Announcements

Iola City Council members will discuss proposed adjustments to the city’s pay scale at their meeting Monday night. Iola’s most recent wage study was completed in 2014, and instituted over a subsequent three-year span. City…

A free gospel music concert is in the offing, starting at 7 p.m. Friday at what had been the old Jehovahs’ Witness Church, just north of Fees Park in Gas. Performers Michael and Lita Miller…

The Kansas Department of Transportation will close a section of K-31 in Linn County to replace two crossroad pipes on Monday, weather permitting. K-31 will be closed approximately three miles east of Blue Mound, between…

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…