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Prepare to get down and dirty when the Allen County Fair Mud Run rolls into the Iola area Saturday. The event features 10 truck classes and two ATV classes, including a Mini Mud Bogger Power…

Presbyterian Church Pastor Steve Traw’s message Sunday, “Truth for Today,” was from John 5:17-27. Pastor Traw announced Aaron Hodgden and Breanne Knavel will be married at the church Aug. 18. The church family is invited.…

Prosecutors wrapped up their case Wednesday in the trial of Joshua Knapp, accused of the March 2016 murder of Iolan Shawn Cook. Several witnesses took the stand in day three of the weeklong trial, including…

Now in its 22nd year, the Children’s Summer Theatre Workshop is once again providing local kids with a soup-to-nuts understanding of how to stage a play. Founded in the 1990s by former Bowlus executive director…

LAHARPE — A group of hearty volunteers will celebrate Saturday several new ways to remain active in LaHarpe. A “Kick Start Your Heart” celebration begins at 9 a.m. at LaHarpe City Hall, where members of…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union has taken the unusual step of plunging into a nasty Republican primary for Kansas governor with an explosive flyer attacking conservative Kris Kobach, but his main…

Jurors began hearing the gruesome details Tuesday surrounding the March 2016 death of Iolan Shawn Cook. Testimony opened in Day 2 of the first-degree murder trial of Joshua Knapp, who is the last of five…

In a matter of minutes Tuesday morning Allen County commissioners, with the assistance of CPA Rodney Burns’ sharp pencil, whittled the first draft of their 2018 budget from a levy of 78.572 mills to 63.9.…

Calendar July 25-Fire Department meeting, Fire Station, 7 p.m.; City Council meeting, City Hall Community Room, 7 p.m. Meal site Friday-hot dog, hot dog bun, coleslaw, chuck wagon corn, spiced applies; Monday-Sloppy Joe, scalloped potatoes,…

A panel of 12 jurors will decide the fate of Joshua Knapp, accused of the March 2016 murder of Iolan Shawn Cook. A total of 14 jurors were selected Monday, including two alternates, at the…