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Dear editor, I am writing this letter to encourage the voters of USD 257 to vote “Yes” on all three questions for the April 2 bond issue.  I believe our goal, as a community, should…

Dear editor, From my experience of being a former Army wife, I have found out that the government doesn’t give the help our service men and women need after deployments.   When my ex-husband and…

Few people would disagree that learning to read is important, but just how important is it? Research shows that children who don’t read at grade level by the time they enter fourth grade are four…

Dear editor, The comment was made that we were probably going to be in a recession yet this year. I think it looks like a depression now in southeastern Kansas. Look at all the businesses…

I think I might run for president in 2020. Qualifications: I don’t tweet or use Twitter, Google, Facebook or email.  At 87, you can tell me something and in 30 minutes I’ve forgotten what it…

Dear editor, The lack of nuance by Allen County Regional Hospital’s (ACRH) administration regarding the staffing shortage was conspicuous in the recent article dated Jan. 26, “Nurses needed STAT.” I personally feel it was a…

As a community, we’re in the midst of a transition. Our economy is changing, in impressive and positive ways. The bedrocks of our local economy are agriculture, natural resources, and industry, but now tourism, especially…

Dear editor, What a mess. Our country is getting more divided all the time. If President Trump wants that wall so bad why doesn’t he pay his taxes instead of using the excuse that he…

Dear editor, As we get into year 2019, here are a few of my random thought concerning life in Iola and Allen County: • In my opinion, the number one problem in Iola is affordable…

Dear editor, I’ve written letters to the Iola Register over the many years, asking questions and seeking help of Allen County in the matter of the unsolved murder of Sally Hutton 49 years ago. I’ve…