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Johnny Burkdoll Runs for District 2 County Commissioner

Hello, my name is Johnny Burkdoll. I have decided to run for District 2 County Commissioner. I have many years of experience and training...

Business Owners Be Cautious If Targeted in Vanity Award Scheme

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Better Business Bureau (BBB) advises business owners to use caution if told they have been selected as a winner of a...

A Message from the Douglas County Health Department on Covid-19

Due to Covid-19, the Douglas County Health Department has suspended certain services at this time.  For those who have questions about whether or not a...

Welcome Back $1.99 Gas: National Average Falls Due to COVID-19

BOSTON (March 27, 2020) – GasBuddy, the travel and navigation app that is used by millions of drivers to save money on gas, reports...

COVID-19 Monies to Benefit Residents of Taney, Stone, Christian, Ozark and Douglas

Branson, Missouri – White River Valley Electric Cooperative’s trust program, Operation Round Up, has pledged 50,000 dollars to be matched by Community Foundation of...

MDC Offers Nature-Focused Online Learning Resources

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With so many Missourians stuck at home, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is offering teachers, parents, students, and others...

Watch Your Well-being During Coronavirus Distancing

By Dr. Graham A. Colditz Siteman Cancer Clinic Daily life has changed to an amazing degree in the last few weeks. As individuals and communities work...

New Angels of Ava

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com In 1940, Ava had an angel. Envelopes of money mysteriously showed up in people’s mailboxes.  $100, more or less. About $1850 in...

Wilder Days 2020

The Wilder Day Committee met March 9, 2020 to discuss Wilder Days 2020, which will be held October 9th and 10th. These dates were...

Grant Money Available for COVID-19 & Other Health-Related Projects

Recently, the Douglas County Community Foundation (DCCF)  was awarded a $10,000 Grant. These monies were provided by the Rural Ozarks Health Initiative, a partnership...
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