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The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) plans to close a section of K-152 in Linn County to replace a crossroad pipe on Tuesday, Sept. 14. K-152 will be closed from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. between K-7 and Keitel Road.


Traffic should use alternate routes during the closure. Persons with questions may call KDOT Area Superintendent Shawn Denny at (785) 433-6112 or Public Affairs Manager Priscilla Petersen at (620) 902-6433.


Linn Valley water engineer discusses options for council


The Linn Valley Council was given a few options to think about for their new water system Monday night. Engineer from BG Consultants Paul Owings said there were a couple aspects of the water project they needed to think about including transmission and distribution lines. He... [More]

General Pleasonton Days set for this weekend


Ola May Earnest to be Grand Marshal   Pleasanton’s annual celebration of the heritage of their city is set for this coming weekend with one evening and two full days of activities. The annual event kicks off on Friday night with a street dance on Main Street... [More]

Pleasanton passes annexation of a portion of 69 Highway


Annexation for purposes of patrol, drug deterrence   Following a public hearing on Monday, Sept. 26, during their regular council meeting and after hearing from two city residents, the Pleasanton council voted 3-1 to approve the annexation of a one and half mile section... [More]

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Prairie View cross country hosts Ramsey Invitational


The Prairie View cross country team hosted the annual Ramsey Invitational on Sept. 22. The Buffalos ran well at the meet and especially the varsity girls’ team as they placed first. Bree Allen continues to win varsity girls’ cross country races. Here she placed... [More]

Jayhawk football routs Northern Heights on Homecoming


The Jayhawk-Linn celebrated Homecoming on Sept. 23 by playing district opponent Northern Heights.  The Hawks had no problems with Northern Heights as Jayhawk won 64-8. Almost all the Jayhawk scoring was done in the first quarter. Gus Grote scored on the first play of... [More]

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JLHS horticulture class to take on project at Justice Center


Recently Linn County Sheriff Kevin Friend announced a partnership with the Jayhawk-Linn Horticulture Class to take on a project at the Linn County Justice Center to provide what he called ‘enhancements to the scope of the building.’ “I met with members of... [More]

Family business builds memories, one ride at a time


In 1947 two brothers, Carl and Eugene Theel, purchased a corner grocery store with an attached service station, a setup that today would be called a convenience store, in Leavenworth, Kan., where their parents owned and operated a small amusement park called Kiddieland; located... [More]

Foreman retires following 33 year career


On Wednesday, Aug. 31, Pat Foreman of Labette Bank in La Cygne, retired following a 33-year career in banking. Foreman grew up in Kansas City and attended Kansas State University seeking an education in business marketing.  That is where he met his wife. After marrying... [More]

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