Linn County, KS

A message from Olathe Health CEO Stan Holm

As President and CEO of Olathe Health, I’ve seen the role Miami County Medical Center (MCMC) plays in the community. If you live in Miami or Linn County, MCMC has likely provided care for you or someone you love. It’s this shared bond and experience that makes our organization special and ensured our success over the past 25 years.
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Kansas Law Enforcement agencies hold candlelight vigil for fallen officers

TOPEKA (KSNT) – Kansas Law Enforcement agencies recognized those officers that have given the ultimate sacrifice on Thursday at the State Capital with a candlelight vigil. In honor of National Police Week and National Peace Officers’ Memorial Day, Kansas Law Enforcement held their annual Law Enforcement Candlelight Vigil on Thursday at the State Capitol. This year, […]
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New district judge positions created for Miami, Bourbon counties

The 6th Judicial District, which spans Bourbon, Linn and Miami counties, is set to receive two new district judges thanks to state funding that has allowed for the creation of new judge posts in 13 judicial districts throughout the state of Kansas. The 6th Judicial District currently has four district...

Linn County: Sheriff Paul Filla

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office is saddened to hear of the passing of Sheriff Paul Filla. Sheriff Filla served in Law Enforcement beginning in 2001 as a Deputy Sheriff, he served in that capacity until January 2009 when he was appointed as the LaCygne, Ks. Chief of Police in the Spring of 2009.
Fort Scott Tribune

Paul Filla

Following is the synopsis of the life of our husband, father, grandfather, and friend as penned by Paul himself. Paul Filla was born Feb 4, 1947 in St Louis, Mo., to Dennis and Margaret Filla. He graduated from Augustinian Academy in St Louis in 1965, attended Southern Illinois University, and graduated from National University in San Diego, Calif. Paul married the love of his life, Lynne, in 1978 who endured over three years of separation due to deployments in the Marine Corps and long-term temporary assignments for the Department of Defense. She was the rock in the family and was instrumental in all Paul’s successes both military, civilian, and ultimately in law enforcement in Linn County. Together they have one son, Dr. Michael Filla and his wife Lori, and granddaughter Nikki.

Critzer Lake

Driving Directions: From Mound City go north on Hwy 7 to 875 Road; turn west onto 875 Road and follow the blacktop surface. The road will change from 875 Road to 900 Road and then to 1000 Road. From 1000 Road turn south onto Ingrahm Road. At 950 Road turn west and proceed to Hahn Cove, the Critzer Lake entrance. The lake entrance is south off of 950 Road.

Bourbon State Fishing Lake Fishing Report -

Zebra Mussels have recently been found in Hillsdale Lake, and Linn Valley, Linn County, (Private Lake Development), we'd like to remind y. In the spring of 2018, another 95 Georgia cubes have been placed to attract fish to shoreline areas. Shoreline fishing can be good in deeper water around the lake. This lake produces some nice crappie each year. Recent sampling indicates that there are many good crappie to catch. The bass population at this impoundment consists of spotted and largemouth bass. Spotted bass tend to hang near rocks and the dam, whereas on the south end of the lake your more likely to catch only largemouth bass. Because of C 19 virus, and crowding of anglers the fish feeders are OFF for the season.

La Cygne Reservoir

Lake Temperature: — varies with the time of year, but lake rarely freezes over completely. Kansas Department of Wildlife,Parks and Tourism, Don George, Fisheries Biologist 913-795-2218. Linn County Park 913-757-6633. Lake levels vary some but normally are at conservation pool. There are three boat ramps in the main...