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The Polo school board members met Aug. 17 for their regular monthly meeting. The tax rate hearing was held and the tax rate was set at 4.6071, the exact same rate as the year before. Regular meeting was called to order with a light agenda of regular school business, payment of bills, and approving...
Mayor K.J. Rogers called the meeting to order with all council members present. Employees present were Tanya Mallory and Brandon Kehl. Minutes of the July meeting were discussed. Councilwoman Christine Owen informed the council that she did not think we should have commented on the property at A...
The City of Kidder met for their monthly meeting on Aug. 18. All members were present with the exception of Alderman Streu. Under unfinished business, the subject of street signs was discussed. The board agreed they needed to get a list of all signs in town and determine which ones they wanted to...
Brett O'Dell
St. Joseph Post..Former Caldwell County Deputy Brett O'Dell, 29, of St. Joseph, convicted of stealing prescription medications and cash from the evidence vault is facing a new drug charge. O'Dell was charged Sunday in DeKalb County with a felony for possession of a controlled substance. Deputy Kyle...
KINGSTON, Mo. - Route HH in Caldwell County will close Thursday, August 20, for a culvert replacement. Local crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation plan to close Route HH between SW Crow Road and NW Winchester from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., weather permitting. Motorists will need to use an...
Stockings in small lakes aimed at boosting sport fishery quality
Anglers at some northwest Missouri lakes might find a hard-fighting surprise on the other end of their line. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has stocked hybrid striped bass in several lakes. The stockings are part of an experiment in controlling an over-population of gizzard shad in...
The Hamilton Board of Aldermen met Wednesday with all council present along with Mayor Winford Gilliam, City Administrator, Dale Wallace and City Attorney Robert Cowherd. The city began by passing Ordnance 1571 which set the levy for property taxes for the city of Hamilton for the year 2015 for...
Two members of the Missouri General Assembly appeared before the Commission last Wednesday at its meeting in Jefferson City to plead on behalf of their constituents for improvements to bridges within their district.  Hurray for them.  The Commission can speak publicly about Missouri’s 600 critical...
Pictured are: Front Row: Paige Grant, Jessica Nobel, Lyndi Heldenbrand, Meredith Clevenger, Sydney Bottorff. Second Row: Julie Burdg, Margaret Gaunce, Ally Whitt, Bayley Pickering, Brianna Clayton, Lakota Johnson. Back Row: Mariah Blackburn, Mati Park, Tegan Bruce, Kassie Moore, Halee Orr, Kacie Carman, Shaylea East and Coach Renae Wattenbarger.
The Hamilton Hornet Cheerleaders have won the Regional Cheerleading competition under the direction of Coach Wattenbarger. They will compete at the State level this fall.  
The City of Kingston held their monthly board of aldermen meeting on Thursday. All members of council were present except for Alderman Bradley Campbell. Clerk Debby Fleming and David Bethel were present. Clerk Debby Fleming reminded council that they needed to set a date for the city’s tax rate...

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