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WALMART DONATES GIFTCARDS TO MACON SCHOOLS


Elementary school teachers in Macon recently benefited from a donation by Walmart ...Read More

PRESIDING COMMISSIONER CANDIDATES HIGHLIGHT FORUM


Candidates for Randolph County offices made their case for election at Thursday night's League of Women Voters forum in Moberly ...Read More

CHILD PORN CHARGE FILED AGAINST COLUMBIA MAN


A Columbia man was arraigned Thursday on a charge that he used an e-mail account to possess child pornography ...Read More

RANDOLPH COUNTY EBOLA PROTOCOL


Randolph County officials are working on a plan for what to do if a case of ebola developed in the county ...Read More

MONROE CITY ROAD WORK PPD


Due to scheduling issues, the utility work on US Route 24 (Main Street) through Monroe City has been postponed and the work will now begin on Wednesday, November 12 and continue through November 26 ...Read More

MADISON SINGER IN NATIONAL FFA CHORUS


FFA members from Missouri are letting their talents shine at the 87th National FFA Convention, including six members of the National Chorus ...Read More

US EXPORTS FUEL GROWTH IN CHINESE E-COMMERCE


Demand continues to grow for U ...Read More

MOBERLY SCHOOL THREAT INVESTIGATED


Administrators at Moberly High School are sending a letter to district parents regarding an incident that occurred Wednesday ...Read More

COLUMBIA BUSINESSES TARGETED IN CHECK SCAM


Columbia Police are advising business owners to keep close tabs on their mailboxes and their checkbooks, as the department investigates a forgery scheme that's made its way to the area ...Read More

STURGEON CITY COUNCIL TAKES STEPS TO GET CATS UNDER CONTROL


The Sturgeon City Council has decided to allow its chief of police to begin taking steps to control the area's cat population ...Read More

DOWNTOWN LOCATION HAS RICH HISTORY


On this week's "History on the Radio" segment on KWIXland This Morning, Ken Tebow joined J ...Read More

CAN A BUREAUCRAT BE EFFICIENT


State Representative Paul Curtman has teamed up with the Truman School of Public Affairs to host a public policy forum ...Read More

HALLOWEEN TRAFFIC SAFETY


The Missouri State Highway Patrol wants to remind motorists to be extra cautious on Halloween ...Read More

FERGUSON FALLOUT


Word could come soon on the investigation into reports of misconduct by a St ...Read More

MACC ART


There are just two weeks left in the current exhibit at the Evelyn E ...Read More

FLAG TEAM NEEDS YOUR HELP


The Moberly Veterans Flag Team is looking for volunteers to help raise 395 flags this Saturday ...Read More

ELECTION PREPARATIONS FOR MONROE COUNTY


Election machines in Monroe County were tested Thursday morning in preparation for Tuesday's general election ...Read More

COLUMBIA MAN TO PRISON


A Columbia man will spend the next seven years in prison for possessing child pornography ...Read More

EXECUTION AT BONNE TERRE STAYED


The scheduled execution of a man who killed a woman and her two children has been stayed ...Read More

ADDITIONAL PSC MEETINGS ABOUT GRAIN BELT


The Missouri Public Service Commission has scheduled two additional hearing dates in December for the case filed by Grain Belt Express Clean Line LLC at the suggestion of both parties ...Read More

LAST DAY TO MAIL BALLOTS


Randolph County Clerk Will Ellis would like to remind those voting absentee in the county that Wednesday, October 29th is the last day to mail your ballots into his office ...Read More

TROOP B DWI ENFORCEMENT OPERATIONS


Captain James Wilt, the commanding officer at Troop B in Macon, has announced that sometime during the month of November Troopers will conduct three DWI Enforcement saturations throughout the area ...Read More

KIRKSVILLE MAINTAINS DISTINGUISHED BUDGET STATUS


Kirksville's finance department has received top honors for the preparation of its budget ...Read More

FIGHTING CHILDHOOD OBESITY IN RANDOLPH COUNTY


Childhood obesity is prevalent throughout the country, and the Randolph County Health Department is teaming up with area agencies to help fight it locally ...Read More

MEXICO NOT MOVING FORWARD ON SMOKING ORDINANCE


The City of Mexico will not move forward with a proposed ordinance regulating smoking in public places ...Read More

