Linn County Newswire

Linn County Newswire

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  1. Small Towns May exhibit at Art GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Chanute Tribune

    ... skills. Currently, Summers, with his wife and three children, is a resident of the small town of Centerville in Linn County. He has taught art at Prairie View High School in La Cygne since 2003. Millie Jones, one of Summers' students at Prairie View ...

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  2. Severe Thunderstorm Warning, Watches for counties in KS and MORead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | KCTV5

    ... ed as large as quarter size. The National Weather Service has issued also issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Linn County, KS and Bates and Henry Counties in MO.

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  3. KU to honor 52 high school seniors from Linn, Miami countiesRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2016 | University of Kansas

    Students from six Kansas high schools will be honored Wednesday, Feb. 10, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment. A total of 52 seniors from high schools in Linn and Miami counties will be recognized for their academic achievements and named Kansas Honor Scholars at a 6:30 p.m. dinner and program at Jayhawk-Linn High School, 14675 Kansas Hwy 2, Mound City.

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  4. Hiawatha Man Convicted For Sexual Assault of 7-Year-Old GirlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | KCRG

    ... first-degree kidnapping and first-degree burglary will be dismissed at sentencing, which is set for Feb. 1, in Linn County District Court. Bowles admitted during the hearing that he broke into a neighbor's home and committed sexual acts on the child ...

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  5. One person in custody after fatal shooting in KCKRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | KCTV5

    ... metro. She and her 8-year old daughter were found murdered on Christmas in her luxury New Jersey apartment. The Linn County Rural Fire Department and EMS crews are on the scene of a train derailment in Linn County, KS. Authorities say ten cars of a ...

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  6. 11 freight train cars derail in east-central KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    Union Pacific Railroad said in a written statement that 11 of the train's 166 cars jumped the tracks around 5 p.m. Monday near the Linn County town of Parker.

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  7. 11 Union Pacific freight train cars derail in east-central Kansas town of ParkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Union Pacific Railroad said in a written statement that 11 of the train's 166 cars jumped the tracks around 5 p.m. Monday near the Linn County town of Parker. The derailed cars were carrying lumber and soda ash, which is sometimes used to treat drinking water and not considered extremely hazardous.

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  8. 15 train cars off the tracks in Linn County, KSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | KCTV5

    The Linn County Rural Fire Department and EMS crews are on the scene of a train derailment in Linn County, KS. Authorities say ten cars of a 166-car Union Pacific train came off the tracks Monday afternoon.

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  9. Extension District hosting lease workshop next monthRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2015 | Louisburg Herald

    The workshop will begin at 9 a.m. Jan. 20 at the Linn County 4-H building at 8510 Kansas Highway 7 in Mound City. With fluctuations in commodity markets affecting what a tenant can pay to rent land and what a landlord charges, this meeting is designed to aid both the landowner and tenants, according to a news release.

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  10. 14-year-old murder defendant pleads to lesser chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | KCRG

    Robert Humbles listens to Judge Patrick Grady during a plea hearing in Linn County District Court in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015. Humbles, 14, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter, reckless use of a firearm resulting in serious injury and going armed with intent in the death of 15-year-old Aaron Richardson.

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  11. Marais des Cygnes Extension District celebrates successesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Louisburg Herald

    Kathy Goul, Family Nutrition Program Assistant, Marais des Cygnes District, was recognized for being the Outstanding SNAP-Ed Education Award winner for 2015 at the second annual district celebration Nov. 2. She was presented the awarded by Dr. John Floros, Dean, College of Agriculture and Director, K-State Research and Extension. The Marais des Cygnes Extension District held its second annual district celebration Nov. 2 at the Paola office for district board members, staff and invited guests.

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  12. Marais des Cygnes Extension District celebrates successesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Miami County Republic

    Kathy Goul, Family Nutrition Program Assistant, Marais des Cygnes District, was recognized for being the Outstanding SNAP-Ed Education Award winner for 2015 at the second annual district celebration Nov. 2. She was presented the awarded by Dr. John Floros, Dean, College of Agriculture and Director, K-State Research and Extension. The Marais des Cygnes Extension District held its second annual district celebration Nov. 2 at the Paola office for district board members, staff and invited guests.

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  13. Death Penalty Upheld for Kansas Serial KillerRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2015 | Courthouse News Service

    A serial killer charged with the murder of seven women and a teenage girl will be the first man to receive the lethal injection in Kansas, the state Supreme Court ruled. John Robinson Sr., now 71, was convicted in 2002 of the murders of two women whose bodies were found stuffed inside barrels on property he owned in Linn County, Kansas.

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  14. Jury to reconvene Monday to deliberate fate of Nicholas Luerkens in his first degree murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | KCRG

    Defense attorney David Grinde listens as Linn County Attorney Jerry Vander Sanden submits a suggestion for jury instructions during the trial of Nicholas Luerkens in Linn County District Court in Cedar Rapids on Friday, Nov. 6, 2015. Luerkens is accused of first-degree murder in the death of his former girlfriend Lynnsey Donald in the parking lot of the Marion Hy-Vee on April 21. Judge Mitchell Turner rules that there is insufficient evidence for an insanity defense during the trial of Nicholas Luerkens in Linn County District Court in Cedar Rapids on Friday, Nov. 6, 2015.

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  15. Kansas Supreme Court upholds death sentence for serial killer John RobinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    ... of Izabel Lewicka, 21, and Suzette Trouten, 27. Their decomposed bodies were found in drum barrels on Robinson's Linn County farm near La Cygne. Robinson also was convicted in Kansas of first-degree murder in the death of Lisa Stasi, whose body was ...

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  16. Jurors hear witness testimony in murder trial for Cedar Rapids manRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | KCRG

    Nicholas Luerkens sits with his attorneys Sarah Hradek and David Grinde during opening statements in Linn County District Court on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015. Luerkens is accused of first-degree murder in the death of his former girlfriend Lynnsey Donald in the parking lot of the Marion Hy-Vee on April 21. Michael Essex, frozen foods manager at the Marion Hy-Vee, testifies during the trial of Nicholas Luerkens in Linn County District Court on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015.

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  17. The BachelorRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2015 | Miami County Republic

    ... at first I wasn't going to do it, then more and more people kept telling me to, so I was like, 'Okay'." A Linn County resident who grew up in La Cygne, Smith went to Prairie View High School. And for about five years, he lived in Kansas City, where ...

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  18. Franklin J. - Frank' CurranRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2015 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... June 2, 1936, in Mound City, Kansas, the son of Gregg Mitchell and Orpha Hazel (Murrow) Curran. He lived in the Linn County area when young moving to Princeton where he lived for 30 years. In 2002, Frank moved to Ottawa where he made his home until ...

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  19. Cedar Rapids man pleads guilty in high-speed chase, faces up to 15 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | KCRG

    A Cedar Rapids man who led police on a high-speed chase in February, crashing into a school bus and a pickup, pleaded guilty Thursday in Linn County District Court. James Surrett, 46, pleaded guilty to attempting to elude and being a habitual offender with five previous felony convictions .

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  20. Guns, booze and lies: Brother of Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback accused of terrorizing neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | SavannahNow

    Our colleagues at the Topeka Capital-Journal, one of our sister papers, have been working on this piece on Jim Brownback for months. Read the first story below and find a follow-up story here Undulating fields of crops and livestock-dotted pastures are the domain of a trigger-happy bully who brags about a political cloak of invincibility keeping him beyond reach of the law in faithfully conservative Linn County.

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