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Emergency Postage Rate Hike Approved

On Tuesday last week, the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) approved the U.S. Postal Service’s full 4.3 percent request for an exigent (emergency) rate hike on Standard Mail, effective Jan. 28. Rates will go up 5.9 percent with the regular CPI-based ...

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Troop G Releases C.A.R.E. Holiday Totals

Captain Dwayne F. Isringhausen, commanding officer, Troop G, Willow Springs, announces the following traffic totals for the Operation C.A.R.E. (Combined Accident Reduction Effort) Life Savers Weekend: Troop G reported one fatal traffic crash, investigated four alcohol-related traffic crashes, and investigated ...

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Patrol Commissions 97th Recruit Class

Colonel Ron Replogle, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces that 30 Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers graduated from the Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy on Friday, Dec. 20, in Jefferson City. The ceremony took place at 9 a.m. at ...

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Mental Health Workshop Reset

Douglas County CHART has rescheduled the free youth mental health workshop for Friday, Jan. 24. This workshop was originally set for Friday, Dec. 6, but was postponed due to snow at that time. Teachers, coaches, mentors, club leaders, youth pastors ...

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Snowy Owls Visiting Missouri

Snowy owls are present in unusual numbers in Missouri this year.
(Mo. Dept. of Conservation photo)

COLUMBIA—In the magical realm of Harry Potter, many fans will recall his pet snowy owl Hedwig. Long before this beautiful owl cast a spell on the literary front, snowy owls have bewitched those who have seen them in person. Now, ...

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Ava School Board Meets Dec. 19

By Sue Curry Jones The Ava R-1 School Board met Thursday evening December 19 for their regular session of business.  During open session, the board approved five program updates and reviews. During closed session, the board accepted two resignations, which ...

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