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Our Market grocery store and butcher shop celebrates its grand opening today in Humboldt. Yet amidst all the fanfare, it’s easy to forget how long a road it was in getting here. In what follows,…

HUMBOLDT — Be bold. Be bold in your thinking. Be bold with your ideas and your vision. Be bold with projects. That’s the idea behind A Bolder Humboldt, a development group led by the Joe…

CHANUTE — Matt Godinez has the recipe for success in housing. He’s director of the Chanute Regional Development Authority (CRDA), an organization working to revitalize and rebuild not only Chanute, but communities throughout the region.…

The Annual Allen County Relay For Life returns this weekend featuring its traditional events including a survivor dinner, live auction, luminaries and a Survivor Walk.  It takes place from noon to midnight on Saturday at…

Allen County’s ambulance contract could be awarded by the end of the month or soon after. “Obviously, with the selection, it’s the sooner the better, with respect to both our budget and the city’s,” said…

It’s a busy time to start a new career in agriculture. Chad Guthrie, the new agronomy agent for the Southwind Extension District, hit the ground running starting June 1. Guthrie is in charge of a…

Area communities celebrated Independence Day over the weekend.

Time for a wider perspective. But in order to get there we’re going to have to climb to reach a vantage point high enough to provide a more encompassing story of southeast Kansas. Luckily, I…

A 23-year-old man was injured by fireworks Friday night in LaHarpe. The man apparently was attempting to light a fireworks finale at his family’s Fourth of July celebration at 1175 2600 St., when something went…

They’re a blast from the past. By day, Betsey and Jonathon Goering devote themselves to teaching high school and the economic development of Allen County, respectively, but on many a night and weekend they transform…