• Volunteers make gifts for kids in need

  • Garnett VFW renames post for fallen

  • Cadmus: Linn County’s Friday night social hub

  • Russell Beth (Blue Mound mayor and CW3, Forward Support Co. of 891st Battalion in Iola, presented Army Specialist John Wood’s wife, Lannette, with a United States flag and thanked her for her husband’s sacrifice in the Iraq war at a ceremony held at Jayhawk-Linn High School on Veterans Day. See story and more photos of this ceremony and other ceremonies held across the county on Pgs. A6 & A7.

  • The “Comeback Kid” Royals


La Cygne council sends poultry grievance to committee for Dec. 16 recommendation


Round two of the chicken fight between Jeffrey Thomasson, 813 N. 2nd, and a decade-old La Cygne poultry ordinance resulted in the issue last Wednesday being sent to the city council’s Public Safety committee for review and a recommendation at the full council’s... [More]

Snowhill Rock new owners set to begin production in 2 weeks


The commissioners heard positive news concerning the sale of Snowhill Rock from former owner Paul Meyers to Kevin Luetjen, Overland Park, who purchased the quarry two months ago. Luetjen introduced himself to the commissioners Monday and told them his desire is to utilize the... [More]

Food drive to stock local pantries


Reach Out Food Pantry shelves are a little bare this month as a shortage of “salvage food” continues from the pantry’s main supplier. Discussing the issue, Pantry Director Phyllis Bradley said the pantry typically buys 80 percent of their food inventory through... [More]

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Ten Hawks make 2015 Three Rivers League All-Conference team


The Jayhawk football team had a good season again, making it to bi-district play for the second year in a row. The team’s good year was reflected in the Three Rivers League All-Conference team as ten Hawks were selected, some at multiple positions. Grant Cunningham and... [More]

The “Comeback Kid” Royals


The “Comeback Kids”—that is what many people called the Kansas City Royals this postseason and for good reason. This year’s Royals went down as the greatest comeback team in major league baseball playoff history. The team had seven comeback wins being... [More]

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Volunteers make gifts for kids in need


State records show over 6,500 Kansas kids resided in foster homes in September, 2015. Thousands of children enter the foster care system each year in America. According to the Kansas Department for Children and Families, most youth who require foster care have been abused or... [More]

Cadmus: Linn County’s Friday night social hub


Slatted wooden floors to be envied by any basketball coach. The ambiance of a 76-year-old building built by a 142-year-old organization, its walls adorned with picture frames of mementos long past. An intermission potluck spread that rivals many a Thanksgiving feast. All are... [More]

Garnett VFW renames post for fallen


Garnett’s Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) renamed their post for a fallen U.S. Army sergeant last Wednesday. As part of its annual Veterans Day assembly, the Garnett VFW retired its former banner and dedicated its new colors as the “Sgt. Jeffrey Mersman Veterans of... [More]

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