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“Come outside … we’ll get some social distancing,” grins Calvin Parker, proprietor of Parker’s Greenhouse north of Humboldt. Parker has been growing fresh vegetables for Allen County’s Farmers Markets for several years now, and clearly…

An unprecedented set of events — a global coronavirus pandemic declaration, which precipitated a price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia — has the world’s oil industry teetering toward collapse. And while local merchants, businesses…

Iola schools organized a “pickup event” for students and parents Friday, offering opportunities to collect both their learning packets for the next two weeks and personal belongings.

Efforts to organize a drive-thru or centralized testing site for the COVID-19 coronavirus have been scrapped amid changing requirements by the state. Current procedures at three Iola health clinics are sufficient, and administrators from each…

Crystal and Mark Wehlage don’t have many options when it comes to daycare for their 7-year-old daughter, Sutton. Crystal is a home health nurse for the elderly, putting her in direct contact with those most…

Don’t be alarmed if you see a youthful bear hunter or two roaming the streets. No, there aren’t reports of ferocious grizzlies threatening the populace. Rather, the bears they seek are of the “teddy” variety.…

Mike Myer of Humboldt responded Wednesday to an invitation by The Register for readers to share how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their work and daily activities.  If you would like to share your news,…

MILDRED — “I just can’t believe that something like that would happen,” said Don Mann, whose family’s mausoleum in Mildred’s Fairview Cemetery was vandalized last weekend. The above-ground vault contains the remains of Mann’s grandmother,…

The spread of COVID-19 is not stopping the action at Miss Chelsea’s Dance Academy.  From her studio, owner and instructor Chelsea Lea is conducting classes via her computer screen. Lea reconfigured her class instruction just…

As the number of coronavirus cases continues to increase in Kansas — including one in neighboring Woodson County — Allen County Regional Hospital is preparing for the likelihood of cases here. The most visible change…