• Loren Neal Reynolds 08-21-1936 to 08-20-2016

  • Marguerite Ellen Sims 04-16-1920 to 08-18-2016

  • Leo D. McRae 05-14-1932 to 08-20-2016

  • JoAnn Vose Porter 08-17-1930 to 08-14-2016

  • Youth fishing derby draws good crowd, good fish

NEWS

Thunderbird cousins share final 4-H fair connection

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With the 2016 Linn County Fair but a memory, two cousins from Parker’s Thunderbird 4-H Club can now officially cross the threshold to adulthood together.   The 4-H togetherness has marked Clayton Sharrow and Ethan Stahl for the past seven years. To see the full... [More]

Write-in votes add 7 – maybe 8 – to November township ballots

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  Will Van Vlack run against himself for Lincoln trustee? Among a new revelation discovered in last week’s final canvass of the Tuesday, Aug. 2, primary election is this.   Mike Van Vlack, La Cygne, reigns as this year’s top write-in recipient. To... [More]

Fundraisers to be held for Baby Phoenix

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In an effort to help the family of the 3-month-old fighting shaken baby syndrome, people from both inside and outside of Linn County have set up fundraisers to help the mother with travel expenses, food and more. To see the full article, check out this week's edition of the... [More]

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SPORTS

Linn County Fair hosts annual pedal pull

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The Farm Bureau-sponsored pedal pull was held at the Linn County Fair on the evening of Friday, Aug. 12. Kids from the ages of 4-12 competed in the event, and the top-three placers from each age group will advance to the State Fair pedal pull in Hutchinson. To see the full... [More]

Youth fishing derby draws good crowd, good fish

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The annual youth fishing derby was held on Saturday, Aug. 13, at Big Sugar Creek at the Linn County Fairgrounds. This year there were 32 competitors ranging in age from 4-16, and they all had approximately one hour to catch as many fish as possible.  To see the full article,... [More]

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COMMUNITY

USD 362 to see 10 new teachers

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Unified School District 362 students will see 10 new licensed teachers as they begin classes this week.   Joe Cullor begins his first full year of teaching, though he filled in as Prairie View High social science instructor during the final two months of the previous... [More]

Air Force pilot speaks to Linn County Republican group

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The Linn County Republican Central Committee held their annual picnic Monday evening, Aug. 15, at Bunker Hill Community Center in Mound City.    Chairman Ruth McGrew introduced the speaker as U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Bryan Miller from Sheridan, Wyo. He is a Wyoming... [More]

New La Cygne pastor: ‘on’ the call before ‘hearing’ the call

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Glen Duderstadt is right at home at a microphone.   Years before heeding the call to the pulpit, the new La Cygne/New Lancaster United Methodist Church (UMC) pastor worked for Ottawa radio station KOFO and made calls of numerous sporting events, primarily at the high... [More]

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