Month: October 2010

Former Iola area resident Alice “Arlene” Siefker, 87, of Salina died Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010.She was born April 29, 1923, in Blockton, Iowa, to W.S. and Alice (Finn) Albaugh. She attended school in Omaha, Neb.,…

Allen County Community College’s Red Devil men’s basketball team heads into the 2010-2011 season with only one returning player from last season. They also have someone new but very familiar at the helm.Keevis Tukes is…

For years, we have worked with Derek Schmidt in support of Kansas law enforcement.As Senate majority leader, Derek Schmidt has fought for legislation to protect cops, such as sentencing enhancements for criminals who wear ballistic…

Today’s Register includes its annual advertising guide to area businesses and industries. The Business, Professional & Industrial guide is in its 20th year and features 145 merchants and manufacturers.Twenty years ago, we had 181 listings,…

Continuity has not been a big mainstay for Allen County Community College’s Red Devil women’s basketball program.The Red Devils open the 2010-2011 season with another new head coach, Marcus Hicks. They do have five possibly…

The race for Kansas secretary of state generally is not a campaign that we get overly excited about. This year is different, however, because Chris Biggs is one of the candidates for this office.Chris is…

Iola Industries has existed for over 50 years with its sole purpose being to attract, maintain and support jobs in Allen County. As a community, we have faced difficult times before and almost certainly will…

Several years ago Rosemary Bass’ aunt and uncle moved to a new retirement community in California City, Calif.“They have wide streets, a golf course, real nice restaurants there,” Rosemary said.But no hospital.Her aunt, in good…

Marcus Sullivan, Iola High senior tailback, got loose on the third play of the game. He raced 58 yards for the touchdown.What started out so promising here Thursday night turned into the sixth winless season…

Letters submitted to the Register’s Forum regarding Tuesday’s election that invite rebuttal will not be published past Saturday. Register policy is to allow time enough for both sides of an issue to be discussed.