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“You up for walking?” Pat Howerton asked, pressing up her glasses and gesturing toward the nearby field. Taking care of pastures is a lot of work, she adds. “But it’s good exercise.” Howerton has just…

A Moran woman, who will be returning to China next week for her job as a teacher, said she isn’t worried about a new virus that has restricted travel to and from the country. Molly…

MORAN — Jerry Wallis is back in the saddle again. Wallis was sworn in Monday as Moran mayor, the third time he’s assumed the title. Wallis was elected to the seat in November, replacing outgoing…

Paging Nancy Frock. The Iola Public Library is looking for Nancy Frock dresses for a local history program on H. L. Miller and Son at 7 p.m. Feb. 11.  For more than 60 years the…

Iolan Tim Osborn snapped this photo of the aftermath of Super Bowl LIV Sunday evening in Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium, in which the Kansas City Chiefs defeated San Francisco, 31-20, for the Chiefs’ first NFL…

Gazing across the expanse of the open-pit mine at Micro-Lite LLC just north of the Woodson-Wilson line, at first all I saw was sand, immeasurable tons of it. I then had to pause as an…

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Humboldt celebrated its 62nd Annual Groundhog Feed Saturday. The event brings about 500 people to the church to raise money to benefit local and state projects. This year’s event also…

Two inmates at the Allen County jail filed suit against Sheriff Bryan Murphy, accusing him of violating their civil rights by not having an updated law library at the jail. Kyle J. Sutton and John…

Who would buy 48 bottles of water and go about Humboldt handing them out? Vicki Wood did last summer. “I went around wherever there were people, the bank, the library, City Hall,” Vicki said. Why?…

The Allen County Wings of Warriors Cancer Foundation is all revved up. Now, the members are looking for someone to take along for the ride. The Wings of Warriors assists local cancer survivors through a…