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Scio man charged for sexual, physical assaults A Scio man arrested for the alleged sexual assault of a local woman is facing additional charges after allegedly attacking the woman’s brother after being bailed out of […]

LCSO hosts Spring Citizens Academy

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) is offering a Spring Citizens Academy and is now accepting applications. The Citizens Academy offers a unique and detailed look into the dynamic operations of the Linn County Sheriff’s […]

Deputy indicted for fraud

A Linn County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) deputy has been indicted for allegedly using confidential medical records to defraud an elderly Mill City man of his personal property last winter. Steven Ray Church, 59, of Mill […]

Linn County Deputy Assessor Matt Pitcher talks about the document digitizing project within the Linn County Assessment and Tax Collector’s Office. Alex Paul, Linn County

Commissioners approve digitizing contract

Linn County Commissioners Roger Nyquist, Sherrie Sprenger and Will Tucker approved spending $228,774 to digitize thousands of records housed in the Assessment and Taxation Office at their board meeting Feb. 6. Deputy Assessor Matt Pitcher […]