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After a year of inquiry and waiting, specifications to advertise for renovations to La Cygne’s water treatment plant were released last week by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
That was among the updates La Cygne’s City Council heard at their regular meeting last Wednesday, Sept. 5, concerning current water, past sidewalk and future highway-widening projects.
Brett Waggoner of BG Consultants, Inc., design engineer and manager of the current $5.1 million water distribution system improvement project, said that the schedule for water treatment plant upgrades – “now set in stone” – will include a pre-bid conference Sept. 20, bid opening on Oct. 4, bid award at the council’s regular Oct. 17 meeting and a pre-construction conference Nov. 30.

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

NEWS

Collecting toys, food for Concern

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      A collection of toys and canned goods is being held for Concern to distribute to local Mound City families in need. Items being donated can be dropped off now through Nov. 30 at Jayhawk Elementary School or Jayhawk-Linn High School.

Wanted: Slogan ideas for Linn County brochure

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    Linn County Economic Development Director Jessica Hightower is in the process of updating the Linn County brochure that will be placed in many high-traffic areas in the region. The brochure highlights many activities and things that draw people to the county,... [More]

Mound City Family Care – Olathe Health out, Community Health Center in

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  Southern Linn County health care unites   By JACKIE TAYLOR Linn County News jackielcn@ckt.net   Health care, like most things in our lives today, is a quickly changing industry, and Linn County is not exempt from those changes. In a “quasi-official”... [More]

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SPORTS

8 Buffalos make Pioneer’s All League football team

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    The Pioneer League’s All League selections have come out, and the league champion Buffalos have eight players between the first and second teams. The first team offense features three Buffalos, running back Hunter Boone, tight end Mason Walker and offensive... [More]

Clover Run 5K held Nov. 3

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  Submitted by Kay Voorhees Miami County 4-H Foundation On a breezy, cool fall morning, 80 runners/walkers, supported by more than 30 volunteers and 42 sponsors, started the sixth Miami County 4-H Foundation Clover Run 5K at 9 a.m. Nov. 3 at Wallace Park in Paola.... [More]

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COMMUNITY

Ball participates in SCC Honor Flight

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      On Nov. 8 and 9 Connie Ball of rural Blue Mound had the privilege of traveling to Washington, D.C., with the SCC Honor Flight program to visit the war memorials. This was the 15th Honor Flight put together by the Southern Coffey County (SCC) High School.... [More]

PHS Dinner Theatre to present ‘Cats’

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    The Pleasanton Dinner Theatre will present a production of the long-running Broadway musical “Cats” on Nov. 9 and 10. Based on T.S. Eliot’s book, “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats,” and set to the music of Andrew Lloyd... [More]

Barn Antiques Holiday Sale, Food Drive set for Nov. 10

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    The Sixth Annual Barn Antiques Holiday Sale and Food Drive is set for Nov. 10 at the Ernie Price Annex on West 13th Street in Pleasanton. The event will run from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and will include 20-plus vendors. “Last year we helped provide Thanksgiving... [More]

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