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Trolley rides to see the town’s Christmas lights are Saturday night. The rides aboard Fearless Fred begin at 6 p.m. and depart from the new parking lot at the Bowlus Fine Arts Center on the…

Three hospital management companies touted their strengths last week in proposals to the Allen County Regional Hospital board of trustees. Trustees are studying options to lead ACRH into the future. On Wednesday evening, they heard…

Iolan Brandon W. Callahan, accused of the first-degree murder of his mother, Lucretia, in January 2017, has been found not guilty because of his mental state at the time the crime was committed. Allen County…

Walkers and runners took advantage of Saturday’s picture-perfect weather by participating in the annual Jingle Bell Jog that took off from Riverside Park.

It was a magical moment. From the summit of Maine’s Mount Bigelow, Shane Schauf, Piqua, watched the sunset — gorgeous orange rays melting into pink, purple and blue as the sun dipped behind distant mountains. …

CANEY — The Iola High School FFA chapter pulled in several top medals at district speech and food science competitions hosted by Caney Valley High School Dec. 3. The Iola speech team finished in third.…

A new program will help Allen County Emergency Communications receive fast and accurate device location data for 911 emergency calls from mobile devices.  The first and most important question in every 911 call is “What’s…

The first half of the 2018 property taxes is due Thursday. Allen County Treasurer Crickett Maley noted payments made by mail must be postmarked by Thursday to be accepted without penalty. Interest starts accruing Friday.…

DISTRICT COURT Judge Daniel Creitz Civil cases filed: Nicholas Lohman vs. Rebecca Lohman, divorce Thealvin C. Minor vs. Kalley E. Minor, divorce State of Missouri vs. Alphonso Z. Nolan Jr., other domestic   MAGISTRATE COURT…

The Allen Community College of 2018 is a more diverse, culturally rich, many-accented place than it was last year. Over the summer, the ACC board of trustees agreed to radically cut its cost of tuition…