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What social and moral duties we have toward the poor, the disabled and the elderly are perennial questions, but perhaps surprisingly, they dominated public discussion when Kansas was in its infancy. One finds an answer…

In the communications project, youth will learn to interpret verbal and nonverbal information, develop effective public speaking skills, enhance written and spoken communication, defend a point, design a presentation and much more The 4-H Curriculum…

Kansas saw an increase of 1,280 cases of COVID-19 from Wednesday to Friday, according to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.  The state’s total is 45,220 cases, and 481 deaths.  Local caseloads are: Allen…

It’s not unusual for a student to recognize a teacher at the local grocery store. It’s happened to Katelyn Rogers before.  But when it happened on Sunday, she couldn’t help feeling surprised. After all, she’s…

Crop dusters have been taking to the skies in Allen County and surrounding areas over the past couple of weeks. In order to get a closer look at the process, this Register reporter visited the…

Students in all area school districts will get free meals for the next few months, thanks to the USDA.  All students, regardless of family income, will be eligible for free breakfast and free lunch each…

The COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced the need for a new domestic violence shelter, Hope Unlimited’s director said.  Dorothy Sparks, the agency’s executive director, said Hope Unlimited recently received several grants, both for continued operations and…

An Iola Middle School student has tested positive for COVID-19, giving the district its first test of new protocols designed to limit the spread of illness. The student and any close contacts will not be…

Humboldt High School graduate Nisha Ingle was recently awarded one of only six prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships from Kansas State University. The award totals $5,000, and will allow Ingle to travel to Germany…

GARNETT — A bogus call to authorities alleging a shooting and hostage situation caused quite a disruption here Wednesday afternoon. The Garnett Police Department provided details of the “swatting” call, which led a team of…