Blizzard News

IOLA – It was found impossible to keep the school house comfortably warm last Friday, and the school had to be dismissed. The township trustee has been called upon quite frequently during the late cold snap to furnish lodging for tramps. Not enough snow for...

Uncle Mose & Aunt Lucy

IOLA – It has been stated to us that “Uncle Mose and Aunt Lucy,” the old colored couple living in the southwest part of town, have no means of heating the shanty in which they live except with an old cook stove which is in a very bad state of...

Kansas Blizzard 1886

KANSAS CITY Jan. 8 – A snow storm vastly more severe than the recent blizzard is raging on the plains to the west.  No western trains arrived or departed last night.  Telegraphic communication with points west has been greatly interrupted, and many railroad...