• Jayhawk boys’ basketball blasts Chetopa and drops first league loss to Yates Center

  • Buffalo basketball goes 0-2 against Frontenac

  • Pleasanton basketball handles Chetopa

  • PHS Cheer Clinic a longtime tradition

  • KBI investigation leads to arrest of former Linn County sheriff’s deputy


Parker sewer rate to decrease next month


Parker monthly sewer rates will decrease by $10 effective Feb. 1. In action taken by the city council at last Thursday’s regular monthly meeting, the city’s sewer fee will drop to $16.50 monthly. In computations presented to the council, Mayor Wayne Burk showed... [More]

La Cygne man pleads guilty to single amended rape charge


Sentencing is set for 3 p.m. March 6 in Linn County District Court for Hunter McQueen, La Cygne. At a Jan. 9 no-go preliminary hearing before Judge Terri L. Johnson, 6th Kansas Judicial District, McQueen, 19, pled guilty to an amended charge of one count of felony rape.  ... [More]

Bond set in Huggins first appearance


Judge Valerie Leblanc oversaw court proceedings in the State of Kansas vs. David Allen Huggins last Wednesday, Jan. 10 with Appointed Special Prosecutor Gerald Merrill acting as prosecuting attorney and Zach Thomas representing Huggins.   Huggins, former deputy with... [More]

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Jayhawk boys’ basketball blasts Chetopa and drops first league loss to Yates Center


The Jayhawk boys’ basketball team hosted two Three River League teams this past week, Chetopa on Jan. 9 and Yates Center on Jan. 12. The Hawks routed Chetopa, 81-28, but lost their first league game of the year against Yates Center in overtime, 71-61.   The Chetopa... [More]

PHS Courtwarning


Katelyn Yeamans (left) and Aiden Ballinger (right) are this year’s PHS Courtwarming King and Queen. This year’s crownbearers are Aalyiah Marshall (left) and Quinton Adams-Morasch.

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Edward Lee Umphenour inducted into Kansas Fairs & Festivals Hall of Fame


Long-time Linn County Fair Board member Edward Lee Umphenour was recently inducted into the Kansas Fairs and Festivals Hall of Fame during the association’s annual meeting held January 5-7 in Topeka. Making the announcement even more memorable was the introduction Umphenour... [More]

PHS Cheer Clinic a longtime tradition


The Pleasanton High School (PHS) Cheer Clinic is an event that a great number of elementary school students look forward to each year. From the very first day of school elementary students are trying to guess when it might take place – during football season or basketball.... [More]

JES holds Spelling Bee


ADAM HOLT | Linn County News   This year’s JES Spelling Bee winners are first place Zachary Knemeyer (right), second place Celeste Schneider (left), and third place Aubrey Mayhugh (middle).

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