• Frances Illene Kettler 03-24-1931 to 01-16-2017

  • Prairie View basketball falls to Anderson County

  • Pleasanton basketball splits against Northeast

  • Spelling Bee: The history behind the competition

  • Fire destroys barn on County Road 600

NEWS

Fire destroys barn on County Road 600

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Nearly every fire department in the county was called to the scene of a barn fire at 20290 E. 600 Road. Amid reports of live ammunition and guns stored within the blazing barn, firefighters fought to contain the blaze, but the barn was a total loss. To see the full article,... [More]

LIEAP application period opens Tuesday, Jan. 17

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Program available to help families stay warm this winter TOPEKA – During the cold winter months, heating a home can be a financial strain. In order to ensure Kansans keep warm this winter, the Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) will begin accepting applications... [More]

Mound City discussing sewer line grant

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The City Council of Mound City began preliminary discussion on whether to pursue a sewer grant Tuesday night, Jan. 3, with BG Consultants engineer Jason Hoskinson. Hoskinson said he met with Mayor Mat Casner, and the city staff is combing through records on past sewer work... [More]

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SPORTS

Jayhawk boys win while Lady Hawks fall to Chetopa

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The Jayhawk-Linn basketball teams traveled to Chetopa on Jan. 10 for a league match against the Hornets. The Lady Hawks had a bad third quarter against the Lady Hornets and lost 37-29 while the boys won in a rout 60-39. To see the full article, check out this week's edition... [More]

Prairie View basketball falls to Anderson County

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The Prairie View basketball teams traveled to Garnett on Jan. 10 for a league contest against the Anderson County Bulldogs. The girls’ basketball team just came off being the victim of a home rout against Girard and was looking for its first win of the season. The Lady... [More]

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COMMUNITY

Spelling Bee: The history behind the competition

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The spelling bee’s roots, as we know it today, can be traced back over 209 years. The earliest reference in print to a spelling competition denotes it as a spelling match. In 1850 it was noted in print as a spelling bee. To see the full article, check out this week's... [More]

Rural Living Series

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Whether you’ve lived in the country your whole life or just moved to rural America you’ve probably realized rural living comes with many benefits, but also a few challenges. Living in a rural area affords landowners with many freedoms, breathtaking views, and much... [More]

JLHS students build breakout room as class project

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Students at Jayhawk-Linn High School (JLHS) have created what they call a breakout room as part of a class project. The room itself was an idea that Jim Dillon, principal at JLHS, had and then every student in his class was tasked with presenting a theme for the project. The... [More]

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