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Citizen Corps Program Grant Applications Accepted Until July 13

The State Emergency Management Agency will accept Missouri Citizen Corps Program/Council (CCP) grant applications until 5 p.m. July 13, 2007. The FY 2006 CCP Application is on SEMA’s website (

Young entrepreneur runs small-town business

BROOKFIELD, Mo. – Rural communities in Missouri are losing their young talent to big cities at a rapid rate. A University of Missouri Extension program is…

Jerad Harness Wins KICK-FM Colgate Country Showdown

Jerad Harness, of Warsaw, Illinois was the winner of the 2007 KICK-FM Colgate Country Showdown held Saturday, June 16th, at Upper Moorman Park in Quincy, IL.  Harness performed in…

Maher and Ogle Named 2007 Pig Camp Scholars

The 2007 University of Missouri Pork Institute, sponsored by the University of Missouri – Columbia and the Missouri Pork Association, was held June 11 through June 13 in Columbia. The…

Chamber to Host Open House

The Kirksville Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Staff are pleased to announce the completion of the recent remodel of their offices at 304 S. Franklin in…

QU PROFESSOR PUBLISHED

    Dr. Jason Bourgeois, assistant professor of theology at Quincy University, has published the book "The Aesthetic Hermeneutics of Hans-Georg Gadamer and Hans Urs von Balthasar"…

Highway Commission Met in Kirksville Projects Awarded for North Central Missouri

The Missouri Highways and Transportation held its regularly scheduled meeting on June 13 at Truman State University in Kirksville. …

Dancing Rabbit

Hello again from Ted at Dancing Rabbit with all of this week's news.…

JOB CORPS PREPARES MISSOURI STUDENTS FOR SUCCESSFUL CAREERS

Mingo Job Corps Center has launched a recruitment drive for students to fill its career technical training classes, officials announced today.

Local Red Cross chapter hires new executive director returning to area;

For people living in seven mid-Missouri counties served by the Columbia office of the American Red Cross, the recent hiring of new Executive Director Mike Odneal can definitely be considered…

MU Researchers to Study the Status of Black Bears in Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia are studying the status of black bears in Missouri. Black bears were abundant in the state during…