Entries by Lisse Regehr

Ribbon Cuttings Show Progress in Allen County!

Allen County is in the ribbon cutting business lately, and business is good! Velo +, a bike store with locations in Lenexa, KS and North Kansas City, MO, had its grand opening on April 29, with about 100 people attending in the pouring rain as downtown Iola welcomed its first retail bike store.  A large crowd packed […]

Allen County Bike Share

Have you seen the new Allen County Bike Share bikes on the downtown Iola square?  Thrive Allen County, in partnership with Velo+, has purchased 10 bikes for this pilot program.  The bikes are located outside of Thrive Allen County and Wavefire Games and are available free-of-charge for 24 hours to anyone who can show an i.d. to employees […]

Velo+ Bike Store Grand Opening on April 29th

Allen County’s new bicycle shop Velo+ will have its grand opening on Saturday, April 29th, from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. at 112 South Washington Ave.  A group of bicyclists will be riding down from Lenexa, the home of the original Velo+, for the Grand Opening and we encourage local riders from Iola and the surrounding […]

Allen County Farmers’ Market in Season

The Allen County Farmers’ Market is a weekly open air fresh food market that takes place in three locations within Allen County, with the most recognized location on the southeast corner of the historic downtown square in Iola, Kansas. The Allen County Farmers’ Market features locally-grown produce, baked goods, plants, eggs, meat, and honey along […]