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Children to benefit from 'Farm to Preschool' gardening grant

Published Mar. 26 2017

Square-foot gardening — a gardening style based on planning and creating small "one square foot" gardens in wooden boxes, is...

National Honor Society members inducted

Published Mar. 19 2017

The induction ceremony of the California High School Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) was held Sunday, March 12,...

California second graders perform 'Go Fish!'

Published Mar. 19 2017

It was a full house the evening of March 9 for the second-grade musical "Go Fish!" The elementary students performed...

First read-a-thon for California elementary

Published Mar. 19 2017

The first read-a-thon began at California Elementary with the students encouraged to read at home. The students observed "Read-In Day"...

Mid-Mo board checks out ambulance base

Published Mar. 15 2017

A walk-through of the new California base of the Mid-Mo Ambulance District was conducted prior to the Wednesday, March 8...

Ambulance panel OKs maintenance program

Published Mar. 15 2017

The Mid-Mo Ambulance District Board of Directors Ambulance board approved inventory and fleet maintenance program at its regular monthly session...

MRED to hire economic developer

Published Mar. 15 2017

The Board of Directors of the Moniteau County Regional Economic Development Council (MRED) approved hiring Mike Kelley as part-time economic...

Historical Society building repair work nearly done

Published Mar. 12 2017

The repairs being made to the Moniteau County Historical Society building are winding up.

Young Farmers tour pallet factory, dealer

Published Mar. 12 2017

The California Young Farmers hold a variety of educational topic meetings each year, as well as a tour of local...

'Bare bones' city budget approved

Published Mar. 8 2017

The Board of Aldermen on Monday approved a 'bare bones' budget for the city during its meeting in the council...

Turn clocks forward Sunday

Published Mar. 8 2017

Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 12, so be sure to change your clocks.

Turkey barn destroyed by fire

Published Mar. 8 2017

A fire of unknown origin destroyed a turkey barn Thursday on Cheese Factory Road, off of Route D, north of...

California elementary students learn history

Published Mar. 5 2017

California third- and fourth-graders were treated to a visual, and almost hands on, history lesson Feb. 24 in the elementary...

Spanish Club holds special event, 'Spanish Spectacular'

Published Mar. 5 2017

On Sunday, Feb. 26, the California High School Spanish Club held its first "Spanish Spectacular."

California rural firefighter honored for 50 years service

Published Mar. 1 2017

Firefighter Wayne Hagemeyer was honored Saturday for 50 years service by the California Rural Fire Protection District with a special...

New Mid-Mo Ambulance base almost ready for use

Published Feb. 16 2017

The new California Mid-Mo Ambulance base is almost ready for use by the ambulances and crews.

Missing High Point teen, dog found safe

Published Feb. 15 2017

Moniteau County authorities on Monday located an injured High Point teenager who was reported missing Sunday night with her older...

Missing High Point teen, dog found safe

Published Feb. 14 2017

Moniteau County authorities on Monday located an injured High Point teenager who was reported missing Sunday night with her older...

Building family traditions for Valentine's Day

Published Feb. 12 2017

For many newly married couples, Valentine's Day may be a time of settling into a new home and building new...

Lincoln Day speaker: 'Our job is not over'

Published Feb. 8 2017

Remarking that it was his first time "back on the trail" after recent open heart surgery, Lt. Gov. Mike Parson...