Tag: cleanup

More than 20 volunteers descended upon LaHarpe Saturday for its annual fall cleanup day project, in which roughly 20 properties were cleared of debris, brush, tires and other objects. Assisting with the work were several…

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese President Michel Aoun knew about the huge stockpile of explosive material stored at Beirut’s port nearly three weeks before it blew up, he said Friday, adding he had ordered action be…

Mike Boeken (in loader) and Chad Beasley were among the Iola city crews retrieving piles of fallen limbs as part of a citywide cleanup effort following Sunday morning’s storm that caused extensive tree damage through…

The Neosho River bridge has for years been something of an unofficial congregating area for Iolans young and old. Fishing enthusiasts note the river on the west edge of Iola marks one of the few…

Damp weather this week did little to douse the efforts of a handful of Kansas State University students to help with projects around Allen County. On Tuesday, the students spent about half the day working…

Crews have been hard at work cleaning the area of contaminants resulting from a New Year’s Day fire at Mid-West Fertilizer. Chemical run-off from the fire-fighting efforts into the nearby Neosho River forced Humboldt and…

It is that time of year again — time to rake leaves and clean-up the landscape. Leaves have been rapidly falling from deciduous trees the past few days. The manual labor that comes with raking,…

LAHARPE — A team of volunteers is hoping to do some fall cleaning later this month. The LaHarpe PRIDE Committee is overseeing a cleanup day project Oct. 19. Local residents with cluttered yards filled with…

HUMBOLDT — With Biblesta less than two weeks away, a team of volunteers is looking for assistance to beautify the community this Saturday. In particular, attention is being focused on the Neosho River Park on…

  The Allen County High School Democrats cleaned Civil War-era graves at the Iola Cemetery Saturday afternoon. From left, Trevelle Means, a senior at Iola High School; Lyle Griggs, a senior at Bishop Seabury Academy…