Around Town

The driver of this car escaped serious injury, despite being involved in a collision with a passing semitractor-trailer rig at the intersection of U.S. 54 and U.S. 59 on the north edge of Moran Thursday.…

40 Years Ago Rep. George Works of Humboldt announced today he would again be a candidate for the Kansas House of Representatives’ 10th District seat. Works has represented the 10th District in Topeka for eight…

Denny Eilenstine gave the communion meditation on the importance of examining yourself before taking communion. Pastor Chase Riebel gave the sermon on “Ministers of Reconciliation.” We leave our church home and go into a world…

Three Iola High School FFA members earned state-winning proficiencies in their respective work projects. Levi Meiwes was declared a State Star Farmer. Brody Nemecek was noted for his diversified livestock projects. Casen Barker was recognized…

The weather is heating up, and so are the sales at the Allen County Farmers Market. Sales run from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday on the east side of the courthouse square in Iola, from…

The Prairie Rose 4H club was called to order by President Zoi Yoho via Zoom on Sunday.  Sophia Heim, song leader, led the club in the Pledge of Allegiance and the 4-H Pledge. The club…

June 1960 The familiar pealing of the bell on the old courthouse clock may reverberate over Iola again tonight. The clock is in its new ground-level case on the south side of the courthouse lawn…

Whether you like World War II-era historical fiction or murder mysteries, “Blame the Dead” by Ed Ruggero can fill the bill. In 1943 Sicily, an army surgeon is found dead following a German air raid.…

Ben Prasko gave the Communion Meditation for Youth Sunday at Colony Christian Church, titled “God Knows.”  Pastor Chase Riebel gave the sermon about the various people you will encounter in life and how to share…

From the Kansas State University website, “K-State Research and Extension is a partnership between Kansas State University and the federal, state, and county governments. Research completed is used by extension agents and others to help…