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25 years ago A community coalition has been formed to establish an economic development office in Douglas County, and the first goal of the group...

A Long Night By Barbara Sisney Daniel

Part 1– My journey into the unknown had just begun. It was getting late in the evening. Neighbors had come to help. My dad...

Howerton Speaking at Ozark County Historium

By Janet Taber For anyone who is intrigued with the culture and history of the Ozarks region, next week’s visitor to the Ozark County Historium...

MDC to Hold Schoolcraft Event at Springfield Nature Center

The journal that Henry Rowe Schoolcraft kept when he traveled through the Ozarks 200 years ago provided the earliest description of the Ozarks by...

Angels and Outlaws: Ava in the National News

By Michael Boyink Did you read it? Back on January 27th, NBCNews.com put Ava in the crosshairs of an article entitled Guns and God: Growing number...

The Snoop

My faith in people was renewed last week.   My spirits were lifted because a kind individual made the choice to be generous and thoughtful...

The Headless Rooster from Fruita By Barbara Sisney Daniel

Fruita, Colorado is a small, western town close to Grand Junction, Colorado. Fruita is famous for a plucky rooster that lost his head on...

Looking Backward

January 23, 1969 25 years ago Another winter storm moved into the Ozarks Tuesday, leaving behind a layer of freezing rain and sleet that forced the...

The First Annual Laura Ingalls Wilder Children’s Literature Festival To Be Held in April 

Organizers are asking local residents to make plans to attend the Laura Ingalls Wilder Children’s Literature Festival to be held on April 25-26, 2019.  The...

Tecumseh – Linnie Ingram

Jan. 20, 2019 – Hi, this snowy morning. During our recent cold weather, Mr. Groundhog stayed in his hole under my propane tank. I...
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Playoff Pictures Are All Uphill

By Jason Hoekema Monday, Feb. 18 marks the start of the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Class 3, District 11 playoff tournaments for...

A Fond Farewell

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