Linn County Leader - Brookfield, MO
Updated at 10:03 AM

Millions of people have experienced the value of a rich and healthy spirituality. Yet everyone knows someone whose religion has not only not helped him, but has made him worse. How is it that one person finds treasure in religious belief when another does not?Religion is like a house with many rooms, some opulent and others dingy. The treasure does not lie in the structure itself, but in finding the riches within it — but especially in meeting the owner.

Updated at 10:01 AM

A service will be Sunday, July 13, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. at Wright-Baker-Hill Funeral Home in Brookfield. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Brookfield.

Posted at 10:00 AM

Mrs. A.F. Hilgedick, who is on terminal leave after having been in the Army since January 1942, arrived in Marceline on Thursday and resumed his work as vocational agriculture instructor at the Marceline High School.

Updated at 9:59 AM

Gladys Ruth (Frazier) Stufflebean, age 91, passed away July 5 surrounded by family at her home in Brookfield, Missouri after a brief battle with cancer

Updated at 9:56 AM

Adam Weast McElwain, 35, Columbia, formerly of Macon, died July 7, 2014, unexpectedly at his home.

Updated at 9:55 AM

A fence can be installed for a number of reasons – privacy, security, decoration, noise reduction or keeping livestock in and unwanted visitors out. From simple mud walls to high-tech virtual barriers, various forms of fencing are used by people of...

Updated at 9:54 AM

Debra I. Keller, 56, Brookfield, died Saturday, July 5, 2014, at Boone Hospital Center, Columbia.

Updated at 9:51 AM

Leona C. Domann, 97, Marceline, died Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Pershing Memorial Hospital, Brookfield.

Updated at 9:49 AM

This week marks the beginning of the first annual Linn County Fair. This event was formerly the 4-H/FFA Fair and Brookfield Summer Fun Days. However, the two events have merged, making it a Linn County Fair. Unless otherwise noted, the events for...

Updated at 9:36 AM

“You’ve got moles.” The guy from the pest control company nodded assuredly at me as he flicked some of the dirt away from one of the offending holes in my garden.

Posted at 10:06 AM

George Clooney has ripped the Daily Mail a new one in an op-ed in 

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