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Extension Agent for Agriculture With the addition of Woodson County to the Southwind District, July 1, 2018 is an important mark in time for K-State Research and Extension. The extension districting model has been in…

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…

MORAN — The property tax rates Moran residents will pay in 2019 are primed to be remarkably similar to what they paid this year. Moran City Council members on Monday set a hearing to ratify…

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…