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Emergency Dispatch 911 Board discusses new budget

The 911 Emergency Dispatch Center Board of Directors approved, at the Nov. 12 meeting, purchasing the PRO QA Software in the 2016 budget.

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Cattlemen hold dinner and auction

Tuesday, Nov. 10, was the day of the 2015 Moniteau County Cattlemen’s Scholarship Dinner and Auction. The event was held at Centennial Hall at the Moniteau County Fairgrounds.

Young Farmers updated on recent FDA directive

Matt Oerly, DVM, of the California Veterinary Clinic, spoke to the Adult / Young Farmers group at the California High School Ag department facilities. The topic was the new Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) which will go into effect next year.

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Veteran Don Johnson speaks at CHS Veterans Day Assembly

The combined California High School and Middle School Veterans Day Assembly was held at the high school gym Wednesday, Nov. 11. Lauren Ziehmer and Hannah Banderman served as MC’s of the event. The main speaker was former Conservation Commissioner Don Johnson, an Air Force veteran of Vietnam.

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American Education Week observed

Nov. 16-20 is American Education Week in 2015.

Share the harvest during firearms season to feed hungry Missourians

With firearms season underway, the Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM) asks deer hunters around the state to Share the Harvest and help Missourians in need.

Firearms deer season opening weekend harvest 97,000+

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 97,171 deer during the opening weekend of the November portion of fall firearms deer season, Nov. 14 and 15.

GOP candidates to Nixon: Say No to Syrian refugees

Republicans say Nixon should block Syrian refugees without federal security clearances; Governor agrees state's security is vital.

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Pinkel to step down at end of season

Missouri head football coach Gary Pinkel will be stepping down from his position following the conclusion of the season.

Suspect arrested for social media threats at MU; authorities say Columbia campus remains safe

University of Missouri Police (MUPD) have apprehended the suspect who posted threats to campus on YikYak and other social media last night.

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Quilts of Valor presented to 22 veterans of foreign war

Saturday, Nov. 7, was a special event hosted by the Bookworm Sewing and Quilting Group of Moniteau Library at the Moniteau County Nutrition Center. There were 22 quilts presented to honor those from World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Iraq and Afghanistan.

City Council to discuss city cemeteries

The City of California Board of Aldermen will discuss cemetery lots at the regular December meeting. The discussion will continue the topic brought up during the regular meeting Nov. 2.

Sale of Hickory Hills Water and Sewer Company assets approved

Hickory Hills Water & Sewer Co., Inc. serves approximately 48 customers in Moniteau County, just west of California. The Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved the sale of the water and sewer system assets of Hickory Hills Water & Sewer Co., Inc. (Hickory Hills) to the Missouri-American Water Company (MAWC).

Veterans Day - a day to respect and honor those who served

Veterans Day observances can be pointed to as bright spots for those who have served in the military, since the veterans are sought out for one kind of honor or another.

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UPDATED: UM president resigns amid criticism of handling of racial issues

University of Missouri System president resigns amid criticism of handling of racial issues.

Day-after-Thanksgiving declared state holiday

Gov. Jay Nixon issued an executive order to close state offices.

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MoDOT tabs New Hampshire man for director's job

Patrick McKenna will start Dec. 7.

This Week in the SEC for Nov. 5-7, 2015

Here's a preview of SEC football games scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 5, and Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015.

Keyboarding, popular with parents and students

How many parents wished their children would practice 50 minutes each day to reinforce the piano lessons, costing up to $200 a month?

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Galliher youngest competitor in state finals

Billi Galliher, 10, competed in the MRCA finals at Lake St. Louis Oct. 22-24.

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