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HUMBOLDT — There are more Democrats in Allen County than you might think, local party organizers said. And now they have a place to meet. The Allen County Democratic Party opened its campaign headquarters Saturday…

Arrests reported Allen County sheriff’s deputies arrested Brandon A. Aiello, 25, LaHarpe, Saturday for suspicion of criminal damage to property. James H. Pryor, 29, Pittsburg, was arrested by deputies Saturday for suspicion of driving while…

A new clinic for the Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas opened to great fanfare Sunday. Through the course of the afternoon hundreds toured the 14,000-square-foot facility that includes 13 exam rooms, eight dental exam…

Stephanie Wildasin and Dylan Barnes, friends from Kansas City, Mo., thought nothing of the drive if it meant seeing Frankie Ballard headline Saturday’s Farm City Days Summer Concert Series. “I love Frankie Ballard,” Wildasin said…

It started as a conversation between coworkers, the kind of thing you toss around to pass the time between serving customers: “If we started our own business, what would we do?” Jenni Ware and Sarah…

The AW and Hilda Siefker family reunion was July 6-8. On Friday, the families met at the Ron and Irene Coltrane farm for food and fun, including games, hay rack rides, and fireworks. On Saturday,…

In place of the usual hello, Mike Hook, the veteran pawnbroker and manager of DM Past and Present, has a phrase prerecorded on his mobile phone, which he plays when a customer first enters his…

In Wednesday’s story about the upcoming candidate forum at 6 p.m. Monday at the Iola Senior Center at 204 N. Jefferson, the Register erroneously reported information on Steven Henderson, who has filed to run in…

Aaron Franklin attended his first concert at the Allen County Fair when he was about 12 years old in 1995. He watched in awe as rising country music star Wade Hayes, wearing a white cowboy…

For more than a year, somewhere in the wings, a small group of Iola-based volunteers has been preparing the way for the largest concert to hit Allen County in at least a generation. Well, it’s…