Month: January 2018

GIRLSDespite a dominant first quarter and a nip-and-tuck second, the Crest Lancers girls were not able to marshal the four quarters worth of steam needed to knock off the bigger, taller, more wiley Wildcats from…

Both Humboldt teams ended Tuesday 0-2 in Tri-Valley League play after losing to Eureka. The Lady Cubs lost 44-43 in a game that went down to the wire. Humboldt trailed 10-9 after the first quarter.…

Abnormally dry conditions across the state and region have sparked fears of a repeat of last year’s devastating wildfires that destroyed 651,000 acres in central and western Kansas. Locally, though, Allen County’s top emergency management…

U.S. 169 will be closed between Iola and Humboldt starting this spring to accommodate a full rebuild of the highway.The 7.12-mile rebuild is expected to take upward of 18 months, and is slated to begin…

The Fillies learned the hard way what happens when you don’t play the full 36 minutes of a game Tuesday night in their 44-36 loss to Santa Fe Trail.Iola was ahead for the majority of…

It’s becoming harder and harder to explain away the Iola boys losses. On Tuesday night, the Mustangs hosted a Santa Fe Trail team they had beaten by 14 a month and a half earlier and…

Joyce Ann Roush, 82, of Newton, died Jan. 23, 2018, in Haysville.A graveside memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Highland Cemetery in Iola.Memorials are suggested to Alzheimer’s Association.

Dear editor,Read where there will be committee meetings for those who will support a new school and then there will be a meeting that the “public” may attend at 6 p.m. You stated that “all…

Representatives from Community National Bank were honored by Allen County Regional Hospital’s administrators, trustees and other supporters Monday for donating $50,000 to the hospital’s pledge drive. To honor the recognition, the hospital is renaming patient…

Gov. Sam Brownback will be remembered as falling on his sword for his precious tax cuts, insisting they were the panacea to the state’s economic woes.That voters gave him the benefit of the doubt to…