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The 20 Year Plan – A Survival Strategy for Small Farms The pattern of today’s column, like most weeks, begins with an indictment of a...

Senator Mike Cunningham

It’s been a tough year for farmers in Missouri. Heavy rains delayed spring planting and floods repeatedly inundated croplands. Tornadoes ripped a path of...

What About This? By Wayne William Cipriano

I watch a lot of television during football season, but that is mostly during the daytime, on weekends. Unless Monday Night Football and Thursday...


Dear Editor:   This is in response to the Letter to the editor by Frederick J. Dechow, Ph.D., titled Education v. Indoctrination.  Greta Thunberg has...

Congressman Jason Smith

An Un-American Process What Speaker Pelosi and her progressive pals are doing in the halls of our U.S. Capitol seems to defy even Ruth Bader...

Congressman Jason Smith

Here to Help When I was a freshman in high school, I was summoned before my local city council over their objections to my FFA...

Capitol Perspectives: Harry Truman’s Statehouse Legacy

By Phill Brooks A recent visit my wife and I paid to Harry S Truman’s library and museum in Independence caused me to reminisce about...

Assisted Living and Similar Facilities Need to Restrict Yearly Price Increases, Says AMAC

WASHINGTON, D.C. – “It’s a fact that the cost of providing services at senior citizen facilities increases annually for any of a variety of...

Senator Mike Cunningham

One of the most gratifying things about being a state legislator is that, occasionally, the actions we take in Jefferson City have real impact...

Congressman Jason Smith

Paralyzed With Hatred  Nancy Pelosi and her progressive base have finally shown the world their true agenda: impeaching President Trump. On Tuesday, Speaker Pelosi announced that...
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Four Phone Calls, Nine People, and Facebook Required to Get New...

by Michael Boyink /mike@douglascountyherald.com My task? Get a landline phone installed. Existing house. In town. Phone jacks already on the wall. Easy peasy, right? Not so much. My first hurdle...

Tuesday Bunco Update

Tecumseh – Linnie Ingram

Bagged a Buck