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Run, kayak, mud race raises $4,200 for track repairs - PHOTO GALLERY

Run, kayak, mud race raises $4,200 for track repairs - PHOTO GALLERY

    “Run, kayak, get messy” was the theme for the Riverat Challenge held in Steelville on Saturday. ...

Crawford Electric conducts annual business meeting

Crawford Electric conducts annual business meeting

    A stormy morning didn’t deter hundreds of member-owners of Crawford Electric who turned out Sept...

Community Bettermen judges visit Steelville

Community Bettermen judges visit Steelville

    Missouri Community Betterment (MCB) judges visited Steelville on Monday, September 8, as part of...

Crawford County has a new conservation agent

Crawford County has a new conservation agent

Crawford County once again has two agents of the Missouri Department of Conservation working in the ...

Problem at substation caused blackout

Things went dark all across Cuba last Thursday when a power outage at the Sho-Me Power Electric Coop...

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Problem at substation caused blackout

Things went dark all across Cuba last Thursday when a power outage at the Sho-Me Power Electric Cooperative caused a temporary, daytime electrical failure that blacked out the entire town for approximately 90 minutes. After some emergency repairs were made, the power was restored without further complications or interruptions—but not before lunchtime business ground to a halt and schools were forc...

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Run, kayak, mud race raises $4,200 for track repairs - PHOTO GALLERY

Run, kayak, mud race raises $4,200 for track repairs - PHOTO GALLERY

    “Run, kayak, get messy” was the theme for the Riverat Challenge held in Steelville on Saturday. The event featured a two-mile run, just over a two-and-a-half mile float, and another half-mile run to a mud-filled obstacle course before the finish line. The challenge was held as a fundraiser to help with improvements needed for the track at the Community Park. The event raised $4,202, with the h...

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JFH student is Merit scholar

JFH student is Merit scholar

    Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 60th Annual National Merit Scholarship Program. St. James student James Schisler was named as one of the students moving on in the scholarship program. These academically talented high school seniors have the chance to compete for scholarships worth about $33 million that...

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Crawford Electric conducts annual business meeting

Crawford Electric conducts annual business meeting

    A stormy morning didn’t deter hundreds of member-owners of Crawford Electric who turned out September 10 for the 74th annual meeting of the cooperative. The skies had cleared by late morning, when more than 1,200 people were able to enjoy a steak sandwich lunch cooked by the Crawford County Cattlemen.

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Taxpayers request county roads not be widened

    Several local residents want Crawford County to maintain their roads simply as one-lane country roads and not to the width preferred by county road crews. Attorney Kent Howald submitted a petition signed by 14 people making that request to county commissioners on September 9. 

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Troop I to host Corporal Michael E. Webster Memorial Blood Drive

Captain James W. Remillard, commanding officer of Troop I, would like to invite the public to take part in the “Red Cross, Troop I Michael E. Webster Memorial Blood Drive” on Friday, October 3, 2014. The blood drive will be held at the Troop I Headquarters located at 1301 Nagogami Road West, Rolla, Missouri. The drive will begin at noon and conclude at 4 pm. All presenting donors are reminded to p...

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Following successful effort to defeat special interest tax breaks, Gov. Nixon visits St. Louis Public Schools to discuss funding for public education  

• Governor applauds St. Louis City Schools for making solid progress on annual performance report
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Following the successful effort to defeat a package of special interest tax breaks, Gov. Jay Nixon today visited Bryan Hill Elementary in St. Louis to meet with students and discuss the importance of investing in public education.

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Several lunker caught at Ladies Fishing Day - PHOTO GALLERY

Maramec Spring Park had an awesome day at Saturday for its Ninth Annual Ladies Fishing Day, whichbrought 333 female anglers to the park.  Fourteen out of 40 lunkers were checked in with the biggest topping the scales at 7.6 pounds, which was caught by Tiffany Femmer, of Cuba, who is shown with her new lunker patch.

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MMT hosting two Christian groups

MMT hosting two Christian groups

    Two young Christian groups will perform in Steelville next week as part of the “While We’re Young” tour. 1 Girl Nation and OBB co-headline the tour that will make a stop at the Meramec Music Theatre on Thursday, September 18 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

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