The Media

“It Felt Like a Good Fit”

By Mike Scott Another long-time Clark County business is about the change hands. Huffman Insurance was started in 1971, when Robert Huffman moved his family to Kahoka.  Robert Huffman came to Kahoka to manage Clark Mutual Insurance, and at the same time, bought the Bricker Insurance Agency from Charley Bricker, and changed the name to…

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Kahoka Celebrates Flag Day

Following Monday’s Flag Day Parade, the Sewcial Quilters of Clark County presented seven local veterans with Quilts of Valor. Receiving quilts were (not in order) Keith Wilson – Navy Donald “Pete” Yates – US Marine Corps Roy Brown – Army Roscoe Nelson – Army Brian Hillyer – US Navy James Folker – Army Paul David…

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Governor Parson Announces Missouri to End All Federal Pandemic-Related Unemployment Benefits

  (JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – In order to address workforce shortages across the state, Governor Mike Parson today directed the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DOLIR) to notify the U.S. Department of Labor that Missouri will end participation in all federal pandemic-related unemployment insurance programs effective Saturday, June 12 at 11:59 p.m. “From…

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MoDOT To Mitigate Hwy. 61 Flooding

By Mike Scott Nearly 4000 vehicles traveled the stretch of U.S. Hwy. 61 between Alexandria and Iowa line in 2020 each day.  Many of those vehicles belong to Clark County  residents going to work, or to shop in Keokuk.  When the Mississippi River floods, the detour adds nearly a half-hour to the trip each way.…

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Missouri pauses J&J COVID-19 vaccine administration

FRIDAY’S MASS VACCINATION  DRIVE THRU IN KAHOKA CANCELLED JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine administration is being paused in Missouri until further notice. “In an abundance of caution and as per federal guidelines, we are pausing vaccination with Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine until further notice in Missouri,” said Dr. Randall…

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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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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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