• Hyacinth flowers are just one of many spring blossoms making their appearance this time of year. Linn County has managed to avoid any heavy frosts, so far, providing warmth for many blooms to burst forth.

  • Lohman wins wrestling national championship in Oklahoma

  • Pleasanton track competes in first meet of season at Archie

  • K.C. Wolf visits PES students

  • Stefanie Shryer joins Granny’s Family Market

NEWS

Mobile banking, changing consumer access to information

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Technology capabilities continue to grow, shaping the way companies conduct business and customers access it. The Federal Reserve System (FRS) recently released survey results indicating that widespread use of mobile phones continues to change the way Americans bank, pay bills... [More]

County sick leave sharing plan discussed

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The commissioners discussed leave sharing again and tabled the discussion after deciding to contact the county’s human resources contractor. County Counselor Gary Thompson began preliminary research and said the state of Kansas has leave sharing for major medical crisis,... [More]

Mine Creek Battlefield site opens April 1

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With the arrival of spring and warmer weather, the Mine Creek Battlefield State Historic Site in Pleasanton will open its doors for the season on April 1, 2015. Located at 20485 along Kansas Highway 52 west, the site opens each year from April to October for local and traveling... [More]

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SPORTS

Pleasanton track competes in first meet of season at Archie

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The Pleasanton track team traveled to Archie, Mo., to compete in the Archie Invitational on the evening of March 30. The Blu-Jay boys track team scored 30½ points and placed 10th out of 16 teams. Amanda Parker was the only participant for the girls at the meet and she... [More]

Lohman wins wrestling national championship in Oklahoma

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Jaimah Lohman of Pleasanton represented Team Kansas at the 2015 USAW Girls Folkstyle Nationals and represented well. Lohman took the national championship as she went 3-0 on March 29 at the nationals in Oklahoma City, Okla. Lohman, 12 years old and in the 90 lb. weight class,... [More]

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COMMUNITY

Easter events

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April 2: -Prescott Methodist Church will host Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. April 3: - Prescott Methodist Church will host Good Friday service at 6:30 p.m. - The Mound City Christian Church will have Good Friday service at 6:30 p.m. - The Ministerial Alliance will host a... [More]

K.C. Wolf visits PES students

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K.C. Wolf, the official mascot of the Kansas City Chiefs, visited Pleasanton Elementary students last Friday to help prepare kids for upcoming state assessments and MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) testing. According to Wikipedia, K.C. Wolf was first introduced in 1989. The... [More]

Stefanie Shryer joins Granny’s Family Market

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Granny’s Family Market in Prescott recently welcomed new partner Stefanie Shryer to the consignment shop. The local business is open Monday –Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Shryer shared that she “jumped on the opportunity” to join the local store partnership... [More]

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