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Holding a special meeting Thursday, May 21, the County Commissioners discussed the Linn County Justice Center and the cost the construction management team River City Construction came up with after receiving electrical bids.

After a large increase in electrical bids, the commissioners opted to rebid packages with the bid opening last week. The apparent winner was Apple Electric.

The total amount of bids to build the Justice Center came in at approximately $20.6 million with an additional $4.7 million estimated to build the Government Administration Center near the County Courthouse.

To see the full article, check out this week's edition of the Linn County News or check out the online version here

NEWS

SPECIAL: Notice to the people of Linn County:

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The County Commission and the Local Health Officer of Linn County, Kan., were recently the defendants in a Federal Lawsuit initiated by two Linn County residents and the Kansas Justice Institute, a law firm heavily involved in seeking out publicity through taking on high... [More]

Public Health Order now completely voluntary

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Allen resigns Public Health Officer position By JACKIE TAYLOR Linn County News jackielcn@ckt.net   Following the lockdown of Linn County earlier in March due to COVID-19 and subsequent orders to continue the stay-at-home orders by the governor and local authorities... [More]

SPECIAL: Governor Kelly moves Kansas into modified Phase 2

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  To keep Kansans safe, details in Phases 2 and 3 amended   Kansas Governor Laura Kelly will sign Executive Order 20-34, which moves Kansas into Phase 2 of “Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen Kansas.” Phase 2, effective Friday, May 22, 2020, will be modified... [More]

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SPORTS

Linn County fishing reports

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    It is prime fishing time so let’s look at the KDWPT fishing reports for Linn County. La Cygne Reservoir Currently channel, blue and flathead catfishing is good at La Cygne. The fish are being caught on sunfish, cut shad, worms, prepared baits and livers.... [More]

The Lost Season – Pleasanton softball

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  The Lady Jays had a rough season last year and only won a couple of games. They were also eliminated in the first round of their regional tournament. However, this season the girls were hoping to make some improvements to put them in a better spot, but they did not get... [More]

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COMMUNITY

Sweet Dreams Photography captures memories

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    Aunesty Janssen began taking photographs 10 years ago as a hobby, but it soon became a profession. “I began learning, working on it,” she said. “It gained me more and more jobs until they interfered with my regular job, and from there it... [More]

Hook N Deals offers fishing fun

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    In late April, a new business opened in La Cygne offering its patrons the supplies and equipment they need for a whole lot of fun. Hook N Deals offers everything an angler needs. The store, which is situated in front of the McElreath storage units on Market... [More]

Essential: Olathe FamilyMedicine caring for patients through COVID-19

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The staff of the Olathe Health Family Medicine clinic in La Cygne has not only implemented new programs but they’ve changed the face of healthcare to accommodate those in need during the COVID-19 crisis. “We have an elderly population who are fearful of coming in,... [More]

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