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On Monday, Judge Daniel Creitz administered the oath of office for multiple county officials, most of whom were renewing their positions. Included were: Cara Barkdoll, register of deeds; David Lee, county commissioner; Bryan Murphy, sheriff;…

LaHarpe’s David Lee will take a seat on the Allen County Commission come January. Tuesday’s election results also will remove a requirement that drinking establishments in Allen County must earn 30% of their sales from…

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…

Thrive Allen County CEO Lisse Regehr told Allen County Commissioners that opportunities still exist for local businesses and nonprofits to apply for COVID-19 relief SPARK/CARES Act funds. More than $135,000 exists to serve small businesses…

Along with celebrating the grand opening of the new ambulance station in Humboldt, commissioners discussed grant monies, emergency resolutions and new policies for Iola Seniors, Inc. At the christening of Humboldt’s new ambulance station, commissioner…

Several candidates for elective office weren’t about to let a few glitches stop them from spreading their respective campaign messages Tuesday. The candidates were a part of an online forum hosted by Allen County Farm…

Thursday, Allen County commissioners took no action during a special meeting to opt out of or otherwise nullify Gov. Laura Kelly’s face mask mandate, which means that for now the executive order stands. The order…

Starting Wednesday morning, access to the Allen County courthouse will be monitored and limited to the north entrance, following a decision by commissioners and department heads. Anyone entering the courthouse will be screened with a…

The mystery surrounding a handful of city and school board races will not be resolved for a while. A lack of candidates in some races, such as for the Ward 2 Iola City Council seat…

After a week to think about it, Allen County commissioner decided to give LaHarpe $31,962 for additions to its rural volunteer fire department. Commissioner Bill King said, “I thought it was a reasonable request. They…