Around Town

Iola Public Library has added a new service: circulating Internet hotspots. The hotspots bring an Internet connection into a home or other location and allow computers or devices to connect to it via wi-fi. There…

Iola Middle School students Brody Thompson, left, and Shaun McLaughlin were selected for the All-State Middle Level Choir.  They will join other middle school choir students from around the state in a Virtual Choir performance…

Iola commissioners passed a resolution authorizing a $900,000 revenue bond issue to build an addition to the municipal power plant that will include a 5,000 KW generator. The bonds will be retired with revenue from…

Randy Riebel gave the communion meditation about giving thanks. What were you thankful for this Thanksgiving? To have been born or raised in the USA, having a home, a loving family, a job, being retired,…

The East Central Kansas Model T Club, (the ECKT’S), will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, at the home of Mark and Mary Freimiller, 2033 Nebraska Rd., Iola. Social distancing will be practiced.  Prior…

Phyllis Meredith recently returned from the Death Valley 49ers’ Art Show and Encampment. She was one of 100 artists chosen to display their work at the show which depicted Old West life in the desert.…

Larry Wittmer gave the Communion Meditation referencing “The Lone Ranger”. The Lone Ranger was a guardian of the law, fought evil, and was independent. This worked well for him, but is not a good example…

There has been a lot of buzz about Zoom meetings. In many households, it has become an everyday term in describing how someone was going to go about their work or school day, or meet…

LAHARPE — Those looking for a fun (and safe) holiday activity for folks and young old are invited to partake in a Turkey Trot Scavenger Hunt Friday. Hunters will be given clues to find six…