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UPDATE: NO-WAKE ORDER LIFTED AT LAKE


Good news for lake goers, the no-wake order has been lifted at the Lake of the Ozarks ...Read More

ELDON MAN DIES IN HIGHWAY 63 ACCIDENT


An Eldon, Missouri man was killed in a two-vehicle accident on Highway 63 at Highway NN in Renick yesterday afternoon just after 3pm ...Read More

MACON SOLAR FARM WORKS EVEN WHEN IT'S CLOUDY


Although Macon spent most of June under wave after wave of rain clouds, its new solar farm was able to generate just over 400 megawatt-hours of power ...Read More

INDEPENDENCE DAY HISTORY LESSON


Independence Day is a time to look back and review the history of our country, and reintroduce ourselves to the founding fathers ...Read More

PAINO TO CONTINUE AS TRUMAN PRESIDENT


Doctor Troy Paino has received a four-year contract extension to remain president of Truman State University ...Read More

JOINER REFLECTS ON JULY 4 TORNADO


It was 20 years ago Saturday that a tornado struck Moberly and Randolph County, then continued in several counties in northeast Missouri ...Read More

STURGEON SCHOOLS TO UPGRADE INTERNET


The Sturgeon School District is planning on a renovation project that would improve the internet service at the high school building ...Read More

INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE ON MAIN STREET USA


Walt Disney would be proud of the expected turnout Saturday evening during this year's Marceline Independence Day Parade ...Read More

FIRE OFFICIALS ENCOURAGING PUBLIC FIREWORK DISPLAYS


State fire officials are urging Missourians to opt for public fireworks displays rather than setting of their own at home ...Read More

BASDEN ADJUSTING TO NEW JOB AT MACON


Since being named Macon's interim superintendent last week, Doctor Richard Basden has made his way around the district, getting to know the community he'll lead for the next school year ...Read More

MOBERLY WOMAN INJURED IN SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT


A Moberly woman was injured in a single vehicle accident in Randolph County Thursday afternoon ...Read More

STATEWIDE PHOTO CONTEST BEGINNING


Secretary of State Jason Kander launched a statewide photo contest Thursday for this year's Blue Book ...Read More

YOUR PICNIC BASKET WILL COST A LITTLE MORE THIS SUMMER


When you go buy picnic supplies this summer, you may notice that prices have risen on Yogi's favorite products ...ReadMore

MOBERLY CITY MANAGER TALKS BUDGET


The new fiscal year for the city of Moberly took effect Wednesday after the council approved the $22-million spending plan on Monday afternoon ...Read More

LIBERTY ISRS


Liberty Utilities, which serves northeast Missouri and other locations in the Show Me State, is asking the Missouri Public Service Commission to approve a change in the Infrastructure System Replacement Surcharge on the bills of its natural gas customers ...Read More

FLAGS ALONG ROLLINS FOR THE 4th


Moberly's patriotism will be on full display throughout the day Saturday when over 400 flags will line Rollins Street between Highway 63 and the MACC campus ...Read More

STATE FAIR TICKET DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE


Tickets to next month's Missouri State Fair are available at discounted rates through the fair's box office in Sedalia and select retailers ...Read More

MACON BLOOD DRIVE A SUCCESS


Macon's annual Blood Drive collected 60 units of blood this week, according to Macon Police Department representative Modeste Ewing ...Read More

PEARCE TALKS NEW BUDGET


The state's $26.1-billion general revenue budget took effect Wednesday, and includes an additional $84-million for the school foundation formula and more money for higher education...Read More

FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS CHANGING LOCATIONS IN MOBERLY


The Moberly 4th of July Extravaganza's marquee event, the fireworks display, is changing locations this year ...Read More

GLASGOW PLANNING CAMPUS IMPROVEMENTS


Regular maintenance projects are underway at Glasgow Schools, as the school board prepares to update its long-range plan for the campus ...Read More

CHILDREN IN COURT REPRESENTED BY VOLUNTEERS


Children-in-need, who find themselves in a court setting, are usually represented by lawyers volunteering his or her services ...Read More

I-70 ACCIDENT CLAIMS A LIFE


An Auxvasse woman died following a four-vehicle accident on I-70 in Boone County Wednesday morning ...Read More

NEW TIME CAPSULE


Missouri is preparing to seal away items in the State Capitol to give people in 100 years a glimpse at what life is like today ...Read More

COMO WALMART BACK OPEN



A Columbia Wal-Mart has reopened after storms forced it to close Wednesday night ...Read More

SUMMER FOOD SAFETY


With warm and humid conditions this time of year, food safety in the kitchen and outdoor grilling can be a challenge ...Read More

GREEN CITY TEEN INJURED IN ACCIDENT


A Green City teen was injured in a two-vehicle accident in Sullian County Wednesday afternoon ...Read More

MULTI-VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN CHARITON COUNTY


Two area residents were injured in a three-vehicle accident in Chariton County Wednesday afternoon ...Read More

MACON SOLAR FARM DEDICATED


Despite a few rain sprinkles and mostly cloudy skies, it was a bright day for Macon as city officials dedicated the new solar farm in the northeastern part of the city ...Read More

