NEWS

Southwind 4-H’ers place at Nationals

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A group of four local 4-H’ers made their marks this week at the National 4-H Livestock Skillathon Contest.Southwind 4-H District members Trent Johnson, Caitlin Dreher, Colton Heffern and Hannah Fry took home sixth place as a team in the national... [More]

Group works to develop business, housing

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The secret to economic development is to keep on trying, according to Larry Manes.“You have to crack a lot of oysters to find a pearl,” Manes told Allen County commissioners Tuesday morning. Manes, as a member of the Allen County Economic Development Group, said some... [More]

Wind energy plant may locate in Allen County

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Power production with wind-powered generators may find its way to Allen County one day soon.County Counselor Alan Weber told Allen County commissioners Tuesday EDP Renewables, Houston, would test wind currents to determine if it was feasible to build a wind farm in these parts.... [More]

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SPORTS

Cubs players earn postseason honors

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HUMBOLDT — Four Humboldt Cubs earned recognition by recently being announced with Tri-Valley All-League honors.Quarterback Kason Siemens and wide receiver Jake Haviland each earned first-team honors. Jacob Carpenter was the Cubs’ lone selection on the first-team defense.... [More]

Ibaka signs with Cowboys

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Allen Community College’s Igor Ibaka officially signed his letter of intent to play basketball at Oklahoma State next season. Igor is the brother of Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka and has been at Allen to get his grades up.Ibaka, 22, hasn’t been able to... [More]

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OPINIONS

Bigger fish to fry than Keystone XL when it comes to polluters

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It would be somewhat hypocritical to deny construction of the Keystone XL when a vast network of pipelines already exists.More than 2.6 million miles of oil pipelines crisscross the country’s midsection, several of them recently approved.The Flanagan South pipeline traverses... [More]

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