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HARD WORK IS FUN TO WATCH – On Tuesday, Jan. 9, Branco, the contractor on the $5.6 million addition to the El Dorado Springs R-II School, started pouring the concrete into the forms for the walls under the watchful eyes on the student body who could safely peer through the gym lobby doors just inches

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Elevator may be earlier

School project ETA Dec. 14 On Tuesday, Jan. 9, the Sun spoke with El Dorado Springs School Superintendent Mark Koca about the $5.6 million construction project with is underway with a Dec. 14, 2018, completion target. Q. Where are we on construction? They are getting ready to pour concrete as we speak. In fact, if

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Tracker promotes ElDo girl to VP Sales

by Les Crawford We are extremely proud and pleased to announce that Cara Davison, a true champion for our brand, has been named Vice President of Sales for Tracker Marine. Cara began her career at Tracker in 2001 as a Sales Coordinator and Scheduler. She has served as the company’s Dealer Services Manager, Sales Administration

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First Baby of the New Year

WELCOME SEAN AUSTIN EHLERS – Arriving at 12:34 p.m. on Jan. 4, 2018, Sean Austin Ehlers became the first baby of the New Year born to parents who live in the El Dorado Springs coverage area. His parents are Jordan and Khrystel Ehlers. He weighed 8 lbs 1 oz and was 21 inches long.  

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MDC reports 15 new cases of CWD out of nearly 18,400 deer tested

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports 15 free-ranging Missouri deer have tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) out of nearly 18,400 test results received so far for the season. The 15 new cases consist of: • 1 from Cedar County from a hunter-harvested adult buck, • 3 from Franklin County from hunter-harvested adult

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Hospital says goodbye to two

At the last Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees meeting of the year, Dec. 18, 2017, Hospital CEO Jana Witt introduced Rob Simon, RN, who has assumed the position of Chief Nursing Officer and mentioned that the meeting was the last for Carla Gilbert, Director of Finance, and Drew Alexander, RN/Chief Nursing Officer. Board

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Almost Done

NEW SUBSTATION TO BE TESTED NEXT WEEK – On Tuesday, Jan. 2, a crew from B&L Electric was hard at work in the frigid temperatures putting the finishing touches on the $709,000 electrical sub station behind the police station, the one that burned so spectacularly in September 2016. The B&L Electric foreman on the job

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CMH restricts visitors 14 and younger at all CMH facilities due to flu

Citizens Memorial Hospital/Citizens Memorial Health Care Foundation is changing its visitor policy at the hospital and its long-term care facilities due to an increase in flu cases in Polk and surrounding counties. For the protection of patients and residents, children 14 and younger who are not seeking medical treatment are restricted from visiting patients in

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Hartzler staff to visit Stockton Jan. 9

Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-04) today announced that a member of her staff will visit Stockton on Tuesday, Jan. 9,  to meet with local residents in the Cedafr County Courthouse and assist Missourians experiencing problems with a federal agency from 10:30 q.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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The party’s over

CHRISTMAS DÉCOR PUT AWAY – Christmas decorations came down in El Dorado Springs on Tuesday, Jan. 2, which was a lot colder than when the El Dorado Springs Utility Crew put them up before the early date for the Christmas parade this year. The crew started their work in 10-degree weather about mid morning by

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