• 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

NEWS

County maintenance supervisor falls through skylight

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Emergency services were rushed to the building the Linn County Sheriff’s Department uses for evidence holding after Lead Maintenance/Custodian Terry Ayers fell through a skylight. According to Sheriff Paul Filla, Ayers was on the roof cleaning off leaves and dropped limbs... [More]

Mound City recognizes resignation of police chief

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At a special meeting held on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, the Mound City Council accepted the resignation of Police Chief Clint Johnson, effective Oct. 31, 2014. Council then discussed advertising to fill the vacancy created by Johnson’s leaving. It was decided that they would... [More]

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

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Hogs have always been known as very smart creatures; they learn quickly and adapt to their surroundings with little trouble. And that is the case with hogs in southern Linn and northern Bourbon County. Traveling south of Ellington and 300 Rd. in Linn County, a wary eye will begin... [More]

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SPORTS

Pleasanton cross country sets school records at Drexel

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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]

Jayhawk football drops home opener to Oswego

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The Jayhawk-Linn football team held their home opener against Oswego on Sept. 19. Oswego’s rushing attack and turnovers hurt the Hawks as they lost to Oswego, 36-14. The Hawks started the game moving the football on offense but then fumbled, giving the ball back to the... [More]

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COMMUNITY

Shear Insanity Grooming opens in Linn County

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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]

Homecoming week at Prairie View

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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]

Mine Creek Battlefield trail receives help from Life Scout

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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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