School had a dearth of playground equipment, so the Iola Kiwanis Club stepped in Tuesday. The Kiwanians donated 10 basketballs, 10 frisbees, 10 jump ropes, six four-square balls, six footballs, five…

HUMBOLDT — It is both the most magical and the cruelest part about the postseason.No matter how good a team is all year, one game is all it takes for it to come to an…

A Band Called Honalee, a modern-day folk trio inspired by the legacy of Peter, Paul & Mary, appears at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Bowlus Fine Arts Center. Musically accomplished, interactive and energetic, A Band…

Jamaal Dorsey, Iola, has discovered a new passion for creating Iranian water candles and he’s hoping Iolans will be mesmerized by his artistic creations. He discovered his love for making the candles one weekend in…

Iola area worshippers marked the beginning of the Lenten season this morning with a breakfast at Calvary United Methodist Church. Here, David Reed looks over the spread before filling his plate. The weekly breakfasts in…