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Clenin Farm Supply holds ribbon-cutting and grand opening

Published May. 11 2016

A crowd of friends and family gathered Saturday, May 7, for the grand opening and California Area Chamber of Commerce...

Another feather in family business' cap

Published May. 11 2016

The leading U.S. supplier of feathers to the domestic and international wholesale and retail markets is in rural Moniteau County.

Poll: Age, income factors in staying with single employer

Published May. 11 2016

A new poll says more than 40 percent of America's baby boomers stayed with their employer for more than 20...

180,000 pacifiers recalled for choking hazard

Published May. 10 2016

About 180,000 pacifiers have been recalled due to a choking hazard.

Study: Sanders' economic plan piles $18T on federal debt

Published May. 10 2016

Sen. Bernie Sanders' tax and spending proposals would provide new levels of health and education benefits for American families, but...

Panama Papers database of offshore companies goes live

Published May. 10 2016

A group of investigative journalists on Monday published the names of thousands of offshore companies at the heart of a...

National gas prices jump by 9 cents over past 2 weeks

Published May. 9 2016

The average price of gasoline nationally has jumped by 9 cents over the past two weeks to $2.27 a gallon...

Facebook's No. 2 exec pays tribute to single mothers

Published May. 9 2016

Facebook's No. 2 executive Sheryl Sandberg says she never realized how hard it is to be a single parent until...

US consumer borrowing jumps 10 percent in March

Published May. 7 2016

U.S. consumers sharply increased use of their credit cards in March, pushing up total borrowing at the fastest pace in...

FDA will require e-cigarettes, contents to be reviewed

Published May. 6 2016

The federal government on Thursday announced sweeping new rules for electronic cigarettes that will for the first time require the...

Want to sue your bank? Regulators push to make it easier

Published May. 6 2016

If government regulators get their way, it's going to become a lot easier to sue your bank.

Patricia Kay Interiors to change emphasis

Published May. 4 2016

Patricia Kay Interiors is changing its business emphasis. According to owner Patty Kay, the emphasis of the business will return...

Patricia Kay Interiors to change emphasis

Published May. 4 2016

Patricia Kay Interiors is changing its business emphasis. According to owner Patty Kay, the emphasis of the business will return...

State SWCD Cooperator of Year receives plaque

Published Apr. 27 2016

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

Published Apr. 20 2016

Chairman Mike Kelley of the Moniteau County Regional Economic Development Council (MRED) Board of Directors informed the board that the...

Chamber reports events at its April 14 meeting

Published Apr. 20 2016

The California Area Chamber of Commerce Board met at 8 a.m. on April 14 in the California City Hall Meeting...

New editor starting at Democrat

Published Apr. 20 2016

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

New reporter covering area sports

Published Apr. 20 2016

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

Co-Mo Electric preps for 77th annual meeting

Published Apr. 17 2016

Co-Mo Electric will welcome the organization’s member-owners to this year’s annual meeting on May 26. Doors for the event officially...

Carl Vogel dies after cancer fight

Published Apr. 15 2016

Services pending for Jefferson City businessman and former lawmaker. Jefferson City businessman Carl Vogel lost his battle with pancreatic cancer Thursday...

Missouri entrepreneurship competition taking entries

Published Mar. 19 2016

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

Missouri Soybean Association holding yield contest

Published Mar. 19 2016

The Missouri Soybean Association is holding a yield contest with new prizes for 2016, including automatic awards for growers with...

State Senate approves 'paycheck protection' with changes

Published Mar. 2 2016

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