Announcements

The 110th Kincaid Fair is canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Kincaid Fair Association announced the cancelation Sunday for the event planned Sept. 24-26. The fair is known for its fair queen contest, parade…

The Iola Amateur Radio Club members discussed at their June 11 meeting the upcoming Ham Radio Field Day activities in LaHarpe. The event kicks off at 1 p.m. Saturday at Gale Jeffers’s residence, 412 S.…

Twenty-seven gift cards have been distributed since March 12 to area cancer patients, courtesy of Wings of Warriors. Four went to new patients, members were told at their June 11 meeting. Club members discussed the…

Plans are for Iola Municipal Pool to open by June 29. Interim City Administrator Corey Schinstock told City Council members Monday the pool has been filled and the water is being treated with chlorine to…

Carl and Barbara Letsinger will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. Carl Letsinger and Barbara Joan Sinclair were married June 10, 1960, in Iola, by the Honorable Earl Ruse. The vows…

Iola City Council members will discuss proposed adjustments to the city’s pay scale at their meeting Monday night. Iola’s most recent wage study was completed in 2014, and instituted over a subsequent three-year span. City…

A free gospel music concert is in the offing, starting at 7 p.m. Friday at what had been the old Jehovahs’ Witness Church, just north of Fees Park in Gas. Performers Michael and Lita Miller…

The Kansas Department of Transportation will close a section of K-31 in Linn County to replace two crossroad pipes on Monday, weather permitting. K-31 will be closed approximately three miles east of Blue Mound, between…

The Iola Police Department will host its annual Hooked On Fishing, Not On Drugs fishing derby June 20 at Abbott’s Pond along North Cottonwood Street. Pre-registration is available through 5 p.m. June 18 at the…

Aaron K. Stauffer was awarded a doctorate of philosophy from Union Theological Seminary in New York City on Friday afternoon. The ceremony was held online. Stauffer is the son of Susan Lynn, Register editor, and…