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PAOLA — County Commission Chair Phil Dixon recalled a tour he and Commissioner Rob Roberts took about two years ago of a facility that was so cramped four people were sleeping in a room where their beds nearly touched.

LOUISBURG — A cyclist from Olathe sustained minor injuries when she was struck by a semi-truck carrying a combine at about 12:30 p.m. Sunday, June 30, on Kansas Highway 68 near the Louisburg Cider Mill.

A Living With Parkinson’s Workshop is set to take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, at the Paola Senior Center, located at 121 W. Wea St.

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PAOLA — It was nearly 30 years ago when Erin Lyon first decided her son’s one-year anniversary of being cancer free was something that needed to be celebrated.

PAOLA — The medical care provided in the back of an ambulance has evolved dramatically over the past 30 years since Miami County Emergency Medical Services was formed by consolidating two existing ambulances services into one.

The 15th annual Heartland Art Guild International Miniature Paintings & Sculptures Art Show exhibit is set to open July 1 and will continue to be on display until Aug. 2 at the Miami County Historical Museum in Paola.


Kansas City Power & Light Co. is reporting 396 of its Miami County customers were without power midday Friday, June 21, after storms packing strong winds and heavy rain rolled through the area that morning.