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Sac Osage has many power outages

Friday was not a good day for Sac Osage Electric. Over a period of 18 hours it had 3,384 outages caused by the ice buildup on power lines and limbs on power lines. Manager Jim Davis said he was at the office from 8 an, until 11:30 p.m. Many of the outages were repeat outages.

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Fire report for week of Dec. 27

On Sunday, Dec. 27, at 3:10 p.m. the Fire Department was dispatched on a grass fire on the MO Dept. of Conservation at Schell City. This was a mutual aid call for the Schell City Fire Department. Five trucks and 13 firefighters responded. Later that evening at 7:24 p.m. the Department was sent to the

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MDC to host winter bird ID webinar with Missouri River Bird Observatory

The Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Runge Nature Center in Jefferson City will offer a free webinar on winter birding, 3–4:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 7. Missouri’s State Ornithologist Sarah Kendrick will join Missouri River Bird Observatory Director Dana Ripper to lead this virtual program. This winter bird ID webinar will include an introduction to

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Preventing the fires that accompany the smoke

EHLERS DONATES TO SAVE LIVES – The Ehlers family at Ehlers Variety has donated 94 smoke alarms to the El Dorado Springs Fire Department. According to Fire Chief Bob Floyd, the department was part of the Red Cross Smoke Alarm program where anyone who is in the City of El Dorado Springs or pays their

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Final week of 2020 brings first winter storm of the season

The first major winter weather will come in a series of storms potentially culminating on the New Year’s holiday. The Missouri Department of Transportation urges drivers to slow down and plan extra time for travel this week, avoiding travel altogether during periods of freezing rain, sleet and ice. Precipitation is forecast Tuesday morning with the

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New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day traditions you will love to follow

Whether you’re celebrating at a fancy party downtown or hanging out at a friend’s house, some classic New Year’s traditions never go out of style. No matter where you’re celebrating, some New Year’s Day traditions apply equally all across the country. If you’ve ever been curious why a ball is dropped in Times Square each

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Last meeting of 2020

Council gets head start on Picnic 2021 At the Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, El Dorado Springs Council meeting, the council voted to hire Jason Pritchett for the main Saturday night event at the 2021 Picnic. Prichett is contracted to perform on Saturday, July 24, for $4,500. Judi Baldwin with the Picnic Committee said the committee

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Already signed

PRITCHETT TO PERFORM AT 2021 PICNIC – Jason Pritchett, a REAL cowboy from Independence, Missouri, who is putting WESTERN back in country music, has wanted to be a Country star since he was a little kid. He rode PRCA ranked bulls for several years until he found his true passion of country music. He believes

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