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Board of Education approves public comment for regular meetings
WARRENSBURG — The Warrensburg Board of Education voted Tuesday, Sept. 21, to update board policy to include public comment at the beginning of regular board meetings.  Public …
Holmberg discusses qualifications, appointment of city manager 
WARRENSBURG — Mayor Scott Holmberg said the recent appointment of Danielle Dulin as city manager is due to her attention to city finances and the work she has done since joining the city in …
President Best says UCM outlook is ‘Mule Strong’ with successes that include enrollment increase
WARRENSBURG — Announcing that the University of Central Missouri was the only institution out of 47 colleges and universities from Missouri and our region to experience enrollment gains this …
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2021 Financial Review & Forecast Report presented at JCAD meeting

WARRENSBURG — The Johnson County Ambulance District Board of Directors was presented with the 2021 Financial Review & Forecast Report at the Thursday, Sept. 16 meeting. Finance JCAD …

JCCHS reports 6,592 total COVID-19 cases

JOHNSON COUNTY — Johnson County Community Health Services has released information in relation to the age and location of the confirmed positive cases of coronavirus in Johnson County as of …

Missouri sees slight drop in unemployment in August 

The Missouri Economic Research and Information Center reported a slight decrease in Missouri’s unemployment rate in its August 2021 Monthly Job Report. Missouri non-farm payroll employment …
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UCM Trap and Skeet Club trio places at state championships

Three members of the UCM Trap and Skeet Club recently competed at the Misssouri State Championships in St. Louis.  All three UCM participants walked away with a top-three placement. Four …

UCM to host annual high school softball tournament

Warrensburg, Knob Noster and Holden softball will compete in the Warrensburg Tournament at the UCM South Recreation Complex on Friday, Sept. 24, and Saturday, Sept. 25.  A total of 25 games …

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Dog Days Daycare opens in Warrensburg

WARRENSBURG — Dog Days Daycare recently opened in Warrensburg, offering a variety of services for dog owners such as bathing, grooming, boarding and daycare. Dog Days Daycare officially …

Chamber to host membership information session WARRENSBURG — The Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce is hosting a membership info session at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22.  This session will be held in the Jack Moore Community Room, …
Warrensburg Farmers’ Market season to close with Moonlight Market WARRENSBURG — Warrensburg Main Street and the Warrensburg Farmers’ Market will wrap up the 2021 Farmers’ Market Season with its second Moonlight Market from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. …
Chamber hosts ribbon cuttings for Firehouse Subs, Colton’s/Phantom V WARRENSBURG — The Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce recently hosted two ribbon cutting to welcome two new restaurants to Johnson County: Firehouse Subs and Colton’s Steak House & …
Police & Crash Reports
Three injured in two-vehicle wreck July 2 Three people are reported to have been injured in a two-vehicle wreck July 2 on Highway 13 north of Southeast 230th Road.  The Missouri State …
Two serious injuries reported in June 11 wreck Two people are reported to have serious injuries from a wreck June 11 on Highway 50, west of 601 Road . Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the …
MSHP responds to fatal crash May 23 One fatality is reported from a wreck May 23 on Highway 50 at Northwest 1601 Road.  The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the wreck occurred when a …
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Wildfires and second label wines

Another of the world's wine-producing countries, Argentina, is coming to the rescue of this nation's wine-drinking public. The fires in California, the drought, the heat and the sun blocked by …

Restoring unity is greatest need for Republicans

Does the Republican Party have a future? I hope it does, for its voice is badly needed today. Presently, the GOP is split between the Trumpers and the anti-Trumpers. Divided political parties …

A time to mourn for Afghanistan

“For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted; a time to kill, and a …
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