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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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.
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This week’s winning question:
When will the new ice cream store open?
Thanks to Greta Ingle of Iola who asked.
The answer will be reported in May 9's paper. Stay tuned for next week’s winning question, and vote on the questions below!
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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.
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.
Mammography services at Allen County Regional Hospital could return this fall, CEO Tony Thompson said. The hospital lost accreditation of its mammography services in May 2017.
The answer to the next “Ask the Register” question will be reported March 20.
Iola’s ability to attract and retain a strong business community and potential outcomes of a successful school bond vote in April form the centerpiece of this week’s Ask the Register question.
In 34 days, USD 257 voters will head to the polls to decide whether to approve construction of a new elementary school, most likely just off Kentucky Street in East Iola.
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.