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Columbia man to face charges in Grundy County

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports a Columbia man was transported to Grundy County Monday after his arrest in Boone County Sunday on felony non-support, total arrears in excess of 12 monthly payments due under an order of support. The bond for 30-year-old Michael Sanders is $5,000, and he is scheduled for the Associate Division […]

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Linneus man pulls into path of big rig, life-flighted to hospital after being ejected from SUV

A resident of Linneus was injured when the sports utility vehicle he was driving collided with a tractor-trailer on Highway 36 in Linn County. Forty-five-year-old Douglas Hale received moderate injuries and was flown by (Air Evac) medical helicopter to University Hospital in Columbia. An investigator reports Hale was northbound when he allegedly pulled into the […]

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Laredo Board of Aldermen approve ordinance

The Laredo Board of Aldermen approved one ordinance and one agreement at its meeting Monday evening. The ordinance renewed the city’s agreement with Kansas City Power and Light for franchise taxes and to allow the company to provide electric services to Laredo. The contract is for 20 years. The agreement regarded a renewal with water […]

Republican Party

Linn County Republican Women to Meet

Mary Ann Reed of the Linn County Republican Women says two Breckenridge Scholars will speak at the organization’s next meeting. Tabitha Sayer and Lauren Parks will discuss their visits to the state capitol at the Turner Insurance Agency on Highway 5 in Linneus the night of May 16th. A social hour will begin at 6:30, […]

Graduation

Area schools announce top graduates

Area schools held graduation ceremonies on Sunday and have announced top graduates. The Green City school announced the Valedictorian as Mary Watt and the Salutatorian is Devin Fields. Linn County R-1 of Purdin announced their Valedictorian as Leticia Bright and the Salutatorian is Miranda Daugherty. At the Breckenridge school, the Valedictorian is Jackie Adams and […]

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Area schools to hold graduation ceremonies today

Area schools will hold graduation ceremonies on Sunday, May 5, 2019. Eighteen seniors will graduate from North Mercer R-3 High School at 2 o’clock with high school English teacher Melissa Hill addressing the graduates. Eight students will graduate from Southwest Livingston County R-1 of Ludlow at 2 o’clock. Southwest’s valedictorian is William Garrett Cramer, and […]