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After the public learned of plans to move Cox Motor Co. to the new site located north of the new Casey’s on Sixth Street in Pleasanton, Cox Motor owner Jesse Secrest said that soil tests came back good and they’re ready to proceed with building.
“We’ve ordered the building – it will take a few weeks to prepare,” said Secrest. “Concrete and asphalt work will begin.”

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Seniors named Kansas Governor’s Scholars


Three of Linn County’s high school seniors received one of the highest honors bestowed on a student graduating from high school, as each were invited to the 34th Annual Governor’s Scholar Award Program held on Sunday, May 7, in Topeka. The event took place at Washburn... [More]

Community partner volunteers honored by Kansas PRIDE program Linn Valley resident receives award


MANHATTAN – We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. – Winston Churchill, former British Prime Minister That is the thinking behind many a volunteer effort in communities across Kansas. For their efforts in improving their communities,... [More]

McQueen receives Frances Marshall Reading Award


Pleasanton Elementary gives one student the Frances Marshall Reading Award each year on the last day of school. This year’s recipient is Brooklyn McQueen. The award was presented by PES Principal Dave Thomas at the beginning of the Talent Show which was held last Friday,... [More]

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USD 362 accepts Weis retirement


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County attorney to hire diversion program coordinator


County Attorney James Brun updated the County Commissioners Monday that Victim Coordinator Stephanie Kinsley was no longer employed at the Linn County Attorney’s Office, and he was in need of a replacement as well as another employee to oversee the diversion program. He... [More]

Fire damages house on K-7


Linn County Rural Fire stations from across the county were called to the scene of a structure fire on the morning of Friday, May 19, south of 300 Road on Kansas Highway 7. According to Assistant Fire Chief Dee Horttor firefighters arrived on scene to find the attic and the upstairs... [More]

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Jayhawk golf finishes great season at the State Tournament


The Jayhawk golf team traveled to the 3A State Tournament at Independence Country Club on May 22. The Hawks qualified as a team by placing second at Erie on May 15 and hoped to continue that success at the State Tournament. However, the State Tournament has very good competition... [More]

Keeler competes at 2A State Golf Tournament


Pleasanton’s Lucas Keeler competed in the 2A State Golf Tournament at Golf Club at Southwind in Garden City on May 22. Keeler was the only golfer the Blu-Jays qualified for state and tied for 61st at the tournament. There were 87 total golfers at the event and Grant Herrenbruck... [More]

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