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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…

The Neosho River bridge at the west edge of Humboldt will be closed to traffic for a few hours soon so engineers can do extensive testing to determine its worthiness to carry day-to-day traffic. Mitch…

Area residents can get their first look at the new Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas (CHC/ SEK) clinic Sunday afternoon. A ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration is planned for 2 p.m. Sunday at…

Children kick off Vacation Bible School activities this morning at Wesley United Methodist Church. The children brought coins to donate to help Iola residents with utility bill payments and food to donate to local charity…

Even city cows gotta eat. An Iola property owner and the man who rents his land complained to Iola City Council members Monday about a recent visit from city code inspector Gregg Hutton, who cited…

HUMBOLDT – JMZ Corporation, doing business as KwiKom Communications, will place fiber optic cable In Humboldt by way of an ordinance Humboldt council members approved Monday night. A presentation by the company said the high-speed…

The USD 257 board of education engaged for a third time with the question of redrawing the boundaries of its current voting districts. A select number of board members consulted County Clerk Sherrie Riebel prior…