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For almost as long as Kansas has existed, K-State Research and Extension has been here to help you and every other Kansan thrive. In the middle of this current challenge, that mission remains unchanged. With…

The March 7 meeting of the City Slickers 4-H Club was called to order by President Carly Dreher at Neosho County Community College in Chanute. Moira Springer and Rohan Springer led the club in the…

70 Years Ago Two special trains, with an eventual load of 2,500 school children and teachers, will leave the Santa Fe depot at Iola at 7:30 a.m. tomorrow for Kansas City. There the students will…

65 Years Ago An unidentified motorist backed into a gas meter on West Street here early Sunday morning. Gas then seeped into the Iola Milling Company office. According to Fire Chief Ray Chard, a pilot…

COLONY — Colony Christian Church is calling off church services and other activities until further notice, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. At Sunday’s church service, Pastor Chase Riebel gave the sermon on “God’s Masterpiece.”…

Woodson County Sheep Auction will not have sales in April or May  due to the COVID-19.   There will be a buying station on April 7 and May 5 at the same location. SEK Sheep…

Several controlled burns were conducted by farmers across the area Saturday and Sunday. State officials have asked farmers to cut back on outdoor burning because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Symptoms of the virus include…

Iolan Bryan Miller graduated with a doctorate  of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, on Feb. 28. He is the son of Jay and Karen Miller.

25 Years Ago McKinley Elementary School fifth-graders and several city officials were present at Tuesday’s opening of Cofachique Park. The students named the park in honor of the first county seat, a small pro-slavery community…

A local church isn’t letting the coronavirus pandemic stop them from having a service, even while practicing “social distancing. Wesley United Methodist Church will offer “Parkin’, Preachin’ & Prayin.’” Sunday worship will be a “drive-in”…