Youth basketball camp next week

ElDo Youth 3rd-6th grade boys and girls basketball camp will be held next Tuesday – Thursday, June 7, 8 and 9 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Camp will have both the Varsity Boys and Girls staff instructing. The cost is $15. Campers can sign up during summer school or the day of the camp. If you need

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AMERICAN IRON CAR CLUB FLIES TO WHITEMAN (sort of)

On Friday, May 13, several members of the American Iron Car Club cruised to Whiteman Air Force Base, where they were greeted by members of the 509th Bomb Wing. After being checked out by the dog handlers and flight line security, they were allowed onto the base. At the visitors’ center they were greeted by

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MOKAN ALL CONFERENCE GIRLS

Four girls from El Dorado Christian School were awarded MOKAN All Conference High Point medals. They are (from left) Jordanne Steuck, Chaney Housh, Abigail Batson and Mindy Harper.

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Headed North

Sometimes fishermen think the month of May is too early to fish in Canada. There are lakes in northwest Ontario that still have a lot of ice earlier in the month. But several years ago some friends and I went there the last week of May and discovered that it is one of the best

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Watch for red fox kits

Discover nature this week and be on the look-out for a glimpse of red fox kits hunting with their parents. There are two species of foxes in Missouri – the red and the gray fox. Red foxes prefer the borders of forested areas and adjacent open lands while gray foxes live in wooded areas and

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Missouri celebrates 100 years of State Parks

by Tom Uhlenbrock Missouri State Parks Historic photos help tell the story of the first 100 years of Missouri State Parks. One of the most impressive shows the stone castle at Ha Ha Tonka State Park before it was destroyed by fire. Storm clouds overhead in the dramatic black-and-white photo portend the castle’s future. Gov.

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Going Green Isn’t Just Talk for U.S. Agriculture

by Robert Giblin Since the U.S. marked the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, the environmental impacts of agriculture have been pushed to the forefront of consumer attention, and momentum is increasing. So is the dramatic, measurable progress that U.S. agriculture is making on reducing environmental impacts. Lots of things sound green, often ignoring

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Missouri’s legislature approves a modest expansion of Medicaid

by MDN Staff Elderly and disabled Medicaid recipients would be allowed to possess more assets under a measure sent to the governor in the legislature’s final week. Currently, a Medicaid recipient is allowed to possess no more than $1,000 in assets. A person is disqualified from the health-coverage program if that limit is exceeded. Under

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