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Osage Village State Historic Site to host public meeting Sept. 4

Representatives from Missouri State Parks invite the public to attend an informational meeting at Osage Village State Historic Site on Friday, Sept. 4. The meeting will take place from 10 – 11 a.m. at the entrance of the site. The public is invited to share comments about the historic site and its operations. Site staff

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Fall Hunting Seasons

by Tyler Green As this summer nears its end, hunters are looking forward to shorter days and cooler weather and the start of the numerous opportunities to hunt our plentiful game animals. Dove season seems to be the unofficial start to the fall hunting seasons. Keeping with the past, the dove opener is on Sept.

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MDC connects people with autumn’s monarch butterfly migration

Autumn brings streams of monarch butterflies migrating southward through western Missouri. As they mingle with local butterflies, it gives people a fine time to see the orange and black monarchs as they touch down on flowers or warm up on stone. The Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Burr Oak Woods Nature Center will host a

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Dems to hold organizational meeting

The Cedar County Democratic Committee will have its Re-Organizational meeting beginning at 1 p.m.on Friday, Aug, 21, at our Headquarters, 18 Public Square, Stockton. The purpose of the meeting will be to elect an entire new slate of officers to run our committee for the next two years. If you claim to be a Democrat

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Mo-Kan Square dancing returns

On Friday, Aug. 21, the Mo-Kan Squares will have a dance with Mike Huddleston calling. This will be held from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the Home Ec Building at the Vernon County Fairgrounds, Nevada. Admission is $5 per adult dancer. For more information, call the Harolds at 417-465-2241, the Millers at 417-321-3226 or the

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Farm, Family & ME Sept. 3 offers help to build resilience

The third annual Farm, Family & ME Summit for Women focuses on resilience, financial and farm stress, self-care, and mental well-being. The free virtual event is 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Sept. 3, says Karisha Devlin, a University of Missouri Extension agricultural business specialist and one of the organizers of the event. “Women are the

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Barn Quilt Workshop set for Aug. 29

Back by popular demand, Cedar County MU Extension will host the next workshop for painted barn quilts on August 29th, 2020. The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the El Dorado Springs High School (901 South Grand Ave). Barn quilts can be displayed in numerous places. Larger barn quilts (such

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Learn about butterflies at Aug. 20 MDC virtual program

Get information on these valuable pollinators at free online program. Butterflies bring us visual pleasure as these brightly colored insects flutter through our yards and pastures. They also play an important role as pollinators. People can learn more about these interesting insects in a virtual program conducted by the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Shoal

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Tri- County Fifth Sunday service

The Tri-County Baptist Group will hold its regular Fifth Sunday service on Sunday, Aug. 30, at Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Polk County. After Sunday school at 10 a.m., the morning service will start at 11 a.m. with preaching by Brother Zane Durnell. After lunch on the grounds and a business meeting, the afternoon

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