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We here at the Register learn a lot from our readers and the questions you ask us. So much, in fact, that we want to make it easier for you to ask us questions about all things Allen County.
Welcome to the Ask the Register series, where we collect questions from readers like you. We’ll start the series by focusing on a topic: the upcoming bond issue for a new elementary school for USD 257.
Here’s how it works:
To get started, submit your Ask the Register questions below or email them to . Please note that questions may be edited for clarity.
This week’s winning question:
Has the City of Iola committed to extending the Mo-Pac Trail, building the MKT Trail, and improving sidewalks and crosswalks to optimize walkability for the proposed new school?
Thanks to Randy Rasa of Iola who asked. The answer will be reported on Wednesday, February 20.
Vote on next week’s question below!
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Matt Godinez grew up “on the wrong side of town” in Chanute. Now, as executive director of the Chanute Regional Development Authority, Godinez understands how school facilities impact a community.
Think of soil remediation at the proposed elementary site as a five-pronged approach, says USD 257 Board of Education president Dan Willis.
To answer Humboldt resident Larry Mendoza’s question, “Why weren’t there any updates or maintenance on local two-lane roads before closing portions of 169?” the short answer is: Don’t know, but hindsight is 20-20.
A group of USD 257 teachers share their views on an upcoming bond issue in which voters will decide whether to approve a new elementary school in Iola and other improvements across the district.
A new elementary school’s design will incorporate safety features to better accommodate school buses and parents to transport students, and city officials plan to study area streets, sidewalks and traffic so that students can safely walk to school if voters approve an April 2 bond issue.
It’s no secret Register readers are every bit the newshound as our staff. And it’s your curiosity about what goes on in Allen County that helps guide our news coverage.
Over the years, our staff has learned much from our readers and their questions about Allen County. So much so, we at The Register would like to make it even easier for you to ask us questions.