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Community supports WMMC through annual Foundation fundraiser
WARRENSBURG — Western Missouri Medical Center’s Foundation hosted its fifth-annual fundraising event, Fire & Ice: Glitz & Glam Gala, on Friday, Jan. 27. Over $73,000 was raised at the sold-out event, with a net of over $58,000, which the WMMC Foundation will use to fund projects that support the Medical Center’s mission.
Avila University Fall 2022 Dean’s List
More than 330 undergraduate students at Avila University earned dean's list distinction for the Fall 2022 semester.
State Tech Fall 2022 Dean’s List
State Technical College of Missouri announced the December 2022 students who achieved the dean’s list during the 2022 fall semester.
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University of Maryland Global Campus Fall 2022 Graduates

The University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) graduated more than 7,600 students worldwide in fall 2022.

Old Drum Open Mic to host event

Old Drum Open Mic will feature music, stories, poetry, and essays for its next program from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2 at Java Junction, 118 N. Holden St. in downtown Warrensburg.

Johnson County Historical Society to host contra dance

The public is invited to a contra dance from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5 at the Culp Building, 302B N. Main St. in Warrensburg.
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Scrappy Mules beat Missouri Southern

WARRENSBURG — Doug Karleskint was not a fan of Mules basketball's first half defensive performance against Missouri Southern.

No. 24 Missouri Southern sneaks by No. 7 Jennies in final moments

WARRENSBURG — Inside the last 20 seconds, Missouri Southern sophomore Lacy Stokes ensured the No. 24 Lions had their way against No. 7 Central Missouri. 


Antique store opens in Knob Noster

Editor's note: This article has been updated to include the business' address.

Main Street hosts Evening of Excellence

WARRENSBURG — Warrensburg Main Street recognized local businesses and community supporters during the annual Evening of Excellence on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at the MKi Pavillion.

New general surgeon joins WMMC

Western Missouri Medical Center (WMMC) announced that general surgeon Evan Neuls, MD, FRCS, joined Surgical Services of Warrensburg on Jan. 16, 2023.

BesaMe to offer recreational use cannabis

WARRENSBURG — BesaMe Wellness, a medical marijuana dispensary in Warrensburg, will soon open as a medical and recreational use dispensary.
Police & Crash Reports
Jeremy M. Roussell, 19, was arrested on Jan. 5 when the Children's Division responded to interview a Warrensburg juvenile about a hotline on Dec. 9, 2022. Roussell was arrested on charges of third-degree assault, third-degree child molestation-child less than 14, and endangering the welfare of a child involving drugs.
Juvenile injured in Jan. 23 wreck
Serious injuries, truck totaled in Jan. 16 wreck
Dorothy M. Lawrence, 63, was arrested on Dec. 23 when officers responded to a theft at a business on Cooper Boulevard. Lawrence was arrested on a charge of stealing.
Minor injuries in Jan. 12 wreck
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Picking the right sparkling wine for Valentine's Day

Looking out your front window at the snow, be assured, spring is coming. Looking at your heating bill you may not believe it but I can assure you, with absolute certainty and without any doubt, spring is coming and one of the first of the springtime celebrations is Saint Valentine's Day where we honor the ones we love.

We’re all going to die!

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It might be time to reexamine your baggage load

When traveling by air anywhere in the world, most airlines charge an additional fee to carry extra baggage.
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