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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…

Tuesday’s meeting of Allen County commissioners was fairly short and sweet, but did provide an opportunity to try out new audio and internet streaming equipment purchased by the county via SPARK funds. The new equipment…

For the second week in a row, county commissioners debated how best to spend unallocated SPARK funds awarded to Allen County. Earlier this summer, the county received $2.4 million from Kansas’s SPARK task force, which…

Allen County commissioners voted 2-1 to help Our Market move one step closer to opening a grocery store in Humboldt, putting an end to several months of debate and following a precedent established by aiding…

Allen County is the proud owner of a new tractor. After some discussion with public works director Mitch Garner and a presentation by Robert Storrer of Heartland Tractor, commissioners approved the purchase of a 2020…

During a record 15-minute meeting, Allen County commissioners discussed SPARK funding from the federal government on Tuesday and badly needed road repairs. Allen County has spent about half of its $2.4 million in SPARK funding…

“I have empathy for the folks who don’t have it as good as we do,” said David Lee, the Republican candidate running for county commissioner in District 2. Lee faces Democrat Michelle Meiwes. Lee works…

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…

A new transportation system in Allen County came one step closer to becoming a reality on Tuesday, though it continues to hang in limbo for the time being. Jessica Thompson, director of development at Thrive…

Ask any local health professional, manufacturer, or school administrator, and they’ll tell you that the No. 1 reason for missed appointments or attendance is due to a lack of transportation. In Allen County, 19% of…