Announcements

The Iola Police Department will host its annual Hooked On Fishing, Not On Drugs fishing derby June 20 at Abbott’s Pond along North Cottonwood Street. Pre-registration is available through 5 p.m. June 18 at the…

Aaron K. Stauffer was awarded a doctorate of philosophy from Union Theological Seminary in New York City on Friday afternoon. The ceremony was held online. Stauffer is the son of Susan Lynn, Register editor, and…

The Allen County office for USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) is open to phone and virtual appointments only but can still work with producers on timely filing crop acreage reports. Staffers can provide assistance over…

Are you turning 65 in the coming months? Or want to understand Medicare benefits?   Free, educational programs to learn about Medicare options are being offered in May.   Senior Health Insurance Counselors for Kansas…

Kansas Athletics has taken a first major step towards offsetting financial issues that are ahead with the coronavirus epidemic. KU announced Monday that men’s basketball coach Bill Self, football coach Les Miles and athletic director…

Wesley United Methodist Church, 301 E. Madison St., will offer food commodity distribution from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday in the east parking lot. Recipients should remain in their vehicles and wait for assistance.

In a first-of-its-kind moment in Iola history, Monday’s City Council meeting will be broadcast live on Facebook. That’s because city buildings, including the New Community Building at Riverside Park, remain off limits to the public…

The Gas City Council will not meet for its regular April meeting Tuesday. It is among the number of governing bodies in the area to adjust to adjust its meeting schedule because of the COVID-19…

MORAN — The Moran City Council meeting planned for Monday has been canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Several governing bodies have altered their meeting formats because of the health scare. Iola City Council…

Iola City Council members will continue discussions Monday on the city’s policies regarding past-due utility bills and an upcoming evaluation of the Iola’s sanitary sewer system. Also on the agenda is a request from Humanity…