Linn County Leader - Brookfield, MO

Updated Oct 24, 2014 at 8:41 AM

The main topic of discussion at the regular meeting of the Brookfield R-3 Board of Education on Tuesday night was the financial state of the District. The Board was presented both the annual audit, as well as the modified Annual Secretary of the Board Report (ASBR).

Updated Oct 24, 2014 at 8:18 AM

J.K. Rowling announced she is releasing a story set in the “Harry Potter” universe on Halloween. The story will be focused on the nasty Dolores Umbridge, who first appeared in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” the...

Updated Oct 23, 2014 at 8:39 AM

A 131-page report on the findings of the University of North Carolina's alleged academic fraud to benefit 3,100 students, 47 percent of whom were athletes, was released Wednesday. Independent investigator Kenneth Wainstein led the effort to get to...

Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Members of the Marceline High School FFA Chapter presented the timetable for their upcoming National FFA Convention trip. The trip was unanimously approved by the Marceline R-5 Board of Education. Pictured above are (l-r): Nathan Scheiderer (FFA...

Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 10:07 AM

Mildred C. Brenner, 81, Laclede, passed away Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at home on the family farm with her daughters present.

Updated Oct 21, 2014 at 3:52 PM

For the second time in two months, Michael Sam has been released by an NFL team. This time it was the Dallas Cowboys. According to Nick Eatman of DallasCowboys.com, Sam was waived so the Cowboys could sign linebacker Troy Davis. Sam, who played...

Updated Oct 21, 2014 at 7:26 AM

Former Olympian Oscar Pistorius received five years in prison today for the 2013 shooting death of his girlfriend. The South African Pistorius, a double-amputee sprinter, was previously found guilty of culpable homicide, a charge similar to...

Updated Oct 20, 2014 at 10:45 AM

With its 52-year-old public swimming pool well beyond its life expectancy and getting harder and more expensive to repair, the City of Brookfield is hoping to construct a new water park somewhere within the City’s corporate limits.

Updated Oct 20, 2014 at 10:43 AM

The Brookfield Bulldogs, already having secured their first Clarence Cannon Conference football championship, traveled to Kahoka for a CCC battle with the Clark County Indians. The Dogs won this game, ending the regular season with an unbeaten...

Updated Oct 20, 2014 at 10:39 AM

The Marceline Tigers football team traveled to Slater for what could be the final time in football. The Tigers took care of business in the final week of the regular season, downing the Wildcats in their final Lewis and Clark Conference...

Updated Oct 20, 2014 at 10:36 AM

The Brookfield Lady Dogs softball season has come to a close. The Lady Dogs faced North Platte on Saturday in the State Quarterfinal round at Rusk Park in Brookfield. The Lady Dogs opponents hit the ball amazingly well, and the local girls just...

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