Elda Holsman Visitation - Jul. 25, 2014

Word was received of the passing of Elda Holsman. Her visitation is scheduled for 5 p.m. Saturday, July 26, with the funeral service to follow at 6 p.m. at Schneider Chapel in Pleasanton.  ...[More]

June LaVeigh Fossey 04-18-1917 to 07-18-2014 - Jul. 23, 2014

June LaVeigh Fossey passed away on Friday morning, July 18, 2014 at her home in Mound City, Kan., at the age of 97 years and 3 months. She was born at Prescott, Kan., on April 18, 1917 to Anton and Mary Brown Smith. After graduating from Prescott High School at the age of 17, she passed the county teacher...[More]

Augur retires from county - Jul. 23, 2014

Things change over the years and Marilyn Augur has seen plenty of changes in her 35 years with the county. And, 35 years is enough as she has chosen to retire from that work the end of this month. Augur started with the county working for T.T. Concannon, where she was hired to type tax receipts. She...[More]

Coal mining book shares area history - Jul. 23, 2014

Retired college professor John Kekec recently authored “Fire in the Hole,” a book centered on coal mining families in the 1800s.  Eighty years old with a lifetime of writing experience at hand, Kekec was born and raised in Pittsburg. ...[More]

Jesse James ‘Junior’ Mitchell 09-06-1928 to 07-17-2014 - Jul. 23, 2014

Jesse James “Junior” Mitchell, 85, of Pleasanton, Kan., passed away on Thursday, July 17, 2014. He was born on Sept. 6, 1928 in Wyandotte County, Kan., the son of Jesse James and Naomi Folsom Mitchell. He worked for the Rock Island Railroad. He served his country during the Korean War in...[More]

Blue Mound places third in girls’ Coach Pitch tournament - Jul. 23, 2014

The Three Rivers League girls’ Coach Pitch tournament was held in Kincaid from July 14-18. Eleven teams competed in the double elimination tournament. Three Linn County teams competed in the tournament. Pleasanton 1 was the four seed, Blue Mound was the five seed and Pleasanton 2 was the eight...[More]

Local schools hold their annual summer football camps - Jul. 23, 2014

All three county schools held their annual summer football camps on the week of July 14 through July 18. The schools had to hold camp that week if they had not already because of KSHSAA rules, but what a week it was as temperatures were in the 70s all week, perfect weather for some football. Prairie...[More]

Timber Hills Lake Ranch, activity-packed getaway - Jul. 23, 2014

Franchising genius and Goodcents restaurant founder Joe Bisogno saw an invaluable business opportunity in Linn County seven years ago when he built the Timber Hills Lake Ranch (THLR).  Recognizing the value in rural peace and privacy, he purchased over  1,000 acres southeast of Mapleton, Kan....[More]

State funding increases for USD 344 - Jul. 23, 2014

The USD 344 board of education discussed taxes and the district mill levy at their meeting Tuesday, July 15. Superintendent Travis Laver predicted that 336 students will be enrolled for the 2014-15 school year.  He noted that the number decreased slightly from last year and discussed last year’s...[More]

PWWSD#13 says no to RWD#2 contract proposal - Jul. 23, 2014

With Public Wholesale Water Supply District #13 (PWWSD#13) and Linn County Rural Water District #2 (RWD#2) embroiled in a lawsuit that will soon be heard by District Judge Richard Smith, side proposals continue to move back and forth between the entities. Following a decision from RWD#2 to not accept...[More]

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