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Missouri Welding Institue to hold competition in Nevada

Missouri Welding Institute’s 11th annual welding competition will take place Thursday, Jan. 28 and Friday, Jan. 29 in Nevada. More than 150 students are set to compete at this year’s competition, with high school students kicking off the event on Thursday. Vo-tech students will compete Friday, January 29. Scholarships and prizes will be awarded at

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MDC offers free virtual backpack camping workshop Jan. 22

Online session will teach about trails, safety and comfort Walking into the wild with shelter and food in a backpack is a good way to experience Missouri’s unspoiled natural places. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer a free virtual backpacking workshop from 1 to 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 22. This event for

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CMH to host second annual Galentine’s Night online in February

Citizens Memorial Hospital will host the second annual Galentine’s Night online in February. “Galentine’s Night is dedicated to improving the health and wellness in women and taking time for self-care,” says Wren Hall, director of community relations. “Most women tend to focus on everyone else first and have a hard time making themselves a priority,

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Best birding sites virtual program Jan. 13

Program will highlight 10 great birding sites in Missouri. Bird watching is an activity that can be enjoyed novices and experts alike. And once you start birding, you want to know where the good spots are. People can learn about good locations for winter birding at the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) virtual program “Top

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MDC offers free sessions on fire starting outdoors in wet winter weather

Learn how to keep warm while winter camping or backyard stargazing A campfire or a blaze in a backyard fire pit adds light and warmth to outdoor winter gatherings.  But sometimes that means starting fires amid snows or dampness. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer a free “Blazemasters” clinic in three separate sessions

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Outdoor Skills: Coyote Calling — virtual program

Friday, Jan. 15, 4–4:45 p.m. — all ages. January is one of the best months to learn about and hunt coyotes. Join us virtually to learn coyote calling and tips for your hunting season. Registrants will receive a link to attend by the day of the program. Registration required at:mdc-event-web.s3licensing.com/Event/EventDetails/175479.

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Dutch treat breakfast

All former employees of Nelly Don, J.H. Collectibles and Junior House are invited to a Dutch treat breakfast at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13 in 54 Café, Nevada.

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Cedar County Democrats to meet

A meeting of the Cedar County Democrats will begin at 7 p.m. Jan 5, the at Cedar County Court House in Stockton. Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month.

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Happy 70th Anniversary

HELP THEM CELEBRATE – Covid-19 has put a damper on a super celebration for Roland and Rosemary Lusk’s Jan 1, 2021, 70th wedding anniversary, but they would love to hear from you. Please join the card shower and send best wishes to 407 E. Gentry, El Dorado Springs, MO 64744.   Roland Lusk and Rosemary

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Toys for Tots deadline this Friday

The Toys for Tots truck still accepting gifts for children, especially birth to one and 12-16 years old. The truck is about half full so there is still a great need. You can bring your unwrapped gifts to Fugate Motors, 220 West US Hwy. 54 in El Dorado Springs. The deadline is Friday, Dec. 11,

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