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One of the great traditions for community journalists like those on the Courier-Tribune staff is the annual Missouri Press Association convention. The convention culminates with winners of the annual Better Newspaper Contest announced during a luncheon celebration.

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A well-written sports story can make the reader feel as if they had first row seats; helps a reader feel the emotion, hear the sounds and understand the tactics from the comfort of their favorite reading corner. My goal is to accomplish these things as the Courier-Tribune’s new multimedia sp…

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The Local Journalism Sustainability Act was recently introduced in the House and has now been introduced in the Senate — and will benefit every member of this community. Unlike many issues in Washington, this legislation has bipartisan support and is focused on delivering benefits to local c…

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This week’s publication marks the first edition of the 175th year of the Courier-Tribune. This milestone deserves celebration not just because it honors 175 years of dedicated journalism, but also because it marks 175 years of partnership with you: our community. Without you trusting us to a…

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It’s great to be the bearer of good news. Each summer the staff of the Courier-Tribune and Gladstone Dispatch have the privilege of announcing the winners of our annual Best of the Northland contest. The list of this year’s honorees fills the pages of the special edition published in the Jul…

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Northlanders are doing their part to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and keep infection rates low. Those efforts led Clay County Public Health Center to end stay-at-home orders, allowing businesses and organizations to reopen. As we begin to move forward while assessing the pandemic's im…

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During this time of uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, we remain committed to keeping our members (subscribers) and communities well informed. We will continue fulfilling our important role, while at the same time taking the necessary steps to protect our employees’ health and safety.

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The health and safety of our community members is a top priority for us at the Courier-Tribune as we continue to monitor and report on developments related to COVID-19. As there currently is no vaccine for the virus and one of the best methods to help prevent its spread is social distancing,…

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I am truly blessed to be surrounded by strong, educated women. My mother is by far the strongest woman I’ve met, but my co-workers fall under that category and a lot of my family does, too. I am proud to be a woman and all it means to be called one.

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At the SBA, we know that veterans are integral to the growth of America’s small businesses and most everyone agrees small business formation and success is integral to the growth of our country. One of every 12 people in the United States 18 years and older is a veteran, according to the U.S…

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Let’s face it, no one likes tax increases, especially on something we all use so much of daily: gasoline. However, that is exactly what Proposition D is asking Missourians to do, raise the tax on fuel by 2.5 cents per gallon starting in July, for gasoline, diesel, natural gas and propane. Th…

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A week after a gunman opened fire at a newspaper office in Annapolis, Maryland, we continue to mourn the five lives lost.

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The printed word — like the thousands that appear in each edition of daily and weekly newspapers across Missouri — is at risk in an environment where government turns a blind eye to the devastating impact of newsprint tariffs.

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As the world changes, we expect our government to keep abreast of new trends and practices. We also expect quality city services to continue to be available at our convenience.

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If anyone dares to say they are bored in the Northland, clearly they are walking around with their eyes closed — or not venturing outside. After all, the communities here are doing a bang-up job of offering lots of variety in community outings.

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With the recent spate of pleasant weather permeating the late-winter calendar, parks across the Northland have been well used. During the last couple of weeks of February, minus the last weekend of the month, the parks across the area were especially busy.

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