Tag: Rotary

On an Earth Day like no other before it, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the air was cleaner than in decades and animals had begun to reclaim the streets in many urban areas across the…

Every child in Allen County from birth to age 5 can now start their very own library collection, courtesy of local groups and music legend Dolly Parton. Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library will send a free,…

Iola city crews will assist, on an interim basis, a cardboard recycling effort spearheaded by local Rotarians. City Council members agreed Monday to a 90-day trial period, in which city crews will transport cardboard from…

Gregg Keen, a representative with Sawyer Products, spoke with Iola’s Rotary Club on Thursday about the latest breakthroughs in their water filter technology as well as the work Sawyer does promoting safe drinking water around…

They come to Iola not just to compete for the best barbecue but also for the camaraderie.  Their goal is to qualify for the American Royal Barbecue Contest in September.  But, to a large degree,…

Rotarian Bob McKenzie of Tulsa, Okla., entered his first bicycle race in 2011 to raise money in the fight against polio, Rotary International?s signature effort. A few years later, McKenzie organized his own team for…

A crowd of nearly 20 people gathered around Steve Strickler in the middle of Endurance Lift Solutions, 2702 N. State St., on a rainy Monday evening in Iola. The crowd featured several members of the…

Iola Rotary Club’s monthly paper drive, scheduled for this Saturday, has again been pushed back a week due to threatening weather. It will now be held on January 26. Newspapers, magazines and corrogated cardboard are collected and taken to…

Iola Rotary Club’s monthly paper drive, scheduled for this Saturday, has been pushed back a week due to threatening weather. It will now be held on January 19. Newspapers, magazines and corrogated cardboard are collected and taken to behind the…

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt surprised students from Royster Middle School in Chanute who had traveled to the Bowlus to visit an exhibit on the Magna Carta on Thursday afternoon. The exhibit was created by…