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Winery listed among best in the world

Winery listed among best in the world

    St. James Winery recently placed in the top 15 of the World Association of Wine and Spirits Writ...

Drone use is demonstrated Wurdack during Field Day - VIDEO

Drone use is demonstrated Wurdack during Field Day - VIDEO

    Farmers and ranchers from throughout the area learned about a variety of topics, including cattl...

Missing woman found dead near Berryman

    A missing person search ended in tragedy in Steelville last week when Mary Ellen Zehnle was foun...

Worker upset about comments made at city meeting

    Steelville city employee Cindy Blevins is angry that her work was questioned at the last city co...

Weather dampens crowd at Maramec - PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO

    Old Iron Works Days came to Maramec Spring Park over the weekend with a very large turnout. Weat...

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Meramec Electrical Products expands its Cuba factory

Meramec Electrical Products expands its Cuba factory

The Missouri Department of Economic Development joined company leaders of Meramec Electrical Products Co., at a grand opening ceremony to celebrate the completion of the company’s expanded facility located at 1 Industrial Drive in Cuba, Mo. The expansion project includes the creation of 84 new jobs and a $10.6 million capital investment.

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Steelville becomes Purple Heart City

Steelville becomes Purple Heart City

    Steelville was designated a Purple Heart City at the October 6 city council meeting. Mayor Terry Palmer read a proclamation, members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart Department of Missouri presented a plaque to the city and three local recipients of this combat decoration were recognized for their service.

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Winery listed among best in the world

Winery listed among best in the world

    St. James Winery recently placed in the top 15 of the World Association of Wine and Spirits Writers and Journalists annual list of the 100 Top Wineries in the World.

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Local airman killed in Japan during typhoon

Local airman killed in Japan during typhoon

A 27-year-old serviceman from Bourbon was killed, along with two other airmen, on October 5, when they were swept into the ocean during a typhoon near Okinawa, Japan. Staff Sergeant Joshua Schoenhoff was an instrument and flight control systems specialist with the 461st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron based at Robins Air Force Base in Georgia.

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You can help victimes of domestic violence

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, and this is a problem that continues to plague families from all walks of life. Domestic violence is defined by the U.S. Department of Justice as a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over another intimate partner.  Domestic violence can be physical, sexual, emotional, econom...

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Commissioners discuss outer road project

    During the week of October 9, Phelps County commissioners:
    • Received a letter from the Missouri Department of Economic Development with an invitation to make application to the Community Development Block Grant program for a grant in the amount not to exceed $452,300 to develop a Northwye Outer Road. Discussion was held regarding the necessity to obtain more questionnaires from residents i...

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Gov. Nixon announces that MoDOT will waive weight limits to help farmers impacted by heavy rains during harvest season

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – With heavy rains affecting farmers’ ability to harvest their crops in many areas of the state, Gov. Jay Nixon today announced that the Missouri Department of Transportation has agreed to allow heavier than normal truck loads of farm commodities on Missouri highways. The Governor made the announcement during a visit to BioZyme Inc., an animal nutrition company in St. Joseph. While...

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National Forest Service hosting outdoor photo exhibit in Rolla

    Mark Twain National Forest hosts the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act photo exhibit at Rolla’s Health and Recreation Centre October through October 29.

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The Civil War in Missouri exhibit schedules additional programs

    “A State Divided – The Civil War in Missouri” exhibit continues to bring in people from all over the state and some from Illinois, Florida, Colorado and Pennsylvania. 

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Gov. Nixon recognizes four military veterans in Capitol ceremony to mark Missouri’s first Vietnam Veterans Day

Veterans honored in Capitol ceremony represent U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps, and come from Webb City, Sunrise Beach, Camdenton and House Springs
JEFFERSON CITY – To mark Missouri’s first Vietnam Veterans Day, Gov. Jay Nixon today recognized four military veterans from that era in a ceremony in the Governor’s Capitol office. The veterans honored by Gov. Nixon and Maj. Gen. Stephen L. Danner, Adjutant General of Missouri, represented service in the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps during the Vietnam War era.

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