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John “Punk” and Alzina Kress always knew they wanted to sell their business, Quality Automotive, Inc., to longtime employee Bob Cook. That ownership change will be official July 1, but it came with a bittersweet…

HUMBOLDT — The message is spreading: “Life is fine in Humboldt.” In fact, after hearing of the many downtown projects, Manhattan muralists Taylor Carr and Jess Kerr contacted Josh Works and A Bolder Humboldt about…

Roger Carswell is ready for adventure. After serving as library director for almost 29 years, the 64-year-old Quenemo native is retiring, especially so as to pursue his passion for travel. Before hitting the road, however,…

It’s through division that the One begins to multiply. That’s just what happened in August 1870, when a station was built near the highest point between Kansas City and the Gulf of Mexico along the…

The LaHarpe Days Committee hosted a 5K run and 3K walk Saturday, doing so with a colorful flair as participants were doused with powdered paint along the route. The LaHarpe Days Committee has a number…

Retabess Ling was recently honored for her 70 years as a member of Alpha Delta Kappa, a national organization that promotes women in education.  Recognition of Ling’s milestone was postponed from 2020 because of the…

After soaring over treetops, secured by a harness attached to a zip line, Ethan Sutterby said he felt “like Tarzan.” During his fourth and final ride, Ethan leaned back and spread his arms wide. He…

Parker Stapp remembers his youth, spending pretty much every waking moment of his summers at the pool. “It was my babysitter,” he chuckled Fast-forward to Thursday, when a combination of summer heat and a bit…

Buster Keaton is back in Piqua. Thanks to the hard work of Paige Olson, Shelia Lampe, Andi Lou Garrett and others, colorful new signs now adorn the entrance to the Buster Keaton and Piqua Museum…

 “Tammy (A Coming of Age Story About a Girl Who is Part T-rex)” is free to the public, and shows are scheduled for June 18 and 19 at 7:30 in the Allen Community College theater…