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Eric Smith shooting at a balloon at the Cowboy Mounted Shooting Competition.
The Northwest Missouri Steam & Gas Engine Association held its annual event Friday, Saturday, Sunday. An extra day was added on Monday in celebration of the eclipse. A new addition this year was the Cowboy Mounted Shooting Competition that took place Friday evening. The event was a huge success...
This is a photo from the newspaper office at the 4-way looking south.
Viewing the eclipse in northwest Missouri was hit and miss. Here in Hamilton it rained rather heavily in the morning and then began to clear out about noon. The eclipse could be seen if you watched between cloud cover which there was plenty of. During totality everything was as dark as night and...
Katelyn’s prize-winning Market Steer weighed 1,355 pounds.
(SEDALIA, Mo.) – Katelyn Gillum, daughter of Brad Gillum and Lori O’Reilly, is the exhibitor of the 2017 Grand Champion Market Steer at the Missouri State Fair. Katelyn is from Unionville, and is a member of the Putnam County FFA Chapter. Katelyn’s prize-winning Market Steer weighed 1,355 pounds....
Conley Building in Maysville on Septemb“Nourishing the Home – Feeding the World” Event at the June er 21
Maysville, Mo. – Progress is being made thus far for this year’s Women in Ag Event. An evening of fun, food & friends is right around the corner! Time is running out for your ticket purchase. Remember seating is limited, but there’s still room! So please purchase your ticket before it’s too...
If nuclear missiles are fired we are all at risk.
By Dr. Glenn Mollette President Donald Ttump has vowed to meet more North Korea threats with "power the likes of which the world has never seen" and Kim Jong-un has responded with a plan for a nuke attack on the US island of Guam. Plans are being made for a horror scenario we must take seriously....
Bearded Iris – Photo by Andrey Korzun, shared under a Creative Commons (BY-SA 3.0) license, via Wikimedia Commons.
Most of the year, irises grow easily without a care in the world. Rarely do they need attention to thrive. But gardeners should give the carefree beauty their undivided attention in August. By dividing and replanting clumps that have grown too large, gardeners can increase spring displays of the...
University of Missouri Extension specialists recently began a survey to learn how many specialty crop growers there are in the state and what their economic impact is. MU Extension commercial agriculture economists Joe Horner and Ryan Milhollin say the survey helps MU and the Missouri Department of...
Mobile Mammography in Hamilton August 15
A Mobile Mammography Coach is scheduled to visit the Hamilton Medical Clinic Tuesday, August 15 from 8 am – 5 pm HAMILTON, MISSOURI | Northwest Health Services Hamilton Medical Clinic has scheduled the mobile mammography coach for Hamilton Medical Clinic (803 Hwy 71 W.) for August 15, from 8 am – 5...
These things should be taken care of in August.
Ornamentals Weeks 1-4: Continue spraying roses that are susceptible to black spot and other fungus diseases. Weeks 1-4: Annuals may appear leggy and worn now. These can be cut back hard and fertilized to produce a new flush of bloom. Weeks 1-4: Deadhead annuals and perennials as needed. Weeks 1-2: ...
Caldwell County is inside the path of totality.
The upcoming total solar eclipse has been getting a lot of attention lately. And for good reason. It’s a rare event to have one come to your own back yard, and for many Missourians, that is literally the case. In this week’s column, I thought I would mention several resources that are listed on my...

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