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Frankenstein native Dr. Gary Kremer, executive director of The State Historical Society of Missouri, said at Saturday’s 175th anniversary of Immaculate Conception Parish celebration that the …
Naturally Meramec, through Meramec Regional Planning Commission, will host the Taste of Osage County from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at the Linn City Park. This event was originally an annual …
Krystal M. Hartman, 33, of Mexico, was approached by deputies on Wednesday, Oct. 6, at approximately 1:15 a.m. as she lay sleeping in the driveway at Linn Fire Protection District Station 2 at …
Commission News
County ready to purchase building for OCHD

The appraisal, inspection, and survey of the property at US 50 and MO 89, proposed to house Osage County Health Department (OCHD), have all been completed. With that data, a final price of $200,000 …

Sallin concerned about a dog-bite emergency

Osage County Health Department (OCHD) Administrator Kim Sallin told commissioners last week she was very concerned about a dog-bite emergency. In July, an 11-month old infant was bitten twice by the …

Pentecostal Bridge Salvage Complete

OSAGE COUNTY —Osage County Western District Commissioner Larry Kliethermes told colleagues that the permanent guardrails are now installed at the site of the Pentecostal Bridge. The salvage job …

County Commission 9-22-21

OCHD Sallin introduced to commissioners RN Abby Baker, who has been hired by OCHD as a part-time nurse. Sallin reported 47 new active COVID-19 cases in the county, bringing the total to 2,215. …

County Commission News

Osage County Road and Bridge Foreman Ron Kempker announced the loss of another employee, leaving the county for better pay elsewhere. Recent additions to his crew had him enjoying close to full …

Sports

Fatima knocks off Centralia, New Bloomfield

Note: This story was inadvertently swapped with an older story. I apologize for the mix-up. NAJ   Fatima played a solid game Thursday to defeat Centralia, 6-0, two nights after knocking …

Fatima XC teams battle at Gans Creek

In a pre-state invitational at Gans Creek on Saturday, the Fatima Lady Comets finished 19th in the Blue Division and the boys were 23rd. “Cool weather and a great course led to some of our …

Fatima seniors celebrate with win over Linn

Fatima overcame a one-run early deficit to defeat Linn Friday 6-1 as seniors Chayce Gier, Chesney Luebbering, and Anna Eichholz were recognized for their dedication to the program. “We were …
Sports

Several Linn football players competing at Owensville

With the start of football coming soon to Linn R-2, eight students in fifth through eighth grade are improving their gridiron skills by participating in the Owensville Youth Football …

Chamois volleyball team still adapting

Chamois is still adapting to the various challenges that have befallen the volleyball team but coaches are pleased with the effort. On Monday, the Lady Pirates fell to Calvary Lutheran, 10-25, …

Wildcats gain experience on state course

The Gans Creek Classic again provided an interesting and challenging race for Linn runners on Saturday.  “They had just run some great races at Belle on Thursday, and I encouraged them …
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Opinion
Greitens returns to Arizona — campaigning for a Missouri U.S. Senate seat

The so-called “audit” of Arizona’s presidential election results wound up adding to Joe Biden’s margin of victory there. But that doesn’t matter to Eric …

Aging Best offers assistance with Medicare D open enrollment

Open enrollment for Medicare Part D is Oct. 15 through Dec. 7. This is the time to review your current medication plan to make sure you are on the most cost-efficient plan, according to Aging Best, …

'The Great Resignation' — or why millions have quit their jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C., — In what many are calling “The Great Resignation,” millions of U.S. workers across multiple industries have quit their jobs since the start of the COVID-19 …