• Pleasanton Police Department officers take down two male subjects on Monday, July 15, in front of Food Fair on Main Street following a separate incident from which the two men fled. Chief Tristan Snyder and Officer Adam Smith pursued the two males in their vehicles, then on foot and called for backup. Both the Mound City Police Department, Chief Paul McKee and the Linn County Sheriff’s Office responded to that call. Two individuals were arrested, more information coming after the suspects have their first appearances.

  • inn County teenager is sixth in nation at Yu-Gi-Oh! competition

  • Leading this year’s Blue Mound 4th of July parade are George and Nancy Honn of the American Legion Riders Chapter 156 from Paola. Additional photos on B10.

  • City officials and chamber representatives gather for a ribbon cutting for Simple Simon’s Pizza at 111 N. Broadway in La Cygne on Tuesday morning, July 2. Pictured at the event are, left to right, Janet Reynolds; Frankie Elder; La Cygne City Clerk Jodi Wade; business owners Crystal and Joe Riggs surrounded by their children, Joey Riggs, Jaxx Riggs and Jett Riggs with Joe Riggs holding their youngest, June Riggs; Russell Pope; Shirlene Johnson; Pat Foreman; and Austin Lawrence.

  • Three local players make All State baseball/softball teams

NEWS

Sen. Jerry Moran answers questions of constituents

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    Greeting the audience of nearly 20 at the La Cygne Community Building Monday, U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran did it from his wheelchair after a hiking accident that occurred in Phoenix, an accident that took his tour of the Mexican border off his list for the time being.... [More]

Mound City man dies in Wyoming wreck

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      Christopher Otto, 38, of Mound City, was killed in a vehicular accident on Interstate 80 in Wyoming on Thursday, July 11. According to area reports, Otto was traveling westbound east of Rawlins, Wyo., near milepost 233 when he encountered a construction... [More]

Stakeholders hear intersection concepts

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  Engineer lays out preliminary La Cygne project options     Property owners near La Cygne’s intersection of Kansas Highway 152 and Industrial Road heard concepts about the point’s future widening at a July 8 town hall. Jason Hoskinson, professional... [More]

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SPORTS

10U and coach pitch finish seasons with year-end tournaments

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        The Linn County coach pitch baseball teams and 10U baseball teams finished their seasons with their year-end tournaments. The coach pitch boys’ tournament was held on July 13 and July 15 at Blue Mound. There were nine teams in the... [More]

Pleasanton trapshooting competes at Nationals

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        The Pleasanton trapshooting team traveled to Mason, Mich., July 12-14 for the USA High School Clay Target League National Championship. As a team the Blu-Jays finished 68th out of 207 teams with a total score of 913. The Jays had a day one... [More]

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COMMUNITY

Regina’s Rescue: an effort of continuing love

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      The first time a story was published on Regina’s Rescue, the animal rescue facility was brand new and just starting their venture. Now – several years and several horses, a mule, a pig and 38 dogs later – the rescue has increased their... [More]

inn County teenager is sixth in nation at Yu-Gi-Oh! competition

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  Two years ago, Jason James, son of Rick and Allyson James, La Cygne, began collecting Yu-Gi-Oh! cards and playing in local competitions in Lenexa at a store called Collector’s Cache. “When we first went up there, they tried to talk him out of playing Yu-Gi-Oh!... [More]

Whiskey Mansion Ranch offers unique venue for events

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      Whiskey Mansion Ranch is located just two miles west of Butler, Mo., on a beautiful 56-acre ranch, where they provide a rustic, private country venue that is available for weddings, receptions, banquets, holiday parties, reunions and more.  “The... [More]

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