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Travel made treacherous from freezing rain

Published Feb. 14 2018

With freezing rain falling the past weekend and no letup in the cold, travel was treacherous, leading to cancellation of...

California third grade presents 75 years of Disney

Published Feb. 14 2018

The California R-I Elementary School third graders presented the program "Celebrating 75 Years of Disney Magic" Feb. 8 to an...

Emergency responders go extra mile

Published Feb. 14 2018

Emergency responders often go beyond what would be expected of them. After all, most of the emergency response generally is...

Lenten season officially begins

Published Feb. 14 2018

Feb. 14 is the beginning of the Lenten season, which runs until March 31, one day before Easter Sunday, April...

Rail traffic constant through California for 160 years

Published Feb. 14 2018

The first train arrived in California May 14, 1858, according to the 1980 Moniteau County history book.

Council approves pool roof repair, lesson fee changes

Published Feb. 7 2018

The California City Board of Aldermen, at the regular monthly meeting Feb. 5, approved the bid for repair of the...

Proposed CAFO draws Moniteau County Commission's attention

Published Feb. 7 2018

At a Jan. 23 meeting concerning a proposed Cooper County hog farrowing operation, Moniteau County Presiding Commissioner Kenny Kunze and...

Local blood donors help with seasonal shortage

Published Feb. 4 2018

A blood drive held Jan. 25 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church brought in a donation of 25 units. This helps...

Good turnout for annual wild game supper

Published Feb. 4 2018

The 2018 Men and Boys Wild Game Supper took place Jan. 29 at the California First Baptist Church. The event,...

New furniture purchase approved by 911 board

Published Feb. 4 2018

The first meeting of the year for the Moniteau County Emergency Dispatch Board was held Jan. 15, rather than the...

Moniteau County native Thompson announces US House candidacy

Published Feb. 2 2018

Hallie Thompson, a Moniteau County native, announced her candidacy for the Democratic nomination for Congress in Missouri's 4th Congressional District...

All dogs in city must be licensed

Published Jan. 31 2018

Most dog owners are aware their canine companions are not supposed to run at large, but some are not aware...

Filing ends for April 3 municipal election

Published Jan. 31 2018

Filing closed Jan. 16 for the April 3 municipal elections.

California Nutrition Center has successful fundraiser

Published Jan. 28 2018

The California Nutrition Center's annual Ham and Turkey Dinner fundraiser was held Jan. 21, with at least 125 meals served.

April election filings closed

Published Jan. 24 2018

Filing closed Jan. 16 for the April municipal elections. Some of those up for election are listed below.

Bleich earns scholarship

Published Jan. 24 2018

California High School senior Caleb Bleich, who has a Jamestown address, received a Missouri Cattlemen Foundation Scholarship, presented at the...

MRED discusses plans for new year

Published Jan. 21 2018

The Moniteau County Regional Economic Development Council discussed possible plans for the coming year at the regular meeting Jan.

Registered apprenticeship program gets underway

Published Jan. 21 2018

Following meetings over the last several months with businesses about their workforce needs, a decision was made by Mike Kelley,...

Leaner times predicted for Mid-Mo Ambulance district

Published Jan. 21 2018

The Mid-Mo Ambulance District Board, at its regular monthly meeting Jan. 10, made a change and set the next meeting...

California student named scholarship recipient

Published Jan. 21 2018

California High School senior Brittany Ellington, daughter of Mike and Shelly Lutz, is one of 106 students nationwide selected to...