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On Jan. 6, a mob of insurrectionists encouraged by then-President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol and disrupted congressional proceedings meant to certify that Joe Biden had defeated Trump and won the White House. It…

Roger Carswell, executive director of the Iola Public Library, will soon have a new room at the library named in his honor. Iola City Council members approved a request Monday by the Library Board to…

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Thousands of Palestinians grabbed children and belongings and fled their homes Friday as Israel barraged the northern Gaza Strip with tank fire and airstrikes, killing a family of six…

On Thursday, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson stands in the hospital door, refusing entrance to Missouri’s working poor and middle class. His decision to abandon Medicaid expansion, coming just days after cutting off federal unemployment benefits,…

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brandon Lowe, Austin Meadows and Mike Zunino homered and the Tampa Bay Rays pounded out 17 hits in a 14-7 rout of the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. Meadows,…

The need for nitrogen in wheat is well known, but sulfur and chloride deficiencies are more common in than many farmers realize. Sulfur deficiency looks a lot like nitrogen deficiency and chloride deficiency looks just…

HUMBOLDT — Troublesome second and third quarters sank Humboldt High’s fortunes Tuesday. The Cubs saw a 16-15 lead turn into a 13-point deficit by intermission against visiting Eureka. The Tornadoes then turned on the jets…

The exercise of forming New Year’s resolutions typically involves a review of where we went wrong. Developing a coherent narrative of the year gone by is always an inherent challenge, none more so than for…

Political reform has been on my mind lately. I even considered writing this column about why Kansas should adopt ballot initiatives, also known as referendums or ballot measures.  But let’s get real. The Kansas legislature…

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors will start the NBA season next month in Tampa, Florida, because of travel restrictions the Canadian government has put in place stemming from the pandemic. The Raptors had been…