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Carolyn and Steve Hatcher will be back from the Kansas City area with a new travelogue presentation at Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum — this time for two often-missed eastern European countries, Romania and Poland.  

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Veterans were on parade in more than one place to celebrate Veterans Day. At left, participants and spectators braved the cold at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month on Monday, which was 101 years and six hours after the guns of World War I fell silent in France. The parade throu…

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The happy Blue Comet 9-1 football team poses with the Class 4A Regionals plaque following a 30-21 decision over Louisburg Friday night.

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Write-in votes will decide some city and school board positions from Tuesday’s election where no candidates filed. They also could overturn a city election where a candidate ran without an opponent filed.

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USD 413 school board member Brad LaRue is running for reelection. A Chanute native, he has served eight years so far. He originally ran because he wanted to change the district’s vision of preparing all students to go to college. 

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Ross Hendrickson is the longest-serving USD 413 board member up for reelection. After being on the board for 12 years, he has three main reasons for running again:  to support and enhance the career and technical education (CTE) offerings of the district; to increase security measures throug…

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John Graham is the lone challenging candidate for the USD 413 School Board. Four seats are up for election, with all four seeking re-election. 

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Former Chanute city commissioner Martha McCoy is one of four challengers who want to unseat one of the three incumbents and return to the commission.

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In a field of three incumbents and four challengers, three of the challengers in the upcoming Chanute city commission election have been on the commission previously.

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HUMBOLDT — Annually, the League of Kansas Municipalities  seeks to honor a special individual who has demonstrated outstanding service to their community and the League. This year, the League honored Aikins Aikins, city councilmember for the city of Humboldt. 

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The Chanute High School band marches Saturday morning in the annual Neewollah Parade in Independence.