JULY 2ND MARKS VOTING DAY FOR DECLARATION


It's July 2nd, and if you review the history of the Declaration of Independence, which is the document we are celebrating, you find out that the final vote to accept the declaration was July 2nd ...Read More

MOBERLY HOPING TO KEEP RESIDENTS IN TOWN WITH FOURTH OF JULY EXTRAVAGANZA


The city of Moberly is ramping up its 4th of July Extravaganza this year ...Read More

HOLIDAY TRAVEL ALERT


Motorists on I-70 this weekend are being cautioned about long delays to be expected on I-70 in Saline County ...Read More

MACON COUNTY R-IV BUDGET ADOPTED


The Macon County R-IV School Board has adopted the budget for the coming school year, anticipating up to $70,000 in deficit spending ...Read More

NORTH SHELBY MAINTENANCE PROJECTS


July will be a busy month for maintenance crews at North Shelby Schools ...Read More

MO PSC DENIES GRAIN BELT APPLICATION


In a 3-2 decision, the Missouri Public Service Commission denied the Clean Line Grain Belt Express application that would have granted the company public utility status ...Read More

MISSOURI CHALLENGING CLEAN WATER ACT


Missouri is challenging a rule that targets the country’s streams and wetlands ...Read More

JUNE 3RD WETTEST JUNE ON RECORD


June 2015 will go into the history books as the third wettest June on record ...Read More

OPEN MEETINGS SUIT DISMISSED


A Cole County judge has dismissed a lawsuit alleging the state Senate violated Missouri's open records and meetings law ...Read More

MARK TWAIN LAKE RODEO THIS WEEKEND


The Mark Twain Lake Rodeo gets underway Thursday ...Read More

MACC BOARD APPROVES CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS


Thanks to the state legislature and Governor Jay Nixon appropriating just over $2-million in bond appropriations for Moberly Area Community College, the institution will now receive some needed facility improvements ...Read More

MO SUPREME COURT MAKES HISTORY


Without any fanfare, the Missouri Supreme Court is making history today, as the day marks the first time in Missouri that an outgoing woman Chief Justice has been succeeded by another ...Read More

CAIRO HIGH SCHOOL IN NEED OF REPAIRS AFTER LIGHTNING STRIKE


Cairo High School is in need of repairs after it was struck by lightning last month ...Read More

MOBERLY TEEN INJURED IN MONROE COUNTY ACCIDENT


A Moberly teen suffered minor injuries in a Monroe County accident late last night ...Read More

TRUMAN CAMPUS NOW TOBACCO FREE INSIDE AND OUT


Truman State University is now a tobacco-free campus, indoors and outdoors ...Read More

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SENIOR SERVICES ASSISTING WITH SUMMER FOOD PROGRAMS


The Department of Health and Senior Services is offering an interactive, online map to help families find summer food programs throughout the state ...Read More

RCHD APPLYING FOR NEW GRANTS


Only a small portion of the budget for services and operations of the Randolph County Health Department comes from a local property tax, and state revenue ...Read More

FIREWORKS STAND BENEFITS GLASGOW BOOSTERS


Glasgow residents who celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks could also be showing their Yellowjacket pride ...Read More

SEARCH TO RESUME FOR PERMANENT MACON SUPERINTENDENT


Macon's school board has hired an interim superintendent to serve for the 2015-16 school year, but it will soon begin the search for a permanent successor ...Read More

KWIX PROGRAMMING CHANGES


Some programming changes come to KWIX AM and FM starting Wednesday ...Read More

HIGH LEVEL HAZE FROM CANADIAN WILDFIRE SMOKE


Many will notice that the sun is looking a little different this morning ...Read More

HIGHWAY PATROL OFFERING BOATER SAFETY COURSE


The Highway Patrol is offering boater safety certification courses statewide next month ...Read More

KIRKSVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT REVISES DRUG POLICY


The Kirksville School District recently revised its drug policy ...Read More

MO COUNTIES HAVE TIME LIMIT TO START ISSUEING SAME-SEX MARRIAGE LICENSES


There is disagreement over when Missouri counties should begin to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples ...Read More

FIREWORKS CAN BE HARD ON VETS WITH PTSD


Doctors say Independence Day can be stressful for those who have fought for the freedom it celebrates ...Read More

OUTGOING CHIEF JUSTICE ON EXECUTIONS


The outgoing Chief Justice of Missouri's Supreme Court says it isn't because of her or the Court's ideology that Missouri has stepped up executions ...Read More

FINAL CMU EAGLE DAY COMING UP


Central Methodist University's final Eagle Day for incoming freshman is Thursday, July 9th on campus in Fayette ...Read More

GIVE BLOOD TO CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE DAY


A number of Red Cross blood drives will take place in the next week ...Read More

ATTORNEY GENERAL OFFERS HELP TO PREVENT IDENTITY THEFT


The Missouri Attorney General's Office has developed a new booklet to help Missourians protect themselves against identity theft ...Read More

AREA REPRESENTATIVE HAPPY WITH SCOTUS


The US Supreme Court handed a major win to the energy industry as it ruled against the EPA's proposed emissions regulations that were aimed at coal-fired power plants ...Read More
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