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SENATOR BLUNT TO VISIT AREA MONDAY


Senator Roy Blunt will be touring the area Monday to learn more from Missourians affected by what he calls executive over-reach by the Obama Administration ...Read More

FINANCIAL HELP FOR HEALTHCARE


The doors to the health insurance marketplace open November 15th to anyone and everyone who qualifies and needs health insurance ...Read More

CAC WELCOMES SLATER AND PILOT GROVE


The conference carousel continues in Central Missouri, as the Central Activities Conference will welcome two schools into their ranks ...Read More

MACON AG STUDENTS GOING TO SWEDEN


Students in Macon High School's International Agriculture class will travel to Scandinavia this summer ...Read More

KIRKSVILLE SEWER LINE BID


Kirksville's city council has awarded the contract for an improved sewer line in the south part of the city ...Read More

MEXICO MAN SENTENCED


A Mexico man gets 43 years in prison for sex crimes against a child ...Read More

HIGBEE SENIOR CENTER MEETING


A town hall forum to discuss the future of the Higbee Senior Center was standing room only as the community gathered to discuss options ...Read More

ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION WALK IN MACON SATURDAY


Raising money and awareness for Alzheimer's disease is as simple as taking a walk this weekend ...Read More

STATE HOUSE COMMITTEE TO REVIEW WATER PATROL MERGER


The Speaker of the House has appointed a Review Committee to examine the efficiency and effectiveness of the 2011 merger involving the Highway Patrol and the Missouri Water Patrol ...Read More

NIXON DEFENDS BUDGET VETOES


Governor Jay Nixon has defended his decision to restrict funds a second time to over 50 line items, after the General Assembly overrode his vetoes ...Read More

WALSWORTH ON ORSCHELN


The business world may be competitive, but friendships are lasting ...Read More

MACON ADJUSTS PROCEDURES FOLLOWING PAYROLL HICCUP


The Macon Schools are adjusting their procedures after the September payroll deposit was late ...Read More

CLARK INTERSECTION WORK STARTS MONDAY


Work will begin on highway 63 intersection improvements at Clark on Monday ...Read More

CHAMBER BANQUET MAKES FOR MAGICAL NIGHT


The Moberly Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet will bring a little magic to the Moberly Municipal Auditorium ...Read More

NEW CAMBRIA AG ANNEX PROJECT MOVING FORWARD


The Macon County R-Four School Board will soon request bids to add an ag classroom to the New Cambria campus ...Read More

ADAIR CO YOUNG FARMERS PULL PREVIEW


Saturday marks the fifth annual Adair County Young Farmers Truck and Tractor Pull in Kirksville ...Read More

CAFE-GYMNASIUM ON TRACK IN MARCELINE


The Marceline School District is on track to begin the new cafeteria and gymnasium project in the coming months ...Read More

BUSY DAY IN SLATER THIS SATURDAY


As the Slater Fall Festival wraps up Saturday, many will get a chance to relax and enjoy themselves ...Read More

BUSY DAY IN SLATER THIS SATURDAY


As the Slater Fall Festival wraps up Saturday, many will get a chance to relax and enjoy themselves ...Read More

HIGBEE TEST SCORES SATISFACTORY


When the Higbee school board members sat down to discuss the district's test scores, they liked what they saw ...Read More

MOBERLY FALL FESTIVAL ON SATURDAY


The Moberly Parks and Recreation Department is anxious to get this year's Fall Festival underway ...Read More

CAIRO PIONEER DAY


Pioneer Day, sponsored by the Cairo/Jacksonville Lions and Lioness Clubs, is this Saturday in Cairo ...Read More

I-70 ACCIDENT IN SALINE COUNTY


Two people were seriously injured in an accident on I-70 in Saline County yesterday at mile marker 79 ...Read More

MEHAN ON DON ORSCHELN


Besides Moberly and Randolph County, Don Orscheln's impact was statewide and international ...Read More

BROWN GRAND JURY TAPES


St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch says he will immediately release transcripts and audio recordings of the grand jury investigation into the death of teenager Michael Brown if the police officer who killed him is not indicted...Read More

SIERRA CLUB SAYS MORE POWER


The Missouri chapter of the Sierra Club is endorsing a high-voltage transmission line across eight counties ...Read More

