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Sports complex planned for Parsons PARSONS — A sports complex in Parsons probably won’t be ready for games until 2020, The Parsons Sun reported. Former NFL quarterback Shaun Hill, a Parsons High School alumnus, has…

A battle over water leaks that have persisted since Allen County Regional Hospital opened in 2013 is headed to court. Hospital trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to file suit over the leaks, after working for years…

Allen County residents are invited to a forum at 6 o’clock tonight to hear comments about a request to use county funds to help set up the office of Visit Allen County. The request comes…

If an effort by Allen County’s health insurance broker, Bukaty Companies, Leawood, is successful, employees of some public entities and private companies would receive discounts on services at Allen County Regional Hospital. Advantages would be…

Those wishing to look for a hidden medallion in the runup to Farm-City Days have until Monday to purchase a button that enables participation in the hunt. The medallion, in the design of an airplane,…

HUMBOLDT — Humboldt High School will be repurposed to a spook house Saturday night to raise money for the school’s after-prom party next spring. The junior class is in charge of converting the school’s halls…

Marmaton Valley High School’s 2018 Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned Friday, prior to the Wildcats’ football game against Crest. The queen candidates are, front row from left, Paige Becker, Kari Shadden, Sarah Spillman…

Humboldt High School’s 2018 Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned Friday during the Cubs’ home football game against Erie. Queen candidates are, front row from left, Camrie Farran, Kaitlyn Johnson, Morgan Mauk and Aricah…

Two of Iola’s three existing elementary school buildings could be converted into affordable living complexes for older adults, if voters eventually decide to build a new school, USD 257 Board of Education members learned Monday…

Iola City Council members approved the purchase of two vehicles for the Iola Police Department, but declined buying a third vehicle for other departments to use. Council members approved Monday, 4-2, the purchase of a…