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Bill King has completed his tenure as Allen County commissioner. During his final meeting, fellow commissioners Jerry Daniels and Bruce Symes both praised King’s efforts over the past few years and wished him well. Daniels…

Commissioners have approved a scaled-back version of a new transportation system for Allen County, which will provide rides for essentially anyone to anywhere. The version of the program they approved included purchasing a 14-passenger vehicle…

Disregarding Tuesday night’s presidential debate, it’s making for a quiet campaign season locally. Political forums are at a minimum. And for the most part, candidates are refraining from visiting voters on their doorsteps or glad-handing…

Thrive Allen County CEO Lisse Regher said that a second round of CARES Act/SPARK funding would soon be made available across the state through the Kansas Department of Commerce. As opposed to the first round…

Commissioner Bruce Symes retained his seat by a hair after provisional votes were tallied at Tuesday’s county commission meeting. Symes received 353 votes to opponent John Brocker’s 345. County Clerk Sherrie Riebel was assisted by…

With a handful of races decided in Tuesday’s primary election, one remains up in the air. As it stands, Allen County Commissioner Bruce Symes holds a seven-vote lead over challenger John Brocker in his re-election…

Allen County commissioners voted to deny themselves a raise at their meeting Tuesday. Commissioner Bruce Symes said that was the intention of commissioners when they set the budget last summer, but had yet to make…

Despite being a little more than a year old, it seems the rock crusher the county purchased for just over $1 million in 2018 has been broken down more than it has been crushing rock.…

Allen County commissioners continued to mull over whether to pull out of a consortium with the Girard Juvenile Detention Center, at their meeting Tuesday. The agreement requires a $75,000 annual commitment. Though current law has…

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…