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State SWCD Cooperator of Year receives plaque

The 2015 Moniteau County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) Cooperator of the Year is Charlie and Kathy Cole, California.

MRED Board approves marketing firm

Chairman Mike Kelley of the Moniteau County Regional Economic Development Council (MRED) Board of Directors informed the board that the USDA required bidding for the contract for leading the marketing plan under the grant received.

Chamber reports events at its April 14 meeting

The California Area Chamber of Commerce Board met at 8 a.m. on April 14 in the California City Hall Meeting Room. Amanda Trimble, president of the Chamber, called the meeting to order.

New editor starting at Democrat

I’m the new editor at the Democrat. I wanted to introduce myself and let you know I’m looking forward to being your editor.

New reporter covering area sports

My name is Carter Mulvihill, and as of last month I am a sports and general assignments reporter for the California Democrat.

Co-Mo Electric preps for 77th annual meeting

Co-Mo Electric will welcome the organization’s member-owners to this year’s annual meeting on May 26. Doors for the event officially open at 4:30 p.m. at the co-op’s Operations Center at 448 Richard Blvd. in Tipton.

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Carl Vogel dies after cancer fight

Services pending for Jefferson City businessman and former lawmaker. Jefferson City businessman Carl Vogel lost his battle with pancreatic cancer Thursday night, 5½ weeks after his 61st birthday.

Missouri entrepreneurship competition taking entries

The Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship is holding a MADE in Missouri State Entrepreneurship competition.

Missouri Soybean Association holding yield contest

The Missouri Soybean Association is holding a yield contest with new prizes for 2016, including automatic awards for growers with yields topping 100 bushels per acre.

State Senate approves 'paycheck protection' with changes

Bill now goes back to House, which can take the changes or seek a conference committee to find a compromise.

Koster announces landmark settlement for violations of Missouri’s no-call law

Attorney General Chris Koster today announced he has settled a lawsuit filed against California-based Farmers Insurance Exchange, Truck Insurance Exchange and Fire Insurance Exchange (“Farmers”) for violating state telemarketing and No-Call laws.

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Burgers’ Smokehouse representatives attend conference in Florida

Burgers’ Smokehouse representatives recently attended the Cracker Barrel Managers Conference in Orlando, Fla.

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Eulinger retires from Chamber board

Executive Secretary Diane Eulinger became a very appreciated part of the California Area Chamber of Commerce very quickly four and a half years ago when she began her duties.

Callaway nuclear plant shut down after 'non-emergency' leak

The Ameren Corp. nuclear power plant in central Missouri was shut down for the second time in eight months Thursday after a "non-emergency" leak was found in the reaction control system.

Cargill wins top honors at 56th Poultry Festival

A team from the local Cargill turkey processing complex represented Missouri’s poultry industry, as they took home top honors at the 56th Annual Poultry Festival held recently in Bentonville, Arkansas.