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Department of Conservation closes Chillicothe and St. Joseph offices to the public due to rising COVID-19 concerns

The Missouri Department of Conservation has closed the St. Joseph and Chillicothe offices to the public due to rising COVID-19 concerns. MDC staff will still be able to answer phone calls to those offices. Sales of 2021 Natural Events Calendars will continue if arrangements by phone are made for contactless pickup outside the buildings. MDC […]

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“Freedom to Read” still under attack in Missouri

Bookworms and literature buffs in Missouri are celebrating freedom of choice, of reading materials, and denouncing attacks on what they say is their First Amendment right to read. Banned Books Week, which spotlights attempts to censor books, recently took place.  Banned Books Week brings to light more than 600 books, films, and other literary materials […]

Heather Harpham

Northwest Missouri State University’s Department of Language, Literature, and Writing to host author Heather Harpham

Northwest Missouri State University’s Department of Language, Literature, and Writing is hosting author Heather Harpham as part of its 2019-20 Visiting Writers Series at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, in the J.W. Jones Student Union Living Room.  The event is free and open to the public. Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corporation, GreenTower Press, and the Department […]

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Rural Dale Baptist Church to host “Living Proof Simulcast with Beth Moore”

Rural Dale Baptist Church has announced the Living Proof Simulcast with Beth Moore on Saturday, September 28, 2019. Along with Beth Moore, considered one of today’s top Bible teachers, Christian recording artist Travis Cottrell will lead worship via simulcast. The theme for the simulcast event will be Strong Sisters, she is clothed in strength and […]

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Volunteers needed for Missouri Senior Medicare Patrol

The Missouri Senior Medicare Patrol is seeking volunteers in the northwest Missouri area to help seniors protect their Medicare benefits. The SMP needs more volunteers for its team. The statewide SMP has a mission to empower and assist Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers to prevent, detect, and report healthcare fraud, errors, and abuse through […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 High School holds award assembly; Students of the Quarter named

Grundy R-V High School held their Award Assembly on May 17th with  Randy Huffman, high school principal, presenting Perfect Attendance Awards for the year to the following four students Weston Carver, Logan Foster, Aiden Gann, & Nicholas Mann-Smiley The Principal’s Award was presented to Macy Saul. The Kansas City Royals offers a Royals Honors Program, […]

Pleasant View R-6 School

Pleasant View Board of Education approves student field trips

The Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education approved the new gymnasium/cafeteria rental form at a meeting Tuesday evening to reflect current rates. Superintendent Rebecca Steinhoff says the rental rates were increased at last month’s meeting. The gym rental rate is now $200 for in-district families and $250 for out-of-district families with the cafeteria rate set […]

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Audio: Missouri author, Laura Ingalls Wilder, has name stripped from award over racial characterizations

(Missourinet) – A legendary author from southwest Missouri had her name stripped from a major children’s book award Saturday. Laura Ingalls Wilder, who lived in Mansfield for more than sixty years, is the author of the famous Little House on the Prairie novels. The Mansfield Library Center’s Nancee Dahms-Stinson says Wilder’s books still fly off […]

National Novel Writing Month

Livingston County Library to host kickoff event for National Novel Writing Month

The Livingston County Library in Chillicothe will host a kickoff event for National Novel Writing Month. The event will be held in the library’s courtroom the evening of October 30 at 6 o’clock. Participants can register for National Novel Writing Month, meet other writers, share tips and ideas, and be entered to win prizes to […]