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Local Officials Gather to Discuss Combining Forces to Address Needs Ahead of Funding from the American Rescue Plan Act

By Echo Menges, NEMOnews Media Group Edina, Missouri – Friday, April 2, 2021 – State Senator Cindy O’Laughlin (R-Dist. 18) hosted a meeting at Edina’s Knox County Community Center to bring local government officials together and begin the processes of thinking of ways to best use millions of dollars being distributed through the American Rescue…

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Radio Man Reflects on Hall of Fame Career

By Troy Treasure NEMOnews Media Group KMEM-Memphis Sports Director Donnie Middleton’s family loved St. Louis Cardinals baseball of the 1950s and 60s – especially his mother, Elaine. Broadcasts of then mostly daytime games brought the voice of St. Louis play-by-play man Harry Caray into the Middleton’s Downing residence. Donnie Middleton eventually went to broadcasting school.…

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MSHSAA Announces Baseball Districts: Knox County Drops to Class 1

By David Sharp The Missouri High School Activities Association has announced their Spring 2021 baseball district assignments. Knox County has been placed in Class 1 for possibly the first time since consolidation in 1963. The Eagles have historically been one of the smallest Class 2 baseball teams in Missouri. There will be six baseball enrollment…

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Barbara Louise (Lawson) Fodness

The funeral service for Barbara Fodness, 81, of Minneota, will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at Hope Lutheran Church in Minneota.  A walk through visitation will be Friday, April 9, from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. all at Hope Lutheran Church.  Interment…

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Palmyra student semifinalist in NASA essay contest

Future Engineers and NASA have announced 155 semifinalists in the Artemis Moon Pod Essay Contest, a national competition that asked K-12 students to imagine leading a one-week expedition at the Moon’s South Pole.  One of these semifinalists is Livia Bross, of  Palmyra.                         Livia…

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Weaver Steps Down As Lady Indian Head Coach

Lady Indians Varsity Basketball Coach John Weaver has notified the Clark County R-1 administration that he is stepping down as skipper of the Lady Indians program.  Weaver just completed his eighth season at the helm of the Lady Indians program, accruing a 145-66 record in Kahoka.  During his tenure at Clark County, Weaver won three…

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Meet the Candidates for Knox County R-1 School Board

Scroll down to see the video and text interviews of each 2021 KCR-1 School Board Candidate. Dr. Martha A. Strange  Q: Who are you and what is your background? A: Well, I’m Marty Strange and I moved to Knox County in 1991 to be a teacher here. And since that time I’ve been heavily…

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Tax Day For Individuals Extended To May 17

WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced today that the federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020 tax year will be automatically extended from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021. The IRS will be providing formal guidance in the coming days. “This continues to be a tough…

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