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Iola High School crowns Kelsey Morrison and Adryan Nading 2020 Winter Homecoming Queen and King.

Mark your calendars for 6 p.m. Feb. 17 to join in the conversation about a proposed activities center at Allen Community College. ACC President John Masterson recommended that anyone who’s interested in the project should…

City Council members will partake in several discussions regarding utilities Monday. On top of an appeal from Humanity House for the city to change its policies for past-due bills — see the related story here…

Humanity House, an organization that assists financially struggling families in Allen County, is appealing to the Iola City Council to change its utility payment policies for past-due bills. Representatives will be on hand at Monday’s…

Iolan Craig Mentzer is seeking a seat on the Allen County Commission. Mentzer, who farms northwest of Iola, filed for the seat this week with the County Clerk’s office. He’s the first candidate to file…

IHS seniors are finding internships at area businesses can help them chart their futures. They also find the real-world work environment helps them develop a healthy work ethic and better understand the expectations of a…

Alan Hauser continues to find new ways to be on the go since his retirement four years ago as chief financial officer for the Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center. At age 68, Hauser is an…

Iola High School senior Allie Fager has watched a lot of “Judge Judy” with her grandmother. But that television courtroom drama never prepared her for a real-life courtroom, like the one at the 31st Judicial…

MANHATTAN — Kansas is watching. Educators from across the state are keeping an eye on Iola High School students as they take the lead in programs that allow students to explore career options while still…

COLONY — An $80,000 donation from the Goppert Foundation will help with upgraded equipment at Crest High School’s workshop. The donation was announced at Tuesday’s CHS basketball games. “This donation will greatly impact the student…