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A federal lawsuit challenging a Linn County health officer’s order that required businesses to keep records of who visits their establishments for the purpose of contract tracing COVID-19 cases has been dropped after the original order was amended.

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A recent order from the Linn County health officer that requires businesses to keep records of who visits their establishments for the purpose of contact tracing COVID-19 cases has prompted a federal lawsuit by two businesswomen who contend the order violates their Fourth Amendment rights.

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Two vehicles were trapped in downed power poles and lines on Jingo Road just south of 399th Street on Monday morning in Miami County when a strong storm cell packing damaging winds, hail and rain raced across the region.

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The Linn County (Kansas) Health Department announced Thursday, March 19, that the Kansas county's first case of coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed through the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) laboratory in Topeka.

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MOUND CITY — Arts and crafts enthusiasts will want to point their vehicles toward the Linn County seat Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12-13, for the annual Sugar Mound Arts & Crafts Festival.

KANSAS CITY, KAN. — A former Linn County attorney was sentenced Thursday, Aug. 29, to one year and a day in prison for stealing more than $75,000 in county-owned electronics and equipment, according to a U.S. Attorney’s Office news release.

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OSAWATOMIE – The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill, Mo., has issued a flood warning until 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 30, for Miami and Linn counties and Cass County, Missouri.

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OSAWATOMIE – Miami County is in a flash flood watch until 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, and the Marais des Cygnes River was expected to experience minor flooding by late Saturday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).