GOVERNOR RELEASES HIGHER ED FUNDING


Tuition for instate undergraduates at Truman State University and many of Missouri's public four-year universities will remain frozen for the academic year, after Governor Jay Nixon released $43-million in performance funding for higher education ...Read More

ORSCHELN A LEADER IN THE CHURCH


Don Orscheln was not only a business leader, but he also served as an pillar in his church as well ...Read More

BRUNSWICK WATCHING CEMENT DRY


The Brunswick schools can see the light at the end of the tunnel when it comes to finishing the new addition to the district ...Read More

KNOX COUNTY SCHOOLS FINISH LEASE-PURCHASES EARLY


The Knox County schools have wrapped up their budget preparation for next year ...Read More

CONSTITUTIONAL DEBATE CONTINUES OVER 225 YEARS LATER


The U.S. Constitution was created by our founders this week, in 1787, and continues to provide the framework for our system of government and our changing society...Read More

CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TOURING KRES COUNTRY


Representatives from Congressman Sam Graves' office will be in a number of locations over the next several days talking about federal issues with local constituents ...Read More

POW MIA RECOGNITION DAY


The Truman VA Medical Center will be hosting a POW and MIA Recognition Day Ceremony in Columbia ...Read More

BRAGGEN RIGHTS ON THE LINE IN MIDDLE GROVE


Barbecue will be the theme of the day in Middle Grove on Saturday, as the Back-Yard Braggen Rights competition will move into town ...Read More

SLATER FALL FESTIVAL STARTS THURSDAY


The Slater Fall Festival gets underway Thursday and runs through Saturday ...Read More

TOONFEST SATURDAY IN MARCELINE


The hometown of Walt Disney will welcome pirates, princesses, and nationally renowned cartoonists to its 16th annual Toon-Fest this Saturday ...Read More

MISSOURI HOUSE TO REVIEW WATER TROOPER TRAINING


A bipartisan committee in the Missouri House will investigate the training troopers get when they are a member of the state highway patrol's Water Patrol Division ...Read More

MACON STUDENTS TO PRESENT BRAZILIAN AGRICULTURE KNOWLEDGE


Students in Macon High School's International Agriculture program will visit with the school board Thursday night to make a presentation about their recent trip to Brazil ...Read More

MOBERLY MAN INJURED NEAR HUNTSVILLE


A Moberly man was seriously injured in a single-vehicle accident late Tuesday afternoon ...Read More

LOWER TRASH FEES BUT HIGHER PARKING FINES IN KIRKSVILLE


The Kirksville City Council has renewed the city's agreement with Advanced Disposal for trash pickup service in the city ...Read More

HIGBEE ACCEPTS BOARD MEMBER RESIGNATION


The Higbee School Board accepted the resignation of a board member this week ...Read More

ROTHWELL PARK SHOWER HOUSE UPDATE


The Moberly Parks and Rec Department continues to field questions about what's going on near the miniature railroad station and Thompson Campground ...Read More

SHINE A LIGHT ON AUTISM IN CLARENCE


You have a chance this weekend to Shine A Light On Autism in Clarence ...Read More

ALLERGY SEASON IS UPON US


It's allergy season, and there are a number of ways people who suffer from allergies can get relief ...Read More

AFFORDABLE CARE NAVIGATORS PREPARING FOR OPEN ENROLLMENT


A series of meetings and seminars for Affordable Care Navigators are being held around Missouri to provide the latest health insurance information in anticipation of the "Open Enrollment" starting November 15th ...Read More

COUNTER-OFFENSIVE AGAINST FORT LEONARD WOOD JOB CUTS


Missouri’s congressional delegation is urging the Army to spare Fort Leonard Wood ...Read More

FIVE ARRESTED IN AUDRAIN CO DRUG BUST


Five men from Audrain County and surrounding areas were arrested Monday by federal and local Authorities on various drug-related charges ...Read More

HUNTSVILLE BOIL ORDER


The city of Huntsville has placed two streets under a boil order ...Read More

MOBERLY BUSINESSMAN DON ORSCHELN PASSES AWAY


The former CEO of Orscheln Companies has died ...Read More
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