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A company can’t wait 100 years to upgrade its business model.  Education should be no different.  “But we have only two models. One-room schoolrooms of 100 years ago, and today’s outdated model,” which is in…

Twenty years ago, the world watched in horror as two planes hit the World Trade Center, bringing two buildings crashing to the ground and killing thousands. Another plane crashed into the Pentagon, and another was…

A Bolder Humboldt turned downtown into a wet and wild adventure with Water Wars Saturday. The event began with a water-logged parade, as spectators and participants alike blasted each other with water on a hot…

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Allen County and across the state and country, health care experts urge vaccinations as the best weapon against the virus. Dr. Brian Wolfe, a physician with the Community…

It was a beast born from the depths of hell … At least that’s what the editor of the Howard Courant said of the infamous buffalo that found its way onto the city’s streets in…

Iola Fire Chief Chase Waggoner has resigned. “It’s a good department with great guys,” Waggoner told the Register in a telephone interview. “It’s just sometimes a job is not a good fit for you.” Waggoner’s…

FORT SCOTT — Historic Fort Scott is getting high-tech treatment, thanks to Adam Wiewel and his team from the Midwest Archeology Center in Lincoln, Neb., who’ve been surveying the site for the past two weeks.…

What went wrong? After nearly a year battling the COVID-19 virus and vaccines approved last winter, life was supposed to have returned to normal by now. And at first, that seemed to be happening. Starting…

Crowds in Moran were delighted as the famed Union Pacific 4014 Big Boy pulled into town Wednesday afternoon as part of a 10-state tour. The massive steam locomotive was built in the 1940s to carry…

You’ll need a mask when on the ACC campus this fall. The college’s board of trustees updated their COVID-19 pandemic plan on Tuesday night, wherein the decision was made for masks to return to campus.…