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Internet upgrades for Gerald and Rosebud to begin next week

Fidelity Communications informed the City of Gerald it is investing $1.3 million to expand their fiber-optic network “throughout the city limits of Gerald and Rosebud,” in a letter dated …

Aldermen discuss whether to address safety issues or spruce up buildings

Brad Rasmussen, president of the Gerald Athletic Association, brought some firm facts and figures to the Board of Aldermen at their regular meeting last Thursday, April 8.  The GAA warned the …

Bland water project moving forward with bids approved; change orders needed to decrease project cost by $301,000

BLAND — Integrity Engineering’s Terris Cates congratulated Bland aldermen on April 5 for concluding the bidding process on the city’s six-year water infrastructure project and being …
Sports
Kalyn Kemp’s Owensville Dutchgirl soccer team enter their Highway 28 showdown with Belle’s Lady Tigers on a three-game losing streak with losses to Pacific, St. Clair and Union. Last …
Opening the April portion of their season Thursday in Bourbon, Owensville Middle School (OMS) Dutchgirl track and field picked up an addition to their trophy case. Topping nine other teams at the …
Opening the month of April last Thursday with a 23-0 shutout at Newburg, Tyler Ahring’s Owensville Dutchmen baseball team looked to keep their winning ways going Monday night at OHS Field …
With enough practices under their belts and a COVID-19 quarantine behind them, Owensville Middle School Dutchgirl volleyball finally opened their season Friday night welcoming Pacific’s Lady …
Will'ful Thinking

It may say April on the calendar, but that hasn’t stopped more postseason honors coming in for Owensville Dutchmen and Dutchgirl basketball players. In voting just over a week ago by media …

Any other year, Owensville Middle School (OMS) Dutchgirl volleyball would be near the halfway point of their season. This year, winter weather during a two-week stretch in February caused the OMS …
Fans of wrestling in Owensville had plenty of action to wet their appetite over the weekend. Saturday marked the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Class 2, Sectional 1 …
Last Tuesday, former Owensville Dutchgirl basketball player Breanna Diestelkamp stepped into unchartered waters at the University of Missouri - St. Louis (UMSL). Inserted into the starting line up …
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Opinion
Holding Medicaid hostage over birth control defies law, reason

While playing politics with healthcare in Missouri is certainly nothing new, holding Missouri Medicaid hostage over basic birth control is a stunning — and consequential — shift. As captured …

Opening day

To the Editor: Today was the home opener of baseball season in St. Louis...an unofficial holiday on the local calendar. One of the Post Dispatch’s writers, Ben Hochman, returned to Busch Stadium …

Pushing back against federal, presidential overreach

In recent decades, I believe executive overreach and the abuse of presidential powers have threatened our country’s system of federalism and checks and balances. From where I stand, this is no …

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