NEWS

Fairgrounds repair effort pursued

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In the summer of 2007, when rains draped a blanket of water over most of Allen County, the buildings at the fairgrounds in Riverside Park were among those hardest hit.  On Tuesday, representatives from the Allen County Fair Board asked the commission for their support in... [More]

Iola considers options for Gas water contract

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Iola City Council members remain in a wait-and-see mode to learn if negotiations between Iola and Gas will allow for Iola to increase the price of the water it sells to Gas. The 30-year pact between the cities — established in 2001 — allowed for Iola to institute... [More]

Fireworks stand benefits ACARF

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Virginia Macha hopes that fireworks sales this year will make life a little brighter for the Allen County Animal Rescue Facility. Macha is proprietor of Light ’Em Up Fireworks, just east of Jump Start Travel Center in the 1700 block of East Street. As in years past, Macha’s... [More]

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SPORTS

Allen runner competes at the Junior Nationals

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CLOVIS, Calif. — Ricardo Banuelos didn’t get much of a break this offseason before he competed in one of the biggest races of his career in Clovis, Calif. The Allen Community College runner qualified in April for the USA Junior Championships in San Francisco. According... [More]

Iola struggles on road

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BURLINGTON — Post 15 couldn’t find a way to get both its offense and its defense rolling at the same time in Burlington on Monday. The Indians dropped both games on the road, losing 2-0 and 12-8.   Hits were hard to come by in game one. The two teams combined... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the editor — June 29, 2016

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Dear editor, I would like to address three items with you. 1. Tobacco 21 — It is my firm belief that the complaint by the merchant to Mr. Talkington was based only on the merchants’ bottom line and not what is best for your constituents.  I am willing to bet... [More]

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