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Dear editor, May 31 was Memorial day respecting our service men and women. Yet the City of Iola could not put the American flag around the square. It is shameful that small towns outdid Iola,…

Dear editor, This will be my tenth year conducting the Iola Municipal Band, and I couldn’t be more proud to be a part of such a wonderful organization. But, more importantly, this will be the…

Dear editor, In regards to more mass murders, guns are not the problem. People are.  We seem to have gone from being kind, generous people to “it’s all about me and money.” We need better…

Dear editor, I read with interest the position that this publication takes on the subject of abortion.  The subject was  highlighted by a guest editorial on May 18. I shuttered reading the wording of the…

Dear editor, How old is old enough? An 18-year-old can vote, sign a contract, be tried as an adult in a court of law, serve in the military and risk his/her life for their country,…

Dear editor, In a time of controversy in our country it sometimes gets missed about the good things around us. I used to work in Iola and eat out every day. I would just like…

To Susan Lynn, Register editor, I normally do not get too fired up about things I read in the paper. However, the editorial in last week’s paper that implied weapons on traffic stops is overkill…

Dear editor, Police have the toughest jobs around and no one, and I mean no one, judges themselves more harshly than a police officer.  Every single day they wish they could have changed an outcome…

Dear editor: The lack of media coverage and public attention on rising anti-Asian hate crimes and anti-Asian sentiment in our country is disturbing. I have learned about these hate crimes spreading across the country after…

Dear editor, We now have a president and first lady who are people of faith and will work side by side in trying to heal the divide that has gripped our country.  While former President…