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Galena City Council tables landfill discussion until January
The Galena City Council voted Wednesday night during a special meeting to postpone any council discussion of a landfill in Cherokee County until January.
Conviction overturned in Newton County abduction case
A state appeals court has overturned the conviction of an Oklahoma man in the 2011 kidnapping and assault of two women south of Joplin because the trial judge did not allow the defendant’s family in the courtroom during jury selection.
Board taking steps to upgrade Crawford County Fairgrounds
An ambitious project is under way at the Crawford County Fairgrounds, one that fair board members hope will take the county fair, now in its 98th year, to another 98 years.
Tallest, loudest, largest things recognized during annual fair
It is the year of superlatives at the 98th annual Crawford County Fair.
Riverton School Board sending letter of opposition on Galena landfill plan
During a special Board of Education meeting Tuesday night in Riverton, members discussed the district’s involvement in preventing a proposed landfill from being built about two miles from the school.
Fired McDonald County chief deputy charged with tampering
A Missouri State Highway Patrol probe of the McDonald County sheriff’s office has led to the former chief deputy being accused of tampering with evidence and raised questions about a possible cover-up.
Governor tells educators GOP ‘abandoning’ education system
Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon called on the state’s education leaders Tuesday to hold Republican legislators accountable for polices he labeled as “abandoning” the state’s education system.
Mike Pound: Center for abused children sees heaviest case load in 17 years
Not too long ago, the board of directors of the Children’s Center of Southwest Missouri was given some information that it didn’t exactly know how take.
4.3 magnitude quake reported in northern Oklahoma
The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 struck northern Oklahoma on Monday night.
Update: 4 workers injured in SE Kansas oil refinery fire
A Texas company says four workers at a southeast Kansas oil refinery were burned in an early morning fire.
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