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PARKER — A 42-year-old Parker man has been arrested in connection with his mother’s death after authorities allege he used his pickup truck to intentionally strike her vehicle.

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Local Kansas Republican Senators Caryn Tyson of Parker and Molly Baumgardner of Louisburg both retained their seats by large margins in the Nov. 3 general election.

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A coalition dedicated to educating the public about mental wellness and available resources will be releasing a variety of online content throughout the month of September as part of the Healthy Minds Festival virtual event.

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Patrons of Louisburg USD 416 and Prairie View USD 362 will have an opportunity to cast their votes in school bond elections set for the Tuesday, Aug. 4, primary that are proposing upgrades and repairs to existing district buildings.

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MOUND CITY — The Linn County Fair won’t look the same this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but several events are still scheduled to take place next week in Mound City.

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Maria Ramirez still has a photo of her late son Alonzo Brooks prominently displayed in the living room of her Topeka home.

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KANSAS CITY, KAN. — The FBI is offering a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone responsible for the death of Alonzo Brooks. Brooks’ body was found in a creek in La Cygne on May 1, 2004.

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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.