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How to pick a Medicare Advantage plan Dear Savvy Senior I’m approaching 65 and am interested in a Medicare Advantage plan to cover my health care and medications. What tips can you provide to help me pick a plan? Medicare Shopper Dear Shopper, Medicare Advantage plans have become increasingly popular among retirees over the past

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Radar, bed sensors help health providers detect problems early

by Molly Peterson Developing and evaluating motion-capture technology to help older adults “age in place” has been the focus of researchers at the University of Missouri for more than a decade. Previous research has utilized video game technology and various web-cameras to detect health changes in Tiger Place residents. Now, two new studies demonstrate how

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El Dorado Springs Middle School awards 2015-2016

6th Grade Science Elliott Carpenter Taylynn Culbertson 6th Grade Social Studies Daelen Savage William McKinney Reese Shaaf Morgan Mitchell Kaylynne McCullick Dillion Hargrove Elliot Carpenter Nathan Adams Tevi Gurly Zachary Waggoner Jaison Tucker Abby Larsen 6th Grade English Kaelin Cooper William McKinney Kaytlynn Moore Dani Ogle Dillon Hargrove Carolyn Huff Abby Larsen Kaylynn McCullick Keylie

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Gardening to distraction

Crawl Space Bees Of all of the calls for help with bees this spring, this one stands out because of where the bees ended up, in a house crawl space. My beekeeping friend, David Draker, and I tend to answer calls together and this one initially seemed typical. The caller had spotted bees going into

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Do you remember Decoration Day?

by Marge Zink and Julia Snethen Mt. Zion Home Bible study meets each Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Tom and Beverly Pelkey home to study the Bible with eight in attendance. Finding news two times in five day is not in the Mt. Zion area. In our area MODOT has been mowing the road

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LILLIAN SUNDERWIRTH SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

The 2016 Recipients for the Lillian Sunderwirth Scholarhip were honored with a reception by the Order of the Eastern Star on Tuesday evening, May 24, 2016. Besides the recipients there were many family members present along with several Eastern Star members.  There were 19 recipients and those present for the picture included (Front row, from

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Square dance in Nevada

On Friday, June 3, Mo-Kan Square Dancers will have a dance with Jay Wright calling. This will be held from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the Home Ec Building of the Vernon County Fairgrounds, Nevada. Admission is $5 per adult dancer and $3 per youth dancer. All area dancers and interested persons are invited to

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Eat breakfast in Fair Haven

Fair Haven Park will be the scene of an AYCE (all you can eat) breakfast smorgasbord from 7 – 10 a.m. Saturday, June 4. The menu will be pancakes, sausage, biscuits, sausage gravy, scrambled eggs, coffee or tea. Adults – $5 donation; children 4-10 $3 donation; under 4 eats free. All donations used for upkeep

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Class of 1991 reunion set

The Class of 1991 will hold its 25th reunion on Saturday, July 23, in the Land-O-Lakes Fairgrounds Building. A catered meal is scheduled from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. with a social to follow. The cost is $12 per person and reservations are due by July 9. For additional information, contact Tonya Hooper at 876-4353.

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