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The Flint Hills Nature Trail officially became part of the state’s park system June 19 when Gov. Jeff Colyer signed Senate Bill 321, which designated the trail as a state park. Colyer along with Robin…

40 Years Ago June 1978 According to the Iola Industries, Inc. annual report, all of the industries in the area appear to be prospering and creating new jobs. Noted actions include: Recent efforts to sell…

LaHarpe High School alumni had their annual meeting Saturday at City Hall in LaHarpe. President Sharon Utley opened the meeting. The Class of 1958 celebrated its 60th year, with Joyce Lee and Terry Marvin attending.…

Iola area residents are encouraged to bring the family and an ingredient to throw in the pot for the first “Stone Soup Supper,” from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Humanity House Community…

Area students recently earning degrees from Fort Hays State University are, from Iola, Kirstin McGuffin, a master of science in speech-language pathology; Hannah Norris, a bachelor of arts in art education and a bachelor of…

Of all the compliments Susan Raines and Diana Asher have heard about the newly completed east entrance and fine arts plaza to the Bowlus Center, the one that cheers them most is how well the…

“I’d be hard-pressed to say we have one (juvenile) a month” incarcerated at the Southeast Kansas Juvenile Detention Center in Girard, Sheriff Bryan Murphy said, after Allen County commissioners were urged Tuesday morning to consider…

Supervised training for nurses and staff in specialized areas. Telemedicine programs. Marketing tools and community outreach. Preparation for facility surveys and compliance reviews. Help with physician recruitment. Those are a few of the services Hospital…

Arrests reported An Iola Police Department traffic stop Sunday in the 400 block of South Colborn Street led to the arrest of Kyla Wertz, 36, Iola, for suspicion of driving while suspended (second offense), no…

Calendar Monday-Cemetery Board meeting, City Office, 7 p.m. Little League Girls Pigtail tournament at Colony, July 13-15 Meal site Friday-pulled pork, potato wedges, country veggies, hamburger bun, sunshine fruit; Monday-Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, Autumn blend…