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HUMBOLDT — If Cole Herder had a crystal ball, then last January he would have instructed the higher-ups to purchase as much natural gas as their tanks could hold. And that’s when prices are typically…

Tracy Keagle thought her son-in-law, Aaron Franklin, was joking when he called to tell her she’d been selected as City Marshal for the Farm-City Days parade Saturday. “Am I in trouble?” she joked.  Once she…

Marmaton Valley High School’s 2021 Fall Homecoming Queen Kendall Scharff and King Garrett Henderson were crowned prior to Friday’s historic 106-98 win over Oswego. At front left, the crown bearer is Jaxson Houk. The flower…

Humboldt High School crowned Drew Wilhite and Kirsten Kobold as king and queen of the 2021 Homecoming. The Cubs faced off against the Jayhawk-Linn Jayhawks, and were leading 38-18 at the half.

Think of it as a theater production. The curtain opens on a young man, following a trail through the woods. Along the way, he meets a romantic interest, ends up in a new place and…

At just 43 years old, William Galloway’s life was changed when he suffered a brain injury when he was hit by a drunk driver, a repeat offender. On Thursday, Galloway was in Iola as part…

Comics have rules. Middle school has rules. Everyone has rules. Flint, the main character in the novel “Squint,” likes to keep a list of rules. He uses them to help him navigate the treacherous territory…

The one that got away. We all have someone in our past who makes us wonder how different our lives might have been, “if only.” But, “time only goes in one direction.” Such is the…

County officials assured a Gas City man about the security of local elections, after he expressed concerns about fraud in the 2020 presidential election. A public demonstration is offered later this month to educate voters…

Advance voting for Allen Countians wishing to make their choices for local city or school board elections starts next week — as long as you’re registered to do so. Those who are not registered to…