PAOLA – Miami County commissioners ushered in the new year with several appointments to boards, committees and the planning commission at their Wednesday, Jan. 8, meeting.
MANHATTAN — A public hearing will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 6, to consider the issuance of a permanent quarantine regarding emerald ash borer.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Little did Kansas City Chiefs owner Clark Hunt know just how much the team would need a good luck charm when he asked cancer survivor Lane Cunningham to bring the team good luck prior to kickoff of the AFC divisional playoff game against the Houston Texans.
PAOLA - Miami County Conservation District’s 74th annual meeting and dinner will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Paola High School, located at 401 Angela St. in Paola.
When Don Porter purchased 30 acres of farmland near the Marais des Cygnes River northeast of Fontana in 2007, he had visions of turning the property into a wetland habitat for waterfowl.
PAOLA — Miami County Conservation District’s 74th annual meeting and dinner will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Paola High School, located at 401 Angela St. in Paola.
PAOLA – Miami County Emergency Medical Services has received the green light from county commissioners to remount the patient compartment of its Medic 5 ambulance from a 2015 Ford E 450 chassis to a 2020 Ford E 450 chassis.
PAOLA — Miami County commissioners said they understand the city of Gardner’s need to expand its water treatment plant on Moonlight Road in Miami County.
PAOLA — In their last meeting of 2019, Miami County commissioners on Friday, Dec. 27, approved a request from the County Appraiser’s Office to seek bids to replace two vehicles for the reappraisal department.
PAOLA — After a sleet and ice storm laid a white carpet across the region Feb. 6-7, J.R. McMahon said the winter had been unlike any other in his 35 years working for Miami County.
PAOLA — A Miami County Sheriff’s deputy found himself on a communications island in the middle of the night in June while responding to a report of suspicious vehicles at the intersection of 287th Street and Pleasant Valley Road.
BLOCK — A tornado ripped through the Block area in the early morning hours of Monday, April 29, and local community members awoke to find that Trinity Lutheran Church had been damaged.
PAOLA — Miami County District Judge Amy Harth sent a strong message Thursday, June 27, during the sentencing hearing for 29-year-old Michael Pearce.
The 2019 general election produced only a couple of changes as most incumbents in city and school board races were reelected across the county.
PAOLA — Miami County Emergency Medical Services marked its 30th year in operation in June with the completion of a remodeled and expanded EMS Station No. 1.
PAOLA — The Miami County Road and Bridge Department will be getting a chip spreader to replace their existing machine that was damaged in an accident.
Editor’s Note: The following article was submitted by the Marais des Cygnes Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). Two local DAR members, Betty Bendorf and Jody Lane, have ties to George Washington’s historic crossing of the Delaware River, which took place Christmas nigh…