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A group tasked with taking care of hospital facilities will consider two separate remodel projects aimed at increasing clinic space at a cost of about $1 million. The Allen County Regional Hospital facilities board decided…

The Neosho River in Iola is on the rise from the rains from the previous week, and will continue to rise with this week’s rain predictions. Iola received 7.32 inches of rain over the weekend.

The past is full of horrors. And although they have seemingly passed, such events still haunt in the present, demand our attention and force reevaluation of our values. One such nightmare occurred at a place…

State treasurer Lynn Rogers addresses the crowd at an ice cream social hosted by the Kansas Democratic Party at the John Silas Bass North Community Building on Saturday. Also in attendance were DNC Chair Vicky…

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this article reported that TCF inmate/workers are paid 60 cents an hour. That was incorrect. That is the amount they are paid for in-house labor at the Topeka Correctional…

Clever Allemont spent much of his final years lying in the thick Kentucky bluegrass, basking in the sun. Horses spend most of their time on their feet, even sleeping, so passers-by often stopped by the…

Charley Kerr serves lemonade to Kyla Sutterby Thursday afternoon. “Happy Charley’s Lemonade Stand” raises money for Harvest Baptist Church and St. Jude’s Hospital. Last year, the stand raised $230.

MORAN — First responders were able to quickly extinguish a vehicle fire Tuesday within feet of the propane tank exchange rack at the Pete’s Gas Station in Moran. Shortly after noon on Tuesday, smoke began…

A former Iola Police officer who worked for the department less than a year had his law enforcement certification revoked for numerous incidents of misconduct. The Kansas Commission on Peace Officers’ Standards and Training ordered…

Austin Hendrix has been called to serve. He may only be 21, but the 2018 Crest/Allen Community College grad has become the newest senior pastor at Community Church of the Nazarene in Iola. Initially inspired…