• Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism hosts annual fishing derby

  • Linn County Fair and Rodeo Pedal Pull

  • Gov. Brownback meet and greet held in Parker

  • Outlaw Truck and Tractor Pull

  • Linn County Fair and Rodeo hosts annual demo derby and queen crowning

NEWS

Accident victims found lying in roadway

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On Tuesday night, Aug. 8, passersby turning onto Thomas Road off Tucker Road heading into Pleasanton found a woman and a toddler lying in the road next to the ditch line. Gary Troth and his son, Dirk, Mound City happened upon the scene just after 9 p.m. and stopped to see if... [More]

USD 362 tax levy to decrease by 1 mill

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Prairie View Unified School District 362’s annual budget hearing is set for 6:30 p.m. Aug. 24 following resolution action at Monday night’s monthly board of education meeting In total, the current proposed district budget levy is slated to decrease by almost a mill... [More]

Gov. Brownback meet and greet held in Parker

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Making his way across Kansas to several meet-and-greet gatherings, Gov. Sam Brownback took time to shake hands, tell stories and update residents on activities and new challenges ahead of him. Brownback has been governor for more than six years and pending U.S. Senate confirmation... [More]

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SPORTS

Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism hosts annual fishing derby

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Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) held their annual fishing derby on the morning of Saturday, Aug. 12, at the Linn County Fair and Rodeo. There were over 30 kids present at the event and in one hour’s time they caught over 100 fish. There were three... [More]

Linn County Fair and Rodeo Pedal Pull

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The annual pedal pull was held at the Linn County Fair and Rodeo on the evening of Aug. 11. Kids from age 4 to age 12 competed in the event with the top three from each age group advancing to the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson. In the 4-year-olds, Hunter Yarick was first with... [More]

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COMMUNITY

Myrick named UCA All American

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On July 15, Chloe Myrick and her fellow cheerleaders from Pleasanton High School were headed home from a Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) sponsored cheer camp with high ratings and one team member, Myrick, named to the Universal Cheerleaders Association... [More]

Gracia Burnham to speak at Mound City Christian Church

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On Sunday, Aug. 13, Gracia Burnham will speak at the Mound City Christian Church at 9 a.m. Burnham will tell of the events leading up to and the capture of herself and her late husband Martin, while serving as missionaries in the Philippines. The Burnhams spent 17 years in the... [More]

Climbing tower proposed for Mound City structure

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Mound City resident Mike Meyers approached the City Council of Mound City Monday night about purchasing the 1930s-era grain elevator for a proposed climbing tower. Meyers introduced himself and said that he’s been a rock climber for 17 years and there are no areas to climb... [More]

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