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Paul Porter of Iola was named the Welcome Back Award statewide winner Wednesday evening at the “To the Stars: Celebrating Kansas Businesses” event hosted by the Kansas Department of Commerce. Porter was recognized for returning…

Advance voting has begun for Humboldt-USD 258 voters on a $17.45 million bond issue that would pay for improvements for each of its three schools. Advance voting can be done at the Allen County Clerk’s…

Construction at the new elementary school is reaching a new phase — a more secure phase. Fencing, gates and other security measures are being installed around the construction site. The building is nearly enclosed and…

There’s a good reason why people care so much about county roads and bridges, according to Mark Griffith. “That’s what they travel on every day. That’s what they take their kids to school on,” he…

A macroburst storm in 1986 will be the topic of the Allen County Historical Society’s spring meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the John Silas Bass Community Building, 505 N. Buckeye St.  The storm hit…

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House panel issued subpoenas Thursday to House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy and four other GOP lawmakers in its probe into the violent Jan. 6 insurrection, an extraordinary step that has little…

TOPEKA — The State Board of Education is focusing on recommendations from a state commission report on racial equity issues, particularly ways to update or address zero-tolerance policies in Kansas schools. The second annual report…

A 64-year-old bartender loves pi — and it led him to score a jackpot win in North Carolina. “I’ve always been an extremely big math person,” Jonathan Ruby told the N.C. Education Lottery. “I picked…

WASHINGTON (AP) — A baby formula shortage in the United States is driving parents to swap, sell and offer leftover supplies to each other, while President Joe Biden plans to speak with manufacturers and retailers…

LVIV, Ukraine — As Finland’s leaders dealt him a blow by announcing their support for joining NATO, Russian President Vladimir Putin reaffirmed his determination to maintain Moscow’s sway over eastern Ukraine as Russian forces pounded…