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2006 Pleasanton High School graduate Sarah (Woody) Herring has come home to live and open a new business – a homeopathic herbal medicine business – based on her knowledge gathered through a degree from Northwest Missouri State University in biology and a Ph.D. earned in pharmacology and toxicology from the University of Kansas in 2017.
Herring, who married Laramie Herring in 2017, began dabbling in herbs in the summer of 2014. She credits her own health issues, including several chronic sinus infections that left her sick for weeks, with seeking alternative treatment options.
“I was on my third round of antibiotics and finally went to a coop with alternative medicines,” said Herring. She explained that the lady in the shop commented that she needed nettles. “She opened her apron up, asked me to open my mouth, dropped some drops in, and the sinus pressure went away immediately.”

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

COMMUNITY

Linn County part of Lake Region Adopt-a-Bike program

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    The Adopt-a-Bike program was developed by the Lake Region Resource Conservation and Development Council in 2004. The bikes are collected at drop-off sites in the four participating counties and then sent to Ellsworth Correctional Facility to be refurbished... [More]

HS readies to launch ‘The Nest’

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  New program offers students essentials     Mitch Shaw, principal of Pleasanton High School, recently announced the school has nearly completed the installation of a new program, and plans are in the works to launch that program on April 5. The program... [More]

Economic development from the inside out

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  Hilton renovating La Cygne one building at a time     Mike Hilton, ProActive Agriculture’s owner, has been in La Cygne for three years and knew something had to be done to save their downtown. “Every year it got worse and worse,” said... [More]

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NEWS

Standoff in Parker over warrants

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    Residents in Parker reported a standoff between a subject located at 313 W. Kimball, and law enforcement officers from both the Linn County Sheriff’s Office and the Kansas Highway Patrol on around 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 19.  According to Linn County... [More]

1525 Rd. east of 1077 Rd. to be closed

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      Public Works Field Administrator Jackie Messer has reported that County Road 1525 between CR-1077 and Faucett will be closed beginning Monday, April 1. The culvert just east of CR-1077 will be dug out April 3, and the road will be closed for approximately... [More]

1525 Rd. east of 1077 Rd. to be closed

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      Public Works Field Administrator Jackie Messer has reported that County Road 1525 between CR-1077 and Faucett will be closed beginning Monday, April 1. The culvert just east of CR-1077 will be dug out April 3, and the road will be closed for approximately... [More]

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SPORTS

2019 All Linn County boys’ basketball teams

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    It’s that time again to pick the 2019 All Linn County boys’ basketball team.  Like the girls’ teams, selection was tough this year as there were plenty of players to choose from that were on similar levels. Pleasanton have five players... [More]

2019 All Linn County girls’ basketball teams

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    It’s that time of year again to select the All Linn County girls’ basketball team. This year was tough as there were lots of deserving girls and fairly equal players across the board with the exception of a few. The Pleasanton girls’ team... [More]

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