Local News

Discussions on a number of budget-related items took center stage at Tuesday’s Iola City Council meeting.

Shannon Moore was appointed Humboldt chief of police by the city council Tuesday night, effective today.

Iola City Councilman Michael Middleton resigned his post Tuesday because he is moving out of Iola’s third voting ward.


The Allen men’s basketball team’s first experience on a conference foe’s court was a successful one on Tuesday.

A strong fourth-quarter effort just wasn’t enough for the Lady Devils after a back-and-forth game led to a 88-78 loss to Redlands Community College on ACC’s home court Tuesday night.

It may not have been the result they were hoping for, but with a 10th- and 11th-place finish in the NJCAA Cross Country Championships, the Allen Community College men and women continued to prove they still reside among the junior college cross country elite.

State News

Kansas Gov.-elect Laura Kelly has named a veteran, bipartisan group of four people to lead her transition team.

A California man pleaded guilty Tuesday to making a hoax call that ultimately led police to fatally shoot a Kansas man.

Kansas recorded more domestic violence related homicides in 2017 than it had in more than two decades.

National News

Listen up, Americans. The government has been recommending you get 150 minutes of exercise a week for a decade now.

The death toll from the Camp fire in the Northern California town of Paradise jumped to 42 Monday, making it the deadliest fire in state history, as President Donald Trump approved a major disaster declaration for the state.

When he got his start in the 1940s, Stan Lee was embarrassed by his profession.


It’s probably a long shot, but here’s hoping Georgians get to cast another ballot as to who should be their next governor.

In her first news conference as Kansas governor-elect, Laura Kelly, the longtime Democratic lawmaker moved briskly through the top items on her do-list.

It is evident that the Catholic Church is incapable on its own of exorcising the scourge of clergy sex abuse.


News from the Colony area

I am a 58-year-old male who has never had chickenpox.

My husband’s family is really academic, most are in school until their late 20s at least.


Richard Eugene “Rich” Wiles, 91, Altoona, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, in Neodesha.

Johnny Sue Hoddy, age 72, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, Allen County Regional Hospital, Iola.

Gavin K. Hanson, 26, passed away Oct. 4, 2018, in Salina.

World News

For President Donald Trump in Paris, America First meant largely America alone.

The portable toilets kept on disappearing — and now a German company knows why.

French security agents have arrested six people on preliminary terrorism charges for allegedly plotting to attack French President Emmanuel Macron, according to a French judicial official.


Southwind Extension District recognized 4-H’ers young and old Wednesday evening at the Allen County 4-H Achievement Banquet.

Check out these great photos of some of our coloring contest participants and the winning drawings!

On Saturday, the top runners from around the state in class 1, 2 and 4A convened at the Wamego Country Club golf course to compete in the State Cross Country Championship meet.

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