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PEARCE ON EDUCATION BUDGET


The state's 26 billion dollar budget has been completed and sent to the Governor's Office for review ...Read More

MoDOT FUNDING STILL UP IN THE AIR


A lack of additional funding for transportation maintenance will put the state in a position to lose federal highway dollars ...Read More

MUNZLINGER ON MINES AND QUARRIES


Williamstown State Senator Brian Munzlinger has an issue he would like to see addressed over the final three weeks of the legislative session ...Read More

NEW CAMBRIA MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT


A New Cambria man suffered moderate injuries yesterday Saturday afternoon when his motorcycle went off Highway 36 at the New Cambria westbound offramp about 3:25 ...Read More

SGT. RODNEY GRIFFIN LAID TO REST


Following a funeral befitting a soldier who gave the ultimate sacrifice for his country, 21-year-old Sergeant Rodney Griffin was finally laid to rest Saturday after a private family burial in Mexico...Read More

STOCKTON OUT AS MACON SUPERINTENDENT


Doctor Charles Stockton has resigned as superintendent of the Macon R-1 School District ...Read More

ORSCHELN LAB GROUNDBREAKING


Moberly-based Orscheln Industries plans to build a 15,000-square foot, state-of-the-art testing facility on its North Morley campus ...Read More

SUBDIVISION AND ZONING ORDINANCE CHANGES IN KIRKSVILLE


Kirksville's city council has amended the city's ordinances concerning future subdivisions and zoning ...Read More

MOBERLY TO UPDATE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN


The Moberly City Council accepted a proposal from SKW engineering to help direct the formation of the community's new, updated comprehensive plan ...Read More

USDA MARKS EARTH DAY IN MID-MISSOURI


Two Mid-Missouri water improvement projects were highlighted by a visit Wednesday from Washington by USDA officials ...Read More

NORBORNE FARMER ON MSMC BOARD


A Norborne farmer has been elected to represent northern Missouri on the Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council board of directors ...Read More

AT STILL COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER


A former White House physician will be AT Still University's commencement speaker May 16th...Read More

GOVERNOR TO ATTEND CENTRALIA SOLDIER'S FUNERAL


Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has ordered flag to half-staff statewide Saturday to honor a Centralia soldier killed during the Vietnam War ...Read More

STEVE MCQUEEN DAY POSTPONED


Citing the potential for inclement weather, city officials in Slater have postponed Steve McQueen Day to June 27th ...Read More

HANNIBAL MAN DEAD IN MARION COUNTY ACCIDENT


A Hannibal man died in a single-vehicle accident in Marion County late Thursday night ...Read More

TWO STATE LAWMAKERS TO ADDRESS MACON REPUBLICANS


Missouri House Representative Paul Curtman of Union and Senator Will Kraus of Lee's Summit will both address attendees of the annual Macon County Lincoln Day Banquet, tomorrow (Saturday) evening at the Callao Christian Church ...Read More

MO HOUSE PASSES 911 FUNDING BILL


The Missouri House overwhelmingly passed a bill this week that will provide additional funding for 911 emergency communications systems around the state, and encourage all communities to establish 911 service ...Read More

LEGISLATURE SETS RECORD WITH BUDGET


Governor Jay Nixon will have the state budget on his desk earlier in the legislative session than ever before ...Read More

WHEELING TEEN INJURED IN LINN COUNTY ACCIDENT


A Wheeling teen was injured in a single-vehicle accident in Linn County on Thursday night ...Read More

MACON GYM FLOOR REFURBISHMENT THIS SUMMER


The Macon High School gymnasium will receive a new gym floor over the summer to go with the new bleachers ...Read More

MARCELINE HOTEL PLANS IN MOTION


About a year ago, the Marceline Industrial Development Authority was approached by a company interested in placing a hotel in the community ...Read More

KIRKSVILLE HIRES ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL


The Kirksville school district has hired its next principal at the elementary level according to superintendent Doctor Damon Kizzire ...Read More

MARCELINE SCHOOL BOARD REORGANIZES AND GIVES SUPPORT STAFF RAISE


For the first time in years, the Marceline school board has a fresh face ...Read More

VOLUNTEERS PREPARING FOR FUNERAL OF SERGEANT GRIFFIN


Volunteers have been setting American flags in and around Centralia in honor of Sergeant Rodney Griffin, who was killed in Cambodia, along the Vietnam border, May 2nd of 1970 ...Read More

GRAVES MOBILE OFFICE HOURS MONDAY


Three area counties will receive the next round of mobile office visits from Congressman Sam Graves' staff Monday ...Read More

SCHOOL TRANSFER BILL COULD MAKE LATE PUSH


The state legislature has found the bill it wants to pass to fix problems with Missouri's student transfer law ...ReadMore

STATE LEGISLATURE TO VOTE ON BUDGET ON THURSDAY


The state legislature will vote today on a proposed $26-billion state budget for the fiscal year that begins July First ...Read More

