• Buffs lose opener, 74-52, despite Boedicker 36-point blitz

  • Prescott Library fundraiser a success

  • Across the border, basketball is already underway

  • Players to watch this basketball season

  • Thanks and giving at Prairie View

NEWS

County Commission approves moving forward with Tanglewood trash services

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The board of the Tanglewood Lakes Property Owners Association (POA) was present at Monday’s County Commission meeting. POA board president Randy Adams told the commissioners that they are investing in putting in a trash compactor and questioned the county’s status... [More]

Court sets over Benedick no-go preliminary

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A second no-go preliminary hearing for Wayne Benedick has been set over for a month. Appearing Nov. 28 in Linn County District Court as Benedick’s counsel, John A. DeMarco, Overland Park, said that he had received new discovery from James Brun, Linn County attorney, with... [More]

Linn County man sentenced to nearly 12 years in prison

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MOUND CITY – (Nov. 29, 2017) – A Linn County man was sentenced yesterday to nearly 12 years in prison for battery of a law enforcement officer and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. John Teters, 55, pleaded guilty... [More]

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SPORTS

Lady Buffs endure opening loss to ranked Burlington

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The schedule makers weren’t kind to Prairie View’s girls’ basketball team. Having the young Lady Buffalos open their season against Burlington, ranked No. 6 in Class 4-A, Division II in the Kansas Basketball Coaches’ Association preseason poll, resulted... [More]

Jayhawk wrestling competes in 2017 Kansas-Oklahoma Classic

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The Jayhawk wrestling team traveled to Caney Valley on Dec. 2 to compete in the 2017 Kansas-Oklahoma Classic. The Hawks only took four wrestlers to the tournament, but they all won at least one match and three of the four placed. As a team, the Hawks placed 13th out of 19 teams... [More]

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COMMUNITY

The spirit of Christmas giving: Local groups aim to help charities, families

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There are multiple groups working across Linn County hoping to help ensure a happy holiday season for families and individuals across the county. In an all-out effort to help resupply the Reach Out Food Pantry at Prescott in time for the holidays, USD 344 schools are holding... [More]

Prescott Library fundraiser a success

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The Prescott Library held a new kind of fundraiser Saturday, Dec. 2, when Fairmount Church, Prescott City Hall and Ola May Earnest’s newly renovated barn were opened with all of their Christmas adornment on display. Fairmount Church and Earnest’s barn hold special... [More]

Kansas City Southern RR announces schedule for Holiday Express

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The Kansas City Southern Railroad has announced the schedule for their annual Holiday Express train, a festive six-car train that brings Santa Claus and his elves to communities throughout the railroad’s network of scheduled stops. The train, a sight to behold both inside... [More]

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