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LaHarpe was abuzz with activity Saturday as the community gathered to celebrate a new fitness center at City Hall, a newly refurbished sand volleyball court and other amenities around town. Clockwise from top, a number…

Descendants of Hugh and Jessie Burnett Murrow gathered Sunday, July 15 for a covered dish dinner at Riverside Park. For what is estimated to be over 50 years, the tradition of gathering to visit and…

What became clear to members of a school steering committee Thursday afternoon was that each time they present their plans to a group of the uninitiated, they’re going to have to start at square one…

Joshua Knapp is guilty of murdering Iolan Shawn Cook. Jurors took over just an hour Thursday to convict Knapp of first-degree murder, concluding the four-day trial in Allen County District Court. Jurors agreed Knapp teamed…

Each of the McKarnin family’s five dogs has a distinct personality. There’s Lilly, a rat terrier mix who chose Brandon McKarnin, age 13, as her favorite human when he was 5. Brandon’s grandmother rescued Lilly…

The temperature at 8 o’clock on Thursday morning was already approaching 80 degrees, and the humidity was enough to stamp large, polymorphic patches of sweat onto the backs of the 4-H volunteers who hustled to…

Nine South Logan FCE members attended the Wednesday meeting at the Humboldt Public Library. Deb Smith presented the lesson on ‘The Power of Healthy Foods.” Members volunteered to help at the Allen County Fair with…

HUMBOLDT — The Sunflower Quilter’s Guild will meet Monday at the Humboldt United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 806 N. Ninth St. The board meeting begins at 9:30 a.m.; the guild meeting at 10 o’clock. The…

Arrests reported A traffic stop in the 700 block of East Madison Avenue early Wednesday morning led to the arrests of Jennifer Cady, 44, and Kristopher Trester, 44, both of Fort Scott, Iola police officers…

DISTRICT COURT Judge Daniel Creitz Civil cases filed: Metz Banking Company vs. Terry W. Cummings, et. al., mortgage foreclosure ALLY Bank vs. Jesse Folk Jr., other contract US Bank National Association vs. Susan M. Jones,…