• Community shines hope into local boy’s cancer fight

  • Jayhawk volleyball handles Metro and Central Heights

  • Buffalo football tramples Iola

  • Swanfest 2014 is incredible!

  • Wild hogs – destroying our land litter by litter

NEWS

Wild hogs – destroying our land litter by litter

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Wild hogs don’t garner the attention a cougar, wolf or other wild creature may gain, but given time, they could become every farmer’s arch enemy – and a deer hunter’s worst nightmare. Several months ago a hog was hit and killed at 300 Road and Ellington... [More]

Run or walk to support cancer research

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The Prairie View National Honor Society will host its second annual 5k run/walk in support of Breast Cancer Awareness on Sunday, Oct. 5 at 3 p.m. at Prairie View High School. According to the American Cancer Society, the chance of a woman having breast cancer during... [More]

Pat Roberts is ‘fighting for you’

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The Kansas Federation of Republican Women and Linn County Republican Women hosted U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts as he visited La Cygne last Tuesday during a town hall-style meeting at the Labette Bank. Around a dozen people showed up for the event to have questions answered by Roberts,... [More]

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SPORTS

Jayhawk volleyball handles Metro and Central Heights

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The Jayhawk-Linn volleyball team hosted Metro Academy and Central Heights on Sept. 9. The Hawks defeated both teams in two sets each.   The Hawks first faced Metro. Jayhawk won both sets comfortably, 25-12 and 25-14. Senior Brianna Bogan played well having eight kills,... [More]

Buffalo football tramples Iola

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After an emotional win last game against Wellsville, the Buffalos were ready to get off to a 2-0 start as they traveled to Iola on Sept. 12 to take on the Mustangs. After a quick start by Iola to go up 7-0, the Buffalos dominated the rest of the game to earn the victory,... [More]

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COMMUNITY

Community shines hope into local boy’s cancer fight

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In 2012, President Barack Obama proclaimed September to be Childhood Cancer Awareness month. In his proclamation, Obama pointed out that every year, thousands of children across America are diagnosed with cancer, a disease that remains a leading cause of death in children... [More]

Pleasanton churches receive $100,000 donation

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Recently, a former Linn County resident donated $100,000 to the churches of Pleasanton. Donor Earl Lash moved away from Pleasanton almost 40 years ago in 1975, after retiring from First State Bank, which he owned for 20 years.   Lash, in poor health, left Pleasanton... [More]

La Cygne students ‘Get Dramatic’

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The Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission has granted La Cygne Elementary School funds toward a two-week drama residency. Drama teacher and performer Jo Ho began her residency this past Monday. She is teaching students the four “Get Dramatic” rules: focus, listening,... [More]

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