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Nick Thompson is the technology director for the Pleasanton USD 344 school district.
But in addition to the duties of installing and maintaining new computers, software, printers and anything technological in general, he also teaches one particular class, which recently went above and beyond what they normally do in the classroom.
For the last hour of the day, Thompson’s small class spends their time editing and uploading sports videos to Craw-Kan for play on the Cube HD, a CKtv channel devoted to the Craw-Kan coverage area.

To see the full article, check out this week's edition of the Linn County News or check out the online version here.

COMMUNITY

Bike blessing, fundraiser to be held May 20

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The New Lancaster United Methodist Church, Paola, will be hosting a Bike Blessing Breakfast and Fundraiser on Saturday, May 20, which is also Armed Forces Day. The trustees’ breakfast will be held from 7-9 a.m. with a freewill donation. The menu includes homemade biscuits... [More]

La Cygne Prayer Breakfast set for May 4

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The La Cygne Community Prayer Breakfast is set for 7 a.m. Thursday, May 4, in the Swan Room at the La Cygne Library. The event is held in honor of, and on, the National Day of Prayer, which was declared in 1952 through a joint resolution signed by Congress and President Harry... [More]

Cornerstone Cottage: From parsonage to guest house

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Recently the Blue Mound Federated Church found itself in a quandary over the church’s parsonage. But thanks to ingenuity on the part of the parishioners, they may well have begun a new and exciting venture. Recently the church’s pastor Bob Bielenberg and family purchased... [More]

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NEWS

La Cygne fire chief asks for Linnco Drive signage

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Replacement “no parking” signs are needed along the south side of La Cygne’s Linn County Drive (Linnco Drive) at the Industrial Park. So stated Dan Nasalroad, fire chief, at La Cygne’s regular City Council meeting last Wednesday, April 19. Nasalroad said... [More]

Mapleton man arrested on rape charge

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Linn County deputies arrested Wesley D. Mull, 46, of Mapleton for an alleged rape that occurred between Oct. 1 and April 9. Mull was arrested on April 9 with charges of rape, sexual intercourse without consent and use of force. He also has aggravated criminal sodomy and aggravated... [More]

County donates 4.2 acres to Cox Motor’s new location

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After many months of negotiation, decisions are being made by both the county and city of Pleasanton concerning the current and new Cox Motor Co. locations. Last week Wednesday, April 19, the Pleasanton City Council held a 20-minute executive session for land acquisition followed... [More]

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SPORTS

Buffalo teams earn wins over Archie in single games Baseball team rallies for walk-off after 5-run deficit

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Prairie View ball teams won single-game home contests April 18 against Archie, Mo., the baseball team rallying from five runs down for a 9-8 walk-off win, the softball team winning in business-like fashion, 11-4. Next up for both Buffalo teams will be non-league home doubleheaders... [More]

Jayhawk track wins home invitational

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The Jayhawk track team held its home invitational on April 24 and did very well as both the boys’ and girls’ teams placed first at the event. The boys’ team placed first with 162 points. The boys were followed by Northeast, 105 points, Central Heights, 71 1/2... [More]

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