Edina Mayor Not Seeking Another Term

By Echo Menges Edina Mayor Steve Peters announced he would not be seeking reelection in the upcoming municipal election. Mayor Peters told the rest of the council during the Edina City Council meeting held on Monday, January 13.  Peters said he is not seeking a second term in office for “personal reasons”. “I’ve chosen not…

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ELIZABETH “LIZ” TIETGE

ELIZABETH “LIZ” TIETGE Elizabeth “Liz” Tietge, age 87, of Kahoka, MO, passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2020, in Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL. Liz was born, February 8, 1932, in Columbus Junction, IA, a daughter of Ralph and Gladys McCoy Welsch.   She had an older half-sister who was 10 years old at the time…

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BETTY JO SMITH

  BETTY JO SMITH Funeral services for Betty Jo Smith, age 80, of Luray, MO, who passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020, in the Scotland Co. Memorial Hospital in Memphis, are pending at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka.

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Harpers To Celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary

Harpers To Celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary Delbert and Twila Harper will celebrate sixty five years of marriage January 23, 2020. Their wedding was January 23, 1955 at the Revere Community Church, with Rev. Virgil Caulk and Rev. Arnold Geske officiating. They are proud parents of three children. Danny and wife Carol of Lake of the…

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Missouri Officials: Get Flu Vaccination

Missouri Officials:  Get Flu Vaccination JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Flu activity is currently widespread throughout Missouri. 11,171 cases of influenza have been reported in Missouri so far. 11 people have died from influenza-associated illness this season. Nationally, influenza activity remains high, and forecasts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggest that it…

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Lady Indians Struggle at Highland Tournament

Lady Indians Struggle at Highland Tournament     Clark County vs Canton The Clark County Lady Indians faced Canton in the opening round of the Highland Tournament on Monday.  Jade Ross and Brooklyn Howe teamed up for 21 points each to power Clark County over the Lady Tigers. The opening quarter saw an evenly matched…

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Indians Take Third at Highland Tournament

Indians Take Third at Highland Tournament Clark County vs Highland The Clark County Indians took on the host Highland Cougars in the opening round of the Highland Tournament on Tuesday. Brandon Kracht had the hot hand for Clark County, pouring 31 points on the night, including going nine for nine at the free throw line.…

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Discarding Old Medicine

Discarding Old Medicine   By Denise Shannon Do you have medication leftover from being sick or for stopping and starting with a new medication and do not know how to get rid of it? Stop yourself before you just throw it in the trash or flush it down the toilet.  Did you know there are…

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State Emergency Management Agency Urges Caution During Winter Storm

Missourians urged to put safety first as powerful multi-faceted storm system moves across state Flooding, severe storms, freezing rain and snow are forecast to threaten parts of Missouri over next 36 hours  JEFFERSON CITY – The State Emergency Management Agency urges Missourians to closely follow local weather forecasts, check conditions before traveling and limit travel as conditions…

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MARGARET DARLENE BANE

Margaret Darlene Bane, 96, of Roanoke, Virginia, passed away on Sunday, January 5, 2020. Darlene was born on July 12, 1923, in Alliance, Nebraska to Ida Mathilda Pierson Baker and Benjamin Harrison Baker. She spent most of her childhood in the Sandhills of Nebraska, where she listened to stories of family and friends, and gathered…

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