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MUNZLINGER WEIGHS IN ON NIXON BUDGET


The state's 26-billion dollar General Fund budget has around 1500-line items that lawmakers will be reviewing in the next few months ...Read More

CMU STUDENTS AWARD FINALISTS


Three students at Central Methodist University have been name as finalists for the Intercollegiate Broadcasting Systems Awards ...Read More

CENTRALIA ALDERMEN ORDINANCE CHANGE


In compliance with state law, the Centralia Board of Aldermen this week voted to change the ordinance dealing with the minimum age for a person running for a board position ...Read More

NO APRIL SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION FOR KIRKSVILLE AND CAIRO


The Kirksville School Board had two positions open for the April election ...Read More

RANDOLPH COUNTY SERIOUS ACCIDENT


Two people were taken to University hospital after an accident Saturday night on route D in Randolph County ...Read More

TRENHAILE RECEIVES NAVAL ACADEMY NOMINATION


North Shelby High School senior Jared Trenhaile is one step closer to attending the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland ...Read More

NATIONAL SCHOOL CHOICE WEEK


National School Choice Week starts Sunday, and it is an opportunity for parents and students to become aware of the debate over school choice in this country ...Read More

BOONVILLE SCHOOLS UPGRADING SECURITY


The Boonville Schools will be adding security entrances to its buildings ...Read More

STURGEON SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATE


Sturgeon School Superintendent Shawn Schultz reports one person, Tim Parkinson, has filed for one of the two open seats on the board ...Read More

McCASKILL PREPARES FOR CUBA TRIP


Senator Claire McCaskill will be among a group of lawmakers scheduled to make a trade visit to Cuba, as relations begin to normalize between the U ...Read More

MU 2015 FARM OUTLOOK: CATTLE HIGHER, HOGS UNSTABLE


The song remains the same for the cattle market; tight supplies and high prices ...Read More

MOBERLY PARKS AND REC WILL HAVE A RECREATION GUIDE


The Moberly Parks and Recreation Department is joining other like organizations by creating a recreation guide ...ReadMore

MISSOURI HOMES AT RISK FOR RADON OVEREXPOSURE


Radon naturally occurs in the soil and is released into the atmosphere, but if it collects in your home it can cause lung cancer ...Read More

EXECUTION WARRANT VACATED FOR WILLIAMS


A lawyer for convicted killer Marcellus Williams says it could be early next month before the Missouri Supreme Court acts on the motions he has filed ...Read More

PEDESTRIAN KILLED IN COLUMBIA


A pedestrian was killed Thursday evening in Columbia after being hit by a car ...Read More

WESTRAN PRESCHOOL ROLLS ON


The Westran Preschool is currently serving about 40 students, but Superintendent Kelly Shelby says a funding source for the preschool is about to go away ...Read More

MACON REPLACING GYM BLEACHERS


If you're attending the Macon Invitational Tournament this week, take a good long look at the current bleachers in the high school gymnasium ...Read More

RANDOLPH COUNTY SCAM ALERT


Randolph County Sheriff Mark Nichols is warning residents about a Publishers Clearing House Scam ...Read More

ONLINE MASTER GARDENERS


Friday is the deadline for people to sign up for the spring semester of online Master Gardener classes through MU Extension ...Read More

RUSSELL-STATE OF COURTS


With the population of Missouri continuing to age, the Chief Justice of the Missouri Supreme Court is asking that the state's legislature and court system respond ...Read More

TAX LEVY ON APRIL BALLOT IN GLASGOW


Voters in the Glasgow School District will have a second chance to decide the fate of a tax levy proposal on the April ballot ...Read More

DIEHL CALLS FOUL ON NIXON SOTS SPEECH


Missouri House Speaker John Diehl says Governor Nixon made a false promise about the amount of educational funding during his State of The State speech this week ...Read More

NEW FRANKLIN EYING FACILITIES UPGRADES


The New Franklin School board is in the preliminary planning stages for several upgrades to the school facilities ...Read More

MARCELINE SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATES


Four candidates have filed for the two open seats on the Marceline School Board; the election will be in April ...ReadMore

MOBERLY BANK ROBBERY SUSPECTS INDICTED


Two Columbia men have been indicted in Federal Court for the August 22 2014 robbery of the Bank Midwest branch in Moberly ...Read More

