• Frank Lester Grosshart 05-13-1942 to 07-28-2016

  • Jacob Kyle McHorse 10-24-1985 to 07-23-2016

  • Simpson inducted into the In Memory Honor Roll for Vietnam veterans

  • Choosing the best catfish bait

  • Pleasanton 1 wins Little League tournament


La Cygne council proposes 2-mill tax levy hike


La Cygne city taxpayers will consider a property tax increase of 2.16 mills after its presentation was unanimously approved at the city’s regular council meeting last Wednesday, July 20.   Jerome Mitzner motioned for the budget’s publication. Jake Fleming... [More]

Road gouges net drug bust


An observant deputy was what led to the bust of a local man after gouges in the road roused the deputy’s curiosity.   Sheriff Paul Filla said that Deputy James Akes was patrolling early Sunday morning, around 4 a.m., when he noticed tracks gouged in 1700 Rd. leading... [More]

Local family grieves death of KCK police officer


The loss of family is tough under any circumstance, but when the loss comes due to gun violence against a police officer – the shock is overwhelming.  And Sugar Valley resident Harriet Stanley knows firsthand about that shock, because Kansas City, Kan., Police Officer... [More]

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Choosing the best catfish bait


Catfish are one of the most popular fish in this area and all of Kansas. There are three types of catfish in this area with channel catfish, blue catfish and flathead catfish with channel catfish being the most popular and usually what people think of when catching catfish. To... [More]

Pleasanton 1 wins Little League tournament


The Pleasanton 1, Pleasanton 2 and Blue Mound Little League teams competed at Bronson this past week in the Three Rivers Little League tournament. The tournament was supposed to take place the week before but rain caused the tournament to be pushed back to this past week. To... [More]

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It takes a community


Bill Bundy volunteers his time to maintain the free library box in front ot the Pleasanton Lincoln Library. Submitted photo

It takes a community


Those of us employed at your library are proud of the building and the services we provide. We work hard and are recompensed for our efforts. But there are times when others step in to help. Some of these are planned, as in the fundraising efforts of our Friends of the Library.... [More]

Simpson inducted into the In Memory Honor Roll for Vietnam veterans


Richard Simpson was well-known in Linn County.  If there were an event, he was there and he gave his full support to any issue at hand. And with grandchildren all over the county – some blood, some from a kinship that began as a friendship – he did his best to... [More]

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