• The Lost Season – Jayhawk-Linn track

  • Seniors from Jayhawk-Linn High School drive down Main Street in Mound City Friday, May 15, to recognize the class of 2020. Graduation will be tentatively at 9:30 a.m. July 18.

  • Carol Houston, front, and Karen Springer, Brenda Craig and Rosemary Wright, in back, show off the check received by the Reach Out Food Pantry at Prescott from Kansas Farm Bureau and Farm Bureau Financial Services, which recently partnered in an effort to assist food pantries across Linn County. The Reach Out pantry received $2,000, an amount that will go a long way in assisting the pantry in helping local families keep food on the table.

  • The Lost Season: Jayhawk-Linn softball

  • The Lost Season: Prairie View track

NEWS

This week in baseball history: July 8-14

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Let’s continue our series on this week in baseball history. We will look at one historic event per day for the upcoming week in baseball. A full list for historic events in baseball for each day can be found at Nationalpastime.com.  First African American MLB players... [More]

Mound City told increase to water, sewer could lower debt obligation

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Following a presentation earlier in the year by Joey McLiney of McLiney and Co. concerning an attempt to lower the city’s interest rate on their bond debt, Kip Hart, representing the company, told the City Council of Mound City Monday night they’d have to raise sewer... [More]

Drought conditions prompt PWWSD 13 to begin water draw from Mound City Lake

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Drought conditions across the state of Kansas prompted the governor to declare drought emergencies, and in preparation for lack of rain, Public Wholesale Water Supply District No. 13 (PWWSD No. 13) representative Kevin Hancock met with the Mound City Council Monday night and... [More]

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SPORTS

Miami Express 16A team wins State Championship

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The Miami Express 16A softball team, which comprises multiple girls from Linn County and the surrounding areas, traveled to the Field of Dreams Complex in Basehor Linwood to compete in the MO/KAN USSSA Mega State Championship softball tournament. There were a total of 28 teams... [More]

Miami Express softball does well at State Tournament

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The Miami Express softball teams took part in the Kansas USSSA State Softball Tournament this past weekend. Both the 14U B-team and the 16U team feature girls from Prairie View and Jayhawk-Linn, and both teams did exceptional at the tournament. The 14U team went 5-2 and placed... [More]

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COMMUNITY

Volunteers distribute aid to families across county

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Linn County Health Department personnel teamed up with Catholic Charities, Food Fair of Mound City and the Hewitt-New American Legion Post 248 to host a COVID-19 Recovery Drive on Wednesday, July 1, at the fairgrounds. During the event those volunteering their time handed out... [More]

Clubhouse Daycare opens in Mound City

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Monday, July 6, was the first day of business for a new daycare in Mound City that caters to kids ages 5-11. The Clubhouse Daycare, located at 519 Main St., is owned and operated by Raymond and Melayna Johnson, who also own Country Kids Daycare. The two daycares are in addition... [More]

Mooney-Long Post 279 celebrates 100th birthda

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On June 14 the Mooney-Long American Legion Post No. 279 of Blue Mound surpassed its 100th birthday, and on Saturday, June 27, the community of Blue Mound gathered at the park to celebrate the milestone of their local American Legion post. The Mooney-Long Post 279 was chartered... [More]

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