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Steering committee members tempered their enthusiasm over the decision to go for a new elementary school Tuesday night with the knowledge that getting public approval will be a monumental hurdle. While the advantages of a…

COUNTY COMMISSION Allen County commissioners completed the circle of providing financial assistance to local schools to improve their security systems on Tuesday. The last was USD 257 — Iola, Gas and LaHarpe — with a…

Arrest reported Iola police officers arrested Damien Michael Evans Sunday for suspicion of possessing a firearm as a felon and criminal damage to property in the 900 block of North Chestnut Street. Cash stolen Alicia…

A steady stream of bicyclists coming through Iola this week are partaking in the annual Race Across America, a 3,000-mile journey from Oceanside, Calif., to Annapolis, Md. Some are doing it for the athletic challenge…

The Iola Police Department will host its annual HOFNOD — Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs — fishing derby Saturday at Craig and Georgia Abbott’s pond near the intersection of North Cottonwood Street and Miller…

Carol Robinson McAnulty attended the picnic when the Iola High School Class of 1958 had its 60th reunion. Her name was not included in an article in the June 9 edition.

Calendar June 27-Fire Dept. fire meeting, Fire Station, 7 p.m.; City Council, City Hall Community Room, 7 p.m.; July 2-Cemetery Board meeting, City Office, 7 p.m. Little League Tournaments are as follows: Boys: T-ball at…

Humboldt Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War and the Independence American Legion joined together in Havana over the weekend to perform memorial and dedication ceremonies for William Click and David Oyler. The Independence…

HUMBOLDT — Eight South Logan FCE members learned Tuesday about the tragedy of human trafficking. Carollyn Barnett gave the presentation at the Humboldt Public Library. Several members attended a spring social April 3 in Bronson,…