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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…

  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…

MORAN — Marmaton Valley Junior-Senior High School has announced its honor rolls for the fourth quarter of the 2017-18 school year. The rolls are divided into three categories: Dean’s List, for those with a 4.0…

Calendar Saturday-111th Colony/Crest Alumni, Crest Auditorium, registration 5 p.m.; Monday-Memorial Service at Colony Cemetery, 9 a.m. May 30-City Council meeting, City Hall Community Room, 7 p.m.; June 4-Cemetery Board meeting, City Hall Community Room, 7…

With school out for the summer, USD 257’s summer meals program already is up and going. The meal service began Monday at Iola Middle School, where breakfast and lunch will be served Monday through Thursday…

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…