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Families flock to health department event

Moms and dads with kids in tow visit with vendors at the  Baby Shower and Kids Fair sponsored by the Linn County Health Department on Friday, April 26. More than 100 people attended this year's event, which included 20 tables with organizations and vendors. Although the fair was cut short by storm warnings, hundreds of dollars worth of items for families that included expectant mothers to those with older children were given away.(Submitted photo)


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Schools, Sports

Prairie View honors retiring teachers

Friends, colleagues and family honored four retiring Prairie View USD 362 teachers during a reception on Monday, May 14. Those retirees include, from left, middle school social science teacher and head wrestling coach Walter Vandeventer, high school language arts teacher Pam Peters, special education teacher Debbie Burns, and high school science teacher Dennis Bolton. (Tamala Snyder/Special to the Journal)


Jayhawk Elementary teacher retires

Kristi LaPorte, Jayhawk Elementary School teacher, was honored this week by staff and friends as she retires from the district. She has taught for the district for 30 years. (Jayhawk USD 346 Facebook page)

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