• Newly remodeled La Cygne Elementary ready

  • Prairie View Educational Foundation presents funding awards

  • Soon-to-be centenarian remarks on life changes

  • Pleasanton FFA competes in National WHEP competition

  • Weber receives team award

NEWS

Linn Valley to raise mill levy .64

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Opening the special budget meeting with news that Linn Valley’s mill levy will only increase by .64, Mayor Jeanne Dwyer explained that equates to an increase of $7 to a property owner with a $100,000 home. The .64 mill increase means an additional $50,000 to the city.... [More]

Administrator: Nursing home not going broke

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After discussion at last week’s commissioner’s meeting that Prescott Country View needed $25,000 to keep their doors open, Administrator Neil Ostlie met in executive session with the commissioners followed by an explanation that they were not going out of business.... [More]

Linn Valley burglaries solved 1 arrested, 2 sought

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A crime spree, which left several homeowners missing personal property, ended with one juvenile under arrest and two more adults with arrest warrants waiting to be signed. Linn Valley Police Chief Corey Murrison said the first call came in at 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, when... [More]

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SPORTS

Pleasanton FFA competes in National WHEP competition

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Pleasanton’s FFA senior team that won the 2014 Kansas Wildlife Habitat Evaluation Program (WHEP) contest back on April 18 competed in the National WHEP contest in Columbia, Mo. from July 27 through July 30. Pleasanton’s team consisted of Justice Dent, John Epps,... [More]

Weber receives team award

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Garrett Weber, 20, of Mound City was recognized for not only being a great player but for also being a great teammate off the field as well. Weber played baseball for the Rossville Rattlers this summer. Weber played both catcher and the outfield. The Rossville Rattlers are... [More]

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COMMUNITY

Newly remodeled La Cygne Elementary ready

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When La Cygne Elementary School students left for summer break in mid-May, they had to exit the school through the playground and maneuver around construction barricades. They knew that the school was under construction and that the front doors were blocked and that the parking... [More]

Prairie View Educational Foundation presents funding awards

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As they enter just their third year of existence, the Prairie View Educational Foundation is making a difference for USD 362.   This past December they received their designation as a 501c3 qualified non-profit organization by the federal government. This allowed the foundation... [More]

Soon-to-be centenarian remarks on life changes

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Born and raised in Linn County, Mildred (Umphenour) Perkins will soon have an honor few live to experience. Mildred will celebrate her 100th birthday on Oct. 10 and enter the age of centenarians. Daughter of Bill and Naoma (Gilmore) Umphenour, Mildred was born in Pleasanton... [More]

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