• The Corvette Club of Kansas City stopped to visit the Linn County Museum in Pleasanton on Aug. 16. The Corvette Club of Kansas City has approximately 190 members who frequently go on day road trips. This past Saturday, 15-20 club members made the trip down to Fort Scott to see the fort and ride the trolley before they headed up to Linn County to see the museum.

  • The bronze that will be placed at the Mound City walking trail will stand 6’ tall when on the base.

  • Newly remodeled La Cygne Elementary ready

  • Prairie View Educational Foundation presents funding awards

  • Soon-to-be centenarian remarks on life changes

NEWS

New statue coming to Mound City

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Mound City residents will soon welcome a bronze sculpture to be placed along the new city walking trail. Along with the statue, a floral peace garden will be donated to the community by film producer Sue Vicory and her husband, Jay.  Vicory and her husband have owned a... [More]

6 SRO positions approved

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Monday was the last day the county could have in order for the budget to be published in a legal manner of time – in that last-minute scramble the County Commissioners left funding for the Public Works Administrator and six School Resource Officers in the budget. The... [More]

Linn Valley to raise mill levy .64

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Opening the special budget meeting with news that Linn Valley’s mill levy will only increase by .64, Mayor Jeanne Dwyer explained that equates to an increase of $7 to a property owner with a $100,000 home. The .64 mill increase means an additional $50,000 to the city.... [More]

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SPORTS

Weber receives team award

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Garrett Weber, 20, of Mound City was recognized for not only being a great player but for also being a great teammate off the field as well. Weber played baseball for the Rossville Rattlers this summer. Weber played both catcher and the outfield. The Rossville Rattlers are... [More]

Pleasanton FFA competes in National WHEP competition

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Pleasanton’s FFA senior team that won the 2014 Kansas Wildlife Habitat Evaluation Program (WHEP) contest back on April 18 competed in the National WHEP contest in Columbia, Mo. from July 27 through July 30. Pleasanton’s team consisted of Justice Dent, John Epps,... [More]

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COMMUNITY

Newly remodeled La Cygne Elementary ready

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When La Cygne Elementary School students left for summer break in mid-May, they had to exit the school through the playground and maneuver around construction barricades. They knew that the school was under construction and that the front doors were blocked and that the parking... [More]

Prairie View Educational Foundation presents funding awards

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As they enter just their third year of existence, the Prairie View Educational Foundation is making a difference for USD 362.   This past December they received their designation as a 501c3 qualified non-profit organization by the federal government. This allowed the foundation... [More]

Soon-to-be centenarian remarks on life changes

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Born and raised in Linn County, Mildred (Umphenour) Perkins will soon have an honor few live to experience. Mildred will celebrate her 100th birthday on Oct. 10 and enter the age of centenarians. Daughter of Bill and Naoma (Gilmore) Umphenour, Mildred was born in Pleasanton... [More]

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