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To the editor, Anyone who had any doubts about the need for Iola to reckon with the Black Lives Matter movement shouldn’t have those doubts any longer. Earlier this week, Iola High School seniors added…

Dear editor, Whose property, who are the adults, what are the responsibilities of adults in leadership positions? How many times have I heard, “Where is the punishment of those defacing public property? Who are arrested…

Dear editor, My wife and I have voted for 60 years without a miss. This year we voted by mail. It was very easy, but I see there can be problems.  My wife got her…

Dear editor, Be careful where you step. It’s campaign time and it’s going to get deeper. I wish (Mike) Pence were running. He’s smart, a very good speaker and not one to turn off his…

Dear editor, Many people have worked and spent much money, time and labor making great improvements in Humboldt. So why start tearing it down by adding more opportunities for drinkers to guzzle down the alcohol?…

Dear editor, Does one size always fit all? In some cases, such as a statewide mandate to wear masks where social distancing cannot be maintained, the answer seems to be “yes.” I detest wearing a…

Dear editor, I once again had to shake my head in disbelief at the absurdity of a Register editorial (“Schmidt weaponizing state constitution” July 27 edition). What you glibly dismiss as “weaponizing” our constitution most…

Dear editor, As we near the date to elect those to represent us, I feel the need to write this letter in support of Jerry Daniels for Allen County Sheriff. He will bring to the…

Dear editor, I give thanks for the life and service of Rep. John Lewis, who passed away last Friday. He is a true American, a man who has shown us qualities that all of us…

Dear editor, The Iola Register, recently, and the Kansas City Star last week, have both had informative articles about Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D. —one of 11 candidates for U.S. Senate in the Republican primary in…