• La Cygne library holds grand opening this week

  • Firefighters from several Linn County Rural firestations responded to a fire in Mound City last Friday. Resident of the home, Clayton York, said he woke up to flames in the hallway after the fire started from a space heater. He said he grabbed his 4-year-old and 2 1/2-year-old and ran out of the house. It was a total loss as flames moved through the entire structure. Wind didn’t help that day as it fanned the flames through the house, into a tree next to the house and shed burns.

  • Buffalos dominate Iola on Homecoming

  • Jayhawk falls in thriller to Humboldt

  • PHS cheerleaders qualify for All American Spirit Squad

NEWS

La Cygne moves closer to parking-lot code changes

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  Ordinance appears imminent after action review report       A La Cygne ordinance for proposed off-street parking-lot code changes came one step closer to reality during a recent council action review report. On the agenda for this Wednesday’s... [More]

Centerville sewer deposits discussed

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  County building codes broached       With the county’s comprehensive plan coming close to being initiated, the County Commissioners discussed the Centerville sewer project deposit fees Monday. Commissioner Rick James asked Linn County Public... [More]

Hell’s Bend Bridge funds approved

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        Linn County Public Works Administrator Jackie Messer reported to the County Commissioners Monday that funding for the 2022 Hell’s Bend Bridge northeast of La Cygne was approved. Messer said that the county’s portion would be approximately... [More]

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SPORTS

Buffalos thrill in 28-22 comeback win

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      When posed a post-game question for three words to characterize Saturday’s 28-22 comeback district win over Frontenac, Kyle Littrell, Prairie View head football coach, didn’t hesitate. “Discipline. Perseverance. Belief.” Those... [More]

Pleasanton earns second win of season over Northeast Arma

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      The Pleasanton football team earned their first win of the season last week over Northern Heights, and this week the winning continued as the Jays earned a home win over Northeast Arma, 43-14, on Oct. 16. The Jays went right to work on offense as... [More]

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COMMUNITY

La Cygne library holds grand opening this week

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        The Linn County Library District No. 2, La Cygne, is conducting its public grand opening this week. Because of COVID-19 limitations, the library conducted a private invitation-only ribbon cutting Sunday afternoon to open officially its $1.7... [More]

Haynes Treasure Barn opens in Pleasanton’s old depot

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        In July, Josh Haynes purchased the old depot building at 604 Main Street and began renovations and repairs on the structure itself with plans to open a store there. “The building was originally the Santa Fe -St. Louis Railroad depot,... [More]

PHS cheerleaders qualify for All American Spirit Squad

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      Three Pleasanton High School cheerleaders have been named to the All American Spirit Squad and will travel to Florida in November to participate in Varsity Spirit Spectacular in Orlando just before Thanksgiving. Danicka Harrington, junior, and Kayleann... [More]

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