Month: February 2018

Roberta Mariea West, 90, Colony, passed away in the presence of her family at St. Luke’s Hospice House on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018.Roberta was born May 18, 1927, in rural Kansas. The eldest child of…

HUMBOLDT — A high school program that builds houses in Humboldt could be expanded to provide credits in math and English, USD 258 board members were told Monday night.Members expressed strong support of the district’s…

Users of the Humanity House Community Garden will once again be treated to free water for the 2018 growing season.Iola City Council members approved, 7-0, Monday a request from Humanity House Director Tracy Keagle to…

The first of a series of breakfasts celebrating Lent began this morning at Iola’s First Presbyterian Church. Above, from left, Regina Woodworth, Sharon Sigg, Steve Anderson, Ken Groves, Linda Johnson and Donna Grigsby prepare their…

The Yates Center Wildcats kept their win streak alive Tuesday night when the Wildcat boys and girls took care of Northeast-Arma at home.The boys move to 16-2 and 8-0 in Three Rivers League play while…

With 4:15 left in Iola’s 45-41 win at Osawatomie, the Trojans took their first lead since early in the game as part of a 7-0 run to open the quarter. Worry started to seep in…

The Iola girls put up their best defensive effort of the season Tuesday night when the Fillies took down Osawatomie 42-22 on the road for their third-straight win. The win moves Iola to 7-10 and…

City council members should welcome the recommendation that they divest themselves of the responsibility of deciding personnel matters.“You need to concentrate on the big things,” City Administrator Sid Fleming told them Monday night. “We (city…

Iolans may soon be given the option of adding a dollar or two to their utility bills to help fund the city’s parks, trails and recreation programs.City Council members discussed Monday a proposal to add…

Iola Council members instructed City Administrator Sid Fleming to better clarify language changing the city’s personnel policy before they would sign off on it.The new personnel policy would transfer personnel matters over to the city…