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Linn County News

Published Sept. 9, 2020


Larry Dean Slape, age 73, of Mound City, Kan., passed away at his home on Sept. 5, 2020.

Services will be held at a later date. The family suggests contributions to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be left at


Katherine Leslie Shaughnessy 05-24-1925 to 09-13-2020


  Linn County News Published Sept. 9, 2020   Katherine Leslie Shaughnessy, age 95, Louisburg, Kan. went to be with the Lord and beloved husband Bryan on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. She was born on May 24, 1925, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of John... [More]

Jerry L. Bedgood, Sr. 07-03-1944 to 09-07-2020


Linn County News Published Sept. 9, 2020   Jerry L. Bedgood Sr., age 76, of Mound City, Kan. went to be with the Lord on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020. He was born on July 3, 1944, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Harry Eugene and Katherine McCarty Bedgood. Jerry... [More]

Charles Irvin Key 03-08-1932 to 09-03-2020


Linn County News Published Sept. 9, 2020   Charles Irvin Key, 88, formerly of Hume, Mo., passed away Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Burial... [More]

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U.S. 69 bridge project to begin in Linn County


    The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) will on Monday, Sept. 21, start a repair project on the southbound U.S. 69 bridge over the Marais des Cygnes River. The bridge is approximately one mile south of the north K-52 junction.   The abutment... [More]

School boards hear from parents


Parents voice concern over COVID procedures at USD 346 board meeting BY ANGELA K. HOLT Members of Jayhawk-Linn USD-346 met on Monday, Sept. 14, for their regular monthly meeting. Two individuals were granted prior approval to speak on behalf of a group of concerned parents... [More]

La Cygne adopts P&Z ordinances on food vehicles CUP for Engert truck passes on council split decision


La Cygne has adopted two Planning and Zoning-endorsed ordinances on food vehicles, one unanimously and the other on a split vote. At their regular Sept. 2 meeting, the council’s unanimous vote approved Ordinance No. 1471, a definition of food vehicles. Ordinance No.... [More]

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Hawk losses: game by 44-8 last Friday, foe by COVID this week


Because of a strong Southeast-Cherokee running game, Jayhawk-Linn lost their home opener, 44-8, Friday. Because of COVID-19, the ‘Hawks lost their scheduled road opponent, Baxter Springs, for this Friday. According to last Thursday’s Joplin Globe newspaper, after... [More]

Prairie View volleyball places second at Iola


The Prairie View volleyball team traveled to Iola on Sept. 12 to compete in the Iola Volleyball Invitational. Like all tournaments and meets this season, the number of teams that can attend has been cut so for this tournament only Prairie View, Iola, Parsons and Riverton competed.... [More]

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