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LAHARPE — Nursing classes will be introduced in the fall at LaHarpe Regional Rural Technical Center. Ray Maloney, who owns the old Diebolt Lumber complex that now houses RRTC’s classes, announced the new program Wednesday…

The fires of progress are burning hot on the administrative end at Allen Community College, especially when it comes to implementing innovations in online learning. Connected with internet-based courses at ACC, Sherry Phelan, Dean of…

Owen Sicka. Tuck that name in your memory bank. Because some day, this 10-year-old might be a country music sensation. Or, if his current dreams play out, you might catch a glimpse of Owen on…

With a heavy heart, Allen County commissioners began Tuesday’s meeting by honoring the passing of former Sheriff Ron Moore, who Jerry Daniels said was “one of the main reasons [he] became a law enforcement officer.”…

MORAN — When Marmaton Valley High School’s baseball players take the field this season, they’ll do so as Eagles. The respective boards of education at Marmaton Valley and Uniontown school districts agreed this week to…

Senioritis. It’s a problem that seems to afflict high school seniors, especially during their final semester, causing them to repeatedly miss days of school and lead to frustration for parents, faculty and administrators. Iola High…

Iola City Council members will look at some, but not all, of the proposals proffered by Humanity House on how to change how the city charges customers for past-due utility bills. Council members were mixed…

HUMBOLDT —  An emotional Joe Works ended his 20-year tenure Monday on the Humboldt USD 258 Board of Education. “Education is very important and Humboldt does a lot of things very well,” said Works, owner…

HUMBOLDT — Humboldt Council members agreed Monday night to give in-kind labor to Our Hometown Market and will consider a financial gift as well. Cosmetic work and reconfiguring of the building is underway.  Humboldt will…

While a name change is in the offing, the legacy of the Fillies will forever be secure at Iola High School, former principal Don Bain said Friday. Bain, who was instrumental in introducing girls sports…