SMITHVILLE — What was originally reported as a potential standoff between a man in a single-family residence and law enforcement officers turned out to be something else after officers responded to a house in Smithville's Cedar Lake subdivision Sunday, Jan. 21.
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HOLT — Aldermen in Holt approved spending $16,500 at their Jan. 10 meeting to make necessary repairs to the city’s lift station located at the southeast corner of Missouri Highway 33 and Main Street.
KEARNEY — With Mayor Bill Dane breaking a tie vote of the Board of Aldermen, a conditional-use permit request to locate a contracting business in the former Rock & Run Brewery and Tap Room space in the 100 block Washington St. was denied Tuesday, Jan. 16.
KEARNEY — Voters going to the polls in April will help determine the funding fate of the city’s second Interstate 35 interchange after aldermen unanimously approved Tuesday, Jan. 16, putting two questions on the ballot.
CLAY COUNTY — A 33-year-old Liberty woman died after being hit by a car Wednesday, Jan. 10, as she walked in the middle of Missouri Highway 92.
INDEPENDENCE — For Kearney swim and dive, #HammerDown this week was more than just a hashtag.
LIBERTY — The Millikin University Choir will present a concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, at Liberty United Methodist Church, 1001 Sunset Ave., Liberty. The concert is sponsored as part of the church’s Worship Through the Arts, an outreach program designed to blend art and culture.
LIBERTY — Bram Wijnands and his jazz group will take over the Corbin Theatre stage Thursday, Jan. 25. His “swingtet” will start its set at 7 p.m.
LIBERTY — With the new year just getting under way, a couple of authors with local ties are preparing for book launches in the midst of writing new manuscripts and planning for their next books to be picked up by a publisher.
LIBERTY — Auditions for the Corbin Theatre production of the Tony Award-winning farce, "Lend Me a Tenor" will be Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 20 and 21.
LIBERTY — At the final 2017 meeting of the Liberty Parks and Recreation Board, steps continued to move forward to make sure anyone trying to take steps along Liberty’s trails has an acceptable experience.
Editor’s Note: The Courier-Tribune ended 2017 by looking back at those who inspired us in 2017. In keeping with that theme for the start of the new year, this series profiles individuals in the Northland who are inspiring for various reasons, including overcoming traumatic health issues, ded…
SMITHVILLE — Four Smithville students have been invited to perform at the Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach during the Missouri Music Educators Association Conference as members of the All-State Band. This is the largest number of band students selected in the history of Smithville School District.
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Over the past year, the Senate has worked hand in hand with the Trump administration to advance Missouri families’ top priorities.
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Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. Senate reached an agreement to temporarily reopen federal government services.