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Elections: ‘Right to Farm’ vote will be recounted

Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander announced Tuesday that a statewide recount of Constitutional Amendment 1, which appeared on the Aug. 5 primary ballot has been requested. Kander’s…

Farm Futures Survey: Shift to soybeans from corn could continue

The shift of acreage from corn to soybeans begun this spring could continue for another year, according to Farm Futures’ first survey of 2015 planting intentions. But changes…

NASS Crop Progress and Condition

Agricultural Summary Statewide, temperatures averaged 81.5 degrees for the week ending August 24, which is 5.5 degrees above normal. There were 0.14 inches of rain statewide. There were…

USDA predicting decline in farm income

By Kristofer Husted, Harvest Public Media Farmers can anticipate a sharp drop in income this year, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In…

Sports

Cardinals drop Spartans to 0-2

By Russ Green-Sports Editor It was a long night at Spartan Stadium on Tom Adams…

Concordia cashes in on Bearcat miscues

By Russ Green-Sports Editor Concordia took advantage of three Orrick turnovers Friday night to spoil…

Ground attack, defense carries Dawgs

By Russ Green-Sports Editor Hardin-Central defense created four turnovers, and the offense piled up 416…

Panthers run to 2-0 record

A 16-point fourth quarter allowed the Polo Panthers to pull away for a 30-7 road…

 

 

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Jason: If a candidate says ‘fore’ too often, he or she clearly doesn’t deserve four more years

By Jason Offutt The radio made me angry. Well, not the radio itself. It’s a nice radio, tucked under the kitchen cabinet to keep me company while I…

Editor’s Note: Racial Profiling

The cartoon we ran in Monday’s paper was controversial (and highly opinionated), but wasn’t chosen to reflect on local law enforcement. It was tied to the unfortunate situation…

USDA predicting decline in farm income

By Kristofer Husted, Harvest Public Media Farmers can anticipate a sharp drop in income this year, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In…

 

Obituaries

Alberta Mae Pulliam

Alberta Mae Pulliam, 87, of Richmond, Mo., died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at Shirkey Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Richmond. Alberta…

Adis Allen “Al” Branstietter

Adis Allen “Al” Branstietter, 75, of Austell, Ga., died Aug. 19, 2014 in Austell, Ga. Al was born Aug. 23, 1938…

Alvina S. Janssen

Alvina S. Janssen, 103, of Richmond, Mo, died on Sept. 1, 2014, at Shirkey Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Richmond. Alvina…

Flora Phillips

Flora Phillips, 82, of Excelsior Springs, passed away at Liberty Hospital, Thursday Aug. 28, 2014. Services will be held at 5951…