• Cider Mill Century Ride pedals through La Cygne

  • Racing to the finish

  • Mound City, Blue Mound welcome new UMC pastor, family

  • PV football attends contact camp at Cass Midway

  • Local competes in Sunflower Games

NEWS

Cider Mill Century Ride pedals through La Cygne

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La Cygne had an awesome chance to be put on the map on Sunday, July 27 as an entire bicycle club from Kansas City rode through the town with a stop planned.  The Kansas City Metro Bicycle Club rides this route every summer and previously had made their stop at the La Cygne... [More]

Debit card scam hits Linn County

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Word was received from Janice Sprague of Farmers State Bank that some of their customers have received phone calls telling them their debit card is locked or deactivated. Sprague said a bank will never call a customer to tell them a card is locked, and they will never ask for... [More]

SRO program funded – but most likely will be cut Commissioners wrestle with long-term solution

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Months of discussion, research and number-crunching came to a head Monday as the County Commissioners decided they would most likely halt funding of the School Resource Officer program, with several issues keying their thoughts. After learning that a statewide email question... [More]

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SPORTS

Local competes in Sunflower Games

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The Sunflower Games is a yearly competition in which athletes of all ages compete in a variety of sporting events. Track and field is one of these events and this year Kasen McKee of Pleasanton competed in the 1,500-meter run and the Kids’ Triathlon. The Sunflower Games... [More]

PV football attends contact camp at Cass Midway

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The Prairie View football players traveled to Cass Midway High School on July 25 to compete in the 2014 Cass Midway Contact Camp. The players were on their own in the camp with help from some parents as KSHAA rules prohibited the Prairie View coaches from participating in the... [More]

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COMMUNITY

Mound City, Blue Mound welcome new UMC pastor, family

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As is the custom with United Methodist churches, Mound City and Blue Mound said goodbye to Dallas Peterson and are welcoming a new pastor, Walter Marsella, and his family. Marsella, originally an Argentinean citizen, and Ana, of Cuban descent, have one child, almost 4 years... [More]

As Melugin family prepares to leave, they say ‘it’s not goodbye’

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Pleasanton Assembly of God church and the surrounding community will soon say goodbye to Pastor Doug Melugin and his wife Stephanie. The Melugins are moving to Galena, Kan., near their hometown of Joplin, Mo., where Doug will serve as lead pastor for a church.  Sharing... [More]

Racing to the finish

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The Second Annual Tanglewood Cardboard Boat Race was held to the delight of a large crowd of spectators on Saturday, July 26. The crowd gathered early for choice seats and to watch entrants come to the starting line on the large lake.  Many there exclaimed joy at watching... [More]

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