Month: November 2018

HUMBOLDT — There’s a technique to making the perfect light, fluffy big biscuit. Brandy Adkins shares it without much prompting. “Knead the dough with just your fingertips,” she advises. “You never push down. You never…

Following four executive sessions, covering 30 minutes, Allen County commissioners folded their hands and adjourned their Tuesday morning meeting. Reasons for secrecy concerned acquisition of property (twice), matters having to do with non-elected personnel and…

Santa’s arrival Thursday will help the Iola Area Chamber of Commerce ring in the holiday season with style. St. Nick will set up shop in his temporary quarters on the southeast corner of the square…

A combined choir of Iola High School and Iola Middle School students delighted audiences with a song during the choirs’ annual winter concert at the Bowlus Fine Arts Center. The students sang under the direction…

WASHINGTON (TNS)  — An increasingly fierce debate about how to prevent deadly wildfires in California is threatening to endanger crucial crop insurance for farmers in Kansas and Missouri. In the wake of wildfires that killed…

Harold Dean Whitaker, age 82 of Humboldt, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018 at Overland Park. He was born on Nov. 15, 1936, in Neosho County, Kansas, the son of Harold W. and Ruby…

Kansans can expect rising temperatures and more extreme flooding in the future, according to the latest National Climate Assessment. Kansas has always experienced severe weather events. But as average temperatures rise, due in part to…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is recalling hundreds of vehicle license plates on the streets containing the “JAP” lettering in the wake of complaints that it is an ethnic slur offensive to Japanese Americans. The…

Calendar Saturday-Colony Christmas Parade, 6:30 p.m.; Monday-Cemetery Board meeting, City Hall, 7 p.m.; Dec. 5-Lions Club, United Methodist Church basement, 7 p.m.; 6-County bus to Garnett, phone 24 hours before you need a ride, 785-448-4410…

There are two ways to react to failure: Give up or see where you went wrong and try again. So give USD 257 district officials credit for attempting another bond issue after its 2014 proposal…