Tag: Allen County Courthouse

Allen County offices at the courthouse are restricting visitors because of a small number of COVID-19 cases among employees. Commissioner Bill King said he advised department leaders to take whatever precautions they feel are appropriate…

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…

Voting for the general election kicked off Wednesday with a flurry of activity. More than 90 voters cast ballots in person at the Allen County Courthouse. County Clerk Sherrie Riebel and her staff mailed out…

So far, 450 advance ballots have been requested for the Aug. 4 primary election, Allen County Clerk Sherrie Riebel said. As of Tuesday, another 116 or so voters have cast ballots in person at the…

Several accommodations are in place for Allen Countians seeking to vote in the Aug. 4 primary election — or sooner, if they so choose. Advance voting began Wednesday at the courthouse, while Allen County Clerk…

Following the lifting of Gov. Laura Kelly’s executive stay-at-home order, visitors are now permitted inside the courthouse, though they should expect to encounter a number of COVID-19 related changes. Currently, entry into the courthouse is…

The Allen County Courthouse will be open for business as soon as the state gives the go-ahead. County commissioners discussed the protocols that will be followed, assuming Gov. Laura Kelly does not extend her stay-at-home…

Tuesday, Allen County commissioners voted to give $500 to three area food banks and left the door open for donating to other banks/pantries as well. “The food pantries have been hit fairly hard, and a…

“Are you sick? … Have you been around anyone sick?” In order to gain access to Tuesday’s commission meeting, attendees were required to pass through a checkpoint and answer screening questions on the north side…

County commissioners and department heads have closed the Allen County Courthouse, and declared a state of emergency in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The state of emergency will last 60 days; the courthouse closure will…