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Fatima school board members last Wednesday approved the inclusion of a proposition on the August ballot called “Proposition Fatima’s Future.” “The only decision you have to …
Argyle trustees at their May 19 meeting approved a reorganization of village government after Jerica Otto was sworn in as the newest board member.  Otto was a write-in on the April 5 ballot …
At last week’s meeting, Linn aldermen approved the street improvement project for 2022 at a cost of $209,475, which will include three of the groups that Bartlett & West had bid at the …
Commission News
Dr. Strong touts State Tech’s accomplishments

“We have better than a dozen national rankings,” said State Tech President Dr. Shawn Strong on Thursday in his keynote address to members of the West Central Commissioners Association, …

Osage County Commission News

Culvert caves in on CR 723 Osage County Road and Bridge Foreman Ron Kempker was out after hours Wednesday, Jan. 12, at the site of a box culvert collapse on CR 723. Several pieces of heavy …

OCHD presents new advisory

Osage County Health Department (OCHD) Administrator Kim Sallin presented a new advisory reflecting updated guidance from the United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Missouri …

Sports

Leibrecht makes history, earns Linn’s first esports scholarship to MBU

Linn senior Logan Leibrecht makes history as the first Wildcat to earn an esports scholarship after he signed an agreement with Missouri Baptist University on Jan. 6 to join the Spartans’ …

Fatima savors Owensville tourney championship as schedule heats up

Fatima coach Ryan Robertson is pleased with the week-long effort to claim first place at the Owensville tournament, which culminated Saturday with a 76-53 win over Gateway Tech Elite. “Any …

Lady Cats duo shows improvement at state

A year removed from an appearance at the state cross country meet, Myra Baker and Ramsie Tschappler represented Linn well at Saturday’s Class 2 meet and showed a lot of improvement.They ran …
Sports

Wildcats finish cross country season with a strong showing at state meet

Saturday’s Class 2 state cross country meet proved to be a memorable experience for the 12th-place Wildcats, which began Friday with a great send-off from the entire Linn student body. On …

Berhorst earns All-State, Lady Comets ninth overall

Lauren Berhorst led the Lady Comets at Saturday’s Class 3 state meet at Gans Creek, earning All-State honors for her 12th-place run of 19:32.Berhorst got off to a very fast start, getting …

Gabelsberger posts second-fastest time at state meet

Fatima runner Wyatt Gabelsberger ran his second-fastest time at Saturday’s Class 3 state meet at Gans Creek on his way to a 96th-place finish. His time of 18:21.40 came just one week after …
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Education in America

The month of May brings us flowers and Mother’s Day, along with high school and college graduations. What better time than now to discuss the state of education in America. There is one word …

National Police Week 2022

Corporal Benjamin Cooper from Joplin dedicated his life to serving our country. Following his eight years of service in the United States Army, he moved to Missouri and joined the Joplin Police …

2000 Mules - A legal voter’s nightmare

Dear Editor: As Election Day 2020 approached many states looked for ways to accomplish their elections in the midst of the pandemic. Expanding voting time frames, neighborhood voter drop boxes, …