Tag: Neosho River

Along the banks of the Neosho River west of Humboldt hides a breathtaking surprise, and an even more exhilarating story. Lining the bluffs not far from the “Camp Hunter” park, a series of solutional caves…

A yellow-white sun was descending the horizon in northern Allen County, not far from a place still called Horseshoe Bend on the Neosho River. Soon, the setting sun spread a fiery band of color, illuminating…

An Iola man is expected to be sentenced Monday for robbing a payday loan business at gunpoint in August of 2019. He evaded authorities by jumping into the Neosho River and floating away on a…

Veteran Register reporter Bob Johnson and I were in Cofachique, the birthplace of Allen County, now nothing more than a field of soybeans. Looking across the field, I marveled at the raw emptiness of the…

Emergency response crews from the area engaged in a unique experience Friday as they underwent water rescue training using the county’s new boats and other equipment. Crews braved the Neosho River west of Iola on…

I was standing by the river in Neosho Falls, watching dragonflies and listening to the murky water spill over the dam in a continuous rush. It’s a sound from the source of Neosho Falls’ life,…

With the stealth of a cat on the prowl, the young hunter ever so slowly inched his way through knee-high grass along the Neosho River, north of where Humboldt is today. His skin was deeply…

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…

During his senior year at Humboldt High, Dick Foster was a janitor at City Hall. Duties included sweeping the city streets on Friday nights. He even hand-dug a couple of graves at Mount Hope Cemetery. …

The Neosho River received a clean bill of health from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Wednesday. Ashley Jones-Wisner, a public information officer for KDHE, said the group monitored the river through Monday…