Month: May 2018

A small change in the form of a big tent should bring more people to a survivors’ dinner during Saturday’s annual Allen County Relay for Life event downtown. The 30 by 60 foot tent on…

Iola’s annual chip-seal street maintenance program will cover the southeast quadrant of town later this summer. Iola City Council members discussed the program at their regular meeting Tuesday, before agreeing to pay Ergon Asphalt &…

One mother of an Iola student expressed her displeasure with school officials during the public forum section of Tuesday’s USD 257 board meeting. Dimity Lowell criticized school administrators for what she believes was their mishandling…

College Basketball: Kansas Jayhawks. Udoka Azubuike has decided to withdraw from the 2018 NBA draft and return to the University of Kansas for his junior season. Azubuike, a 7-foot center from Nigeria, entered his name…

NEW YORK (AP) — Top American and North Korean officials are holding a full day of meetings in New York today aimed at deciding whether a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader…

A floral display at Iola’s Highland Cemetery found some unexpected visitors during the Memorial Day holiday. A family of robins set up a nest among the flowers on the grave of the the late Don…

May 29 Bitty Ball Hammerson Ready Mix 8, A&W Restaurant 4 Hammerson 1B – Grady Martin 3, Braxton Rutherford 3, Harley Tidd 2, Braylon Keithly 2, Eli Karr. 2B – Keithly. A&W 1B – Kolton…

An AP news analysis TOKYO (AP) — The U.S.-North Korea summit appears to be back on track, but Pyongyang is showing increased impatience at comments coming out of Washington that what leader Kim Jong Un…

The drama surrounding Missouri’s Gov. Eric Greitens, who announced his resignation Tuesday, has left Missourians drained and bitter. Yes, the end is in sight, but getting there has been particularly painful due to Greitens’ unseemly…

Tennis: French Open PARIS (AP) — Sloane Stephens has dropped only six games in her first two matches at the French Open. Those victories have impressed former U.S. Davis Cup captain Patrick McEnroe, who now…