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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:
Why hasn't ACRH provided mammogram services for over a year now? What has been the effect on women's health?
Thanks to Travis West of Iola who asked. The answer will be reported on Wednesday, March 13.
Vote on next week’s question below!
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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.
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.