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Though ACC is the largest community college in southeast Kansas, it is making ends meet on less money than its counterparts, president John Masterson told trustees at their meeting last week.

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Editor’s note: This is the second part of a series written by Tom Cason on Tony West, a world class skeet shooter during the 1970s. His mother, Mary Louise West Henry, lives in Yates Center.

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Always keep in contact with at least one teammate.

That’s the advice the late Coach Byron David “Doc” Stiles and Marv Smith gave to Iola High School’s cross country members before each meet.

Sports

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Editor’s note: This is the second part of a series written by Tom Cason on Tony West, a world class skeet shooter during the 1970s. His mother, Mary Louise West Henry, lives in Yates Center.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo.

CHICAGO (AP) — Boxer Patrick Day suffered a traumatic brain injury and is in extremely critical condition in a coma caused by the injury sustained in a bout, his manager said Sunday.

State News

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The typical Kansas legislator makes about $21,900 during session, less than what neighboring state lawmakers earn

A former Kansas Democratic congresswoman has dropped out of the race for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Republican Pat Roberts.

National News

The statue of Christopher Columbus is silhouetted against fog-shrouded trees.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A handful of states are celebrating their first Indigenous Peoples Day today as part of a trend to move away from a day honoring Christopher Columbus.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Florida businessmen tied to President Donald Trump’s lawyer and the Ukraine impeachment investigation were charged with federal campaign finance violations.

Opinion

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Elizabeth Warren lost her job as a public school teacher when her pregnancy became apparent in 1971.

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President Donald Trump is betting he can again paint his opponents as even less trustworthy than he is.

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In 2019, the least you can do to be a good neighbor is get a flu vaccine.

Ask the Register

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Since he left Kansas to serve as Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, former Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has kept a busy schedule while traveling the world. 

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If all goes well, Iola’s Recreation Community Building at Riverside Park will be ready for the public by early summer.

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A long-range master plan for USD 257 eventually could shift the Iola High School campus to the east side of Cottonwood Street, though that could be years away.

Community

Dear Dr. Roach: I am a nursing student in my 30s and originally from the Philippines. As part of my testing, I had a skin test for tuberculosis, which was positive. I had a friend in the hospital recently with tuberculosis.

65 Years Ago

MORAN — The Moran Ruritan Club will host a pancake supper from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Moran American Legion Hall.

Obituaries

Jim Miller

James “Jim” Walter Miller, 85, of Parsons, died Thursday, October 10, 2019 at the Presbyterian Manor.  

Terrel “TJ” Nading, age 47, of Iola, died Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, at his home. He was born Nov. 8, 1971, to Charles Nading and Janet Ryan in Coffeyville. 

Andrew Peck

World News

The United States appears to be heading toward a full military withdrawal from Syria amid growing chaos, cries of betrayal and signs that Turkey’s invasion could fuel a broader war.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S. election has generally been seen as two separate, unrelated tracks: hacking Democratic emails and sending provocative tweets.

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Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, told lawmakers Friday that President Donald Trump was behind the decision to recall her early from Kyiv in May based on “unfounded and false claims by people with clearly questionable motives.”

Photos

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The Mustangs moved to 0-4 on the season after losing to Anderson County.

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Iola cross country hosted their only meet of the season at Allen Community College.

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Iola competed in a tennis tournament hosted by Chanute.

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