KIKS & KIOL Radio News 11/9/2017

There is still a little bit of mystery around Tuesday’s election in Allen County. With the lack of candidates, a number of races will be settled with write-in candidates. Officials in the Allen County Clerk’s office know how many write-in votes were cast, but those names won’t be announced until at least Monday. Turnout was a low 14 percent. (11/9)
The staff at Humanity House is planning their annual Santa’s Toy Shop again this year. They need your help replacing decorations that were destroyed by flooding in a storage area. There is also a great need for gently used toys and books to be given to children. A drop box is available at The Bank of Gas, or contact Tracy at Humanity House, 380-6664. (11/9)
New ambulance stations in Humboldt and Moran have inched closer to reality. The Iola Register reports that Allen County commissioners reviewed one plan for a building. County Counselor Alan Weber suggested commissioners take a more formal approach and request bids for proposals. Commissioners expect several contractors to have interest in the project. (11/9)
The Chanute Recreation Commission accepted the resignation of its sports director at the regular monthly meeting. The Chanute Tribune reports that Sports Director Bryan Waggoner’s two-week notice was accepted after an executive session Wednesday. Waggoner leaves after a yer and a half to accept a position with Webb City Recreation. (11/9)



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