• Homecoming week at Prairie View

  • Mine Creek Battlefield trail receives help from Life Scout

  • Shear Insanity Grooming opens in Linn County

  • Jayhawk football drops home opener to Oswego

  • Wild hogs: Cunning and stealthy, but landowner cooperation key to capture


Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins visits Linn County


Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins visited the KCP&L power plant in La Cygne last Thursday. Jenkins noted that visits such as this help her to stay in touch with issues affecting her constituents. Regarding concerns in the area, she said, “People are frustrated with primarily... [More]

Prescott to possibly lose senior meal site


Public hearing Oct. 20 The commissioners learned Monday that Mid-America Nutrition (MAN) is looking to possibly close the Prescott senior meal location as the site has no manager and only feeds an average of two people. MAN Manager Cathy Duderstadt said, “MAN feels they... [More]

Pt. 3: Wild hogs - pitting neighbor against neighbor


Property ownership is separated by boundaries – boundaries that wild hogs know nothing about, and boundaries that leave neighbor pitted against neighbor in philosophy on how to handle the wild hog problem. Northwest Bourbon County still has one of the largest populations... [More]

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Prairie View suffers their first loss of the season at Homecoming


The Prairie View football team is no longer undefeated as they suffered their first loss of the season at Homecoming. The Buffalos hosted Ottawa for their Homecoming game and Ottawa’s offense and a key Buffalo turnover were crucial in Ottawa’s 41-32 victory over the... [More]

Pleasanton cross country sets school records at Drexel


The Pleasanton cross country team traveled to Drexel, Mo. on Sept. 16 to compete in the Drexel Invitational. The team did very well as every runner that competed at least placed in the top twenty and three school records were set. “It was a great day for our runners. All... [More]

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Homecoming week at Prairie View


Fall has arrived, the air is crisp, birds are flying south and Homecoming is on the horizon. It’s a great time of year full of traditions and camaraderie. This year Prairie View’s Homecoming theme is “Buffalo Time Warp – Celebrating the Decades.”... [More]

Shear Insanity Grooming opens in Linn County


Pet owners across the county will rejoice to learn that a new grooming business has opened in Blue Mound. Shear Insanity Grooming, located at 409 N. 8th St., offers complete dog grooming and care services. Shop owner Debbie David shared that her love and respect for animals... [More]

Mine Creek Battlefield trail receives help from Life Scout


Fifteen-year-old Life Scout Charlie Scalora recently worked to meet a community need in Linn County. Scalora, with a team of several Scout members, camped on personal property south of the Mine Creek Battlefield and worked last Saturday to repair a section of the battlefield... [More]

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