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County administrators seek billing statistics from E-911

Concerned about a lack of information for services for which they are being billed, Gasconade County administrators are scheduled today (Wednesday) to meet with directors of the county’s …

City crew will handle Link renovation project with contracted help to save $96,000 in 20-21

Citing an estimated cost savings of $96,000, the city’s public works director on Monday pitched a street renovation project to Owensville aldermen in a budget committee setting. Jeff Kuhne …

County revenue shortfall in ‘20 a ‘terrible, terrible problem’ PA tells commissioners

HERMANN — All the way to the bone. That’s where Gasconade County officeholders took their budget knives last week after being sent back to the drawing board by the County Commission, …
Sports
Looking to open 2020 on a winning note, Ryan Flanagan’s Owensville Dutchgirls, welcomed Columbia Hickman’s Lady Kewpies to Owensville Elementary School for a non-conference showdown last …
Dropping an 84-79 double-overtime decision against St. Clair, Todd Rehmert’s Owensville Dutchmen looked to bounce back Friday night in the consolation championship game of the 31st Owensville …
Action was fast and furious to kick off the opening night of the 31st Owensville Varsity Boys Basketball Tournament Monday at Owensville High School. In the opening game of first-round action …
While she may have been 33 miles away Saturday afternoon, Breanna Diestelkamp must have been on the mind of her older sister Hailey. That could be because the shot that made Hailey …
Cuba’s departure following last year’s tournament leaves only seven teams for this year’s 31st Annual Owensville Varsity Boys Basketball Tournament. Drawing the top seed and a …
Todd Rehmert’s Owensville Dutchmen basketball team looked to kill two birds with one stone Friday night hosting St. Clair’s Bulldogs. Looking to end 2019 on a winning note, OHS was …
SULLIVAN — Playing three games in three days last week, Ryan Flanagan’s Owensville Dutchgirls looked to close the 2019 portion of their season on a winning note during the 8th Annual …
Over the weekend, Owensville Dutchmen and Dutchgirl wrestlers were along Highway 63 either competing in the Missouri Duals Tournament at Helias High School in Jefferson City or in junior varsity and …
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Opinion
Winter meetings do work; spring heifer sale okayed

Winter meetings, a staple of Extension teaching, don’t get easier. Meetings are informative, invigorating and for farmers, profitable. But winter makes them difficult. Nasty weather …

It’s the best of times

It’s easy to be pessimistic about life. Pessimism is safe and easy. And it’s all around us. It’s a well know fact that negative news gets attention — and sells more than just …

Grass-grazing cows cover land not as suited for crop growing

Cattle and grass make big advantages for Missouri. We’re near the top in cow numbers. Probably tops on cows per-acre basis. We’ll never top No. 1 Texas. Missouri’s green hills were …

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