Tag: construction

The earliest a new elementary school will open in Iola will be more than a year away, in next February, barring any weather delays. Meanwhile, the new science and technology building remains on track to…

Construction work continues at the site of a new science and technology building, with cafeteria, at the Iola High School campus. Steel beams are now being installed.

Job Springer may not know much about fashion, but his instincts were good when he recently purchased the former Sophisticated Rose clothing store on the southeast corner of the Iola square. The location is to…

Construction of a new elementary school could include up to $1 million on “wish list” items, if the process goes smoothly enough to result in cost savings. USD 257 board members on Monday approved construction…

Construction crews work through drizzling rain Tuesday to build the walls of a new science and technology center, and cafeteria on the Iola High School campus. The building is part of a taxpayer-approved $35 million…

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction rose a solid 1.9% in September after having fallen in the previous month, as home building continues as one of the bright spots of the economy. The increase last…

Area students may soon start building a house in Iola as part of the Rural Regional Technology Center’s building trades program. The project, which has been a priority since the tech center opened five years…

At some point over the next few years, much of U.S. 54 will need to be rebuilt through Iola. Cognizant of what such a disruption would mean for business owners and residents alike, city officials…

Dirt work and soil remediation at the site of Iola’s new elementary school continues to move quickly.  School board officials expect to have a building pad ready by Labor Day. The work is being done…

Building demolition and dirt work began this week at the site of a new elementary school at Kentucky and Monroe streets. Here, crews with Ren Terra LLC remove rubble after knocking down one of several…