I-70 SEGMENT BACK OPEN AFTER PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT


A section of the eastbound lanes of I-70 in Columbia has reopened after a woman was hit by a tractor trailer early Thursday morning ...Read More

CALLAO NATIVE WINS STATE FAIR SCHOLARSHIP


Walter Schaefer has received the Youth in Agriculture Supreme Scholarship from the Missouri State Fair Foundation ...Read More

STEVE MCQUEEN DAY IN SLATER


Steve McQueen Day is coming up again in Slater ...Read More

RCHD BOARD REORGANIZATION AND MEETING


Following reorganization, the Randolph County Health Department Board discussed its agreement with the United Way which supports a number of health related services for residents in the county ...Read More

BCM CELEBRATING 110 YEARS


A local bank recently celebrated its 110th year in business, and continues to remain strong in the uncertain world of personal finance ...Read More

PEARCE DISCUSSES SENDING THE BUDGET TO THE GOVERNOR


The legislature votes Thursday on the budget and sending the state's spending plan for 2016 to the governor ...Read More

USDA APPROVES BID PROCESS FOR HOWARD COUNTY WATER PROJECT


The Howard County Regional Water Commission has permission to field bids for construction of a new water system that will serve seven thousand residents ...Read More

ROLING NEXT COLE CAMP SUPERINTENDENT


A Moberly administrator will be the next superintendent of the Cole Camp school district ...Read More

CONSTITUTION PROJECT COULD EXPAND


If organizers can recruit enough volunteer mentors, Missouri's Constitution Project for 2016 will expand ...Read More

BOONE COUNTY BRIDGE REPLACEMENTS


Crews will begin replacing two bridges in Boone County over the next two weeks ...Read More

SCHOLAR BOWL SECTIONALS SCHEDULE - FULL INTERVIEW WITH HALLSVILLE


Find our interview with Hallsville Coach Scott Allen and the lineup for next Wednesday's sectional matches on this page ...Read More

MULTIPLE ACCIDENTS IN CALLAWAY COUNTY


The State Highway Patrol responded to three major accidents in Callaway County that left four people seriously injured ...Read More

UNEMPLOYMENT BILL WOULD CUT UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS


Legislation cutting Missouri unemployment benefits to as few as 13 weeks has been passed and sent to the governor's desk ...Read More

CHILD INJURED IN VANDALIA ACCIDENT


A Vandalia child was injured in a single vehicle accident in Audrain County on Tuesday afternoon ...Read More

CENTRALIA SERVICEMAN FINALLY COMING HOME


Centralia resident, Sergeant Rodney Griffin, is coming home ...Read More

DOMESTIC ASSAULT SUSPECT TURNS HIMSELF IN


A man wanted by multiple law enforcement agencies for a domestic assault Monday night has turned himself into Boone County authorities ...Read More

BOMB SCARE AT MU


A reported bomb threat caused the evacuation of the Student Center and Memorial Union on the University of Missouri campus Tuesday night ...Read More

MACC TEACHER TO PRESENT AT WASHINGTON DC CONFERENCE


Moberly Area Community College will be represented at a conference in Washington D.C. this weekend...Read More

BOONVILLE NAMED TO SMITHSONIAN SMALL TOWNS LIST


Boonville is ranked ninth in the nation for small towns to visit this year ...Read More

RENEWABLE ENERGY STANDARD COMPLIANCE PLAN


The Missouri Public Service Commission has received the 2015-2017 Renewable Energy Standard Compliance Plan, and the 2014 report from Ameren Missouri ...Read More

K-REDI CLOSES LAND PURCHASE


After nearly a year of investigation, the Kirksville Regional Economic Development Office purchased a little over 28.5 acres of land that'll be made available for companies and projects...Read More

CLEAN ENERGY JOBS BOOMING IN MO


When it comes to putting Missourians to work, the clean energy sector is making big strides ...Read More

BROOKFIELD CHAMBER BANQUET


The Brookfield Chamber of Commerce will have its banquet next Monday night at the Brickhouse Restaurant ...Read More

SMALL SCHOOL NATIONALS BECKONS FOR HALLSVILLE


It's a busy week ahead for the Hallsville Indians Scholar Bowl team as they continue the defense of both their state and national championships ...Read More

HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY TESTING


The Missouri House has passed a bill that would cover some of the cost for people taking the High School Equivalency Test for the first time ...Read More

PHONE SURVEY TO ASSES AREA WORK FORCE


A national labor market research consulting firm has been hired by the Northeast Missouri Development Partnership to conduct a telephone survey that will assess the area's work force ...Read More

NOVINGER BOIL ORDER


The City of Novinger is under a boil order for the next 48 hours ...Read More

REGIONAL RADIO BROADCASTERS HONORED ONCE AGAIN


Three Regional Radio broadcasters will be honored for their work at the Missouri Broadcasters Association Convention in June ...Read More
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