The Media

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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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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Medicinal Cannabis Dispensary Opens in Northeast Missouri

By Echo Menges, NEMOnews Media Group One of the first Northeast Missouri medicinal cannabis dispensaries, the Missouri Health & Wellness Dispensary (MHWD), officially opened on Monday morning, March 1, 2021. The dispensary is located on the north side of Kirksville at 215 East Charles Street, which is off Broadway Street just north of the Walmart…

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