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Local grain men this morning estimated that Allen County’s farmers have most of their wheat in the bin. They said local fields yielded an average of 30 bushels to the acre and put the value…

PITTSBURG — Pittsburg State University has released its spring 2018 honor rolls. The rolls are divided into All A’s (4.0 grade-point average) and Dean’s Scholastic Honors (at least 3.6 GPA). To qualify, students could have…

Annette Womack, wife of recently retired Iola police officer Steve Womack, works at Jennifer Dietsch State Farm Insurance in Chanute. An article about the Womack family in Saturday’s Register incorrectly reported Dietsch’s first name. We…

Arrests reported Allen County sheriff’s deputies arrested Kyra Ruby, 35, Chanute, for suspicion of driving while suspended (second or subsequent offense) Saturday. Hushee W. Her, 36, rural Chanute, was arrested by deputies Saturday for suspicion…

Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences Summer is officially here and the smells of barbecue frequently fill the air. The Fourth of July is at the top of the list of the most popular…

Dedicating the new plaza to the Bowlus Fine Arts Center on Friday evening were, from left, Traci Plumlee, Jerad Larkey, Mary Apt, Jennifer Coltrane, John Baker, Nancy Toland, Doug Dunlap, Dan Willis, Bill Maness, Jan…

A torrential downpour that dumped more than an inch of rain in Iola early Sunday nearly proved fatal for an area teen. Spencer Ames, 17, rural Iola, was traveling along South Dakota Road, about a…

Cool off and celebrate Independence Day with the Iola Elks for the annual Ed Hendrix Fishing Derby and Fireworks Display. Gates open to the public at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Elks Lake. Registration for…

Spectators have until tonight to purchase VIP tickets for the upcoming Frankie Ballard concert. Ballard will perform July 14 at the Davis soccer fields as the headline performer of the inaugural Farm-City Days Summer Concert.…