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HONOLULU (AP) — Navy sailor Mickey Ganitch was getting ready to play in a Pearl Harbor football game as the sun came up on Dec. 7, 1941. Instead, he spent the morning — still wearing…

James and Judy Heinrich will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Wednesday. Due to COVID restrictions, there will be no formal gathering, but friends and family are asked to remember the Heinrichs in prayer, cards or…

The children of Iolans Mark and Virginia Peters are hosting a luncheon in honor of the couple’s 50th wedding anniversary. Mark J. Peters and Virginia L. McDaniel were married Aug. 22, 1970, at St. John’s…

Early August 1945 was a confusing time for many Americans, who were experiencing some combination of celebration, sadness and foreboding. The war in Europe was over, bringing home thousands of gleeful troops by ship. Yet…

Rick Dougherty and Idris Bolen were united in marriage on June 21, 1970, at First Christian Church in Osawatomie. The Rev. Clayton Jackson officiated. A family gathering was hosted by sons Bob and Mike Dougherty…

Donna and Ray Graf of Iola are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on July 11. They were united in marriage on July 11, 1970, at Memorial Chapel in Leavenworth. Leavenworth is where they have spent…

Friends and family are offering a happy 50th wedding anniversary for Kenneth and Ann Shetlar. The couple were married June 20, 1970, in Iola’s First Presbyterian Church.

SAINT-LAURENT-SUR-MER, France (AP) — At least the dead will always be there. All too many have been, for 76 years since that fateful June 6 on France’s Normandy beaches, when allied troops in 1944 turned…

Iolan Glen Cunningham, an engineer with the Chanute materials lab of the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), is celebrating 40 years with the department. Cunningham began working for KDOT in April 1980 with the regional…

The Wulf family is planning a party, and they’re willing to share the entertainment. Country music artist Dale Watson will perform a June 26 concert at the Bowlus Fine Arts Center, thanks to a donation…