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The Missouri State Highway Patrol is testing for new troopers. Those who successfully complete testing will be eligible to continue in the selection process for the 106th recruit class, scheduled to begin training Jan. 8, 2018. The application deadline is April 10, 2017.
CLAY COUNTY — Crews are set to open a new off ramp from southbound Interstate 35 to U.S. Highway 69 Monday, March 6.
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In an effort to counteract North Korea’s ballistic missiles buildup, South Korea has cleared the way for a land transfer critical to the planned placement of a U.S.-built high-tech missile defense system.
LA SALLE, Ill. – Three persons were killed Tuesday when tornadoes touched down in Illinois and Missouri.
March 1 marks the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period preceding Easter, when many Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of Jesus' 40 days of fasting in the wilderness before launching his ministry.
I jokingly told my husband the other day that I miss my youth. He laughed and then asked, “Was there a specific year or date?” I stopped and put my rose-colored glasses on my mind’s eye and gave it a passing thought or two. “I think when I was in fourth grade and seventh grade.” Again, my hu…
COLUMBIA — If Jake Boyd felt any pressure, nobody could tell, not with the smile on his face as he paced around the mat during introductions of his state championship match.
COLUMBIA — It had been an entire decade since the Blue Jays had one of their wrestlers crowned as a state champion.
COLUMBIA — After the final whistle sounded, Daterraion Richardson fell to his knees and gazed to the sky with a look of disbelief on his smiling face. Upon rising to his feet, he reached out to shake the hand of the head referee, only deciding to greet him with the greatest of bear hugs instead.
Northland Christian School has announced the opening of Northland Christian Elementary School.
No one says you have to set foot on a college campus before enrolling there. Some students don't.
KEARNEY — Bringing staff and community leaders together for conversations about a growing and changing student body, the Kearney School District held a first-of-its-kind event Friday, Feb. 17.
First, we had the presidential election upset, then the Superbowl come-from-behind win in overtime, and now Oscar-geddon 2017.
Many people aspire to eat light meals that satisfy hunger pangs without creating feelings of fullness. Some may assume light meals must be lacking flavor, but the following recipe for Silken Chicken from Madhur Jaffrey’s “Quick & Easy Indian Cooking” (Chronicle Books) is light and packs …
American Legion Post No. 58 will host a fundraiser called Supper With a Solider at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 10, at the post, 2607 Missouri Highway 92, Smithville.