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The LaHarpe and Humboldt communities celebrated Easter with egg hunts and the Easter bunny.

A pair of local organizations that serve others in need are teaming up for a fundraiser that celebrates love. Wings of Warriors, which assists patients being treated for cancer, and Humanity House, which provides help…

Rhonda Fulton is ready to take it easy. The 62-year-old Iola native has retired from the Iola Police Department after 37 eventful years of service. As the announcement was made on April Fools’ Day it…

When it comes to building and repair work this year, everything is going up. The number of permits are up as well as prices.  In fact, they’re setting records. And that’s not likely to change…

Four Iola High School band students made their first appearance at state competition Wednesday, without ever leaving town. The students performed solos in a small recital at the Bowlus Fine Arts Center, and their efforts…

MORAN — Moran’s Emprise Bank branch, which has been mostly closed to the public since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, will close its doors for good June 25. For now, the bank remains open…

A garage fire broke out yesterday afternoon in LaHarpe near the intersection of Main Street and 11th Street. A pumper truck was called in to assist from Iola Fire and Rescue. No one was hurt.

Bright blue pinwheels are now spinning on the courthouse lawn. On Tuesday, members of Hope Unlimited and Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), along with county commissioners and others, placed the shiny markers in order to…

Any adult who wants a COVID-19 vaccine can attend a clinic at Riverside Park next Wednesday. It will be the first clinic open to all adults in Allen County, after the state expanded eligibility guidelines…

Iolan Deacon Perkins, 17, and a 15-year-old passenger suffered what deputies described as minor injuries Monday when they pulled out in front of a semitractor-trailer rig at the intersection of U.S. 169 and Oregon Road…