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The recent holiday break brought USD 257 a chance to regroup in light of the coronavirus pandemic.  Last week marked the beginning of a new semester. Students who had been struggling with online classes were…

More family members can now attend Humboldt sporting events. After some discussion, the board of education decided to increase the number of family members who can attend from two to four. Concerns were raised about…

HUMBOLDT — Humboldt’s financial picture got a whole lot rosier Monday night when city council members approved the reissuing of about $1.5 million in bonds.  The action means a savings of about $371,000 on the…

Matthew Rehder figures it was his upbringing that led him to work in the public sector. “I had taken advantage of years of rec programs,” Rehder recalled. “As a kid, I played for city recreation…

The pioneer life was often nothing short of impossible. One, for instance, need only examine the brief lifespans of pregnant women and children during this time, to get a sense for the difficulty of merely…

Jill Hartman, Iola Area Chamber of Commerce executive director, has resigned. In an email to the Chamber’s members Friday, Hartman said her resignation was due to personal reasons. She has held the post for the…

Chelsie Angleton is the new 911 director for Allen County after working at the critical response center for the past seven years. Before that, she served in practically every other role there, including: frontline dispatcher,…

Meat processing plants across the country have been packed since the pandemic hit in March. So when the deer hunting season began, local butchers had to decide whether to interrupt their busy beef and hog…

Iola City Council members will be asked once again to sign off on a project that would bring a solar field to Iola. The difference between the proposed project and one Council members rejected in…

Vaccinations against the COVID-19 virus are in full swing in Allen County and across the country. To understand more about the vaccine and the distribution process, this Register reporter sat down with Kimberly Whitaker, head…