Share |

 

 

 

Christopher Otto, 38, of Mound City, was killed in a vehicular accident on Interstate 80 in Wyoming on Thursday, July 11.

According to area reports, Otto was traveling westbound east of Rawlins, Wyo., near milepost 233 when he encountered a construction zone crossover.

While attempting to navigate the crossover, Otto’s vehicle, a Ford F-150, left the roadway and overturned.

Otto was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Officers responding to the scene said no other vehicles were involved in the crash, and Otto had not been wearing his seatbelt.

NEWS

Sen. Jerry Moran answers questions of constituents

thumb

    Greeting the audience of nearly 20 at the La Cygne Community Building Monday, U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran did it from his wheelchair after a hiking accident that occurred in Phoenix, an accident that took his tour of the Mexican border off his list for the time being.... [More]

Stakeholders hear intersection concepts

thumb

  Engineer lays out preliminary La Cygne project options     Property owners near La Cygne’s intersection of Kansas Highway 152 and Industrial Road heard concepts about the point’s future widening at a July 8 town hall. Jason Hoskinson, professional... [More]

Sen. Moran to Host Kansas Listening Tour Stop in Linn County

thumb

  MONDAY, JULY 15  What:               U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) today announced that he will visit La Cygne as part of his Kansas Listening Tour on Monday, July 15. Area residents are encouraged to attend and share... [More]

More News

SPORTS

10U and coach pitch finish seasons with year-end tournaments

thumb

        The Linn County coach pitch baseball teams and 10U baseball teams finished their seasons with their year-end tournaments. The coach pitch boys’ tournament was held on July 13 and July 15 at Blue Mound. There were nine teams in the... [More]

Pleasanton trapshooting competes at Nationals

thumb

        The Pleasanton trapshooting team traveled to Mason, Mich., July 12-14 for the USA High School Clay Target League National Championship. As a team the Blu-Jays finished 68th out of 207 teams with a total score of 913. The Jays had a day one... [More]

More Sports

COMMUNITY

Regina’s Rescue: an effort of continuing love

thumb

      The first time a story was published on Regina’s Rescue, the animal rescue facility was brand new and just starting their venture. Now – several years and several horses, a mule, a pig and 38 dogs later – the rescue has increased their... [More]

inn County teenager is sixth in nation at Yu-Gi-Oh! competition

thumb

  Two years ago, Jason James, son of Rick and Allyson James, La Cygne, began collecting Yu-Gi-Oh! cards and playing in local competitions in Lenexa at a store called Collector’s Cache. “When we first went up there, they tried to talk him out of playing Yu-Gi-Oh!... [More]

Whiskey Mansion Ranch offers unique venue for events

thumb

      Whiskey Mansion Ranch is located just two miles west of Butler, Mo., on a beautiful 56-acre ranch, where they provide a rustic, private country venue that is available for weddings, receptions, banquets, holiday parties, reunions and more.  “The... [More]

More Community