Tag: activities

A pair of local Independence Day celebrations are being truncated because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Organizers of Humboldt’s annual Independence Day, traditionally held on July 3, said Friday’s celebration will have fireworks, but none of…

Hi, Carolyn: I wonder if you can help me sort out the hurt and anger I have come to feel in some of my friendships. I find myself often being the initiator for getting together…

In this time of pandemic, many families are trying to find something to do as a family or specifically for their children.  I would like to encourage your family to consider being a part of…

The spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus has put a damper on Iola Recreation Department’s spring activities. All activities are currently postponed until April 1, and no decision has been made for the summer activities.  Iola…

Alan Hauser continues to find new ways to be on the go since his retirement four years ago as chief financial officer for the Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center. At age 68, Hauser is an…

If you haven’t been approached yet to buy a box of Girl Scout cookies, you will be soon. The 2020 season is underway. You’ll see a couple of changes this year. First, the packaging has…

Every time of year is a great time of year to volunteer. Volunteering is a way to change your world on a daily or weekly basis. For some, volunteering is as natural as breathing. They…

When Iolan Kari Miller wanted to start a private therapy practice last year, it was her daughter, Bethany, a sixth-grader, who shifted into the role of therapist to help Miller find the right name. “Well,…

A good time — as well as a belief in goodness itself — can be found in Colony this weekend, as the annual Colony Day celebration returns. “Believe There is Good in the World” sets…

There is no question that the refugee crisis on the border is a humanitarian nightmare. But let us all also agree that unaccompanied migrant minors in federal shelters should be treated with basic human respect…