What's below the surface? Fri, 05/17/2019 - 6:41pm A year after a seven-mile highway replacement project began on U.S. 169 between Iola and Chanute, motorists can drive a few miles on fresh, smooth pavement. The potholes and cracks, so common and frustrating to drivers for years, are gone. But as drivers travel along the new surface, most are unaware ...Thank you for visiting IolaRegister.com. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today! Read more about What's below the surface?