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Steven Lynn Catron, age 64 of Pleasanton, Kan., passed away on Monday, October 8, 2018.

Funeral Service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Mound City.  Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel, with the rosary at 4:30 p.m.  Burial will be at the Hume Cemetery.  The family suggests contributions to Linn County Care to Share.

OBITUARIES

John Kauffman 12-10-2018

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Linn County News Published Dec. 12, 2018 John Kauffman, age 92, of Grand Junction, Colo., formerly of Pleasanton, Kan., passed away at his home in Grand Junction on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. Services are pending at this time with Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton... [More]

Ray Wurtz 09-15-1932 to 11-29-2018

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Linn County News Published Dec. 12, 2018 Ray Wurtz, 86, of Lakeland, Fla., entered into eternal peace with the Lord, at his home, with all of his family by his side on Nov. 29, 2018. Ray was of the Pentecostal faith. He was the son of Benjamin and Viola Wurtz of Pleasanton, Kan.... [More]

John Harold Rieder 07-29-1915 to 12-06-2018

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Linn County News Published Dec. 12, 2018 John Harold Rieder, 103, of Pleasanton, Kan., passed away Dec. 6, 2018. John Harold was born on July 29, 1915, in Rosedale, Kan., at 4408 Mission Road in Wyandotte County. His parents, Gottlieb Rieder and Emma Suter, were born in Switzerland.... [More]

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NEWS

Mound City Planning and Zoning Commission approves zoning change for law enforcement center site

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With Chairman Grant Goodison leading the Mound City Planning and Zoning Commission last Tuesday night, Dec. 4, four new members took their seats on the board, including Lorna Turley, Paul Myers, Al Hurt and Beverly Read. As part of their yearly housekeeping duties, the board... [More]

La Cygne leaders ponder vacant corner

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The house formerly at the southeast corner of Market Street and Industrial Road is gone. In the aftermath, La Cygne leaders now face decisions on the lot’s near-term cleanup and future use. Joe Turpen, Lincoln-Scott Township Medical Board president, appeared at the regular... [More]

Shrum part of 4141 funeral train crew

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The trademark blue decorated locomotive that took President George H.W. Bush to his final resting place was a plan in the making for many years. The locomotive was actually unveiled by Union Pacific in 2005. Www.omaha.com reported, “Scott Moore, a senior vice president... [More]

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SPORTS

Osawatomie boys win 3-way tiebreaker to win Linn County Tournament

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Pleasanton hosted the Linn County Tournament on Dec. 4, 6 and 7, and it did not lack any excitement, especially from the boys’ side of the tournament. There were four teams in the tournament: Pleasanton, Jayhawk-Linn, Prairie View and Osawatomie. Jayhawk went 0-3 in the... [More]

Pleasanton girls win Linn County Tournament for the first time in 21 years

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It has not happened very often and it has not happened in 21 years, but the Lady Jays’ basketball team won the 2018 Linn County Tournament. The tournament was hosted by Pleasanton this year and held on Dec. 4, 6 and 7. The Lady Jays made their way to the championship by... [More]

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