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The Little Otter Creek Watershed will receive $2 million in funding toward the completion of a 362-acre lake in Caldwell County, as well as for environmental mitigation efforts in the area. The new improvements will offer a more dependable water supply and better flood control to the region, as...
At the June board of aldermen meeting of the City of Kidder, Clerk Richard Evans presented to the board a letter from Christy Eden-Browder stating that she was resigning due to personal reasons. Clerk Evans said the city needed to get someone quickly to take the job of code enforcement, as there...
An informal 'get out the people' campaign was recently held here in The Ridge for the purpose of getting more attendees at the monthly BOA meeting held June 20th. Not everyone received the personal invitation, but still, a few more people than usual did show up including the city's lawyer A. Gibson...
Browning of grass in dry weather is normal.
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Lawns around the Show-Me State are starting to turn brown. But that’s a normal, and temporary, response to hot, dry weather. People too often see brown areas in their lawn and automatically think “disease,” says Brad Fresenburg, turf specialist for University of Missouri Extension....
Friday, July 1, is the deadline for entering 4-H and FFA livestock contests.
(SEDALIA, Mo.) – Friday, July 1, is the deadline for entering 4-H and FFA livestock contests at this year’s Missouri State Fair. This is also the deadline for open shows for beef cattle, dairy cattle, goats, mules, poultry, rabbits, sheep and swine, according to Fair Director Mark Wolfe. “Livestock...
Picture of the Florida Weave method for staking tomatoes
After you’ve selected your tomato variety and planted it, taking care not to over fertilize it, you now need to think about how you will care for your future bountiful harvest. Needless to say, if you don’t care for the plants properly, you won’t have a bountiful harvest. First of all, you will...
St. Louis, MO:  As pro-lifers feared, the pro-abortion side has a solid five-vote majority on the Supreme Court now, and this morning the Court overruled the good Texas law that caused half the abortion clinics there to close.  By a 5-3 margin, the Supreme Court struck down Texas HB2 and held...
Kids enjoying Fishing Day along with Police Chief Ron Faulkner and Caldwell County Conservation Agent Justin Pyburn
On May 28, 2016, our 11th annual Kid’s Fishing Day, and my last Kid’s Fishing Day due to my retirement, was held at the Hamilton Reservoir. A special thank you goes to all the sponsors and volunteers who participated over the years. At approximately 8:30 a.m. children began arriving. The...
Glamper "Home Away from Home"
Almost 50 quilters, some with their Glampers (glamorous vintage campers), descended on Hamilton earlier in the month to celebrate International Glamper Week. Along with quilting classes, the group enjoyed a trunk show with Missouri Star Quilt Company's Jenny Doan and a tour of the company's...
Special Olympics held at Lathrop on May 6
For many years, Lathrop hosted a field day for students with disabilities. It was an honor to bring this event back to Lathrop after 10 years. On May 6th, Lathrop hosted a six school track and field event for students with disabilities. It was a pleasure to see so many athletes and volunteers...

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