• Prairie View girls place 1st at Jayhawk Invitational; boys place 3rd

  • Jayhawk boys win home track invitational; girls place 3rd

  • Bridging The Gap: A look at addiction, recovery

  • Huggins status conference continued to June 12

  • Fire at Wes’ Recycling takes 11 hours to extinguish

NEWS

Fire at Wes’ Recycling takes 11 hours to extinguish

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An early morning fire last Tuesday, April 17, that occurred at Wes’ Recycling on 1000 Road north of Blue Mound took firefighters an estimated 11 1/2 hours to extinguish. According to Dee Horttor, Linn County assistant fire chief, crews from Blue Mound, Mound City, Parker,... [More]

Huggins status conference continued to June 12

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Two cases for former county School Resource Officer David Allen Huggins were heard in a status conference Monday, April 16, and continued to 3:30 p.m. June 12. Huggins was originally charged in Case No. 18CR01 with Count 1: Occurring on or between  the first of August 2017... [More]

Standoff in La Cygne ends peaceably

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Law enforcement officials from both the La Cygne Police Department (LCPD) and the Linn County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) responded to a disturbance situation in La Cygne on Tuesday, April 17, at 529 N. Sixth St. The first officer on-scene, according to La Cygne Police Chief... [More]

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SPORTS

Pleasanton softball defeats St. Paul, falls to Northeast

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The Pleasanton softball team was on the road this past week and had league doubleheaders against St. Paul and Northeast Arma. The Lady Jays were at St. Paul on April 16 and won both games in what were offensive explosions for both teams. Pleasanton won the first game 39-26 and... [More]

Prairie View girls place 1st at Jayhawk Invitational; boys place 3rd

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The Prairie View track team traveled to Jayhawk-Linn on April 23 to compete in the Jayhawk Invitational. The Buffalos did quite well in the meet as the girls placed first with 158 points, and the boys placed third with 88 points. Complete team standings are in the Jayhawk featured... [More]

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COMMUNITY

Bridging The Gap: A look at addiction, recovery

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Webster’s Dictionary defines addiction as a compulsive physiological need for something habit forming, but any recovering addict will tell you that it’s not something that can be defined because it is different for each and every person. What drives one person to... [More]

Mercy Clinic Linn County sports physical dates announced

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Free physicals only offered on specific dates Summer is just around the corner, and soon the thoughts of school responsibilities will be out the window. But it won’t be long before your child is suiting up for school activities in the fall. Why not get a jump on the necessities... [More]

La Cygne to consider beer garden-related ordinance

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Passage necessary next week to meet deadline for June 2 Swanfest La Cygne’s City Council will consider an ordinance to allow temporary permits for the sale of cereal malt beverages at special events on designated city property when they convene for their regular meeting... [More]

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