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Dear Carolyn: My husband is driving me crazy with food habits, obviously exacerbated because we now eat more of our meals at home. I do 100 percent of the cooking, which is fine because historically…

Saturday’s Allen County Farmers Market session will be the last one of the year in Humboldt.  Sales run from 8 to 11 a.m. in downtown Humboldt. The Tuesday sales in Iola have new hours for…

Dear Dr. Roach: I have been dealing with neuropathy in both my feet for two years now as a result of the chemotherapy I received to fight breast cancer. I have tried everything, including acupuncture,…

President Zoi Yoho called the Aug. 9 meeting of the Prairie Rose 4-H Club to order.  Doug Dix, songleader, led the club in the Pledge of Allegiance and the 4-H Pledge.  Roll call was answered…

An ordinance banning the old-fashioned privy within Iola city limits was passed yesterday afternoon by the governing body. In effect it grants one year in which such toilets may be connected with sewer lines and…

IPD to boost traffic enforcement Iola police officers will step up their traffic patrols starting Thursday as part of the “You Drink, You Drive, You Lose” campaign.  The higher frequency of patrols is targeted to…

August 1950 The 50-year-old McKinley elementary school is being razed by a Topeka firm. It has been a landmark on South Kentucky for the past 48 years but is now making way for the new…

Dear Dr. Roach: For about the past year, I have had mouth movements that I do not intend to make. I can stop them if I concentrate on doing so, but as soon as I…

Dear Carolyn: My oldest daughter, who is pretty, intelligent, kind and hard-working, has been dating a guy who cares for her but has college loans he won’t pay off for 15 more years. She has…

Hi, Carolyn: I have two boys, 11 and 13, from my first marriage, and forming a cohesive family with my husband of two years has been difficult. When we fight about the kids, my husband…