The comment was made that we were probably going to be in a recession yet this year. I think it looks like a depression now in southeastern Kansas.
Look at all the businesses that have left or went broke in Iola: Town & Country Supermarket, Litwins, The Greenery, Herff Jones (150 employees), Western Auto, Sears, Diebolt Lumber, Save a Lot in Chanute and Coffeyville, Rons IGA in Chanute, Moons IGA in Humboldt and LaCygne.
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