• The sky appears to be a painting of colors and clouds as the sun sets over the marsh on the Marais des Cygnes Wildlife Area Monday evening.

  • Pleasanton resident returns from Middle Eastern adventure

  • Prairie View boys still undefeated in league play

  • Jayhawk wrestling hosts triangular dual against Parsons and Frontenac

  • La Cygne power plant upgrades near completion

NEWS

4 suspects taken into custody after rural home burglary

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Last Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 14, the Linn County Sheriff’s Department received an emergency 9-1-1 call from a man reporting an active burglary at Jim McCammon’s home on County Road 1077 northeast of Parker. The Sheriff’s Office and La Cygne Police Department... [More]

Digging out of a bad deal Linn Valley gives POA options on wrecked backhoe

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After months of negotiation following the crash of the backhoe leased by the city for the Linn Valley Property Owners Association (POA), the city and the POA met at the City Council meeting Jan. 12, 2015,+ to hear three options offered to the POA. City Attorney Gary Thompson... [More]

La Cygne power plant upgrades near completion

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Visitors traveling on U.S. 69 past the La Cygne exit may notice a subtle change in the KCP&L plant. The generating station recently began a tie-in stage, transitioning the two former smokestacks into the new single stack, double chimney. Throughout the week plumes of smoke... [More]

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SPORTS

Prairie View boys still undefeated in league play

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The Prairie View boys’ basketball team is 6-1 overall and 4-0 in Pioneer League play. Currently the Buffalos are tied with Wellsville as the league leader. The Buffalos helped themselves this past week in pursuit of a league championship with a win over Anderson County... [More]

Jayhawk wrestling hosts triangular dual against Parsons and Frontenac

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The Jayhawk wrestling team hosted a triangular dual against Parsons and Frontenac. The Hawks battled but lost a close dual to Parsons, 42-36, and then lost to Frontenac, 45-30. In the dual against Parsons, the Hawks got off to a strong start. Jonathan Bownes, 106, had a bye as... [More]

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COMMUNITY

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure

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Like many people this time of year, we’re going through the stage where we’re feeling good about packing away the Christmas decorations. It makes the library feel fresh again, and we want to keep going. So we’re straightening up the storage area, going through... [More]

Low Income Energy Assistance Program helps heat homes

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TOPEKA – Heating your home during the winter months can create a financial burden. In an effort to help keep Kansans warm this winter, the Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) will begin accepting applications for its Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP)... [More]

Pleasanton resident returns from Middle Eastern adventure

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Pleasanton resident Frances Marshall recently traveled to the international city of Dubai, also known as the largest city of the United Arab Emirates. Located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf, Dubai is one of the seven emirates that make up the country. Having traveled... [More]

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