Opinion

A Joe Biden presidency augurs well for eventually controlling the COVID-19 pandemic, but Americans can’t afford to wait until Biden takes office on Jan. 20 for federal help. More than two months have passed since…

U.S. troops used to return from foreign wars to ticker-tape parades and joyous celebrations. That’s how it was in November 1918, when much of the world cheered the end of World War I. One year…

On Monday, Sen. Mitch McConnell celebrated voters endorsing Senate Republicans. In the same breath, he questioned the validity of their ballots if they did not also endorse President Donald Trump. You’re right. It doesn’t make…

Joe Biden has been elected to be the next president of the United States. Now he’ll have to get creative. When the president-elect takes office, he’ll confront the country’s two most acute challenges: an ongoing…

Joe Biden has defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States, according to projections announced Saturday morning. Still, President Trump has indicated his campaign will continue to fight the results…

Kudos are in order for the state Commerce Department and Secretary David Toland. The department has announced a number of important projects in recent weeks, including two Amazon fulfillment centers, an Empirical Foods plant in…

Amid the chaos of anxiety, menace and misinformation surrounding the endgame of ballot counting, Lisa Deeley, a top Philadelphia election official, was a model of resolve Friday at a midday news conference. “It’s the same…

Here at the Register, we realize our editorials endorsing the election of Joe Biden for president did not reflect the opinion of the majority of our readers.  As a state, 56% of Kansans voted for…

I never expected waiting at 7:30 p.m. for advance ballots at the Iola Courthouse to be one of the most intriguing experiences I have participated in as an intern for the Iola Register.  I really…

The outcome of the presidential race will seem almost anti-climactic after the drawn-out process of counting the ballots cast early either by mail or in person. By presstime for today’s paper the outcome was still…