MOBERLY SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATES


Three candidates have filed for the two open seats on the Moberly School Board ...Read More

DEC 2014 MISSOURI JOBS REPORT


The Missouri Department of Economic Development announced that Missouri's unemployment rate saw a slight decline in December, dropping two-tenths of a point to 5.4 percent, the lowest since April 2008 ...Read More

WILSON CLEARED


The US Justice Department will close its Ferguson shooting investigation and clear police officer Darren Wilson of any civil rights violation charges ...Read More

HOUSE SPEAKER RESPONDS TO SOTS


Republicans wanted Governor Jay Nixon to offer a transportation plan in his State of the State Address ...Read More

GOVERNOR DEALING WITH AMENDMENT 10


Governor Nixon's proposed spending plan for the new fiscal year includes an attempt to get around restrictions placed on him by voters ...Read More

MACC ONE READ PROGRAM


Moberly Area Community College is trying a program used at other colleges called One Read, which has the same book being discussed across multiple courses ...Read More

MAIN STREET AWARDS BANQUET


The annual Main Street Moberly awards banquet is coming up next week ...Read More

RESIDENTS URGED TO TEST HOME FOR RADON


January is National Radon Action Month, as state and federal agencies warn residents about the second-leading cause for lung cancer ...Read More

ERIC CHURCH TICKETS


EMI Nashville recording artist Eric Church will bring "The Outsiders World Tour" to Mizzou Arena in Columbia on May 8th ...Read More

BEVIER TO BENEFIT FROM BUDDY PACK


Students in Macon's Junior Achievement project are currently selling T-shirts to raise funds for a new buddy pack program in neighboring Bevier ...Read More

McCASKILL CONTINUES PIPELINE SUPPORT


Amid threats of a veto from President Barack Obama, the U.S. Senate opened debate Wednesday morning on allowing the construction of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada ...Read More

CENTRALIA POWER SALE


The Centralia Municipal Power utility owns a small part of the operating capacity of the Prairie States coal-fired power plant in Illinois, and the Board of Aldermen is looking at the best way to maximize that electric power source ...Read More

RESIDENTS URGED TO TEST HOME FOR RADON


January is National Radon Action Month, as state and federal agencies warn residents about the second-leading cause for lung cancer ...Read More

RCSI TO RELOCATE


Randolph County Sheltered Industries will relocate to a new location ...Read More

MOBERLY COUNCIL APPROVES TAX EXTENSION ON APRIL BALLOT


Voters in Moberly will vote on an extension of the half-cent transportation sales tax during the April election ...Read More

MOBERLY COUNCIL CANDIDATES


At the close of filing for the April Municipal Election on Tuesday, five candidates have filed for the two open seats on the Moberly City Council ...Read More

BASYE OBJECTS TO I-70 TOLLS, PUBLIC FUNDING OF RAMS STADIUM


Two major funding issues could come before state representative Chuck Basye as vice chairman of an appropriations subcommittee ...Read More

MHA PUSHING FOR MEDICAID EXPANSION


The Missouri Hospital Association has set expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act as its top priority for this year's session of the Missouri General Assembly ...Read More

US SUPREME COURT GIVES CHRISTESON A NEW HEARING


The US Supreme Court has ruled that a Missouri inmate whose execution was halted in October should get to argue that his attorneys were ineffective because they missed a 2005 deadline to appeal his conviction in federal court ...Read More

T-SHIRT SALES AT MACON TOURNAMENT TO BENEFIT BUDDY PACK


Students in Macon's Junior Achievement program are selling T-shirts during this week's basketball tournament to fund an expansion of the Buddy Pack program in the county ...Read More

FERGUSON NOW AN AUTHOR


After serving ten years in prison for a crime he didn't commit, Ryan Ferguson has dedicated his life to helping others be the best they can be ...Read More

AG CENSUS A KEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TOOL


Officials looking to encourage economic development and community betterment in Missouri need to know as much as they can about the state's biggest industry ...Read More

MOBERLY WATER MAIN WORK ON WEST ROLLINS


Water main work Tuesday afternoon will result in a boil order for some area residents just outside Downtown Moberly ...Read More
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