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Missouri SBDC to host business growth webinar
The Missouri Small Business Development Center at State Fair Community College will host, at no cost, a one-hour webinar that addresses and focuses on risk mitigation, unexpected disruptions and …
Star-Journal welcomes summer news intern
WARRENSBURG — The Star-Journal has welcomed a news intern for the summer. Dillon Seckington will be spending the summer months working in the Star-Journal newsroom as he learns more about …
LCAA to host Neva Wood exhibit
SEDALIA — Women will be the focus of an art exhibit opening Friday at the Hayden Liberty Center and will identify with the theme for this year's Scott Joplin International Ragtime Festival, …
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Tesla, Sam Hunt to perform at State Fair

American rock bands Tesla and Fuel will perform on the State Fair Grandstand stage, presented by CFM Insurance, on Friday, Aug. 12, at the Missouri State Fair. Tesla’s legacy is alive and …

American Legion, VFW to host Memorial Day events

WARRENSBURG — The American Legion Post 131 and VFW Post 2513 in Warrensburg will host several events during Memorial Day Weekend, Friday, May 27 to Tuesday, May 31. The two veterans …

U.S. Bank, UCM unveil new Mules debit card

U.S. Bank customers can now use the new UCM Mules Affinity Visa debit card, which allows University of Central Missouri students, alumni, employees and the community at large to showcase their …
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Augustana ends UCM baseball’s season

WARRENSBURG — There will not be Memorial Day weekend competition for Mules baseball.  Central Missouri’s season reached an end with a 9-5 loss to Augustana in the final game of …

Camden Uptegrove highlights Leeton boys at state

JEFFERSON CITY — Rain inevitably changed plans for all field competition in the MSHSAA Class 1 State Championships on Saturday, May 21 at Adkins Stadium.  A reduction from six jumps to …

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SBDC, UCM, The LearningForce to host Electric Arc Safety training

The Missouri Small Business Development Center at State Fair Community College, The LearningForce and the University of Central Missouri will host a no-cost Electric Arc Safety training from 2 to 5 …

Missouri SBDC to host Grow with Google webinar 

The Missouri Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at State Fair Community College will host, at no cost, a one-hour Grow with Google Digital Skills for Everyday Tasks webinar from 9 to 10 a.m. …

Diamond S Ranch, peaceful and serene

FLORENCE — In time for the summer season and the Memorial Day holiday weekend, Diamond S Ranch is opening its glamping, camping, hiking, and wedding services. Donnie Sattler, a captain with …

Wisper Internet launches new tower in Johnson County

JOHNSON COUNTY — Wisper Internet has launched a new wireless broadband tower in Johnson County to serve households in the Knob Noster area. The new tower, which went online last week, is on …
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Moderate injuries reported in May 13 wreck  One person is reported to have moderate injuries from a single-vehicle wreck May 13 on Southwest 910 Road east of Southwest 21 Road.  The …
Cleven O. Arnold Jr., 27, was arrested April 18 on a Johnson County warrant. Arnold was later arrested the same day when officers conducted a subject check in the 200 block of East Young Street. …
Serious injuries reported in May 10 wreck One person is reported to have serious injuries from a two-vehicle wreck May 10 on North Simpson Drive east of Highway 13.  The Missouri State …
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Congressmen could be setting dangerous precedent

That’s the last time I’ll complain about damp, cool weather in May.  I read last week that the Jan. 6 committee has issued subpoenas to five members of Congress who appear to have …

Learning through failure sets us up for success

A week and a half ago, I had major back surgery. It has left me alone with my television, as the medication skews my ability to read. I needed a break from the news and documentaries, so I …

Sleuthing out bargain wine prices

It is easy to find a good wine at a premium price but finding wines that are both good and affordable these days can be rather difficult.  Knowing this, I donned my Sherlock Holmes …
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