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Ava City Council Receives 2019 Audit Results, Raises Lifeguard Pay

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 the Ava Board of Aldermen convened for a business session at 5 p.m. Audit Results Jennifer Schatzer, KPM...

The Snoop – Two Things

After a recent school-busing related editorial, I received an email that said (among other things), “I have a Master’s degree in Education with 26+...

Longview Farms Comes Clean: Local Goat Milk Soap Maker Sells Nationwide

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com Ships take it to Hawaii. Trucks take it to Alaska and most other states in the lower 48. Riverboats have taken...

Douglas County Firm Awarded License for Medical Marijuana Product Manufacturing

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com Last Friday, the State of Missouri completed its review of all submitted applications for medical marijuana infused product manufacturing licenses. There were...

Ava R-I Schools Bears Den Program

By Diana Premer The Bears Den before and after school program is funded by the federal 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant.  This grant is...

The Snoop – Right to Repair

We’re Michiganders turned Missourians. Missouri has hills. Michigan is relatively flat. Missouri has more sunny days. Michigan has more lakes. Missouri gets more rain. Michigan gets more snow. Lots of differences,...

New Year, New Look: Donation Delivers New Padding in Ava High Gym

By Jason Hoekema The Ava Bears and Lady Bears athletic programs received an early Christmas present to ring-out the end of 2019 and bring in...

Editor’s Choice: Top 10 Stories From 2019

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com Editor’s Note: From literally getting on the map to having a first-ever state level finish for a football team, 2019 was...

Public Meeting About Plans to Develop Bryant Creek State Park Jan. 16

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JAN. 3, 2020 – Representatives from Missouri State Parks invite the public to attend a conceptual plan progress meeting at 5:30...

2020 Brings New Laws to Missouri –– Changes Impact Minimum Wage, Medical Marijuana, Corporate...

As another new year has crossed the threshold and New Year celebrations and resolutions are now established memories, new laws have also been ushered...
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