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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,…

Douglass Michael Close, age 67, of Coffeyville, died Wednesday, June, 13 2018 at his home. He attended and graduated from Iola High School. Friends are invited to greet the family from 6 to 7 p.m.…

There’s probably a lot you don’t know about voter registration. Did you know felons are eligible to vote in Kansas if they’ve finished probation? And that many people can vote even if they’re in jail?…

LAHARPE — The LaHarpe City Council has some questions about what could be a hefty electric bill facing the city in the coming months. Council members discussed briefly Wednesday a notice from Westar, the city’s…

Lactation stations — privacy tents set up so young mothers can breastfeed their children at public events — are now available in the Allen County area. Mary Daniels, a nutrition assistant with the Southwind Extension…

College Basketball: Kansas Jayhawks LAWRENCE, Kan. — Former Kansas combo guard Elijah Johnson playfully approached Charlie Moore after the compact 5-foot-11 KU sophomore stole the basketball and converted a layup to mercifully end the Red…

20 Years Ago June 1998 8 — Iola FFA chapter members receiving the state farmer’s degree at the 10th annual Kansas FFA convention are Clint Church, Ryan Garrett, John Kramer, April Morrison, Rick Nelson and…

District to hire security officers GARNETT —  The USD 365 school board voted to hire armed security officers for district facilities in the wake of recent school shootings nationwide, The Anderson County Review reported. Board members…

Iolan Shirley Robertson was among the donors who showed up Wednesday to give blood at a bloodmobile set up by the Community Blood Center of Greater Kansas City. Of the 48 who registered to donate…

A forum for candidates running for state and federal offices will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at the Iola High School commons area. Allen County Farm Bureau is sponsoring the event.…