Do your homework before renting a storage unit for extra space

If you’ve run out of storage space in the basement, office or attic, a self-storage unit can be a good solution. Better Business Bureau (BBB) advises consumers to understand a storage facility’s policies before renting units. Some people need storage only temporarily – when they’re remodeling, for example. Others have items to store that they

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Dems to reorganize

The Cedar County Democratic Committee will meet a 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug 21 , 2018 , in the courthouse in Stockton .  The main function of the meeting will be to re-organize and elect new officers for the next two years. All Democrats are encouraged  to attend this biennial  re-organizational  meeting . Darrell Martin.

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Square dance Friday night

On Friday, Aug. 17, the Mo-Kan Square Dancers will have Rod Krehbiel calling for our dance. All dancers and interested persons are invited to attend. This will be held from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the Home Ec Building at the Vernon County Fairgrounds, Nevada. Admission is $5 for adult dancers and $3 for youth

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BBB helps consumers find trustworthy movers

Better Business Bureau​ (BBB) can help consumers reduce hassles from one of the most stressful events of life – moving – by helping them find trusted movers and by providing tips to reduce the chance of errors or foreseeable problems. Last year, BBBs nationwide fielded more than 1.4 million requests for BBB Business Profiles from

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Fort Hays State University 2018-19 scholarship awards

Local students from Missouri are among the winners of general academic scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year from Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS. Fort Hays State is one of six universities in the Kansas Board of Regents system. El Dorado Springs (64744): Ashley Knoll, a 2018 El Dorado Springs High School graduate, received a

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Taxpayer-funded non-disclosure agreements can hide big problems

by Nicole Galloway, CPA Missouri State Auditor A recent audit by my office found Missouri taxpayers were on the hook for more than $115 million in legal settlements and judgments against state entities over the past six years – including more than $9 million paid out in cases involving allegations of workplace discrimination and sexual

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Hartzler Moves to Provide Relief from School Lunch Regulations

Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-04) announced her introduction of H.R. 6541, the Local Control of School Lunch Act. This bill would provide students and school lunch workers relief from rigid federal school lunch requirements that are causing large amounts of food waste and diminished use of the school lunch program. Hartzler’s legislation would allow states to

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Love note from Jeff City

Greetings, My Fellow Missourians As the severe drought continues and conditions become more widespread across the state, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is offering a special over-width hauling permit to help farmers and ranchers move hay as it is needed.  MoDOT will be waiving the cost of the hauling permit, allow loads of up

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MARRIAGES

CEDAR COUNTY Marriage Applications: Recorder of Deeds Office Cedar County Carole Wilkerson Recorder Wayne Richard Mount, 65, Stockton,  and Geri Ann Wokurka, 47, Stockton. Anthony Ray Penington II, 28, El Dorado Springs, and Regina Lyn Rodabaugh, 27, El Dorado Springs. Jacob Duane Nicoletti, 30, Stockton, and Hope Elizabeth Creekmore, 22, El Dorado Springs. Joseph Benjamin

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