TRICK OR TREAT TRAIL IN MOBERLY


Thursday may be the day before Halloween, but all of the trick or treat festivities can be celebrated in downtown Moberly ...Read More

CMU RECEIVES LARGEST GIFT IN ITS HISTORY


Central Methodist University has received its largest donation in its 160 year history ...Read More

ONE MAN IN CUSTODY AFTER ANOTHER COLUMBIA SHOTS FIRED INCIDENT


Columbia police officers responded to yet another shots fired incident in the city ...Read More

MOBERLY PHONE SCAM


Moberly Police are receiving reports of a new phone scam in the Moberly area ...Read More

LOCAL HISTORY AUTHOR COMING TO LDRL


A book on area history will be the subject of an author visit to the Moberly branch of Little Dixie Regional Libraries ...Read More

MACC AUDITORIUM WING TO GET NEW BOILER


The auditorium wing on the Moberly Area Community College main campus in Moberly will get a new boiler this semester ...Read More

MACON ELECTRONIC AND HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION


Area residents needing to get rid of electronics and household hazardous waste can bring it to the Macon County Park this Saturday for proper disposal ...Read More

MACON PUBLIC LIBRARY NOW WATCHING


The Macon Public Library was awarded a grant project completion certificate from Macon County Economic Development ...Read More

MILAN DEVELOPING NEW IMPROVEMENT PLAN


Administrators and board members in Milan are crafting a new school improvement plan for the district ...Read More

KNOX COUNTY SCHOOLS ADOPT RESOLUTION_ PURCHASE BUS


It was a run of the mill meeting for the Knox County school board last week ...Read More

PACHYDERMS TO HONOR ORSCHELN


The Randolph Area Pachyderm Club will honor the memory of Don Orscheln Tuesday in Moberly ...Read More

METH LAB BUST IN GREENTOP


Sheriff's deputies in Adair County arrested a Greentop man after a weekend drug bust ...Read More

THREE BOONE COUNTY SHOOTERS JAILED


Three Columbia men are in jail following a shots-fired incident near the Midway Expo Center Friday night ...Read More

NEWSTIP WINNER ANNOUNCED


Each week our newsroom awards ten dollars to who we feel calls in the best newstip, or sends in the best photo or video of the week ...Read More

SLATER MAN DIES IN AMBULANCE ACCIDENT


A Slater man, who was a patient in an ambulance, was killed in a two vehicle accident in Saline County on Saturday morning ...Read More

KIRKSVILLE FIRE


The Kirksville Fire Department responded to a late-night fire on Saturday ...Read More

HUNGER RUN TO RAISE MONEY FOR FOOD BANK


The second annual Grainer Foundation Hunger Run, an event to raise funds for the Food Bank of Central and Northeast Missouri, is moving to a downtown Columbia course this year that has been described as more runner-friendly ...Read More

CONSTITUTION FELLOWSHIPS TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON


Three-dozen students participating in the 2014 Constitution Project will be selected to receive the first-ever Constitution fellowships in a few weeks ...Read More

FORMER MACC INSTRUCTOR HONORED


A former instructor at Moberly Area Community College and long-time Moberly resident, Ludmila "Ata" Munroe was honored Sunday evening with a memorial program at the 4th Street Theater ...Read More

NEW FORMAT FOR AMEREN BILLS


When customers of Ameren Missouri receive their billing statement, starting this month, they'll see a single page report full of information ...Read More

GRANT APPROVED TO STUDY COGNITIVE DECLINES


Researchers in St. Louis have received a five year, $15-million grant to study strategies that may help older adults to prevent, and even reverse, some of the cognitive declines that occur when we age ...Read More

STRONG MISSOURI DELEGATION EXPECTED AT FFA CONVENTION


The fourth-most active state in the nation is expected to make a strong showing at the 87th National FFA Convention, beginning Wednesday in Louisville ...Read More

MACON PAVEMENT PROJECTS GO FORWARD


Two pavement projects will go forward in Macon, after the city council approved agreements with a contractor to oversee the projects ...Read More

LWV SET FOR ROUND TWO


The second Randolph County League of Women Voter's Candidates' Forum will be held this coming Thursday evening, October 30th at Moberly City Hall ...Read More

24 CLOSING IN MONROE CITY


Starting Tuesday, US Route 24 (Main Street) in Monroe City will be closed at various locations from Washington Street, to just north of Route W, for repairs to the city sewer system ...Read More
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