• Jayhawk FFA send a team to Nationals in land judging

  • Buffalos have 10 players make All League

  • Yard damage consequence of lost semis Butler exit rest stop signage still vague

  • Another Main St. building caves in Pleasanton

  • Area schools have seven girls on All-League volleyball teams

NEWS

Yard damage consequence of lost semis Butler exit rest stop signage still vague

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Four years ago, Linn County gained a beautiful new rest stop at the Hwy 69 and K-52 intersection. With that, residents of Trading Post gained lost semis making turnarounds in their yards. Former Kansas City resident Michael Stroble Jr. moved to Linn County when... [More]

Domestic call results in Jayhawk Elementary lockdown

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With the Thanksgiving holiday fast approaching, no one had thoughts concerning a school lockdown, but the Linn County Sheriff’s Department was called to the scene of a domestic disturbance last Friday afternoon that led to the lockdown of Jayhawk Elementary School... [More]

Another Main St. building caves in Pleasanton

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Last Sunday, the northeast corner of the old hotel property located at 826 Main St. in Pleasanton caved in and partially collapsed. City Administrator Tim Staton pointed to years of neglect as the primary reason for the building’s current state. Ninth Street... [More]

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SPORTS

Buffalos have 10 players make All League

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  The Prairie View football team did very well in the Pioneer League All League selections. The Buffalos had 10 individual players make All League, more than any other team in the league. The Pioneer League was very close this year as the top four teams, Prairie... [More]

Three Blu-Jays make All League

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  The All-League teams came out for the Three Rivers 8 man football league and three Blu-Jays were among the recipients. Pleasanton battled all season but only had one win against Altoona Midway in which they dominated them 76-0. Despite the disappointing season,... [More]

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COMMUNITY

Dedicated volunteer helps bluebirds on local NWR

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  Throughout the last four years, retired veteran Bob Shadburn volunteered over 2,000 hours at the Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge through a birdhouse management program. An Overland Park resident, Shadburn drives nearly 60 miles south to the refuge... [More]

Hard work pays off for horse, rider pair

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 Linn County resident Pam Wilson won all-around reserve champion in the Select Amateur Reserve division at the American Buckskin Registered Horse Association World Show in Tulsa this year. Wilson won the award with the help of her faithful American Buckskin gelding... [More]

Jayhawk FFA send a team to Nationals in land judging

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  The Kansas Southeast Area State Land Judging competition was held on Oct. 7 and Jayhawk-Linn FFA sent four teams out to the event. The Hawks had one team place first which qualified them for the National Land Judging contest in Oklahoma City, Okla. in May. The... [More]

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