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Skyline Tables Purchase of New School Buses

The Skyline R-II Board met in regular session on Wednesday December 21, 2016 with all seven members present. The consent agenda items consisting of Board minutes, bills and financial statement were presented and approved. In old business: The Board reviewed ...

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What About This…? 12.22.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano What is the most important skill we teach our young in school? That’s right, it’s reading.  If you can read, you can probably find directions written somewhere telling you how to do just about anything. We ...

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Winter Has Arrived

Winter made a bold arrival in this area last Saturday night with light snowfall and plummeting temperatures. The snowfall was hardly significant, measuring only about one-quarter inch officially. But with temperatures dropping almost 50 degrees overnight there is little doubt ...

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NORAD Is Ready to Track Santa’s Flight

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. –– The North American Aerospace Defense Command is celebrating the 61st Anniversary of tracking Santa’s yuletide journey.  The NORAD Tracks Santa website, www.noradsanta.org, launching Dec 1, features Santa’s North Pole Village, which includes a holiday ...

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This Saturday Shop Small and Help the Local Economy

JEFFERSON CITY, Nov. 21, 2016—Shoppers who are planning to hit the malls the weekend after Thanksgiving should also remember to visit local merchants for their holiday shopping, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) today. “Small business represents 99.7 percent ...

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Notes From Hunter Creek 11.24.2016

The Beauties of Fall I have traveled all over North America –– and have floated, camped, and seen the beautiful spots in every State.  I have visited all of the Canadian provinces and territories, except the one most recently created ...

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