Month: November 2017

GREAT BEND — After four straight conference losses, the Allen County men won their first conference game on Saturday. On Wednesday, they made it two in a row beating a previously undefeated Barton CC of…

Donald Jr. was a charmer Tuesday night at a fund-raiser in Kansas City for longtime acquaintance Kris Kobach, who’s vying for the 2018 Republican nomination for Kansas governor.The president’s eldest son projected warmth and familiarity…

The Marmaton Valley Junior High boys basketball teams got wins Tuesday night versus Northeast-Arma. The A-Team won 25-16 thanks to a strong defensive effort. Both teams were tied at four after the first quarter but…

Iola police officers are investigating a reported rape that occurred the morning of Nov. 22 in the 300 block of South Second Street.In a report made public Wednesday, officers said a male suspect forced his…

Jo Ann Grafton, 65, Iola passed away Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, at her home. She was born Sept. 9, 1952, in Garnett, to Glen Edsel Osborn and Earlene Lorraine (Lombard) Kincheloe. She was raised in Garnett…

James W. Potter, 91, Iola, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2017, at Allen County Regional Hospital.He was born March 29, 1926, in Iola to George and Edna (Drake) Potter. After high school, he served in…

It’s a measure of the greatest art that no matter how many times we encounter it, it retains its capacity to affect us — to move us, to shed fresh light on questions of our…

Vespers choir members, front row from left, Deb Greenwall, Karen Gilpin and Betty Cunningham; and second row, Tom Strickler and Glen Singer rehearse a song Wednesday in advance of Sunday’s community concert. The 62nd annual…

When City Councilman Jon Wells becomes Iola’s next mayor on Jan. 8, it will create a vacant seat on the Council.In an effort to fill that First Ward seat, City Administrator Sid Fleming is asking…

Iola Middle School Jazz Band members, front row from left, Cooper Riley, Jesse Taylor, Hallie McDermeit and Jake Skahan; and second row, Brandon Schultz and Natalie Fees perform Tuesday at the IMS/IHS Jazz Band Winter…