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JCCHS updates demographic information of 5,268 total COVID-19 cases reported
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 …
City Council approves contract to replace blowers at wastewater treatment plants
WARRENSBURG — The City Council voted to authorize the city manager and city clerk to execute a contract with Smico Contracting Group to replace two blowers in both wastewater treatment plants …
Crest Ridge students attend 2021 CYCLE program
Wesley Marten and Leslie Martens of Crest Ridge High School, were among the 70 high school students from across Missouri who participated in the Missouri Electric Cooperative Cooperative Youth …
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Ribbon cutting hosted for USA Mortgage

WARRENSBURG — The Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting at USA Mortgage to celebrate the location’s induction as a Chamber member and to welcome the business’ …

JCCHS board discusses rise in COVID-19 cases

WARRENSBURG — The Johnson County Community Health Services Board of Trustees discussed the rise of positive COVID-19 cases in the county during a meeting on Thursday, July 22. Administrator …

Jobs available at Missouri State Fair

SEDALIA — With the opening of the Missouri State Fair less than a month away, hiring for the hundreds of fair workers needed is in full swing. “We have several departments that we take …
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Mules football approaching return to normalcy

KANSAS CITY — Mules football was forced to change its plans on a few occasions in 2020.  Three months after its 2019 season ended in the second round of the NCAA Division II …

MGA Parent Child Championship concludes

The Missouri Golf Associaton’s Parent Child Championship was held on Monday, July 26 and Tuesday, July 27, at The Club at Porta Cima in Sunrise Beach.  Warrensburg’s Brooks …

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TCC to hand out backpacks Aug. 1

Round Room LLC, the nation’s largest Verizon authorized retailer, announced that its TCC and Wireless Zone stores are donating 140,000 backpacks full of school supplies to children across the …

Second statewide round-trip Amtrak train resumes operation WARRENSBURG — The second round-trip Amtrak train ran through the Warrensburg train station for the first time in over a year on Monday, July 19. The newly resumed train is one of two daily …
Hazel Hill to host July Jamboree CENTERVIEW — Hazel Hill Farm is hosting its July Jamboree event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 24. Stacey Howerton, co-owner of Hazel Hill, said July Jamboree is an event for …
Businesses, community members recognized at Chamber Awards & Social WARRENSBURG — Local businesses were honored and new board members were initiated during the 2021 Greater Warrensburg Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards & Social on Thursday afternoon, …
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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Recognizing quality in Dry Creek Vineyards

I believe the hardest thing in the world is to go into a store and slap down your hard-earned cash for a bottle of wine and, most of the time, not even knowing what you are getting.  You …
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Tips for extending the bloom

While the rains have put a damper on some activities and a strain on sump pumps everywhere, they have certainly been good for garden growth. The daylilies are blooming profusely with more than 25 …

Giving blood is the easiest good work

You’re in a big city, walking past a hospital. Someone runs up to you on the street, frantic.  “I need your help! My wife! We have to save her!” You can tell he’s …
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