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Former Iola city administrator recounts being in Berlin the day the Berlin Wall was toppled

Rural Moran couple grateful for support after house explodes

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With recent improvements in and around LaHarpe, including a much-improved electric distribution system, David Lee sees potential for growth.


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HUMBOLDT — Nemaha Central is the last obstacle in Humboldt’s tracks to reach the state semifinals for a second consecutive season.

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Humboldt High’s Winter Snyder signs a form that will take her softball talents to Labette Community College. Snyder is seated next to parents Tom and Tammy Snyder.

State News

Prosecutors have announced plans to retry a Kansas priest who was suspended from the ministry after he was accused of inappropriately touching a young girl on two occasions.

LENEXA, Kan. (AP) — Lenexa police are investigating the theft of thousands of meals intended for homeless veterans.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A cold front that froze much of Kansas set at least six records for low temperatures.

National News

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In a sharply divided country, here’s something many Americans agree on: It’s hard to know what’s a true and honest fact.

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to the White House drew sharp bipartisan criticism from Congress and rallied protesters

Former President Jimmy Carter was already “up and walking” just a day after undergoing surgery to relieve pressure on his brain from bleeding linked to recent falls, his pastor said.


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If Trump’s defenders are smart, they won’t waste much time claiming that the president wasn’t demanding a quid pro quo from Ukraine; the record on that is too clear. Instead, they’ll try to buttress their fallback positions.

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Mike Pompeo is mired in President Trump's demands on Ukraine in exchange for pollitical favors.

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Court allows families of Sandyy Hook victims to sue gun makers.

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.


The term “food for thought” may lead to the perception that a topic will be raised for us to think about. I’d like to carry the on to the more literal meaning — our diet and the aging brain.

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.

Several area military veterans were part of an Honor Flight contingent that traveled to Washington, D.C., Friday and Saturday


Robert “Bob” Lee Henderson, age 77, of Moran, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, at his home. He was born on Dec. 8, 1941, in Glencoe, Okla., to Martin and Juanita (Hesser) Henderson.

John Trembly

Gary Kelley

World News

Pope Francis called today for Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Google and other tech companies to urgently take measures to remove child porn from the web and prevent children from accessing pornography online.

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis called today for Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Google and other tech com- panies to urgently take mea- sures to remove child porn from the web and prevent children fr

The days are dark, but books bring brightness. Here are promising new paperbacks to read as autumn settles in.


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The Red Devils begin preparation for the 2019-2020 season.

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The Red Devils lost to KCKCC 2-1 at home.

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The Mustangs beat the Wildcats 8-6.

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