• On Friday, Oct. 24, around 8:10 a.m., a three-car accident occurred on K-152, near Prairie View High School in La Cygne. According to Sheriff Paul Filla, only two of the vehicles sustained notable damage. No injuries were reported.

  • Tingler headed to State for Jayhawk cross country

  • Hensley makes State as Pleasanton hosts 1A and 2A cross country Regionals

  • Mee Maw’s Country Kitchen opens in Pleasanton

  • County warns Tanglewood Lakes on open sewage waste

NEWS

Fatality accident claims 1 south of Centerville

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A fatality occurred on County Rd. 1077, approximately 3.5 miles south of Centerville last Saturday, Oct. 25. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol crash log, around 1:43 p.m., a 2007 Ford Escape driven by Charlene J. Conner, 64, of Blue Mound, was northbound on 1077 Rd. when... [More]

County warns Tanglewood Lakes on open sewage waste

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After receiving complaints from employees of the Linn County Landfill transfer station concerning 5-gallon buckets of human waste being deposited in dumpsters coming from Tanglewood Lakes, the county said “enough.” County Commissioners looked at pictures of human... [More]

Prescott Country View ends hospital district expansion plans

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After several countywide community meetings and other meetings with the County Commissioners, Prescott Country View Nursing Home Administrator Neil Ostlie told the commissioners the nursing home was ending their quest for expansion of the hospital district. Ostlie told the commissioners,... [More]

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SPORTS

Hensley makes State as Pleasanton hosts 1A and 2A cross country Regionals

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The Pleasanton cross country hosted a 1A and 2A Regional on Oct. 25 at Sugar Valley. The Blu-Jays were the only county team at the event competing in the 1A competition. The Blu-Jays have had a good year and will be sending a runner to the State Cross Country meet on Nov. 1 at... [More]

Tingler headed to State for Jayhawk cross country

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Two seconds. The length of time needed to read those two words prevented Jayhawk-Linn sophomore Alanna Barrett from qualifying for Friday’s state 3-A cross country meet at Lawrence. To see the full article, check out this week's edition of the Linn County News or... [More]

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COMMUNITY

2014 Sweepstakes winners announced

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The 10th annual Linn County News Sweepstakes has come to a close and the winners are: $250 – Leslie German, La Cygne; $50 – Lola Adams, Mound City; Darwyn Weaver, Blue Mound; Donna Krum, Mound City; Jan Kellerman, Centerville; and Sandy Canada, Parker. New this year... [More]

1952 Prescott Class Reunion

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On Sept. 10, 2014, six of the original 1952 Prescott High School class of nine met at the Linn County Museum in Pleasanton for an enjoyable reunion. After a picnic in Dunlap Park they toured the Museum, reviewing the history of Linn County and viewing items and antiques used... [More]

Mee Maw’s Country Kitchen opens in Pleasanton

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Pleasanton residents can officially welcome Mee Maw’s Country Kitchen to town. Formerly known as Small Fry Café, business owners Doug and Becky Grant purchased the café a few months ago. Embarking on a daring and expensive journey, the couple chose to remodel... [More]

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