Around Town

There is a nationwide shortage of nurses and Iola is not immune. Karen Gilpin, director of nursing services at Allen County Hospital, said when contacted by Jacque Conner, Register reporter, that she had just spent…

Jimmie Heath, who nearly drowned yesterday afternoon, owes his life to Earl Miller, a former Scout master, and Charles Glenn, a member of Troop 55. Heath and a group of boys were swimming in Horville…

Thursday is Sunflower Member Day at the Allen County Farmers Market. Sunflower Health Plan KanCare members who received $10 worth of vouchers can use them for free fruits and vegetables at the market.  Thursday’s food…

Beverly and Gary Hawk, along with their daughter, Lora, have purchased The Classy Attic, at 14 S. Washington, from Dr. Tell and Vicki Copening. Artwork by Gary Hawk will be added to the current stock…

Kansas State Treasurer Jake LaTurner, right, visits with Todd Brandon, owner of TJ’s BBQ in Humboldt Thursday. LaTurner, one of three seeking the Republican nomination for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, spent…

An urgent call to cut down on water use was issued from Iola City Hall. City Superintendent Jim Wilson said stored water in the towers dropped 20 feet over the weekend. “The plant is producing…

Pastor Steve Traw’s message at Carlyle Presbyterian Church Sunday, “The Kingdom Agenda,” comes from Psalm 89:1-14. Righteousness and justice touch us as individuals and passes on as we interact in society, he said. Pianist Myrna…

A profile of Gene Weatherbie, one of three candidates seeking a seat on the Allen County Commission, incorrectly reported the number of his grandchildren. Weatherbie has two grandkids, with another on the way. We regret…

The Mr. Pizza restaurant north on U.S. 169 across from Wichman Ford is now open for business. It is owned and operated by Mr. and Mrs. Harold Erbert of Iola. ***** A new meat processing…

BURLINGTON — The 67th annual Kellerman family reunion was July 12, 2020 at Kelley Park in Burlington, hosted by the family of Eileen Kellerman Canfield. The late Ed and Belle Kellerman were parents of 14…