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It’s too soon to tell if Iola will get the City Council’s OK for a GIS survey for its CIP development. Got that? In their acronym-heavy meeting Monday night, Council members discussed CIPs (capital improvement…

A free blood pressure and blood glucose clinic will be offered at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the LaHarpe Senior Center, 111 S. Main St. No appointment is needed. The free screening is sponsored by Allen…

Please join the Southwind Extension District Thursday as we host an open house to welcome Woodson County to the Southwind. Effective July 1 Woodson County Extension will join the Southwind Extension District. We will celebrate…

Candidates for state and federal offices outnumbered the local voters there to hear them at a political forum sponsored by Allen County Farm Bureau Saturday afternoon. Just a handful of potential voters turned out for…

Dr. Brian Wolfe launched the inaugural Walk with a Doc Saturday morning at Allen County Regional Hospital. Wolfe briefly discussed the benefits of exercise to a crowd of about 25 before they embarked on the…

Arrest reported Iola police officers arrested Joshua F. Winner, Iola, for suspicion of domestic battery Thursday in the 700 block of East Broadway Street.

70 Years Ago June 30, 1948 The deep wartime population slumps for Iola and Allen County have at last been wiped out. Iola is back to a population of 7,341 on county census records and…

Judy Middendorf was named Volunteer of the Year for GALS FCE at Humboldt’s annual Chamber of Commerce dinner Thursday night. Middendorf’s honor was inadvertently omitted in a write-up of the banquet that appeared in Saturday’s…

The invitation last month came out of the blue. “Going to Africa,” Steve Kinzle told Bob Hawk. “Wanna go?” Hawk knew better than to think Kinzle was joking. After all, Kinzle and wife Frances had…

HUMBOLDT — Humboldt’s unique way of celebrating success created a night of fellowship at the 20th annual Chamber of Commerce dinner Thursday night. Collectively, individual clubs and organizations honored their volunteers of the year, capped…