Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education approves school audit

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education approved the 2017-2018 school audit Monday evening. The candidate filing period was set for the board election. Candidates may file for the April 2nd Municipal Election today (December 11th) through January 15th from 8 o’clock in the morning to 4 o’clock in the afternoon. The school office will be […]

Right To Work

Audio: Missouri Senator alarmed by Right-to-Work bill making quick return after major defeat

Farmington State Senator Gary Romine says he’s alarmed by fellow Republicans and the governor bringing back a Right-to-Work bill next year. In the August primary election, Missourians overwhelmingly opposed a Right-to-Work measure.     Romine, whose district includes a large number of union workers, says Missourians have spoken in an astounding way by strongly defeating […]

Christmas Concert

Laredo students to hold Christmas program December 13th

The Laredo R-7 School will hold an all-school Christmas program next week. The public is welcome to attend A Peaceful Christmas in the school gym on Thursday, December 13th at 6 o’clock. The program will start with the fifth through eighth-grade band performing traditional Christmas arrangements. Preschool through second-grade students will sing about putting shapes […]

Josh Hawley

Audio: Missouri Secretary of State investigating accusations Hawley used public funds to support Senate run

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is starting an investigation into the operations of Attorney General Josh Hawley.     The probe will look at accusations that Hawley used taxpayer money to support his candidacy for the U.S. Senate. Ashcroft’s office sent a letter Thursday confirming the investigation to Democratic strategist Brad Woodhouse.  Woodhouse heads […]

State Senator Cindy O’Laughlin

Audio: New state lawmaker from Shelbina wants colleagues to be more responsible with spending

State Senator-elect Cindy O’Laughlin thinks citizens have a mistrust of Missouri’s government because departments are poorly managed. She says it’s predictable that they would oppose propositions like the gas tax that failed in November’s election.     The Shelbina Republican says lawmakers don’t have confidence that lawmakers are spending money wisely.     She says […]

Senator Dan Hegeman

Senator Dan Hegeman selected as Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman

Incoming Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz announced his intention to appoint Senator Dan Hegeman as chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee. The 100th Missouri General Assembly will convene its first regular legislative session on Wednesday, January 9. The Appropriations Committee is tasked with giving preliminary approval to the state operating budget for each fiscal […]