Skip to content

The Edina Sentinel

 Statewide Tornado Drill to be Held on March 6 

State Emergency Management Agency  Missouri’s 2024 statewide tornado drill will be held on Wednesday, March 6 at 11 a.m. This is an opportunity for Missourians to practice their sheltering plans and ensure readiness in case of a severe weather emergency while at home, work or school.  Each year, the National Weather Service chooses the date…

Read More

Bring Hope Send Love to Amari Brandon

 Benefit to be Held for Baby Amari on February 24  Submitted by Rev. Mike Myers, Knox City Assembly of God Church  Meet Amari Brandon  Amari was born on October 17, 2023 to his parents, Malik and Skylar Brandon of Edina Mo. He joined a happy family of 5 brothers and sisters. The joy this family…

Read More

Knox County Kut-Ups Quilt Club Invites New Members to Join

 By Echo Menges  The ladies of the Knox County Kut-Ups Quilt Club hosted their first meeting of 2024 at the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home on Monday afternoon, January 29. The meeting was rescheduled to avoid snowy and frigid weather conditions earlier in the month.  The quilt club meets at 1:30 p.m. on the third Monday of…

Read More

Superintendent Announces Retirement

 Knox County R-I School District Announces Retirement of Superintendent and Transition of High School Principal to Superintendent Role  Submitted by Marsha Burton  Edina, Missouri – January 25, 2024. Superintendent Andy Turgeon announced his retirement effective June 30, 2025. “After much reflection and prayerful consideration, I have given notice of my plan to retire from public…

Read More

NEMO Storm Spotter Training to be Held in Edina

 By Echo Menges  The US National Weather Service St. Louis Office will host Storm Spotter Training at the Knox County Community Center in Edina, MO, on Thursday, February 22, 2024. This is one of two in-person Storm Spotter Training classes offered by the NWS St. Louis office in Northeast Missouri in 2024.  Pre-registration is not…

Read More

Rosebud’s Floral & Gift Boutique Opens in Edina

 By Echo Menges  A new flower and gift shop officially opened in Edina on Wednesday, January 17, 2024. Rosebud’s Floral & Gift Boutique owner Devin Lingenfelter welcomed new customers throughout the day offering specials and raffle opportunities.  Lingenfelter has been busy transforming the new business into her new shop since late summer and has been…

Read More

Looking Back At The Edina Sentinel 2023: Part 3

 Compiled by Emilie Rumble AUGUST 2, 2023  ROLLOVER – Virginia M.Clark, 19, ofColumbia, Missouri, wasdriving a 2016 WesternStar dump truck when itwent off the left side ofthe road of Missouri 15two miles east of Novelty,Missouri, on July 27,2023. Clark receivedmoderate injuries whilethe truck was reported tohave extensive damageafter rolling over.  NOMINATED – The Knox County…

Read More

Heavy Snow and Frigid Temperatures Arrive

 The City of Edina snowplowed overnight Monday, January 8, 2024, through Tuesday, January 9. The nine inch snow kept the City Work Crew busy through the week preparing for sleet, snow, and frigid temperatures on Friday, January 12. The City Work Crew pretreated streets ahead of the storms. Edina fared better than many small towns…

Read More

Gorin Native Plays Instruments For Salvation Army Kettle Campaign

 By Emily Bontrager  The Salvation Army assists millions of people during Thanksgiving and Christmas each year with their Kettle Campaign. The red kettle donations throughout the year help with food, clothing, and emergency financial assistance. The donations also help with youth programs, veteran services, senior centers, and emergency disaster relief.  David Tague, 63, grew up…

Read More