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Iola City Council members will discuss plans to increase the city’s economic development investment at their meeting Monday. When drafting Iola’s 2023 spending plan earlier this year,  Council members increased the budget authority to $50,000…

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — European officials are scrambling to help Ukraine stay warm and keep functioning through the bitter winter months, pledging Friday to send more support that will mitigate the Russian military’s efforts to…

BERLIN (AP) — A senior official in southern Germany said Wednesday that organized crime groups were likely behind the theft of a huge horde of ancient gold coins stolen from a museum this week. The…

Your Community Foundation has awarded $13,390 in grants to various community organizations to help fund efforts to fight hunger, promote local tourism, protect the environment and more. Board members Job Springer and Carla Nemecek presented…

NEW YORK (AP) — On a recent evening in early November, shoppers at the Bryant Park holiday market in New York City were in the holiday spirit well before Black Friday. The scent of pine…

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose to the highest level since August but still remains low by historic standards. The Labor Department reported Wednesday that 240,000 people applied for…

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A Walmart manager opened fire on fellow employees gathered in the break room of a Virginia store, a witness said Wednesday. Six people died in the country’s second high-profile mass shooting…

BEIJING (AP) — Police beat workers protesting over a pay dispute at the biggest factory for Apple’s iPhone, whose new model is delayed by controls imposed as China tries to contain a surge in COVID-19…

Dr. Erik Unruh knew he wanted a career that would allow him to make an impact. He kept coming back to medicine.  “It’s not a secret that medicine can be challenging to navigate, both as…

Iolan Max Grundy is the proud owner of a 1934 model, 120-foot water tower, courtesy of the City of Iola. Grundy closed the deal Tuesday to purchase the abandoned tower, with the intention of turning…