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Dirt Diggers Garden Club met Wednesday at Shirley Robertson’s home. There, Robertson announced Gregg and Roxanne Hutton were chosen for the June Yard of the Month. Robertson discussed versatile clematis, which bring bright and bold…

DISTRICT COURT Judge Daniel Creitz Civil cases filed: Kansas Department of Transportation, Richard Carlson vs. Mid-Cities Motor Freight Inc., other civil Tina L. Wickey vs. Anthony Wickey, protection from stalking State of Kansas ex. Rel,…

Ottawa City Clerk and Summa Cum Laude graduate of Ottawa University Amy Lynn Finch has been awarded the Kansas Association of City/ County Management Rising Star Scholarship. She is one of three statewide to receive…

Bicyclist hit by car Walter A. Kailer, 64, was taken by ambulance to the hospital Thursday afternoon after he was struck by a car while riding his bicycle in downtown Iola. The Iola Police Department…

Food commodities will be available at 4:30 Monday at Wesley United Methodist Church to qualifying recipients. Participants are asked to enter the east door. First-time recipients must bring proof of income.

HUTCHINSON — Matthew Glenn Percy graduated from Hutchinson Community College with an associate of science degree May 11 as a member of Phi Theta Kappa and as a recipient of the Honors Program Graduate Medal.…

OTTAWA — Alex Wayne Trinkle earned his high school diploma from Ottawa High School during commencement ceremonies May 12. In addition to being an honor student, Trinkle was active with Scholar’s Bowl, varsity football, baseball,…

365-0365 Carlyle Presbyterian Church Myrna Wildschuetz played “Thanks to Calvary” for her prelude Sunday. Rita Sanders played “Let My People Go” on the organ for the offertory. Pastor Steve Traw’s granddaughter, Kathryn Traw, was the…

Robyn Fawson takes aim with her throw at a dunk tank set up Thursday during Safety Night activities at the Allen County Farmers Market. Alas, her attempt to hit the target and dunk her husband,…

Iolans Mia Aronson, from left, Emmie Brant, Kassy Shelby, Jennifer Tidd and Katie Weide, participated June 3-8 at the Sunflower Girls State Academy at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. Iolans Jeremy Waldman, from left,…