Sunday, Jan. 29, was supposed to be a special day for the Diediker family.
PAOLA — Paola City Council members have approved a contract totaling more than $200,000 related to planned improvements to the Paola Family Pool, but most of the major work will take place after the upcoming pool season.
Miami County Sheriff’s Office investigators are hoping members of the public can help them track down a person involved in a shooting Saturday, Jan. 28, in a wooded area north of Hillsdale Lake in what could have been a hunting accident.
LOUISBURG — Louisburg Mayor Donna Cook cast the tiebreaking “no” vote to shoot down a proposed plan to increase salaries of Louisburg Public Works employees.
Constituents soon will have an opportunity to speak with local legislators and get their take on some of the key bills making their way through the House and Senate during the 2023 legislative session in Topeka.
LOUISBURG — Sixth-grader Brock Gage won the Louisburg Middle School Spelling Bee on Friday, Jan. 20, and seventh-grader Bo Ballard was the runner-up.
Teresa Reeves has been described as approachable, an educator and a hard worker. All qualities county leaders said are important for a good planning and zoning director.
Marie Fangrow, 93, of Louisburg, KS, passed away comfortably in her bed Tuesday, January 31, 2023.
Richard Lee Bennett, 78, of Paola, KS, passed away peacefully on January 29, 2023, at Olathe Health Hospice House.
Susan Lydia (Sharp) Hiles, age 74, of Overland Park, KS, passed away on Thursday, January 12, 2023.
I am typing away and watching the blue sky slowly disappear.
Back in the mid-1860s, county records were stored in an old building on the west side of the Square.
John Brown was an extremist and militant abolitionist who utilized violence against pro-slavery advocates in Kansas Territory and during his raid on Harpers Ferry.
PAOLA — The Louisburg Lady Cats controlled the second and third quarters to defeat the rival Paola Lady Panthers.
BONNER SPRINGS — Four girls captured Frontier League titles for the Paola Lady Panther wrestling team.
PAOLA — The Paola Lady Panther basketball team suffered two losses against Frontier League rivals Spring Hill and Louisburg.
BONNER SPRINGS — The Miami County boys swim team placed second at Bonner Springs.
OSAWATOMIE — Shyann Thomas and Heileigh Dickinson won medals for the Osawatomie Lady Trojans during the Pioneer League girls wrestling tournament.
PAOLA — Forget the record. Paola is serving notice, especially to its rivals, that there is a new breed of Panthers in town.
PAOLA — Lefthander Keaton Matlick was a key part of the Paola Panthers’ run to third place in the state two years in a row.
TONGANOXIE – The Louisburg Lady Cat basketball team had quite the challenge in the fifth-place game at the Tonganoxie Invitational.
The monthly meeting for the Progressive 4-H Club was held on Dec. 19, 2022.
The following is a recap of the Jan. 11 board meeting of the Miami County Historical Museum provided by museum volunteers.
PAOLA — Members of Chapter DQ, P.E.O. recently donated money to My Father’s House and Lakemary Center in Paola.