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Fireworks Safety Reminder

Independence Day would not be the same without the excitement and entertainment provided by fireworks. However, if necessary precautions are not observed, fireworks can result in serious injuries such as…

NOAA’S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EMBARKS ON

Across Missouri, June 24 – 30, 2007 will mark Summer Weather Safety Week   — an annual safety campaign during which NOAA’s National Weather Service distributes information on the dangers…

Earthquake drill serves as reminder for consumers

More than 80 Missouri cities and counties will take part in emergency response exercises simulating a 7.7-magnitude earthquake this week.

Local Juniors Participate In 44th Annual Youth Tour

Local Juniors Participate In 44th Annual Youth Tour

Eighty high school juniors participated in Missouri's forty-fourth annual Missouri Electric Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. June 9-14. Local delegates were (from left): Katie Meinhardt, Kahoka and Ashley Sharpe,…

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. …