Month: February 2018

If the Register had remained mum about why County Commissioner Jim Talkington resigned his position Friday afternoon, then all the nerve and resolve the young woman had mustered to come forward would have been for…

Iola Cub Scout Pack 55 drew 19 area Scouts and their homemade wooden racers as part of the annual Pinewood Derby Sunday at Allen Community College. Here, Scouts, from left, Gannon Hutton, James Hunt, Nickoles…

Steady progress for the still very young Humboldt wrestling team continued to advance over the weekend with the Cubs qualifying four wrestlers at the regional wrestling tournament in Eureka for the 3-2-1A State Tournament in…

The Iola Register’s Bob Johnson will share tidbits of local history as seen through the eyes of a news reporter.Johnson will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Frederick Funston Meeting Hall, 207 N. Jefferson…

MILDRED — It’s not easy to keep a grocery store in a town with a population of just 21 people, but Loren and Regena Lance want to honor the history and nostalgia of Charlie Brown’s…

The Allen County men ended a 10-game losing streak on Saturday when they squeaked out a 79-78 win over Dodge City. The Red Devils’ win earned a regular-season sweep over the Conquistadors and moved their…

The Iola wrestling team wrapped up its season over the weekend by competing in the regional wrestling tournament in Burlington. The Mustangs sent four wrestlers, all of whom are competing in their first year of…

Members of Opening Number Dance Company, a troupe from The Studio in Yates Center, perform “Terra Firma” during the Bright Lights — Big Hearts talent show Saturday evening at the Bowlus Fine Arts Center. Pictured…

Allen County Commissioner Jim Talkington resigned Friday afternoon after being confronted by Commission Chairman Tom Williams with allegations of inappropriate contact with a young woman.The 21-year-old woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, and Williams met…

Anita Barnett, whose farm fields dot the landscape northeast of Humboldt, will be honored Wednesday evening with a soil and water conservation award, given annually by Allen County banks.Anita, for all she has done to…