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Dear editor, I haven’t had time to study the government’s recently instituted disinformation board thoroughly, although it does remind me a bit of a couple of George Orwell standards: big brother is watching and all…

In the last year, I have had two animals dumped on my property.  I am asking those who are considering getting an animal to make sure you want it before you set eyes on an…

Dear editor, The Sunflower State is known for many things — world-class barbecue, the invention of basketball, rolling wheat fields, and the home of Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz. In honor of National Kansas…

Some of you remember my mother, Grace Fulks Myers. She contracted diphtheria, known as  “the Strangler,” in about 1916 or 1917  at age 5 or 6 years.  In 1890, Koch proteges Behring and Kitasato were…

Dear editor, The Iola City Council will soon vote on the future of the old Arkhaven Nursing Home. Like many times in the past, the decision is not an easy one. Anytime your friends, family, and neighbors…

Dear editor, Adding insult to injury, the Kansas Senate caved to one of its members this week to get passage of a voting map by adding legislation to eliminate the requirement for childhood immunizations. No…

Dear editor, Forty-seven years ago, my family and I moved from Colborn to Garfield Street. At that time, there were only a few buildings north of us — the nursing home built by Jim Lewis,…

Dear editor, One of the greatest honors of my life was to serve as Iola’s mayor for over a decade. Our next council meeting has brought back fond memories. Every year the Kansas League of…

Dear editor, I agree with the previous letters to the editor published in the Register that the old Arkhaven Nursing Home should be voted for rezoning to R-2 at the Feb. 14 city council meeting.…

To Mayor French and members of the Iola Council, Iola needs to change the zoning on North Walnut. Our town needs affordable housing. We lost so many homes in the 2007 flood. Many older homes…