• State-ranked Burlington hands Lady Buffs loss in season opener

  • Prairie View outlasts Burlington in season opener Late Moore rebound, free throw seals victory

  • Pearl Harbor tragedy also touched Linn County Rural Pleasanton native among the ‘day of infamy’ casualties

  • Christmas Home Tour to benefit Concern

  • Boyd: AMR paramedic/veteran proud to have served

NEWS

Sumter waives preliminary hearing

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Daniel Sumter appeared in Linn County District Court on Friday afternoon, Dec. 2, accompanied by his attorney Craig Cole, for a preliminary hearing on a charge of Count I – aggravated battery, intentional great bodily harm or disfigurement. This charge is a severity level... [More]

McNabb bond held at $2 million

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Following a delay from earlier in the week in the first appearance of David Patrick McNabb who is charged with the murder of his grandmother Betty McNabb and uncle Kenneth McNabb, the first appearance occurred Friday at 3:30 p.m. District Judge Mark Ward asked who was appearing... [More]

Dollar General developer meets with Mound City council

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After announcing that Dollar General was looking at land north of the old nursing home in Mound City for a prospective new store, a representative for the preferred developer of the corporation met with the City Council to discuss land acquisition Monday night. Mike Mantle,... [More]

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SPORTS

Jayhawk wrestling begins season at Caney Valley

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The Jayhawk wrestling team traveled to Caney Valley on Dec. 3 to compete in the Kan-Okla Wrestling Classic. The Hawks placed seventh in the tournament with 78.5 team points. Shawnee Heights won the tournament with 283.5 points. Brody White, 106, had a good first varsity tournament... [More]

State-ranked Burlington hands Lady Buffs loss in season opener

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Burlington probably wasn’t the ideal opponent in Brianna Haupt’s first game as Prairie View girls’ head coach. Far from it. The Lady Wildcats, ranked pre-season No. 4 in Class 4-A, Division II by the Kansas Basketball Coaches’ Association, handed the Lady... [More]

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COMMUNITY

Christmas Home Tour to benefit Concern

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Frank and Barb Pedersen will open their home for a Christmas Tour on Saturday, Dec. 10, to raise funds for Concern, a local organization that helps families with various needs. The tour, which is set from 1-5 p.m., will highlight the Pedersen home and its Christmas décor,... [More]

Pearl Harbor tragedy also touched Linn County Rural Pleasanton native among the ‘day of infamy’ casualties

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This week the nation will note the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor that drew the United States into both the Pacific and European theaters of World War II. Linn County, too, may pause to recognize its own native son, one of 2,403 Americans lost on that Hawaiian... [More]

Boyd: AMR paramedic/veteran proud to have served

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Pulling 20 years of Air Force service and a lifetime of medical training together, American Medical Response paramedic Jeff Boyd summed up his service and feeling of patriotism with a sentence, “The flag means so much … much more than protesters know. Burning the... [More]

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