Area news

Local News

December 13, 2018 - 9:24 AM

Iola’s Larson takes reins of  SEK, Inc.

CHANUTE — SEK, Inc., a regional economic development organization, met in Chanute with more than 30 members last week, The Chanute Tribune reported. New president Lonnie Larson, with Sonic Equipment Co., Iola, took the reins. The board hopes to hire a paid executive director to be the public face of the group, visiting businesses and recruiting members while working remotely. The organization began in the 1950s and includes leaders from 12 counties, representing a population of more than 200,000.