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KEARNEY — After recognizing late Mayor Bill Dane through a moment of silence and issuance of a proclamation to his family, Kearney’s Board of Aldermen got back to city business during a special meeting held before their regular board session Monday, April 16 and appointed Dan Holt as mayor. …

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CLAY COUNTY — Since Brad Garrett, assistant county administrator for facilities, joined the Clay County staff in the summer of 2016, three or four auctions of surplus items have been held each year. One has taken place already in 2018, and the County Commission is scheduled to vote on approv…

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SMITHVILLE — Grilling and smoking season heats up as barbecue teams from across Missouri and the Midwest compete Friday through Sunday, April 13 to 15, at Crow's Creek Campground in Temperance Masonic Lodge No. 438's annual Best “Dam” Barbeque Contest at Smithville Lake.

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CLAY COUNTY — Since the social media world has opened up, do-it-yourself style crafting has boomed. TV shows are dedicated to it, showcasing refurbished flea market treasures and flipping homes. People also share videos on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and other platforms teaching people how …

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  • By Amanda Lubinski amanda.lubinski@mycouriertribune.com
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KEARNEY — While his time in office came to an abrupt end with his passing last week, Mayor Bill Dane’s legacy is one that will live on in annals of history, reaching beyond Kearney as the charismatic leader was revered throughout the Northland as consummate statesman and lover of people and …

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Northwest Missouri State University named Hailee Ames, Victoria Hollar, Jenna Abbot, Catherine Holmes, Kala Hughes, Jessica Maschino, Addie McKee, Shelby Metcalfe, Clayton Newberry, Blake Newland, Murron Paeth, Alexandra Palzkill, Madison Pope, Laura Prindle, Lauren Simoneau, Jamee Slagle an…

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Jacob Boyd of Smithville has been named to the Dean's Honor Roll and the President's Honor Roll at the University of Oklahoma-Norman campus for achieving a GPA of 4.0. He was one of six freshmen who received a trophy for excellence in academics and athletics.

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Betty Jean Foster, 89, of Liberty, Missouri, passed away on We…

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