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Fruit Recall Expands To Other Stores

Earlier we reported to you about Dierbergs pulling some bad fruit from their shelves as part of a recall by the Wawona packing company. Now, several other retailers are doing the same including Wal-Mart and according to spokesperson Lisa Watson, even more local grocers could be doing the same. The cause? Listeria: Watson says they don’t put out a complete list because it … [Read More]

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House Burns Down In Eldon

Several local fire departments responded to a house fire Wednesday near Eldon in Miller County. Crews were dispatched to 5 Reed Lane on the west side of Eldon and upon arrival found heavy smoke coming from the garage. The blaze then spread to the main floor … [Read More]

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Tiuition Discounts Now At Community Colleges

There is some good news for graduates of Missouri’s Community Colleges. The State’s Community Colleges now have a new tuition agreement with an online University. Missouri’s version of Western Governors University has agreed to provide a 5% tuition discount … [Read More]

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Local Unemployment Numbers Mixed

Local unemployment numbers are in, and they’re a mixed bag in comparison with the state average. The unemployment rate for Camden County currently stands at 6.2% which is 3/10ths of a percent lower than Missouri’s overall jobless claims. In Miller County the … [Read More]

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Be Cautious When Starting Fires

With the recent hot weather and little rain, local officials say Lake Area residents should be mindful of the increased risk for wild fires. Fire Departments say with the hot and dry weather, people are advised to not burn anything unless they have prepped … [Read More]

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Names Of Victims In Niangua Bridge Crash Released

The names of the victims in a multi-vehicle accident Wednesday morning on the Niangua Bridge have been released. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 56 year old Randal Estes of Warsaw was traveling northbound on Highway 5 in a 1993 Peterbilt dump … [Read More]

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Accident On Niangua Bridge Claims 4 Lives

The Niangua Bridge in Camdenton was closed early Wednesday morning following a multiple vehicle accident with 4 fatalities. According to Camden County Sheriff captain Kelly Luttrell, the crash reconstruction team was one scene for several … [Read More]

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Farm Bureau In Support Of Tax

A proposed three quarter cent sales tax for transportation infrastructure is receiving support from a leading farm organization. The Missouri Farm Bureau’s board of directors has voted to endorse Amendment Seven. Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst says … [Read More]

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Red Cross Dangerously Low On Blood

The American Red Cross is facing a looming blood shortage and has issued an urgent call for donors. They need help filling the shortage following the Fourth of July holiday and they’re asking for both blood and platelet donors of all types. However, they … [Read More]

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An Adandoned House Burns Down

It’s been a busy week for the Mid-County Fire Protection District as crews responded to two structure fires. The first fire occurred on July 17th on old 54 Road near the entrance to Old Kinderhook. Firefighters arrived on scene to find the three story … [Read More]

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Civil Petition Filed Against Eldon Smoke Shop

Miller County prosecuting attorney Matt Howard has filed a civil petition against an Eldon smoke shop for allegedly selling synthetic marijuana and imitation drugs as well as drug paraphernalia. The prosecutor has filed a civil nuisance suit and is seeking a … [Read More]