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Allen County commissioners received a check for $192,500 to represent CARES/SPARK funding allocated to Kansas counties, at their meeting Tuesday. About 20 local businesses and 20 local nonprofits will receive the funds. Thrive Allen County…

The Allen County Courthouse will be open for business as soon as the state gives the go-ahead. County commissioners discussed the protocols that will be followed, assuming Gov. Laura Kelly does not extend her stay-at-home…

Represented by Angela Murphy, the SAFE Schools Committee reported to Allen County commissioners some of its recent work regarding school safety. The group has been working on strategic emergency planning, getting radios in schools, procuring…

Just a day after visiting with Allen County commissioners with plans for a new activity center, ACC president John Masterson toured three facilities ? two in state and one in Missouri ? looking for ideas…

We all have moments when we doubt ourselves. For me this happened this spring when the Humanity House Community Garden was under floodwaters for nearly a week, making its harvest inedible and forcing us to…

Could lightning striking the fuel station at the Allen County airport be a blessing in disguise? According to public works director Mitch Garner, maybe so. The fuel station was struck by lightning sometime last week…

Allen County Commissioners agreed to pay $87,968 to replace equipment in the 911 Center during their weekly meeting on Tuesday morning 911 Communications Director Angie Murphy asked for the money to replace the department’s radios,…

Allen County commissioners signed a proclamation on Tuesday declaring April child abuse awareness and prevention month. Representatives from Hope Unlimited’s Child Advocacy Center and CASA’s 31st Judicial District were on hand to remind commissioners of…

Allen County commissioners accepted their planning board’s recommendation to unanimously approve a permit for the construction of a 490-foot communications tower to be erected just south of the landfill near LaHarpe. The tower, the idea…

Dear editor, Good morning!! When I stepped out onto my porch to get my mail this morning, a flyer was in my mailbox. You might keep in mind, as you read this, that there was…