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Nothing is more important to success in the garden than good soil. Time spent fertilizing, watering and tending to plants is necessary, but this time is almost a waste if the soil you’re working with…

Harvest is in full swing in the Midwest. Whether you live on a farm, in town, or are just traveling through the area, everyone needs to be cautious and smart during this busy time of…

PITTSBURG — Marmaton Valley High School senior math students attended Math Honor Day at Pittsburg State University Oct. 7. Students attended three breakout sessions that helped teach math in different ways. Pittsburg State professors led…

The next meeting of the Sunflower Quilter’s Guild will be Monday, Oct. 25, at the Humboldt United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 806 N. Ninth. The board meeting will be at 9:30 a.m. and the guild…

IOLA MUNICIPAL COURT Judge Patti Boyd Convicted as follows with fines assessed: Robert B. Leedy, Iola, driving while suspended, 47/35, $794 Alice Rohr, Iola, dog running at large, $135 Michael E. Setterstrom, Lawrence, DUI, driving…

Bruce Symes gave the Communion Meditation this week. (Ref: 1 John 1:7-9) Pastor Chase Riebel gave the sermon “Due Process” over Acts 23 and 24. (Ref: Acts 23 & 24; Joshua 1:9; Matthew 10:16-19; Deuteronomy…

Members of the Allen County Country Club voted to refinance the organization, build a new pro shop and repair and remodel the eight-year-old clubhouse that was severely damaged by fire on Sept. 6. Sell Constructors…

The Iola United Methodist Women met at Calvary Sept. 23, where Matt Stuckey gave a lesson on his work with the Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center. The center encompasses six counties, including Allen, and provides…

The Allen County Sheriff’s Department will step up traffic patrols, particularly around schools, Oct. 25-29 as part of a  larger “Ticket or Treat” campaign. Deputies will pay close attention to motorists who aren’t wearing seat…

Cofachique Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution members discussed a number of activities at their Sept. 18 meeting. Members agreed to ring bells as part of Constitution Week in September, and donate to Humanity House…