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An Olathe Boy Scout with ties to Allen County plans to offer his three-part Eagle Scout project to Moran, Iola and surrounding communities. Olathe East High School graduate, Dean M.D. Fry, is the son of…

Dollar Tree celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting this morning, with store employees, Thrive Allen County and Iola Area Chamber of Commerce representatives. The store features party supplies, personal care items, Hallmark cards…

The Cofachique Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution held their May meeting Saturday at the home of member Mary Lou Byers. Barbara McIntosh gave the American Heritage program. Other members attending were Cynthia Geisler, Linda…

Longtime Humboldt resident Mike Bruner filed papers today allowing him to seek a seat on the Allen County Commission. Bruner, a Democrat, will face current county commissioner Jerry Daniels in the Nov. 6 election. Daniels…

The cost of land, and how it would affect a potential bond issue to build a new elementary school in Iola, must be factored before the issue is brought to local voters, Iolan Ryan Sparks…

HUMBOLDT — Paul Davis will travel a fair piece before he finds a friendlier crowd than the one that greeted him here Tuesday evening. Davis, the presumptive Democrat candidate for the congressional Second District seat…

COUNTY COMMISSION Rural Fire District No. 2, in the person of Travis Baughn, came to Allen County commissioners Tuesday morning with hat in hand. The volunteers, who have answered calls in rural areas north of…

Iola High School has announced its fourth-quarter honor rolls for the 2017-18 school year. The honor roll is based on a four-point scale with A’s counting as four points, B’s as three and C’s as…

MORAN — The Marmaton Valley High School Class of 1968 will have a 50th class reunion this weekend. The public is invited to attend from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Moran Senior Center.…

  Iola Public Library will offer several programs for adults during June. Fred Kipp grew up in Piqua and went on to play professional and semi-pro baseball from 1950 to 1964. He is the last…