Linn County Leader - Brookfield, MO

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Updated Apr 22, 2015 at 9:38 AM

A Brookfield police officer with a daily presence on the Brookfield R-3 campus for the past eight years has been promoted to the position of Chief of Police, replacing Rick German.

Updated Apr 13, 2015 at 10:55 AM

Even though the responders on scene referred to the happening as a docudrama, there were still over 25 text messages and phone calls wondering about an accident at Brookfield High School on Friday morning. The message given to the students, however,...

Updated Mar 23, 2015 at 10:26 AM

After 33 years of service to the Brookfield Police Department, Police Chief Rick German will soon be retiring.

Updated Mar 13, 2015 at 9:57 AM

As prisons continue to grow and states struggle to pay the costs, the disastrous consequences of the prison industrial complex have come into focus.

Updated Feb 23, 2015 at 11:53 AM

Anyone who has ever watched volunteers try to help emergency response personnel in the immediate aftermath of a natural disaster must wonder what personal qualities it takes to provide assistance of any use under such dire circumstances. While...

Updated Feb 11, 2015 at 1:18 PM

Linn County Prosecutor Tracy Carlson is one of the 43 primarily rural prosecuting attorneys across the state who stand opposed to a bill that would give county commissions the option of abolishing the office of county prosecutor. If Senate Bill 79...

Updated Feb 6, 2015 at 10:02 AM

Prison is not a pleasant place. Every single occupant has committed a crime or series of crimes, each defying the laws and morals of society. That reluctance to conform doesnít end at the prison gate. Within the prison walls, many inmates continue...

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