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The Pleasanton City Council discussed the letting of bids for the sidewalk on Sixth Street during their meeting on Monday, June 19.
The discussion soon turned to how to cross the tracks with the sidewalk.

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USD 362 adds to high school curriculum


Unified School District 362 approved three course additions to the Prairie View High School curriculum at its monthly meeting on June 12. The new classes are a summer Leadership and Law Academy offering for one-half credit and full-year credit courses in Focus intervention and... [More]

Commission okays RFQ step in new jail study


Linn County’s Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a request for qualification (RFQ) – a next step in its new jail feasibility – at its regular meeting Monday. In making the motion, Mike Page said an RFQ essentially allows companies to submit a price... [More]

New Clock in Park


Pleasanton Public Works Superintendent Joe Whitaker watches as the new clock is installed in General Pleasonton Park on Main Street on Tuesday morning, June 20.  The post clock, which was made by the Verdin Co., of Ohio, was donated by Mary Lynn Sylvester-Bell and Kenton... [More]

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Royals will have decision to make at trade deadline


The big question for the Royals even before the season began was what they were going to do at the trade deadline. This year the trade deadline is July 31 and is the time of year where teams in contention of the playoffs will go trade for players to make their teams better, and... [More]

2017 All County softball team


The 2017 high school softball season is over and it is time to unveil Linn County News’ 2017 All County softball team. Both teams had good seasons as Jayhawk won a Regional game against Eureka, but then was defeated by the eventual Regional champions Central Heights. The... [More]

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State Regent West of the DAR honored guest


The Marais des Cygnes Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution hosted a luncheon and meeting held in May at the Paola Country Club. There were over 40 members and guests, including guest DAR chapters General Edward Hand, Ottawa; Cofachique,... [More]

Speaker scheduled for garden meeting on June 27


Did you worry about flooding spring rains washing out your garden seeds? Did you know when to plant those vegetable transplants so that they wouldn’t get frozen?  Those are not problems faced by fall gardening. More and more seed sources are developing varieties that... [More]

PCVNH residents compete at 2017 Miami County Senior Olympics


The PCVNH team wins “Top Facility” with four gold medals in all at the 2017 Miami County Senior Olympics held June 2 at Osawatomie High School. The event was sponsored by the Life Care Center of Osawatomie. Pictured at right are: front row, left to right, Jordia Praither,... [More]

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