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Delma Rourk’s eyes filled with tears as she cut a ribbon Tuesday afternoon at Allen County Hospital during the dedication ceremony for the Deloris M. Johnson Imaging Center given in honor of Johnson’s parents’ Millie…

An Iola woman was taken to the hospital Tuesday following an accident in which a vehicle was driven into the main dining area at B & B Country Cafe, 324 W. Garfield St.Lenora Fletcher was…

For those tired and weary of the seemingly endless winter, a fun-filled musical program for children of all ages is being planned this spring.Susan Raines and Luke Bycroft spoke with Iola commissioners Tuesday about a…

Iola commissioners came oh-so-close Tuesday to setting up a new five-member city commission to govern the city before backtracking until a few legal questions are answered.The five-member commission — which would feature one commissioner from…

Data gathered recently by a Kansas Learning Network team’s visit to Iola schools will be used to develop an improvement plan for the district, board members were told Monday night.The district was put on improvement…

Board members will meet in a special session at 6 p.m. Feb. 17 to discuss how to deal with anticipated additional cuts in state aid to USD 257.The district has lost $1.1 million in state…

HUMBOLDT — Humboldt residents have been cutting back on their water usage in recent years, which has hit the city’s pocketbook.Water usage was down overall for both 2008 and 2009, which means the city did…

City among violators HUMBOLDT — Humboldt City Council members had the unusual task Monday of discussing how to enforce an ordinance that the city itself is violating.At issue are signs identifying businesses that no longer…

You can take the boy off the farm, but you can’t take the farm out of the boy.That old saying fits David Regehr to a tee. Regehr will be recognized Wednesday evening for grassland management…

Coltranes among ACCD honorees When Aron Coltrane and wife Jennifer joined his parents, Ron and Irene Coltrane, in their family farm operation, they brought more than new blood to the operation, they brought new ideas.The…