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  • 2019-2020 All County boys’ basketball team

  • 2019-2020 All County boys’ basketball team

  • JACKIE TAYLOR | LINN COUNTY NEWS Despite coronavirus concerns around the globe and in Linn County, bees continue to gather pollen and trees continue to flower. Life goes on and the virus will go away eventually. Practice safe social distancing and follow the guidelines and we should all see sunshine soon.

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NEWS

SPECIAL: Governor Kelly issues statewide “stay home” order until April 19

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  Governor Laura Kelly issued Executive Order 20-16, a statewide “stay home” order Saturday, March 28 effective through April 19, 2020. According to the press release, the order supersedes all local “stay home” or similar orders prohibiting... [More]

SPECIAL: Stay-at-home order in effect Monday night for 30 days

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  Following a special meeting with the commissioners and county health officials Wednesday night stating their goal was not to shut the county down, the quickly evolving spread of the virus prompted action from Public Health Officer Dr. Jay Allen, Linn County Health... [More]

SPECIAL: Medically vulnerable individuals asked to fill out online form

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Who Should Sign Up for the Registry? Individuals with special medical needs include those who would need assistance with medical or personal care during evacuations and sheltering because of physical or mental impairments. Please sign up for the registery if you or a loved... [More]

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SPORTS

KSHSAA officially cancels spring sports and activities

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      KSHSAA has officially cancelled all spring sports and all activities for the remainder of the school year. Here is the statement from the KSHSAA website. “The KSHSAA is committed to the safety of our student-participants and the health of our... [More]

The USA Clay Target League and COVID-19

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  rn UPDATE – Wednesday, March 18, 2020 rn The USA Clay Target League thanks all of our athletes, parents, coaches, and sponsors for their patience and understanding in this unprecedented time. rn The League is announcing a Modified 2020 Spring Season that... [More]

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COMMUNITY

Despite new challenges area schools look to continue their students’ education

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      School in the traditional sense has been cancelled but our local students are still going to receive their education, just in a different manner. All three county school districts, Prairie View, Jayhawk-Linn and Pleasanton, are working this week to... [More]

Lil Gnome’z Day Care offers options for parents, guardians

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    When Brandon and Amber Gilbert made the decision to open an in-home day care three years ago it changed not only their own lives, but the options available to parents in the Mound City area with school-age children as well as those who have foster children.... [More]

Saulsberry’s plan retirement after 41 years together at USD 344 school district

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      After spending 41 years each in the Pleasanton USD 344 district, Dan and Stephanie Saulsberry have set their retirement for the end of this academic year. However, the closure of all Kansas schools has changed their plans as to how they end this year.... [More]

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