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HISTORY OF CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS FEATURED ON KWIX


J.W. Ballinger joined us to share some interesting tidbits about the history of the Civilian Conservation Corps in Randolph County ...Read More

MORE NATL GUARD TO FERGUSON


44 people were arrested during a calmer second night of protests on the streets of Ferguson, after Governor Jay Nixon sent an additional 2,200 National Guard troops to the area ...Read More

FSA COUNTY ELECTION DEADLINE APPROACHING


Monday is the last day for ag producers to cast their vote in the local Farm Service Agency County Committee elections ...Read More

KEEPING FOOD SAFE THIS THANKSGIVING


Protecting your family from food contamination this holiday season starts with the turkey ...Read More

MEXICO CITY COUNCIL UPDATE


The Mexico City Council at Monday night's meeting approved one ordinance and a couple of resolutions ...Read More

FAYETTE APPROVES SIDEWALK PROJECT


The Fayette City Council approved a sidewalk project at their most recent meeting ...Read More

OPERATION DRY WATER MAKING PROGRESS


The Missouri Highway Patrol recently released the results for this year's Operation Dry Water ...Read More

CMU CHRISTMAS CONCERT BENEFITS CAIRO MUSIC PROGRAM


The Annual Christmas Concert at Central Methodist University will benefit a local school music program ...Read More

KNOX CO SCHOOLS HAVE TWO BOARD POSITIONS ON APRIL BALLOT


The Knox County school district will have two school board positions on the April ballot ...Read More

WILSON NOT INDICTED


Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will not stand trial for the death of Michael Brown ...Read More

MUNZLINGER ON AG BILL


State Senator Brian Munzlinger plans to file the comprehensive agriculture bill on December First ...Read More

BOONVILLE STUDENT SELECTED FOR COOP DC TRIP


A Boonville High School student has been selected as one of four juniors to represent her electric cooperative on a tour of our nation's capital ...Read More

MoDOT BRIDGES


After doing routine inspections on bridges in the northeast part of Missouri throughout the fall, MoDOT Area Engineer Brian Haeffner says the agency found some bridges that are in poor condition ...Read More

MACC UPDATES INSURANCE PLANS


Health insurance premiums for employees of Moberly Area Community College will go up, but most of them won't have to worry about paying the higher cost ...Read More

WILSON STATEMENT


Ferguson policeman Darren Wilson remains in seclusion but his lawyers have reacted to the grand jury decision not to charge him ...Read More

COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING DINNER


One of the traditional holiday activities in this area will take place Thursday at a Moberly church; Amy Doepke says everyone is invited to the Community Thanksgiving Dinner ...Read More

FAYETTE SCHOOLS ANNOUNCE DELAYED START WEATHER PLAN


The Fayette school board has approved a new weather plan that involves the possibility of a late start. Superintendent Dr. Tamara Kimball says when winter weather has hit in the past, school would have to be called off if the buses couldn't get out on time, but that won't be the case starting in January ...Read More

ROADWAY COALITION QUARTERLY MEETING


The Northeast Coalition for Roadway Safety will hold its quarterly meeting next month ...Read More

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY


It's called Small Business Saturday, and the Coach Light in downtown Moberly will celebrate with a special promotion that will assist a local social service agency, the United Way ...Read More

ATTORNEY GENERAL TO SPEAK AT CROP MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE


Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is scheduled to deliver remarks during a luncheon at next month's Crop Management Conference in Columbia ...Read More

WESTRAN SCHOOL BOARD SETS FILING DATES


The Westran school board has decided when candidates can file for the April election ...Read More

FAYETTE SCHOOLS ANNOUNCE DELAYED START WEATHER PLAN


FAYETTE SCHOOLS ANNOUNCE DELAYED START WEATHER PLAN AH 11/25 5am

The Fayette school board has approved a new weather plan that involves the possibility of a late start ...Read More

FERGUSON STRESS CONTINUES


While the world awaits a grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting investigation, some are still criticizing Governor Jay Nixon for having already declared a state of emergency and activating the National Guard ...Read More

GRAIN BELT PSC HEARINGS DONE


The Missouri Public Service Commission concluded evidentiary hearings for the Grain Belt Express case Friday afternoon in Jefferson City ...Read More

FULL WORK SESSION FOR CENTRALIA ALDERMEN


The Centralia Board of Aldermen had an intense and concentrated worksession dealing with a number of issues ...Read More

LOVE'S SITE WORK UNEFFECTED BY COLD WEATHER


Site improvement continues at the Bevier location of Love's Travel Center on Highway 36 ...Read More

COLUMBIA HOME ROBBERY


A Columbia home was robbed Sunday afternoon ...Read More

J-TURNS OPEN IN CLARK


Crews have finished the improvements to the J-turns at Clark and Atlanta ...Read More

HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES AT LDRL


A pair of holiday-themed activities are coming to the branches of Little Dixie Regional Libraries ...Read More

TEEN PREGNANCY STUDY RESULTS


In a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, St. Louis researchers report that teenage women who received no-cost contraception and who were educated about birth control, were far less likely to get pregnant ...Read More

MILAN BOARD REVIEWS TWO PROGRAMS


Reviews of two programs at the Milan C-II Schools received approval at last week's school board meeting ...Read More

STOCKTON IN CCC'S DELEGATION TO SHELBINA


The Clarence Cannon Conference will send four administrators to the next meeting of the South Shelby School Board, after board members requested a presentation on the league's direction ...Read More

SENATOR PEARCE ON AMENDMENT 10


Voters approved what's called Amendment 10, a constitutional change in the budget process directed toward the Governor's Office ...Read More

COLUMBIA STILL LOOKING FOR BANK ROBBER


Columbia police are still searching for the man who robbed a Central Bank location Thursday afternoon ...Read More

MURRAY PLANS FOR SEMI-RETIREMENT FROM RCHD


After 30-plus years with the Randolph County Health Department, Janet Murray will semi-retire starting December 1st ...Read More

IMPROVEMENTS APPROVED FOR KIRKSVILLE AIRPORT


Two projects at the Kirksville Regional Airport will go forward following recent action by the city council ...Read More

PARIS NATIVE MANAGING CORN PUBLIC POLICY


A Paris native has taken over as the public policy manager of the Missouri Corn Growers Association ...Read More

STUDY SUGGESTS SOME VIRUSES ARE FRIENDLY


Viruses that can make us sick can also take up residence in our bodies without any problems ...Read More

CENTRALIA FALL TOURNAMENT REWARDS SCHOLARS


Hallsville claimed the last two games of a best-of-three final to overtake Hannibal and win the Centralia Autumn Academic Tournament ...Read More
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