Month: February 2018

The Yates Center girls basketball team punched their ticket to the Sub-State semifinals Monday night when they got a 59-41 win over Uniontown.The Lady Cats got an early 10-point lead and held it throughout the…

Ruth “Naomi” Oliphant, 78, longtime Derby resident and retired Q Corporation employee, passed away on Feb. 24, 2018, surrounded by her family at St. Teresa Hospital in Wichita after a brief illness. Naomi was born…

HUMBOLDT — Legislators will need to deal with “the 900-pound gorilla in the room,” — school finance — before they can tackle other big issues like taxes, potential Medicaid expansion and transportation, two local legislators…

The Humboldt boys kept it interesting Monday night in their 52-51 win over West Franklin in the opening round of 3A Sub-State Tournament. The Cubs trailed for the majority of the game and didn’t take…

Wintry weather put the kibosh on a pair of history presentations last week, although organizers anticipate significantly better conditions for both to go off without a hitch this time around.Iolan Donna Houser updated County Council…

A few short years ago, the land surrounding Elks Lake was wild and woolly where no one dared venture. Today, it’s been tamed somewhat. Trails now wind their way alongside waterways and through the woods,…

In light of the recent school massacre in Parkland, Fla., which killed 17 students and staff members, the subject of campus security at USD 257 received solemn attention at Monday night’s school board meeting. And…

Local Republicans should give serious consideration to throwing their hat in the ring caused by the recent resignation of Jim Talkington on the county commission.Talkington represented District 3, which encompasses the core of Iola as…

HUMBOLDT  — Pickleball fans have a new place to play the fast-growing sport.A court has been added to the multi-purpose room at Humboldt Elementary School. The court has been marked with taped lines. USD 258…

Humboldt High School wrestlers, from left, senior Josh Vanatta, junior Dagen Goodner, senior Noah Johnson and senior Seth Hegwald watch from the sidelines as teammate Gunner Elder competes Friday at the Kansas Class 3-2-1A State…