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Following the release of a short video taken from the Courthouse Annex at Mound City of a private conversation between County Attorney James Brun and his staff, after a meeting with architect Larry Goldberg, showing coarse comments concerning alleged disrespect from the architect and other elected officials toward Brun’s staff, the County Commissioners held a special commissioners’ meeting last Wednesday, Oct. 2.

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La Cygne leaders approve inspector help


City clerk asks in preparation for 2022 mobile home park licenses   Broaching whether to contact Linn County or Linn Valley about building-inspector help for upcoming La Cygne mobile home park license renewals dominated the city clerk’s report at the Nov. 17 La... [More]

Victim subpoena ‘no return’ sets over Munger hearing


Defense expects to file motion opposing Dec. 23 Zoom setting   A “no return of service” on a subpoena to an alleged crime victim prompted prosecution to request a continuance for a scheduled evidentiary preliminary hearing. At a scheduled half-day go hearing... [More]

Chase ends with suspect in custody


Deputy Tanner Ogden joined on a chase initiated by the Garnett Police Department after it crossed county lines on Wednesday, Nov. 24, on the western edge of Linn County. Ogden followed the vehicle, a white van being driven by Daniel R. Evans, on 2200 Road past Iliff then the... [More]

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2021 All County football team


The 2021 high school football season for the three Linn County schools has concluded, and so it is time to announce the 2021 All County football team. This season was not as successful for the teams as it has been in the past. Both Prairie View and Pleasanton were eliminated... [More]

Local football players make All League teams


The 2021 high school football season has concluded, and the three Linn County high school football teams had multiple players make their respective All League football teams. The Prairie View Buffalos had multiple players on this year’s All-Pioneer League team. Colton... [More]

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Saturday, Dec. 4 * Mound City Christmas Tree Lighting at 6 p.m. at the amphitheatre.   Monday, Dec. 6 * Judging begins on the Christmas Decorating Contest at Prescott and will run through Dec. 10. Prizes will be $100 for first place, $75 for second place and $50... [More]

PVHS play on Dec. 3


Linn County News   Students at Prairie View High School will be giving one performance of the play “Arsenic and Old Lace” this coming weekend in the Performing Arts Center. The play was originally to have opened just before... [More]

Wakefield retiring after six decades in business


David Wakefield began his career as a barber 63 years ago and has spent the last 37 years in his Main Street location in Mound City. He was born and raised in the Mound City area, his father a farmer, and recalls hoeing corn on the land where the First Baptist Church now sits... [More]

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